Thursday Outlook: Dollar steadies; oil prices drop on weaker demand

Global investor sentiment low as it remains unclear whether stimulus negotiations would continue

  
A man stands in front of an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 25, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose

A man stands in front of an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 25, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose

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Asian shares drop as U.S. stimulus talks drag on
In morning trade, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.63%

Gold dips as dollar recovers, U.S. stimulus doubts
Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,920.86 per ounce by 0123 GMT

Oil slips on weaker demand outlook after U.S. gasoline stocks build
Brent crude futures retreated 21 cents, or 0.5%, to $41.52 a barrel

Dollar steadies as trading buffeted by U.S. stimulus
The dollar index was nearly flat against a basket of currencies at 92.801


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