Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) — Stocks fell for the first time in six days and commodities declined as worse-than-expected Chinese trade and French industrial output data added to evidence the global economy is slowing. U.S. Treasuries gained, halting a five day slide.

The MSCI All-Country World Index dropped 0.2 percent at 11 a.m. in New York and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index slipped 0.1 percent, retreating from a three-month high. The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell four basis points to 1.65 percent. The euro erased earlier losses against the dollar. Natural gas slid 5.2 percent to lead commodities lower, with corn slipping from a record and wheat losing 2.3 percent.

China's exports increased 1 percent in July from a year earlier, missing all estimates in a Bloomberg survey of 32 economists, and French industrial output stagnated in June from May compared with a forecast of 0.1 percent growth, reports showed today. The International Energy Agency cut global oil demand forecasts for this year and next.

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