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US stocks climb as disappointing jobs report lifts stimulus hopes

US equities rose on Friday after disappointing labour-market data boosted hopes for an end-of-year stimulus compromise. The US added 245,000 nonfarm payrolls in November, handily missing the consensus economist estimate of 460,000 additions. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7% from 6.9% and met forecasts. Though the data suggests the nation’s […]
US stocks climb as disappointing jobs report lifts stimulus hopes
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