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Market Update

Asian Markets Up; Track Wall Street Gains

Asian markets were up Friday tracking gains on Wall Street overnight following an upbeat U.S. monthly employment report.

The Nikkei was up 0.5%. The Shanghai Composite bucked the trend as it traded 0.2% lower while the Hang Seng edged up 0.2%. The Sensex edged up 0.1% and the All Ordinaries rose 0.7%.