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Global Markets: Japan's rate decision lifts bonds, shares under tech cloud

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By Sujata RaoLONDON (Reuters) - Reassurance by the Bank of Japan that it will keep its super-easy monetary policies in place for an extended period pushed the yen and global bond yields lower on Tuesday, though mounting concerns about the tech sector kept world stocks under pressure.A recent Reuters report that the BOJ could be debating scaling back its massive stimulus programme had sent Japanese bond yields to 1-1/2 year highs, spilling into euro zone and U.S. debt markets. That helped push yen more than 2 percent off six-month lows hit against the dollar in early July.But while the BOJ ...

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First Published: Tue, July 31 2018. 14:39 IST
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