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Asia stocks edge higher; growth, inflation fears check gains
MSCI's gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan was up 0.3%, having erased part of the early morning gains

Gold inches down as U.S. bond yields bounce back
Spot gold was down 0.1% at $1,807.93 per ounce

Brent up as strike in Norway threatens to disrupt oil, gas output
Brent crude futures rose 82 cents, or 0.7%, to $114.32 a barrel

Aussie ascendant before RBA; yen pressured by rising U.S. yields
The U.S. dollar was up 0.35% at 136.165 yen

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