Economic Data From China Boosts MSCI's Global Stock Gauge

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Published on April 17, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

Economic Data From China Boosts MSCI's Global Stock Gauge

According to Reuters, MSCI's global gauge of stock rose due to positive economic data from China.

On April 17th, MSCI's all-country world stock index rose by three-tenths of a percent.

Data from China showed that the country's economy grew over 6-percent during the first quarter of 2019.

China's industrial output also had it's best month during March in five years, rising by 8.5-percent.

Retail sales in China also rose over 8-percent in March.

But the markets on Wall Street were trading flat on the day, which held MSCI's global equity gauge in check.

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