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Global Markets: Yields fall, stocks choppy as risk appetite wanes

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By Lewis KrauskopfNEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of global stocks fell on Wednesday and benchmark government bond yields declined as investors weighed signs of risk in the markets and with U.S. policy.MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.36 percent, while Wall Street's main indexes edged higher in choppy trading.Stocks have paused after getting a fresh leg to their record-setting rally, fuelled by improving prospects for a U.S. bill that would slash corporate taxes. But investors are now waiting to see the final tax legislation, while a potential U.S. government shutdown looms if ...

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 22:34 IST