European equity markets were mostly firmer Tuesday, amid an upbeat economic report from Germany and better corporate earnings reports in Europe and the U.S. Asian stock markets were mixed, with some selling pressure tied to a weaker South Korean gross domestic product report.
A weaker yen against the U.S. dollar helped to support Japan’s Nikkei stock index. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins.
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