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Bull and bears in tug-of-war amid threats of war

Investors seen fairly sanguine on nuclear scares, turning attention to strength of data and Fed's rate stance

Apple shares are down nearly 10 per cent from their peak as excitement about new smartphone and watch offerings gave way to disappointment about glitches in one of the watch models.

US stocks rose modestly last week after the Federal Reserve reopened the door to a rate hike in December and the gains will likely build this week, barring a bolt from the blue in North Korea or in economic data.

There are signs that one of the longest bull markets in the history of the...

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