Europe shares rise on earnings, Asian bonds gains

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Tokyo - European shares climbed as Societe Generale jumped after its earnings report, while Chinese shares in Hong Kong soared to a 14-month high.

Political uncertainty continued to dominate markets, with Asian bonds following a rally in Treasuries.

Banks paced gains as the Stoxx Europe 600 index rose for a third day. Yields on 10-year Australian bonds retreated following the longest stretch of declines in Treasury yields since the lead up to June’s Brexit vote.  

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Rand - Dollar
14.13
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Rand - Pound
19.92
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Rand - Euro
17.16
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Rand - Aus dollar
11.00
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Rand - Yen
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Gold
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Silver
27.42
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