Monday Outlook: Asian shares try to extend rally; dollar near 2-month high

Gold stays above $1,900/oz; oil stays firm

  
A passerby wearing a protective mask is silhouetted in front of a screen of blank prices on a stock quotation board after Tokyo Stock Exchange temporarily suspended all trading due to system problems, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan October 1, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

A passerby wearing a protective mask is silhouetted in front of a screen of blank prices on a stock quotation board after Tokyo Stock Exchange temporarily suspended all trading due to system problems, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan October 1, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

REUTERS/Issei Kato

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Asia shares try to extend rally ahead of U.S. jobs test 
Focus on U.S. payrolls and Fed policy

Oil prices stay firm as demand to outstrip supply in H2
Brent crude futures for August nudged up 7 cents, or 0.1%, to $68.79 a barrel

Dollar near 2-month high vs yen, U.S. inflation beats expectations
The euro changed hands at $1.2194, off Friday's low of $1.2133

Gold stays above $1,900/oz after U.S. inflation data lifts appeal
Spot gold was steady at $1,903.25 per ounce 


 

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