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Global Markets: Stocks, commodities consolidate after latest trade war jolt

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Stocks and commodities recovered slightly on Thursday as markets tried to consolidate from the previous session's steep losses when fears of an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war jolted investor sentiment.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.05 percent.The index slumped 1 percent on Wednesday along with a slide in global equities after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to imposing tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods deepened the trade row between the world's two largest economies.Hong Kong's Hang Seng ...

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 08:15 IST