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Asian shares slide on US rate cut rethink; China GDP beats estimates
Rising geopolitical tensions kept risk sentiment in check

Dollar firms after hot retail sales, yen languishes; China data awaited
Markets are now pricing in a 41% chance of the Fed cutting rates in July

Gold edges higher as Middle East tensions lift safe-haven appetite
Spot gold edged up 0.1% at $2,383.37 per ounce

Oil prices rise as Israel weighs response to Iran attack
Brent futures for June delivery rose 46 cents, or 0.5%, to $90.56 a barrel

Hong Kong gives initial approval to first bitcoin, ether spot ETFs, say funds
At least three offshore Chinese asset managers will launch the virtual asset spot ETFs soon

US Stocks: Stocks close lower as Middle East tensions, Treasury yields weigh
Goldman Sachs rises after Q1 profit beat

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