Global stocks mostly higher despite plunge in China index

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Screens by the Market Intelligence Desk show an intraday high for the Nasdaq Composite index, at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York, Thursday, June 18, 2015. U.S. stock markets rose sharply in afternoon trading Thursday, putting the Nasdaq composite on track to close at an all-time high. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

TOKYO (AP) — Shares pushed higher Friday despite a sell-off in China that pushed Shanghai’s benchmark down 6.4 percent. Relief over the Federal Reserve’s stance on putting off an interest rate hike appeared to be offsetting worries over the stalemate in talks on Greece’s debt mess.

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