Markets Are Up In Asia

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Stocks are up early in Asia’s Friday trading session.Japan’s Nikkei is up 0.5%.

Korea’s Kospi is up 0.3%.

Australia’s S&P/ASX is up 0.5%.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is up 0.4%.

China is still closed for business as the country continues to celebrate its Golden Week holiday.

Things are likely to be quiet until the U.S. Bureau of labour Statistics publishes the September employment situation report.  Economists estimate that U.S. companies added 116k payrolls during the month.

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