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Dollar rises after jobs data; banks lead stocks higher

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By Rodrigo CamposNEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks across the globe were little changed after touching a record high while the dollar turned higher against a basket of peers after U.S. job openings jumped to a record high in June.The job market data underscored the view that the Federal Reserve has ammunition to continue on its tighter monetary policy path. A strong jobs report last Friday gave the dollar index its strongest daily performance this year.The job openings data "was much stronger than expected. This reinforces the strong non-farm (payrolls) data from last Friday, and turned the dollar ...

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 21:16 IST