Stoxx Europe 600 Index continued last week's gain. The index sets a new course for the first back-to-back advance in two weeks.
The Asian market open lower on Tuesday as investors start to weigh in again the possibilities of a weak economy sign in China. The market fell to its three-week low and is raising concern in the U.S too causing a substantial loss in the Wall Street.
China's stock market rout is injecting new stress into the already ravaged global commodity sector, with prices of copper, coal, natural gas and iron ore all falling back toward their 2015 lows. Analysts say the worst is yet to come as the stronger performers - solar and oil - are now also struggling.
China's economy probably cooled further to grow 7 percent in the first three months of the year, a Reuters poll showed, which would be the weakest pace in six years and raise pressure on policymakers to do more to bolster growth.
The little known Asia head of Mercuria will be key in tying the Swiss commodity trader's $3.5 billion acquisition of JP Morgan Chase and Co's physical commodity desk into the company's China business.
China's economy showed further signs of softening in July despite a burst of government stimulus measures, suggesting more policy support may be needed to keep growth on track as a property downturn worsens.
The Bank of Finland said that digital currencies like the Bitcoin cannot be considered an official currency but is more comparable to a commodity, Bloomberg reported.
The commodity market highlights that time is indeed of the essence.