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Trade Deficit

Global Markets Flat as Traders Await Jobs Data

Investors took to the sidelines ahead of monthly U.S. employment data on Friday, with whisper numbers pointing to a strong showing, and the euro nursed losses after the European Central Bank opened the door to more aggressive easing, albeit not yet.The March U.S. payrolls report looms as a major test of the argument that the economic weakness of January and February was due to bad weather and the recovery is still on track.Median forecasts are for a rise of 200,000 in payrolls, though dealers say the sense inmarkets is now for something nearer 220,000. A result around there should reassure the optimists and tend to underpin the dollar and stocks."We're pretty upbeat about the payrolls," Fahran Ahmad, a trader at Tradenext, said. Asian markets were extremely quiet and, despite an initial push, European stocks lost their momentum in pre-payrolls jockeying, leaving the pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 .FTEU3 up just 0.15 percent. .EUMost attention remained on the euro and southern European b...

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