Monday Outlook: Asian shares try to stabilise; oil prices slide

China's crackdown on tech and education sectors take a toll on the markets

  
An oil rig south of town extracts crude on July 21, 2008 in Taft, California. Hemmed in by the richest oil fields in California. Image used for illustrative purpose.

An oil rig south of town extracts crude on July 21, 2008 in Taft, California. Hemmed in by the richest oil fields in California. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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Asian shares try to stabilise, China growth a worry
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last up 0.2%

Oil prices slide on worries over China economy and higher crude output
Brent crude oil futures skidded $1.12, or 1.5%, to $74.29 a barrel

Dollar holds near one-month low as investors eye U.S. jobs, RBA
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, stood at 92.091

Gold eases as dollar holds ground
Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,809.21 per ounce


 

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