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Yen Lower; Bond Yields Mixed as BOJ Cuts Purchase: Inside Japan, by Chikafumi Hodo

(Bloomberg) — Yen extends losses after holding steady for most of the Asian session as market participants position themselves ahead of the FOMC meeting minutes later Wednesday while geopolitical tensions on North Korea abate. Super-long govt bond yields rise, while the 10-year yield edges lower as BOJ cuts amount of …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Aussie Gains; U.K. Jobs, Eurozone GDP, By Subhadip Sircar

(Bloomberg) — Australia’s dollar halted a two-day decline as traders covered short positions and quarterly wage data matched estimates. The yen steadied after sliding 1.3 percent over the last two days. TODAY * U.K. unemployment, Eurozone GDP OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS * U.S. ** The dollar rose for a second day …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Climbs, Treasuries Fall

FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Climbs, Treasuries Fall (Bloomberg) — The dollar gained as July retail sales and the August Empire manufacturing index beat estimates; Treasuries tumbled. TODAY China FX net settlement; Australia Westpac leading index, wage price index; New Zealand non-resident bond holdings; Indonesia local auto sales, motorcycle sales; BOT …

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