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Global Markets: Stocks, dollar rise as risk appetite returns; oil slips

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By Rodrigo CamposNEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street led stocks higher globally on Thursday, despite declines in Asia, as investors focused on an earnings season expected to be strong and after U.S. President Donald Trump cast doubt over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria.The risk of clashes between Western powers and Russia in Syria over an alleged chemical attack eased somewhat as Trump reworded a Wednesday threat that missiles "will be coming" while taunting Russia for supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.Trump wrote Thursday that an attack on Syria "could be very soon or not ...

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 21:25 IST