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Stock markets across the world jumped Monday as adoption of U.S. tax cut plans moved into the final stretch.In Europe, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 0.6 percent, with gains limited by the pound rising versus the dollar impacting multinational U.K. companies whose reported earnings are in the U.S. currency.The news sent U.S. stocks soaring the same day on hopes the cuts will help fire the healthy economy and boost company profits.On the corporate front, shares in Thales soared more than 8 percent to 93.31 euros – a day after the French aerospace and defense group said it was buying European SIM manufacturer Gemalto for 4.8 billion euros ($5.7 billion) to become a global leader in digital security.
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