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Asia shares gain despite Chinese COVID case numbers rising
Australian shares were up 0.7%, with most gains coming from mining and resources giants

US Stocks: S&P closes at more than two-month high on retail, energy lift
Best Buy up, sees smaller annual sales drop

Gold flat as market awaits Fed minutes for rate-hike path
Investors held back from making big bets ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting minutes

Dollar tentative as investors await Fed minutes
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, was last up 0.056% at 107.130

Oil prices climb on big drop in U.S. crude stocks, Russia supply uncertainty
Brent crude futures gained 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $88.61 a barrel

FTX was run as 'personal fiefdom,' faces hacks, missing assets: attorneys
Bankman-Fried's FTX, his parents and senior executives bought at least 19 properties worth nearly $121 million over past two years

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