Shares dented by US yields moves as quake hits Taiwan

Updated April 4 2024 - 2:30am, first published 2:26am
The yen is a whisker away from the 152 per US dollar level that sparked an intervention in 2022. (EPA PHOTO)
The yen is a whisker away from the 152 per US dollar level that sparked an intervention in 2022. (EPA PHOTO)

Global stocks have eased in the face of rising bond yields as investors assessed how much US rates might fall this year while a powerful earthquake in Taiwan raised concerns about possible disruptions to the vital chip-making industry.

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