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North Korea nerves push global stocks to worst week since November

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By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - World stocks tumbled for a fourth day and were on course for their worst week since November, as the escalating war of words over North Korea drove investors on Friday toward the yen, the Swiss franc and gold.Europe's main London, Frankfurt and Paris markets started between 0.5 and 1.1 percent lower and Germany's ultra-safe 10-year government bonds were trading at their highest prices since June.U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new verbal warning to Pyongyang on Thursday, saying that his previous promise to unleash "fire and fury" may not have been strong ...

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 14:52 IST
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