Stocks rebound, oil slips as Russia-Ukraine tensions ease

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By Herbert Lash and Elizabeth Howcroft NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) -Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe rebounded on Tuesday while oil prices fell, after Russia indicated it was withdrawing some troops from exercises near Ukraine and President Vladimir Putin said he saw room for further discussion with the West. Gold and bond prices also slid as safe-haven assets lost some of their appeal with tensions easing over Ukraine. But NATO said it had yet to see any evidence of de-escalation and a vote in Russia’s lower house threatened a wider standoff. The State Duma agreed to ask Putin to recognize t…

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