Thursday Outlook: Stocks rise on vaccine hopes

Oil slips; gold eases; currencies tread water

  
A trader wears a mask as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the building prepares to close indefinitely due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in New York, U.S., March 20, 2020.

A trader wears a mask as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the building prepares to close indefinitely due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in New York, U.S., March 20, 2020.

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Asian stocks rise on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls
Investor focus on U.S. employment data due later in the day

Oil prices slip on demand fears as U.S. virus cases surge
July 4 holiday a test for U.S. driving appetite

Gold eases off near 8-year peak after solid U.S. data
Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,767.11 per ounce by 0034 GMT

Dollar on defensive as upbeat data dulls safe-haven appeal
Against the yen, the dollar traded at 107.45 yen, having fallen 0.4% the previous day


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