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Asia shares struggle to rally, oil skids further


  • Markets
  • Friday, 7 Dec 2018

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.4 percent, though that followed a 1.8 percent drubbing on Thursday.  Japan's Nikkei added 0.2 percent and Chinese blue chips 0.3 percent. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 started firmer but were last down 0.1 percent.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.4 percent, though that followed a 1.8 percent drubbing on Thursday. Japan's Nikkei added 0.2 percent and Chinese blue chips 0.3 percent. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 started firmer but were last down 0.1 percent.

SYDNEY: Asian shares fought to sustain the slimmest of recoveries on Friday amid speculation the Federal Reserve might be "one-and-done" with U.S. rate hikes, while oil fell anew as producers bickered over the details of an output cut.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.4 percent, though that followed a 1.8 percent drubbing on Thursday.

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