GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro zone bond yields sink to historic lows

April 16, 2015 8:32 AM

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LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) - Euro zone government borrowing costs slid to new lows on Thursday, a day after the European Central Bank pledged to fulfil its 1 trillion euro bond-buying programme, although regional stocks took a step back from this week's multi-year peaks.

Global stocks, however, touched a fresh record high thanks to renewed strength in Asian markets, while Brent oil surged to its highest this year after figures showed a fall in U.S. production.

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