Wednesday Outlook: Asian shares on a high; oil rises on stimulus hopes
Dollar slips; gold gains
People are reflected in an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan January 14, 2016. Asian shares skidded on Thursday in the wake of steep losses on Wall Street, while a rout in oil and commodities prices, with crude plumbing 12-year lows, heightened fears about the global economy. Japan's Nikkei cratered 3.9 percent, as downbeat domestic data added to the gloom.
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