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Asia stocks fall while dollar crawls up, oil near 8-week high

Asian stocks retreated on Friday as traders took profits from shares close to one-year highs, while the dollar edged up from a near eight-week low after some Federal Reserve officials reiterated the case for raising interest rates in coming mont

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Bumper US jobs data boosts world stocks

Stocks and the dollar jumped on Friday on strong US employment data that boosted expectations of an acceleration in economic growth and raised the probability of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year. Forecast-beating US

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Oil slips as US stock build raises glut worries

Oil prices slipped on Thursday after a rise in US gasoline inventories helped push US oil stocks to a record high, reinforcing worries of a global oversupply. US crude and oil product stocks rose 2.62 million barrels in the week t

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Oil slips as US stock build raises glut worries

Oil prices slipped on Thursday after a rise in US gasoline inventories helped push US oil stocks to a record high, reinforcing worries of a global oversupply. US crude and oil product stocks rose 2.62 million barrels in the week t

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Oil steadies as US inventories send mixed signals

Oil prices steadied after the US Energy Department reported a ninth consecutive weekly drawdown of crude stocks but an overall build in oil inventories.   US West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery,

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Wall Street stays on record-setting run

Upbeat company earnings lifted US and European stock prices on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting record highs, while the dollar reached a four-month peak on bets the US Federal Reserve may raise interest rates by year-end.

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World stocks up, Wall St drops ahead of jobs report

World stocks broadly climbed as riskier assets like equities received a bump from positive US data, though US equities and long-dated Treasury yields fell along with oil prices amid investor caution ahead of Friday's non-farm payrolls report

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Global stock, oil prices gain as Brexit jitters recede

Stock markets around the world rebounded for the second straight day on Wednesday as fears about last week's Brexit vote eased and investors wagered central banks would ultimately ride to the rescue with more stimulus. Fading

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World stocks in freefall as UK bids adieu to EU

World stocks headed for one the biggest slumps on record on Friday as a decision by Britain to leave the European Union triggered 8 per cent falls for Europe's biggest bourses and a record plunge for sterling. Such a body blow

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China stocks fall over 1pc on Brexit

China stocks fell more than 1 per cent on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union shocked global financial markets, but the country's tight capital controls curbed the sort of heavy selling which pummelled other Asian market

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