(Adds U.S. markets)
* MSCI world index down 0.8%
* Major U.S. indices lower
* Dollar supported by consumer spending data
* Oil prices fall on lockdown fears
* Euro zone Q1 GDP falls less than expected
* Global asset performance https://tmsnrt.rs/33TWwY1
By Matt Scuffham
NEW YORK, April 30 (Reuters) – World shares fell on Friday following Thursday’s record peak on strong U.S. data and earnings, while the dollar was on course to narrowly avoid a fourth straight weekly decline.
MSCI’s broadest gauge of world shares remained on track for its strongest month since November.
The index, which covers 50 markets, shed 0.86%.
U.S. indices fell back after the S&P 500 closed at a record high on Thursday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 181.85 points, or 0.53%, to 33,878.51, the S&P 500 lost 27.45 points, or 0.65%, to 4,184.02 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 104.69 points, or 0.74%, to 13,977.85.
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