Shares Gain With Us Lifted By Tech And Energy Trade Woes Hurt Emerging Markets


NEW YORK – A broad index of world stock markets posted gains for a second straight day, as investors swooned over U.S. technology and energy stocks even as a trade war loomed.

MSCI’s index of global equities gained 0.13 percent as investors awaited action from U.S. President Donald Trump after a deadline for public comment on additional tariffs ,on Chinese goods expired.

Wall Street continued to climb, with the benchmark S&P 500 stock index still on pace to deliver what once seemed improbable: a 7th year of double-digit percentage gains over the last decade.

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