(Bloomberg) — Stocks rose with U.S equity futures on Tuesday as further moves to ease coronavirus lockdowns in major economies helped offset concern of escalating geopolitical tensions. The dollar slipped for a second session.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index jumped at the open, with all 19 sectors in the green as the U.K. announced steps toward getting back to business and Germany recorded a decline in the number of virus cases. Futures on the three main U.S. equity benchmarks were up on Friday’s close, pointing to a positive open on Wall Street. Japan led the equity advance in Asia, as