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Nikkei hits record high on Wall Street bounce, other Asian markets subdued
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan

Dollar steady as traders ponder Fed rate cut bets; yen shaky at 150/dlr
Bitcoin's blistering rally took a breather and was last at $61,622

Gold eyes second weekly gain on gradually easing US inflation
Spot gold was steady at $2,043.98 per ounce

Oil prices rise as Gaza deaths complicate ceasefire talks
Brent futures for April delivery rose 29 cents, or 0.4%, to $82.20 a barrel

BofA's Merrill, Wells Fargo offering spot bitcoin ETFs to clients
This comes on the heels of the Securities and Exchange Commission's landmark approval of such investment vehicles in January

US Stocks: S&P, Nasdaq end at records as inflation data supports rate cut view
January PCE in line with expectations

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