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Global markets fall after data shows U.S. inflation cooling

Global equity markets and U.S. bond yields fell on Tuesday after data showed inflation cooling in the Unites States, raising fresh questions on when the U.S. central bank will begin tapering its asset purchases. MSCI’s world stocks benchmark fell 0.33%, and all 11 major sectors in the S&P 500ended...

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Activist Bramson abandons tussle with Barclays, selling stake

Barclays (LON:BARC) DOWN 1.31% AT 318.36 Activist investor Edward Bramson has sold his firm’s 6% stake in Barclays (LON:BARC), disbanding a three-year effort to overhaul the British bank and ending a stand-off with chief executive Jes Staley. Bramson’s fund, Sherborne Investors, had pressured Staley since 2018 to scale back...

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