Monday Outlook: Asian shares jump; oil rises; dollar licks wounds

Gold hovers near 3-month peak

  
The sun sets behind the chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose.

The sun sets behind the chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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Asian shares jump on hopes for low rates, oil up on cyber attack
Cyberattack puts upward pressure on oil prices

Gold hovers near 3-month peak as U.S. jobs data miss dents dollar
Spot gold was up 0.1% at $1,831.72 per ounce

Oil rises 1% after cyberattack forces closure of U.S. fuel 'jugular' pipeline
Brent crude was up by 76 cents, or 1.1%, at $$69.04 a barrel

Dollar licks wounds after payrolls shock, focus turns to inflation
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six rivals, stood at 90.178


 

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