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World stocks slip as tech shares crumble after Dow breaks 22,000

World stock markets fell on Thursday, led by a tumble in tech shares as investors locked in recent gains after Wall Street's Dow Jones Industrial Average broke the 22,000 barrier for the first time in its 121-year history. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.7 percent, with South

Euro zone business activity lost some momentum in July, still strong: PMI

Euro zone businesses started the second half of 2017 with robust growth although the pace slowed slightly from June as a loss of momentum in Germany and France dragged on activity, a survey showed on Thursday. IHS Markit's final composite Purchasing Managers' Index for the euro zone was 55.7 in July,