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Global Markets: China bulls keep stocks near record high

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By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - Strong data from China kept world shares near a record high on Monday, sent copper to a 4-1/2 month peak while emerging market stocks have achieved a near a five percent gain over the last five days.Figures from Beijing showed China's economy grew at a faster-than-forecast 6.9 percent year-on-year in the second quarter thanks to a pick-up in industrial output and domestic consumption and as investment remained strong.Wall Street, which had closed on Friday with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial at all time highs, was expected to start the week little changed ...

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 17:23 IST