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Chinese stocks rallied for their fifth successive day Monday to breach seven-year highs but growth prospects for the world's largest economy are still weak.
A senior political figure from the Middle East said that a lack of governance and "violent" policies were partly responsible for the rise of ISIS.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly lower open for Friday after inflation data and ahead of a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. government debt prices rose slightly on Wednesday, pushing yields lower ahead of the release of the minutes of April's Federal Reserve meeting.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to higher open for Wall Street shares Wednesday ahead of the release of Fed minutes.
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