France's CAC 40

World stocks rebound as China soothes yuan weakness fears

KEEPING SCORE: European stocks jumped in early trading, with France's CAC 40 rising 1.8 percent to 5,013.59. Germany's DAX gained 1.4 percent to 11,078.39 and Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.8 percent to 6,620.92. U.S. stocks were poised to open higher. Dow futures were up 0.2 percent to 17,049.00 and broader S&P 500 futures rose 0.2 percent to 2,089.30.

Global markets rise, led by Chinese surge on stimulus hope

KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was up 0.3 percent to 5,171.76 and Germany's DAX rose by the same rate to 11,521.70. Britain's FTSE 100, however, shed 0.8 percent to 6,668.13 as a drop in commodity prices weighed on its many mining stocks. U.S. shares were set to recover from recent losses, with both the S&P 500 and Dow futures up 0.2 percent.