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The Before the Bell report is compiled by editors of The Globe and Mail and is updated throughout the morning to reflect latest developments. Colin Cieszynski, Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Technician, is chief market strategist with CMC Markets.

News this morning of terrorist attacks in Brussels at the airport and a Metro station have rattled world markets. Initial reports of the blasts sparked a rush of capital from risk markets into defensive havens - in other words out of equity indexes and into gold, the Japanese yen and to a lesser extent, the U.S. dollar and Swiss franc.

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