The yen weakened for the first time in three days against the dollar, while oil declined as U.S. crude stockpiles increased twice as much as forecast. Emerging-market stocks and currencies advanced after a gauge of Chinese services industries climbed to a six-month high.
Oil prices fall, giving back a portion of the previous session’s gains, with investors set to gauge energy demand through a weekly snapshot of U.S. labor- market activity.
Europe Stocks Rise as Investors Weigh U.S. Shutdown
European stocks advanced, after yesterday’s biggest decline in a month, as investors weighed the continuation of America’s government shutdown and data showing a gauge of China’s services industry rose to a six-month high. U.S. futures were also little changed, while Asian shares rose.