Mar 9, 2018 - Economy & Business

Markets worldwide react to job numbers, tariffs and North Korea

London Stock Exchange

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at the London Stock Exchange on March 5. Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images

Global stocks rose Friday in response to stronger-than-expected U.S. job growth and news that President Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. On tariffs, "markets largely brushed aside confirmation that Trump was going ahead with his plan," and are now looking at which countries will be exempted, per the AP.

Global markets (as of 9:31am ET):

  • Dow (U.S.): +0.71%
  • CAC 40 (France): +0.62%
  • DAX (Germany): +0.19%
  • FTSE 100 (U.K.): +0.21%
  • Nikkei 225 (Japan): +0.47%
  • SSE Composite (China): +0.57%
  • KOSPI (South Korea): +1.08%
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