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Asian shares jump as China cuts key lending benchmark
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan quickly built on early gains after the cut, and was last up 1.4%

Dollar falls for first week in seven amid U.S. yield retreat
The dollar index, which measures it against six major rivals, was down 1.5% for the week to 102.96

Oil steady as economic worries offset possible China demand rise
WTI futures for July, which will soon be the front-month, were down about 0.6% to $109.20 a barrel

Gold dips; set for first weekly gain in five as dollar falls
Gold nudged off one-week high scaled on Thursday

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