11 months Italy boost, upbeat trade comments help European shares gain ground MB |Biz
By Reuters European shares rose after a weak open on Thursday, boosted by a rally in Italian shares, with positive comments from China on its trade talks with the United States helping sentiment. Traders look at their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 15, 2017.(REUTERS / Ralph Orlowski / MANILA BULLETIN) China’s Commerce Ministry said both sides “should create conditions” for progress in negotiations and that China was against escalating the trade war and was willing to resolve the issue calmly. “There seems to be some easing of trade worries that is giving a bit of boost ... more