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Oil hit an 18-month high after OPEC and some of its rivals agreed to jointly reduce output to try to tackle global oversupply and boost prices.
Shares have soared in Softbank, one of Asia’s biggest technology firms, after it pledged to invest $50 billion (€46bn) into the United States.
Markets were a little edgy at the opening - the Milan stock exchange fell as much as 2 percent - but most investors don't expect the country will leave the euro zone.
Europe's markets end the week down ahead of politically-charged weekend.
Snapchat seems to move closer to becoming a public company by reportedly filed for an initial public offering of shares to test investor interest.
China's currency, the yuan, hit its lowest value in almost eight years against the US dollar having declined for eight days in a row.
The leading US index rallies instead of the expected Trump post-election meltdown. Shares in banks, construction and defence rise, tech shares fall.
European shares were down early on Wednesday in the wake of the shock election result in the US but then rallied
News that Hillary Clinton won't face criminal charges over her email server scandal helped push up share prices and the value of the dollar on Monday.
Wall Street remains nervous about Donald Trump chances in next week's presidential election but stocks steadied on Thursday.