Global Market Roundup || Why did Wall Street stocks retreat but Asia-Pacific shares slide?

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• Wall Street closed lower on Thursday, retreating from record closing highs in a broad sell-off driven by uncertainties surrounding the pace of the U.S. economic recovery. 

• Chinese stocks continued to decline after Beijing launched data security probes against several big companies listed in the US.

• Gold futures were up 0.06 per cent. Silver decreased 0.51 per cent, while copper fell 1.24 per cent.

• Brent oil decreased 0.01 per cent and WTI crude increased 1.44 per cent. 

• Euro zone bond yields fell further on Thursday as a global bond rally continued unabated and the ECB tweaking its inflation target was broadly seen strengthening the central bank's ultra-easy monetary policy stance. 

• Germany's 10-year yields were at 0.315 per cent, down about 3 basis points on the day, while European stock markets sold off. 

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