Europe Lower, Asia Mixed

European stock markets closed lower on Friday as the dollar rebounded from lows and oil hit a 12 week low. Wall Street traded higher, as news from Intel sparked interest in chipmakers by raising its fourth-quarter revenue forecast. There was solid ISM data, however, a disappointing November non-farm payrolls act as a drag - the data came in weaker than expected at 112,000, vs. 180,000 forecast and the previous month's reading of 337,000.

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