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Global Markets: BoJ's tweak buoys yen, stocks rally rumbles on

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By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - A tweak to the Bank of Japan's bond-buying programme caused the yen to rise on Tuesday, while gains from commodity stocks as oil hit its highest since 2015 helped world shares maintain their flying start to the year.MSCI's all-country world stocks index posted another record high as Europe's main markets shrugged off a tech wobble in Asia and instead cheered Christmas trading updates and more forecast-beating data from Germany.The yen rose as much as half a percent to 112.50 yen to the dollar after Japan's central bank trimmed its purchases of long-dated ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 15:51 IST