Stock markets take a breather after rally

New York (AFP) – Global stocks mostly fell Friday as investors pocketed profits from this week’s rallies, despite data showing a surge in US job creation.Equities largely bounced back this week after heavy losses triggered by worries about the economic fallout from China’s deadly coronavirus outbreak.But major US indices, which ended at all-time highs on Thursday, spent all of Friday’s session in the red. And major bourses in Asia and Europe also dipped.”Having already rallied hard this week, it was going to be hard to push equities higher into the weekend, especially given the uncertainty sur…

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