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Stocks climb; S&P 500 breaks two-week losing streak
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MSCI's benchmark emerging markets index was up 0.36 percent in morning trade to its highest since September 2014, with gains across the board in Asia and emerging Europe. (article 9) Hong Kong shares also gained 1.2 percent to end the week up nearly 3 percent, whilst Hungary shares hit record highs, up 0.2 percent, and Turkish stocks rose 0.7 percent. (article 9) World stocks climbed toward their best week in six on Friday, as a near three-year high in emerging market shares and a roaring rally in metals bolstered the year's global bull run. (article 10) European shares overcame an early wobble after reassuring business confidence data from Germany and as the week's 3 and 7 percent rises in metals copper and nickel gave the region's miners a 4 percent weekly gain. (article 10) The euro jumped more than 1 percent and yields on benchmark U.S. government debt remained at unattractive rates on Friday after the world's two leading central bankers declined to discuss monetary policy in keynote speeches. (article 3) The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.1 percent to 21,783.40, the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.1 percent to 6,271.33, and the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks rose 0.3 percent to 1,373.88. (article 5)

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    1. (Adds close of European markets) (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 546 words)
    2. (Adds U.S. market open, byline, dateline; previous LONDON) (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 526 words)
    3. Euro jumps, bonds slips after Yellen, Draghi speak (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 562 words)
    4. Stocks climb; S&P 500 breaks two-week losing streak (, 08/25/2017, 719 words)
    5. Stocks meander, then close a bit lower (, 08/24/2017, 421 words)
    6. Markets Right Now: US stocks end slightly lower (, 08/24/2017, 378 words)
    7. Markets Right Now: Stocks end week modestly higher (, 08/25/2017, 344 words)
    8. * Nikkei falls for 6th week, longest losing streak (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 313 words)
    9. EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks at multi-year highs ahead of Jackson Hole meeting (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 751 words)
    10. * Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 878 words)
    11. * Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 (Reuters, 08/25/2017, 590 words)

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