Traders Robert Arciero, left, and Edward Curran work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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World shares rose broadly on Friday, with technology stocks lifting Wall Street, and gold neared its biggest weekly loss this year as investors shrugged off concerns about interest rate hikes and the U.S. dollar dipped.MSCI's key index of stock markets across the globe gained 0.61 percent, with the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rising 0.19 percent and emerging market stocks up 1.12 percent.The dollar index rose 0.22 percent, with the euro down 0.36 percent to $1.2284 .The 10-year notes last rose 11/32 in price to yield 2.8787 percent, from 2.917 percent late on Thursday.
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