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The Business Insider: The Money Game Global markets surge as investors weigh a positive coronavirus vaccine trial and optimism over Thursday's US jobs report
  • Stocks rose on Thursday after results showed Pfizer announced positive results on Wednesday to an early stage vaccination trial. 
  • Pfizer said patients created between 1.8 and 2.8 times the antibodies seen in those who have recovered from COVID-19. 
  • One market analyst said the "v-shaped recovery gnomes, are once again, reaching for the sky."
  • But traders are awaiting US Non Farm Payroll data for further direction in the market. 
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  • Asian indexes were up with China's Shanghai Composite up 2.1%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 2.9%, and Japan's Nikkei up 0.1%.
  • European equities were up, with Germany's DAX up 2%, Britain's FTSE 100 up 1%, and the Euro Stoxx 50 up 1.9%.
  • US stocks are set to open higher. Futures underlying the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq between 0.6% and 1%. 
  • Oil prices rose, with West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude both up around 0.6%
  • The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield fell to 0.67%.
  • Gold rose 0.1% to $1,782 per ounce.

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