GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, dollar claw higher ahead of U.S. jobs data
* Markets nervous ahead of jobs data seen key to U.S.
* Bond yields up on risk Fed tapers stimulus this month
By Marc Jones
LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Financial markets were in a state
of suspended animation on Friday as tension mounted ahead of
jobs data that could make or break the case for an imminent
scaling back in U.S. stimulus.
The to-and-fro of when the Federal Reserve will begin to
halt the flow of cheap dollars has dominated trading worldwide
for months and the main U.S. jobs indicator - non-farm payrolls,
due at 1330 GMT - may yet tip the balance again.
A bunch of top U.S. data has already come in strongly this
week triggering a hefty sell-off in global stock and bond
markets that had in most cases been at multi-year highs.
European bourses made a cautious recovery in early trade
, but the week's turbulence, amplified by the diverging
fortunes of the region's top economies, left the FTSEurofirst