Asian shares inched up to a 10-year high on Wednesday (Sept 13), cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while the dollar’s rise against the yen helped boost Japanese shares, Reuters reported. Crude oil futures were mixed after rising on Tuesday, when OPEC forecast higher demand in 2018 and Russia and Venezuela confirmed their commitment to a production-cutting deal to reduce the global crude glut. Nymex’s crude oil rose 0.12% to US$48.29 per barrel in Asian trading this morning and gold increased 0.19% to US$1,335.20 per ounce.

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