Monday Outlook: Asian stocks rise over stimulus hope; dollar firm

Oil prices fall; gold rises

  
A worker wearing a protective mask walks as he cleans the floor past an electronic board displaying the stock market index at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 8, 2020.

A worker wearing a protective mask walks as he cleans the floor past an electronic board displaying the stock market index at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 8, 2020.

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Asian shares rise as U.S. stimulus plans offset virus woes
Chinese shares rose, with the blue-chip CSI300 index up 0.6%

Dollar firm as economic, pandemic gloom damp risk appetite
The dollar index stood at 90.247, flat on the day but off last week's low of 90.043 set on Thursday

Gold rises as U.S. stimulus hopes bolster appeal
Spot gold rose 0.3% to $1,858.57 per ounce by 0039 GMT


 

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