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Global Stocks Fall, Bond Yields Rise As Investors Brace For Possible Democrat Triumph In Georgia

The euro rose to as high as $1.2328, a high last seen in April 2018, while the yen hit a 10-month high of 102.595 to the dollar.

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Stocks Fight For Ground Ahead Of Georgia Senate Runoff

The dollar index weakened 0.2% to 89.731. It dropped as low as 89.415 on Monday for the first time since April 2018, but ended the day with a 0.1% gain after U.S. stocks slid.

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Sensex, Nifty Close At Record Highs As India Approves COVID-19 Vaccines

The Nifty ended up 0.82% at 14,132.90, while the benchmark Sensex firmed 0.64% to 48,176.80, marking its first close above the 48,000 level.

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World Stock Markets Kick Off 2021 At Record Highs

European stocks opened higher, with Britain's FTSE 100 gaining 1.75%, Germany's DAX up 1.1%, Spain's IBEX up 1.3% and Italy's FTSE MIB rising 0.7%.

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Asia Shares Hit Record, Nikkei Restrained By Risk Of Tokyo Virus Curbs

E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 were steady after also touching a record high. EUROSTOXX 50 futures were flat, while FTSE futures rose 0.4%.

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S&P 500, Dow Close At Record Highs, Dollar Gains At End Of Tumultuous Year

Equities bounced back with a vengeance following the plunge in March, with the Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow posting respective annual gains of 43.6%, 16.3% and 7.2%.

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Global Markets: European Shares End 2020 In A Slum

The MSCI World Index was down on the day as gains in Asia gave way to the losses in Europe. The index is headed for a near 14% rise in 2020 after surging more than 60% from its March lows.

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Asian Shares Set To Finish 2020 At Record High, Riskier Currencies In Favor

MSCI's gauge of Asia-Pacific shares excluding Japan rose 0.1% to its latest peak, having explored fresh territory repeatedly late in the year. But year-end trading was typically thin.

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World Stocks Near Record Peak, Dollar Stumbles Again

Europe's main markets were hoping for a sixth straight session of gains as AstraZeneca and Oxford University's coronavirus vaccine became the second to be approved by Britain, helping the FTSE 100 add as much as 0.2% early on.

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Asian Shares Hit Record High As Investors Bet On Recovery Next Year

MSCI's gauge of Asia-Pacific shares excluding Japan rose 0.6% to hit a record high, led by gains in Chinese shares, bringing its gains so far this year to 18.2%.

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Global Stocks, Oil Lead Risk Rally On U.S. Stimulus Hopes

The MSCI World Index was up 0.3% at 0751 GMT, extending recent gains after gains in Asia, where Japanese stocks hit a 30-year high. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.45%.

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Global Shares Lifted By US Stimulus Cheer And Brexit Relief

The MSCI world index, which tracks shares in 49 nations, rose 0.3% by 0907 GMT, boosted by strong opening gains in Europe and a positive session in Asia overnight, although trading was thinner due to the festive period.

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Global Shares Edge Up On News Trump Signs Aid Bill

Japan's Nikkei inched up 0.4%. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2%, though trade is slow with many markets still closed for holiday.

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Global Stocks And Sterling Pin Hopes On Brexit, Regulator Probe Stings Alibaba

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.45%. Australian stocks ended 0.33% higher, while Tokyo shares rose 0.45%.

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Stock Futures Slip As Trump Threatens To Derail Stimulus Bill

S&P 500 futures were down half a percent by mid-morning in Asia and European and British equity futures fell by the same margin as the news offset hints of progress toward a British trade deal with Europe.

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