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Global Markets: Stocks' 2018 rally goes on, U.S. crude hits three-year high

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By Caroline ValetkevitchNEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks in world indexes continued their flying start to the year on Tuesday as bank stocks gained, while U.S. oil touched its highest since late 2014. A tweak to the Bank of Japan's bond-buying program shunted the yen higher, while the dollar climbed against a basket of major currencies, recovering further from last week's decline to its lowest in more than three months.Wall Street's main indexes hit record highs at the open, extending a winning streak since the start of 2018. MSCI's all-country world stocks index also posted another record ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 23:18 IST