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* In the currency market, the Pakistani rupee ended
steady at 97.68/97.74 against the dollar, compared to
Wednesday's close of 97.68/97.73.
* The Karachi Stock Exchange's (KSE) benchmark
100-share index ended 0.87 percent, or 147.69 points, higher at
* The Dow Jones industrial average rose 70.65 points
or 0.51 percent, to close at 13,895.98. The S&P 500
gained 8.14 points or 0.54 percent, to 1,502.96. The Nasdaq
Composite added 19.33 points or 0.62 percent, to end at
* Brent edged up 2 cents to $113.30 a barrel by 0605
GMT. U.S. crude rose 22 cents to $96.10 after seven
straight weekly gains - longest such streak since early 2009.
* Spot gold was nearly flat at $1,658.70 an ounce by
0252 GMT, after dropping 1.5 percent last week -- its sharpest
weekly loss in a month. It fell to a two-week low of $1,655.39
in the previous session. U.S. gold inched up 0.1 percent
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