Global equity markets, dollar slip

Global equity markets and the dollar slipped today as investors sought the safety of less risky assets as jitters increased over the likelihood of averting a Greek debt default. The dollar slid after hitting its highest in more than a week on Tuesday, while yields on U.S. 10-year Treasuries dipped ...

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