. THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD (AUSTRALIA)
ASX trading flat as Wall Street ends losing streak with late surge
The Australian sharemarket was trading modestly down at midday on Friday after a late burst on Wall Street, ending the benchmark index’s losing streak.
. RTT NEWS (US)
Asian Markets Mixed Amid Cautious Trades
Asian stock markets are trading mixed on Friday, following the mostly negative cues from global markets overnight,
. CNBC (US)
European markets set to nudge higher ahead of U.S. jobs report
European markets are set for a cautiously higher open on Friday to round out a bruising week, as investors await a key U.S. jobs report for indications on the health of the economy.
. REUTERS (UK)
Oil firms on bets OPEC+ will talk up output cuts to stem sinking prices
Oil prices climbed on Friday on bets that OPEC+ will discuss output cuts at a meeting on Sept. 5
Gold inches higher; set for third weekly fall as rate-hike bets mount
Gold edged up on Friday but was headed for a third straight weekly drop, as data pointing at a resilient U.S. economy bolstered the likelihood of Federal Reserve keeping interest rates higher for longer and pinned the dollar near recent peaks.
. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (US)
Fed’s Aggressive Stance Pushes Yen to 24-Year Low Against Dollar
The U.S. and Japanese central banks are standing firm—but looking in different directions