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Global Markets: Shares set to end week back in black, caution ahead of payrolls

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By Ritvik CarvalhoLONDON (Reuters) - World shares hit a one-week high on Friday before easing a touch, as caution ahead of jobs data in the United States outweighed a potential breakthrough in nuclear tensions over the Korean peninsula.The MSCI All-Country World index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was 0.1 percent higher and set for a weekly gain of almost 2 percent. Gains came largely from stocks in Asia, which staged sharp rallies after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un, potentially marking a major breakthrough in nuclear tensions ...

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 15:35 IST
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