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Global Markets: Dollar gains, stocks mostly ease as G7 summit in focus

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By Caroline ValetkevitchNEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks on global indexes mostly eased while the dollar rose on Friday as expectations that trade tensions will dominate the Group of Seven countries' summit weighed on sentiment.MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.31 percent. It was still on track, however, to break a three-week streak of losses. U.S. stocks were nearly flat. Investors were anxious about the G7 summit, kicking off Friday in Quebec, where mounting risks of a tariff war between the United States and its major trade partners are in the spotlight.The divide has been widening ...

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 22:10 IST