This Sept. 6, 2017, file photo shows a tip jar with one dollar and five dollar bills and a penny in New York (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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World stock markets remained on shaky ground Thursday as U.S. bond yields crept back towards four-year highs after congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost $300 billion.Euro zone yields were also higher on the day while a hawkish message from the Bank of England on interest rates, pushed U.K. stocks down around 1 percent and lifted yields on U.K. government bonds to the highest since 2015 .The pan-European STOXX 600 share index fell 0.5 percent, and is still down almost 3 percent year-to-date.Bond yields got a fresh impetus on Wednesday from U.S., lawmakers' deal on the budget, with 10-year U.S. yields back up to 2.84 percent, near Monday's four-year peak of 2.885 percent.
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