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Global stocks tick up to record high; oil slips

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By Rodrigo CamposNEW YORK (Reuters) - A measure of equity markets across the world climbed to a record high on Monday, boosted by gains in Asia, while U.S. and European markets were little changed, with U.S. energy shares capping gains on the benchmark S&P 500 index.Oil prices fell and have been pressured after last week climbing to their highest since May, as OPEC exports hit a record peak last month and output rose to a 2017 high. However, both U.S. crude and Brent settled far above their session lows.Strong economic data globally and healthy corporate earnings in the United States have ...

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 05:42 IST
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