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Europe Stocks Track Hong Kong Rebound on Stimulus; Gold Falls

European stocks rose, erasing their weekly retreat, following a rebound in Hong Kong as China stepped up targeted support for its economy. Gold headed for its largest weekly decline in two months before a U.S. payrolls report that may help determine when the Federal Reserve increases interest rates.

NASA: Liquid Water Found on Mars

NASA announced scientists have discovered liquid water on Mars. Jim Green, NASA director of planetary science, explains at a news conference. (Source: Bloomberg)

Singapore Schools Open After 1st Closure in 12 Years on Haze

Singapore schools reopened on Monday after pollution from Indonesian forest fires led to their first closure in 12 years on Friday, while Malaysia closed more education institutions as the air quality remains unhealthy in some areas near Kuala Lumpur.

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Cairn India Said to Target 18% Rajasthan Oil Output Boost

Cairn India Ltd., the nation’s biggest onshore oil driller, is targeting an 18 percent increase in output from its wells in the northern state of Rajasthan in January as it revives older fields in its largest producing block, according to company and government officials.

Europe, Asia Stocks Propel $2.5 Trillion Rally; Oil, Metals Soar

The MSCI All-Country World Index was heading for its largest eight-day rally since 2011, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index up for the sixth straight session. The Indonesian rupiah and Malaysian ringgit led gains by developing-nation currencies, while zinc was on course for the steepest daily jump on record after Glencore Plc -- up 42 percent this week -- said it will cut production of the metal. Oil in New York rose above $50 a barrel for the second day, and corporate credit risk was set for the l