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Global Markets: World share index set for weekly loss as 'economic skies darken'

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By Ritvik CarvalhoLONDON (Reuters) - Global shares fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set to post their first weekly loss in seven, as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown and the lack of any sign of a resolution to the U.S.-China trade row.Safe-haven government bonds benefited, with the German 10-year bund yield falling closer towards the zero percent mark and the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield hitting its lowest point in a week.Weak earnings saw a subdued open for European stocks although most major indices climbed into the black for the day, putting the ...

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 15:24 IST