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Emerging-Market Stocks Climb After U.S. Payrolls Report

February 04, 2012

Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market stocks rose after data showed U.S. employment climbed more than forecast in January and the jobless rate unexpectedly fell.

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index rose 0.3 percent to 1,046.96 at 1:36 p.m. in London, after having earlier fallen as much as 0.4 percent.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jason Webb in London at jwebb25@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Patterson at mpatterson10@bloomberg.net


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