Asian Stocks Gain as U.S. Payrolls Bolster Case for Dovish Fed

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  • U.S. added 142,000 jobs in September, missing lowest estimate
  • Probability of Fed rate increase in 2015 falls to 34%

Asian shares rose, with the regional benchmark index on its longest winning streak in almost three months, after a weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report reduced the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

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