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Commodities Rally, Stocks Steady, Yields Off Highs

Tech stocks and rate-sensitive sectors like utilities in Europe however fell, offsetting stronger travel and commodity stocks and pushing down the regional benchmark by 0.6%.

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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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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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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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World Stocks Ease Further From Highs, Oil Dips On COVID-19 Count

At 1053 GMT, the broad gauge of global equities was trading down 0.4% while Europe's major indexes were down 0.8%-1%. Oil prices also fell 1-1.6% as virus restrictions crimped demand expectations.

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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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World 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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World Stocks Eye Record Levels As Washington Gridlock Curbs Policy Risks

MSCI's all-country index of the world's 49 markets inched up 0.05%, bringing its record peak hit in September within sight.

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World Stocks Inch To Two-Week High After Trump Leaves Hospital

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares had risen 0.7% to a two and a half week-high, with Hong Kong climbing 0.8% and Japan's Nikkei adding 0.5%.

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Global Stocks Pull Back As Acrimonious U.S. Debate Stokes Caution

MSCI's broadest index of world shares which tracks nearly 50 countries dropped 0.2% for a 4% September loss.

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World Stocks Hold Firm, Set For Fifth Straight Month Of Gains

Brent crude futures rose to $46.46 a barrel, the highest since March, and was last up 1.4%. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $43.35 a barrel, up 38 cents, or 0.9%.

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Global Markets: World Stocks Win A Respite, Oil Prices Jump Over 3%

European shares opened broadly higher, with stock markets in London, Paris and Frankfurt tracking overnight gains in U.S. and Asian markets.

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World Stocks Nurse Record Monthly Gains Ahead Of ECB

Blackrock expects the U.S. central bank to purchase the equivalent of at least $1.5 trillion in Treasuries over the remainder of the year.

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World Stocks Set For Worst Week Since 2008 As Virus Stokes Recession Fears

The worsening global threat from the virus prompted investors to rapidly step up bets the US Federal Reserve would need to cut interest rates as soon as next month to support economic growth.

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Global Stocks Struggle Higher, Dollar Sapped By Rate Hike Uncertainty

Asia had taken a while to warm up but finished strongly and Europe was heading for its first rise in four sessions as mining, tech and bank share gains helped offset a nasty prang to the car sector

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