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Global shares falter as Wall Street tumbles bond prices fall

 

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TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentiment

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European markets rise on talk of central bank action

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Slide in energy sector drags US stock market lower

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Asia shares boosted by Wall St rally

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McDonald's quarterly profit falls 30 percent

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Coca-Cola profit falls company expands cost-cutting

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Futures point to fourth day of gains Apple rallies

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Reckitt Benckiser sales hurt by sluggish markets

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ECB looking at corporate bond buys, could move as soon as Dec

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary...