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Dollar Edges Up

On encouraging jobs data

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 The dollar edged up against the yen on Monday and stocks held near last week's multi-year highs as the global economic outlook, brightened by strong U.S. jobs data, buoyed sentiment.

Brent crude oil futures hit their highest level in nearly a month after Israeli air strikes on a Syrian military facility over the weekend stoked worries about the risk of disruption to Middle East supplies.

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