Treasuries rallied with gold while U.S. stocks fluctuated, as investors sought haven assets amid turmoil in Ukraine and concern that slowing growth in China will hurt demand. Oil retreated as supplies climbed.
Emerging-market stocks declined to a one-month low, led by industrial and technology companies, on concern that a slowdown in China will hamper global economic growth. Russia’s ruble bond yields increased to a record.
Analysts have increased their year- end forecasts for the pound against the dollar to the highest in more than two years amid speculation the Bank of England will increase interest rates before the Federal Reserve.