BAKERY FAIR: A photo shows a pastry production machine on display at the stand of the Italian manufacturer Mimac at the "Europain" fair in Villepinte near Paris.
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Emerging-market currencies have advanced, led by Russia’s rouble, shares in the Middle East climbed amid speculation Saudi Arabia and Venezuela will stabilise crude prices.
Asian shares have pared losses as a weaker yen helped Japan's Nikkei snap a four-day losing streak, but trade was thin with many regional markets closed.
Europe's main stock markets have rebounded slightly at the start of trading following heavy losses caused by persistent concerns over global economic strains.
By raising prices as demand increases, Uber is able not only to influence demand in line with supply, it also can encourage more drivers to take to the road.
The dollar has extended its gains as a closely watched US jobs report fanned speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month.
Crude prices have edged down in Asia as worries about the ongoing supply glut offset news that Saudi Arabia and Venezuela held talks on stabilising the stressed market.
Israel is looking to exploit its substantial natural gas reserves with two potential pipeline projects to Turkey and Greece.
National Oil Corp in western Libya has warned traders against loading “illicit” cargoes of oil at Hariga port in the eastern part of the country.