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Asia stocks buoyant, dollar steadies after solid U.S. job gains

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By Nichola SaminatherSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Monday, taking their cue from Wall Street, while the dollar moderated but retained most of its gains after a stronger-than-expected July job report.European markets look set to extend the global rally, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE to open 0.3 percent higher, and France's CAC 40 and Germany's DAX to start the day up 0.2 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.6 percent. That helped lift the MSCI World index 0.2 percent to an all-time high. Japan's Nikkei ...

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 15:06 IST