Thursday Outlook: Asian shares defensive; dollar drops to a three-week low

Gold prices rise; oil holding near one-month highs

  
Passersby wearing protective face masks are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan November 10, 2020.

Passersby wearing protective face masks are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan November 10, 2020.

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Asian shares defensive, dollar struggles near 1-month lows
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan paused after two straight days of gains

Oil holds near one-month highs as demand forecasts raised
Brent crude was down by 21 cents, or 0.3%, at $66.37 a barrel

Dollar at 3-week low as Fed's dovish message sinks in
The dollar index dipped to a four-week low of 91.571 overnight and last stood at 91.601

Gold gains on weaker dollar; retail sales, jobless data eyed
Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,738.96 per ounce


 

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