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MSCI broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan rose Canada Goose online 0.3 percent and were on track to end the week with a 3.5 percent gain, its biggest increase since the week ended July 15.

Japan Nikkei closed down 0.45 percent, ending the week with a 0.4 percent loss.

Chinese stocks slipped 0.6 percent as investors sought more evidence of a sustainable economic recovery, but indexes were set for a 1 percent increase for the week.

Hong Kong Hang Seng index touched its highest level since August 2015 on Friday. While up only marginally on the day, it was on track Canada Goose Outlet for a 3.2 percent gain for the week, its biggest since September.

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The euro, which touched its highest level in 5 1/2 weeks early on buy canada goose jacket cheap Friday, hovered near that level at $1.0773, after two days of canada goose outlet toronto factory strong gains. It is set to end the week up 0.9 percent.

Sterling was steady at $1.2358. On Thursday, it jumped to a two week high after a decision by the Bank of England to hold interest rates steady, while hinting it might raise them soon.

In commodities, oil prices rose slightly, supported by a weaker dollar.

It touched its lowest level in 3 1/2 canadagooseoutletshop months early this week on concerns about a supply glut in the United States, but data on Wednesday showing a small decline in stockpiles there helped lift prices.

Global benchmark Brent added almost 0.1 percent to $51.77 a barrel, and was headed for a 0.8 percent weekly gain.

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