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Asian shares struggle ahead of U.S. payrolls report
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan remained largely unchanged

Oil firms on bets OPEC+ will talk up output cuts to stem sinking prices
Brent crude futures rose $1.20, or 1.3%, to $93.56 a barrel

Gold inches higher; set for third weekly fall as rate-hike bets mount
Spot gold inched up 0.1% to $1,697.80 per ounce

Dollar at two-decade high as payrolls loom
Against the stronger dollar, the euro fell back below parity and at $0.9956, it was not far from last week's 20-year low of $0.99005

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