Week InReview: September 2, 2022

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Stocks in Asia look set for a cautious start following a jump in the dollar ahead of key US jobs data that could stir expectations for another sharp Federal Reserve interest-rate hike. Futures rose for Japan and Australia but slipped for Hong Kong. US contracts fluctuated after Wall Street snapped a four-day losing streak despite a slide in chip stocks on concerns that exports to China are imperiled by new US rules. Meanwhile shares of an obscure Chinese garment-maker listed in the US have plunged following a mysterious 13,000% gain.

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