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The OECD stuck with a growth forecast for Japan this year of 1.6 percent, in a report issued on Monday, and repeated that the Bank of Japan should not raise interest rates until inflation is firmly on the rise
Australia's trade deficit blew out to a record in February as bad weather and supply bottlenecks dented exports of coal and iron ore, while solid business spending at home kept imports near all-time highs.
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Major stock indexes ticked higher Friday though the market was broadly mixed. General Motors skidded, while UBS shares advanced.
Oil prices rose more than 2 percent Friday as weakness in the U.S. dollar following a batch of soft jobs data outweighed fears of a demand slowdown in the world's biggest energy consumer.
Deepening concern over the state of the U.S. economy and its impact on Europe will lead to further uncertainty in European stock markets next week, as investors look to interest-rate decisions from major central banks for reassurance.
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The dollar fell against the euro and yen Friday in volatile trading as investors digested the U.S. March jobs report and focused on the rise in the unemployment rate.
If recessions are best seen through the rear-view mirror, then Friday's jobs data makes the current state of the economy pretty clear.
Stocks opened flat Friday as investors shrugged off a worse-than-expected March employment report.
German manufacturing orders dropped 0.5 percent in February from the previous month due to weaker foreign demand, the government said Friday. The decline comes as the euro hovers near an all-time high against the U.S. dollar.
US employers cut payrolls by a bigger-than-expected 80,000 in March, more evidence that the economy is in a recession.
The Federal Reserve has been wise to keep the dollar weak as the economy navigates its way through the current liquidity shortage, the former chairman of the central bank's Dallas branch said.
Asian markets closed near one-month highs Friday, with investors trading cautiously ahead of U.S. jobs report that is expected to raise fresh concerns that the economy is closer to a recession. Japan finished lower, but South Korea and Australia closed almost unchanged.
For the second time this week, a senior Federal Reserve official conceded the United States economy could slip into recession, but suggested the central bank should wait to see if more rate cuts are needed.
South Korea's economy is estimated to have grown nearly 6 percent in the first quarter of this year over a year earlier but faces difficulty in the current quarter, a senior Finance Ministry official said on Friday.