NEW YORK, March 6 - Investors worldwide poured $7.1 billion into stock funds in the latest weekly period ended March 4, while bond funds attracted $5.7 billion, data from fund-tracker EPFR Global showed on Friday.
* European, Asian shares mostly cautious before U.S. jobs test
ATHENS, March 6 - Greece has promised to fight tax evasion and generate fiscal savings as part of an updated set of reforms sent to euro zone partners ahead of a meeting of finance ministers from the bloc on Monday, a Greek government official said on Friday.
LONDON, March 6 - The Turkish lira hovered close to record lows on Friday, hurt by investors' fears of political interference in monetary policy and by general jitters about emerging markets which face headwinds from a resurgent dollar.
HONG KONG, March 6 (IFR) - Global banks from Goldman Sachs to BNP Paribas breathed new life into the offshore renminbi bond market this week as seven foreign issuers seized an opportunity to beat their US dollar funding costs.
ZURICH, March 6 - Switzerland's central bank returned to profit last year thanks to the increased value of foreign currency and gold holdings, but it warned shareholders that the volatility of its financial results meant big payouts were not guaranteed in the future.
ZURICH, March 6 - Switzerland's central bank returned to profit last year thanks to gains in the value of foreign currency and gold it holds, allowing it to resume payouts with a 2 billion Swiss franc ($2 billion) dividend to its shareholders.
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SYDNEY, March 6 - The dollar held pole position in Asia on Friday as bulls wagered a looming U.S. jobs report would add to the chance of rate hikes there, even as the European Central Bank embarks on a trillion euro campaign of bond-buying.
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