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Shares, dollar lick wounds as Trump rout eases

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By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - The dollar limped towards its worst week since August on Friday and world stocks headed for their first weekly fall in five, as storms surrounding Donald Trump's U.S. presidency and Latin America's biggest economy, Brazil, began to calm.The most eventful week of 2017 for markets started with stocks at record high but then saw one of the sharpest cross-asset routs in years.Europe's main bourses nudged higher on Friday to build on tentative recoveries on Wall Street and in Tokyo while demand for safe-haven bonds eased.But jitters persisted, leaving safe-haven ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 15:24 IST