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Global Shares Mixed As Investors Eye China Property Worries

U.S. shares were set for gains, with the future for the Dow industrials gaining 1.1per cent to 34,211.00. The S&P 500 future climbed 1.0per cent to 4,392.75.

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World Stocks Inch Up On Increasing Bets On Faster Economic Recovery

US S&P 500 futures rose 0.2% in early Asian trade, trading just below a record high level touched last week, while Japan's Nikkei ticked up 0.3%.

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Global Bonds Rally As Fed Rate Hike Bets Ease

Though they underperformed other regions, the U.S. benchmark 10-year Treasury yield was last down 2 basis points at 1116 GMT to 1.44%., while five-year bonds outperformed, with their yield down 7 bps.

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Global Stocks Slide On Inflation Fears, Dollar Gains

MSCI's benchmark for global equity markets slid 1.61% to 656.29 despite its large weighting to the U.S. tech heavyweights

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World Shares Sink As Bond Yields, Commodities Surge

The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 1%, at its lowest in 10 days. Germany's DAX, France's CAC 40 and Spain's IBEX 35 index fell 1% each, Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.85% and Italy's FTSE MIB index fell 0.9%.

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Rising US Yields Takes Edge Off Stocks Rally

Japan's Nikkei fell 0.7% and S&P 500 futures slipped 0.3% after the index posted a small fall overnight.

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Global Shares Hit Peak, Oil Up On Middle East Tensions

The Cboe Volatility Index, known as Wall Street's "fear gauge", ended at its lowest level for nearly a year, helping drive a 0.3% gain for MSCI's broadest measure of world stocks on Monday.

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World Shares Reach Record High, Oil Tops $60 A Barrel

Europe then made a strong start as higher oil prices and inflation expectations lifted basic resource and banking shares, and France's Veolia launched a hostile 11.3 billion-euro takeover bid for waste and water rival Suez.

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World Shares Near Record Levels As Vaccines Inject Hop

Oil hit its highest level in a year, above $59 a barrel, supported by hopes of a quicker economic revival and supply curbs by OPEC and its allies.

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Asian Markets Step Back From Stimulus-Driven Record Highs

MSCI's broadest gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside of Japan was off 0.2% at 722.49 points, a whisker away from its all-time high of 727.31 touched on Thursday.

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Asian Shares Hit A Record High After Yellen Calls For Big Spending

The euro stood at $1.2148, up 0.15% and off Monday's 1 1/2-month low of $1.2054, drawing support from a ZEW investor sentiment survey that beat forecasts and the Italian government surviving a confidence vote.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Pare Losses As China Economy Rebounds

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan trimmed losses and were off 0.3%, having hit a string of record peaks in recent weeks. Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.8% and away from a 30-year high.

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Bonds Dip, Nikkei Charges Higher As Stimulus Hopes Stoke Gains

The Australian and New Zealand dollars steadied after slipping a little overnight, with the Aussie at $0.7733 and the kiwi at $0.7174. The euro nursed broad but modest losses at $1.2141 and 126.3 yen.

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Global Markets: Stocks Pause For Breath As Bond Selloff Extends

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3% after touching an all-time high on Monday, led by a 1.6% drop in South Korea as investors took some profit from a soaring Kospi.

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Stocks Climb After Monday's Drop, Oil Gains 5%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 167.71 points, or 0.55%, to close at 30,391.6, the S&P 500 gained 26.21 points, or 0.71%, to 3,726.86 and the Nasdaq Composite added 120.51 points, or 0.95%, to 12,818.96.

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