By Shinichi Saoshiro
Asian stocks were subdued on Friday and the dollar wobbled ahead of the closely watched U.S. jobs report, which could provide clues on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy outlook.
Spreadbetters expected the cautious mood to prevail in Europe, forecasting a flat to slightly lower open for Britain’s FTSE, Germany’s DAX and France’s CAC.
Shanghai stocks, crawled up 0.2 percent and Australian shares dipped 0.1 percent. Japan’s Nikkei underperformed, dropping 1.4 percent and headed for...