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Asia shares skid, dollar gains as yields spike
U.S. stock futures slip, Nikkei up 1.1%

Oil prices edge higher as IEA's Birol talks up China demand outlook
Brent crude futures crawled up 16 cents, or 0.2%, to $80.10 a barrel

Dollar on the front foot after robust U.S. jobs data, yen falters
The yen weakened to a three-week low of 132.60 per dollar

Gold hits over 4-week low as dollar edges higher
Spot gold was little changed at $1,865.88 per ounce

Crypto exchange Kraken shuts Abu Dhabi office
Kraken had said last year it would reduce its workforce by 30%

Signs of market strength cheer U.S. stocks bulls
The S&P 500 rose 6.2% in January, driven in part by hopes that the Fed will be able to contain surging inflation without badly damaging the economy

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