Stocks fall as declining US yields, trade woes knock sentiment
Updated : December 05, 2018 08:01 AM IST
Global equities have been shaken as a flattening US Treasury yield curve - a result of a steep fall in longer-dated yields - fanned recession jitters and as US-China trade conflict woes resurfaced after a temporary lull.
Japan's Nikkei fell 1.15 percent and South Korea's KOSPI shed 1 percent.
British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered embarrassing defeats on Tuesday at the start of five days of debate over her plans to leave the European Union that could determine the future of Brexit and the fate of her government.
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