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World stocks rise as bond yields buoy financials; oil drops

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A broad index of stocks around the world rose on Thursday as financial shares helped Wall Street's benchmark index advance, while oil prices fell on a forecast for weaker demand.
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Healthcare limits stock gains; oil prices drop on weak demand forecast

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A broad index of stocks around the world pared gains slightly on Thursday as healthcare shares limited Wall Street's rise, while oil prices turned lower on a forecast for weaker demand.
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