Stockmarkets ride high as economies cool down


European shares swung into positive territory during the final hours of trading on Thursday as a softer-than-expected reading on US consumer prices left investors stunned, while in the US stocks rallied hard.

The pan-European Stoxx 600 index was up 2.74% to 431.86 and Germany's Dax was ahead by 3.51% to 14,146.09...