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Stocks climb; S&P 500 breaks two-week losing streak
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The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.17 percent 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher with technology companies, banks and industrial companies making some of the largest gains. (article 7)

The CAC 40 in France fell 0.2 percent, the German DAX dipped 0.1 percent and the FTSE 100 in London lost 0.1 percent.

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)

London's FTSE, which has a heavyweight mining contingent, led the way with a 0.4 percent rise on the day and 1.5 percent for the week. (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 dollar index fell 0.53 percent, with the euro up 0.64 percent to $1.1873 and the Japanese yen gaining 0.27 percent versus the greenback to 109.27 per dollar. (article 2)

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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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