Global economy and finance
  • Fears violence could escalate further prompted investors to take refuge in safer assets such as German bonds.

    A pedestrian looks at a quotation board displaying the Nikkei key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in front of a securities company in Tokyo on October 2, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Jun 25, 2014, 6:35 AM EDT
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  • Asia stocks rose to three-year highs on Tuesday on optimism over global growth prospects and a record run on Wall Street, which helped lift Treasury yields and the dollar.

    Asia stocks rose on optimism over global growth prospects and a record run on Wall Street.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 10, 2014, 3:34 AM EDT
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  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 5, 2014 in New York City.

    Investors sought fresh incentives to keep buying after rally that has taken major indexes to record highs.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 09, 2014, 8:06 AM EDT
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