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World stocks hit one-year high as Fed hike prospects fade

World stocks hit their highest in more than a year and the dollar fell against the yen on Wednesday as expectations of a rise in Federal Reserve interest rates receded after weak US economic data. Wall Street looked set to open fl

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World stocks at record peak, gold holds gains

An index of global stocks nestled near record highs on Friday while gold celebrated its biggest one-day rise in nine months as markets wagered monetary policy would stay super loose in the US, Europe and Japan for a long time to come.

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Global stocks lose more than 9pc in 2011

World stocks have lost more than 9 per cent for the year, although a steady flow of encouraging US economic data allowed the S&P 500 to erase losses and close practically where it started in 2011. Better than oil, gold, or stocks, the

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World stocks post worst quarter in 3 years

Global stocks closed their worst quarter in nearly three years on nagging concerns about the world economy and the lack of a credible solution to Europe's debt crisis. The euro and most commodity prices also fell as investors' sear

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Global stocks plummet over turmoil

Renewed worries about Europe's ability to resolve its debt crisis punished the euro and world stock markets yesterday. Wall Street tumbled more than two per cent. The euro hit six-and-half-month lows against the US dollar on nervousnes

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Stocks stabilise after battering; euro rises

World stocks edged up on Thursday from this week's 11-month low as higher US stock futures calmed frayed investor nerves after a steep selloff, and the euro also rose. But markets remained jittery and the dollar briefly jumped above 77

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World stocks at 33-month high; dollar down

World equities jumped to their highest level in nearly 33 months on Thursday while the dollar hit a three-year low as upbeat US and European corporate earnings spurred investors into higher-yielding assets. Gold surged to a lifetime high f

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World stocks end 10 days of gains

World stocks fell for the first time in two weeks on Tuesday as investors took some profits on a cooler assessment of China's weekend decision to give its currency more flexibility. A Fitch ratings debt downgrade of French bank BNP Paribas

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World stocks rise towards post-Lehman levels

World stocks edged closer to a 17-1/2 month peak on Tuesday as a weak dollar-inspired rally in commodities and evidence of a recovery in US consumption spurred buying in risky assets. The dollar fell to its lowest in almost a week against

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World stocks power to 10-month high

World stocks powered to a 10-month high on Monday and oil rallied after last week's upbeat US housing data and optimistic comments from the world's key central bankers prompted investors to buy risky assets. Friday's survey sho

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