European stocks gain for a second day

European stocks gained for a second day as traders awaited a raft of economic figures over the next few days for clues on the outlook for global central bank policies.

Miners and real estate led the advance in the Stoxx Europe 600 index after China pledged further measures to support its economy. NN Group NV jumped more than 10% after the financial-services company reported results that beat analysts’ expectations. Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 fluctuated, suggesting US stocks will struggle to build on Monday’s solid gains. Treasury yields dipped, while a gauge of the dollar was steady.

JPMorgan European Discovery Trust plc (LON:JEDT) is an investment trust company. The Investment Trust JEDT objective is to achieve capital growth from a portfolio of quoted smaller companies in Europe, excluding the United Kingdom.

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