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Record-breaking global stocks take a breather, data weighs on dollar

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6% on Friday, though it is it poised to snap a four-week winning streak with a small weekly loss.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Set To Dip As Fed's Gloom Snuffs Out Wall Street Cheer

Market sentiment had been bullish up until the Fed's comments, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs driven largely by Apple Inc..

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Global Markets: Shares Nudge Up As Wall Street Record Outweighs Jitters On Growth

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan fell 0.2%, after initial support from an S&P 500's charge to a record high powered by looser policy and charging tech stocks.

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Global Markets: Asian Stocks At 7-Month Highs After Wall Street Cracks More Records

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan rose 0.3%, up for a third straight day to 570.80 points, a level not seen since late January.

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Global Markets: Asian Stocks Falter After China Data Disappointment

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.24%, although shares in Japan rose 0.07%.

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Global Markets: Asian Stocks Grind Higher, Dollar Slips As US Data Brightens Mood

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2%, and gains in semiconductor makers drove Japan's Nikkei 1.9% higher to a six-month peak.

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Asian Stocks Fall On US Stimulus Uncertainty

The S&P 500 snapped a seven-day winning streak after coming within reach of its all-time peak hit in February just before the global outbreak of the COVID-19.

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Global Markets: Asian Stocks Shrug Off Sino-U.S. Tension To Resume Gains

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last up 1%. Japan's Nikkei returned from a holiday with a 1.7% gain led by healthcare and industrial stocks and the Hang Seng bounced 2.2%.

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Asian Shares Cautious As Sino-US Tensions Weigh

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan see-sawed between red and green but held in small ranges to stay below a 6-1/2 month peak touched last week.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Set To Open Higher As Traders Await US Payrolls

Hong Kong futures were up 0.23% and Nikkei futures were trading above the Nikkei 225 index's previous close, pointing to an opening advance of 0.14%.

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Global Markets: Asia Futures Mixed As Gold Prices Hold Near Record Peak

Hong Kong futures were 0.01% lower, while Nikkei futures were trading slightly above the Nikkei 225 index's previous close and Australian shares were set to track Wall Street higher.

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Global Markets: Gold Shines On Falling Dollar, Yields; Pandemic Cost Concerns Drag On Shares

Spot gold jumped to a record high of $2,030.72 per ounce on Wednesday as bond yields hit new lows. Prices have soared about 33% this year.

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Global Markets: Asia Stocks Rise As Upbeat Factory Data Lifts Confidence

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.9%, while shares in China nudged up 0.1%.

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Asia Stocks Cautiously Mixed, Dollar Tries To Bounce

Japan's Nikkei added 2.1% courtesy of a pullback in the yen, while South Korea shares were flat.

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Credit Suisse's Asian Business Has Highest Level Of Credit Provisions

Provisions in the second quarter referred to four individual potential bad-loan cases in the region, up from 3 in the first quarter, the financial statements showed.

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