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Global Shares Stuck Near Peaks, US Oil Futures Extend Declines

Shares in China rose 0.37% after data showed Chinese industrial profits hit a nine-year high. South Korean stocks also rose 0.05%.

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Indian Stock Market Rally To Continue In 2021 On Vaccine Hopes

Global stock markets have rallied since a sharp sell-off in March, ignoring deep recessions in most economies and driven largely by billions of dollars of fiscal and monetary stimulus and hopes for a swift economic recovery.

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Stocks Hit Record High As Biden, Vaccine Lift Global Prospects

On Wall Street on Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.54% to 30,046.24 while the S&P 500 gained 1.62%, to 3,635.41, also a record high. The Nasdaq Composite added 1.31%.

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Global Markets: Vaccine Progress Lift Stocks, Dollar Still Sickly

Brent crude futures rose nearly 2% as traders eyed a recovery in crude demand due to the successful vaccine trials, while the euro edged up to 1.1864 as the dollar tested the bottom of a range it has been in for the last few months.

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Asian Shares Rise On Hopes For Rapid Vaccine Rollout

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.38%, pushing past a previous record high touched on Friday.

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World Stocks Edge Up But Gains Limited By End Of Fed Stimulus

Europe's STOXX 600 edged 0.3% higher in early trading, while the global stocks index was also 0.1% firmer and on course for its third weekly gain in a row.

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Wall Street Futures Dip As Mnuchin Pulls Plug On Lending Programs

S&P 500 emini futures dropped 0.75% after Mnuchin asked the central bank to return money earmarked under the March pandemic relief act for emergency lending to businesses, nonprofits and local governments, marking an end on Dec.

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Global Stocks Wobble After Mnuchin Pulls Plug On US Stimulus

S&P500 futures slipped 0.7% while Dow futures fell 0.8%, cancelling out a firmer lead from a strong Wall Street session overnight.

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Wall Street Dives As Shutdown Worries Overshadow Vaccine Hopes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 344.93 points, or 1.16%, to 29,438.42, the S&P 500 lost 41.74 points, or 1.16%, to 3,567.79 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 97.74 points, or 0.82%, to 11,801.60.

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World Stocks Catch Breath After Vaccine Euphoria

European shares opened lower, with the STOXX 600 index down around 0.1%, tracking weakness overnight in Japan, where the Nikkei fell 1.1% after coronavirus cases there rose to a high.

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Gold Inches Lower As COVID-19 Vaccine Optimism Weighs On Appeal

Spot gold fell 0.1% to $1,877.39 per ounce by 0344 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were down 0.5% at $1,875.30.

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World Shares Slip After US Retail Sales Dampen Vaccine Euphoria

Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.76%, while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed, drawing support from better handling of the pandemic in much of the region.

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Global Markets: Record High Stocks Bask In November Reign

MSCI's main 49-country world stocks index was perched at a record high having risen 11% and all but once this month, while China's yuan hit a near 2-1/2 year peak in the currency markets as the U.S. dollar continued to sag.

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S&P 500, Dow Close At All-Time Highs On Reignited Vaccine Hopes

Shares of United Airlines Holdings Inc, American Airlines Group Inc, Carnival Corp and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd jumped between 4.5% and 9.7%.

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Global Stocks Head For Record High On Recovery, Vaccine Hopes

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan hit its highest level since launching in 1987 as Japan pulled out of recession, China posted better-than-expected industrial output data and the region signed the largest ever trade deal.

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