GLOBAL-MARKETS-World shares off record peak, dollar edges higher
World shares softened following Thursday's record peak on strong U.S. data and earnings, while the dollar was on course to narrowly avoid a fourth straight weekly decline. MSCI's broadest gauge of world shares dipped but remained close to a record peak touched the previous day, and on track for its strongest month since November. That came against the backdrop of the Federal Reserve's reassurance on Wednesday that it was not time yet to begin discussing any change in its easy monetary policy.
Published:4/30/2021 9:18:27 AM