Tuesday Outlook: Asian markets push higher; dollar steadies

Oil edges to near $40; gold up; eyes on Trump-Biden debate

  
A South Korean employee of a securities firm reacts in front of a graph showing stock price in Seoul March 11, 2003. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A South Korean employee of a securities firm reacts in front of a graph showing stock price in Seoul March 11, 2003. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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Asian markets push higher after U.S. bounce
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.39% to 555.01

Oil slips as demand worries offset hopes for stimulus
Commodities markets had crept up in earlier trade as Democratic lawmakers unveiled a new $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

Dollar steadies as markets await Trump-Biden debate
The dollar index stood unchanged at 94.150, drifting away from a two-month high of 94.745 reached last week

Gold edges higher on dollar retreat, eyes on Trump-Biden debate
Spot gold rose 0.15% to $1,883.69 per ounce by 0058 GMT


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