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Market headlines from across the globe.Stocks closed mixed, but managed another record close, while investors kept an eye on France's presidential election.The yen rose as concerns about the upcoming French elections kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday as investors fretted over France's presidential election.
MarketsEven at the lowball price Kraft Heinz has offered, buying soap-to-soup giant Unilever would stretch its balance sheet...Applied Material saw a sharp jump in new equipment orders for the fiscal first quarter, its biggest surge in seven ye...A striking feature of the U.S. stock market is that it persistently does better under Democratic presidents than Repu...