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US new home sales see fastest pace in 8 months

Sales of new homes in the United States forged higher for the third straight month in March, hitting the fastest pace since July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

Berlin ups growth forecast for 2017: report

The German government will on Wednesday slightly raise its economic growth forecast for 2017, local media reported, stretching out a run of good news for Europe’s largest economy.

German DAX stock market index hits new all-time high

Germany’s blue-chip share index, the DAX, hit an all-time high Monday, as stock markets across Europe reacted with relief to pro-business French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s first-round success.