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Europe Stocks Track Hong Kong Rebound on Stimulus; Gold Falls

European stocks rose, erasing their weekly retreat, following a rebound in Hong Kong as China stepped up targeted support for its economy. Gold headed for its largest weekly decline in two months before a U.S. payrolls report that may help determine when the Federal Reserve increases interest rates.

NASA: Liquid Water Found on Mars

NASA announced scientists have discovered liquid water on Mars. Jim Green, NASA director of planetary science, explains at a news conference. (Source: Bloomberg)

Singapore Schools Open After 1st Closure in 12 Years on Haze

Singapore schools reopened on Monday after pollution from Indonesian forest fires led to their first closure in 12 years on Friday, while Malaysia closed more education institutions as the air quality remains unhealthy in some areas near Kuala Lumpur.

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Asia Stocks Extend $2.5 Trillion Global Rebound as Ringgit Soars

Asian stocks rose, extending a global equity rally, and Malaysia’s ringgit headed for its best week since 1998 as investors piled back into riskier assets amid speculation the Federal Reserve won’t be raising interest rates until risks from outside the U.S. subside. Treasuries climbed.