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UK government releases no-deal Brexit paper

Boris Johnson's government has released its "Operation Yellowhammer" planning document, which warns of medicine shortages, severe delays at the Dover-Calais crossing and an increase in food prices if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.

Asian markets edge higher

Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future.