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STOCKS – European shares retreated after climbing for five straight weeks, as AstraZeneca Plc led health- care shares lower. U.S. stock-index futures and Asian shares also declined.
BONDS – Treasury 10-year yields approached the lowest level in six months before the Federal Reserve issues minutes on May 21 of its latest meeting.
COMMODITIES – Gold climbed for the first time in three days in London on speculation the new Indian government will relax import restrictions on the metal.
CURRENCIES – The yen strengthened to a two-month high versus the dollar as clashes in Ukraine’s east and anti- China violence in Vietnam prompted demand.
ECONOMIC DATA – AUD Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes due at 21:30 ET.