Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Oil prices slumped Monday after producers failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets edged higher.Health care shares led the advance on the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 index, while shares of International Business Machines climbed 0.6 percent ahead of its results.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 57.71 points, or 0.32 percent, to 17,955.17, the S&P 500 had gained 7.73 points, or 0.37 percent, to 2,088.46 and the Nasdaq Composite had added 13.21 points, or 0.27 percent, to 4,951.43 .Benchmark 10-year notes were last down 5/32 in price to yield 1.77 percent, up from 1.75 percent Friday.
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