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Global Markets: Stocks sag, bonds supported as simmering trade woes curb risk appetite

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By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Stock markets sagged broadly on Thursday while government bonds attracted safe-haven demand amid mounting investor concerns that growing trade tensions would hurt the global economy.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.05 percent.The Asian markets took their cues from Wall Street shares, which fell for the third straight session overnight after U.S. President Donald Trump sought to impose fresh tariffs on China, intensifying fears of a trade war.Boeing Co , seen to be particularly vulnerable to retaliation from U.S. trade ...

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First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 06:16 IST
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