Pedestrians walk past electronic boards showing the Nikkei average (L), Dow Jones Industrial Average (C) and the exchange rates between the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar, outside a brokerage in ... more 
Pedestrians walk past electronic boards showing the Nikkei average (L), Dow Jones Industrial Average (C) and the exchange rates between the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar, outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 6, 2014. Asian shares took a tentative step forward from five-month lows on Thursday, with investors hoping the European Central Bank (ECB) and upcoming U.S. jobs data can calm nerves strained by the emerging market selloff. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS) less 
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