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Global equities reach record US$66 trillion as S&P 500 hits 2,000

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 06:00

[LONDON] Rallies from Brazil to Japan and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index's first trip above 2,000 have sent the value of global equities to a record US$66 trillion. Shares worldwide added more than US$2.2 trillion in value since Aug 7, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Optimism that