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THE INSIDE AUSTRALIA COLUMN: Aussie Steady After Fed Spike, Ahead of Jobs: Inside Australia

(Bloomberg) — Australian dollar little changed before July employment data. It closed 1.3% higher overnight, the biggest gain in a month, as Fed minutes showed officials were concerned about inflation remaining persistently low. AUD/USD steady at 0.7925 Sovereign yields ease and local bonds underperform Treasuries as Aussie-U.S. 10-year spread widens …

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THE INSIDE JAPAN COLUMN: Yen Advances on Fed, Concern Over U.S. Politics: Inside Japan

(Bloomberg) — Yen gains for a second day as U.S. Treasury yields and dollar fell after FOMC minutes showed concerns about achieving inflation target and President Donald Trump disbanded his advisory groups. USD/JPY falls 0.1% to 110.04 after losing 0.4% Wednesday “U.S. political uncertainty and geopolitical risks in North Korea …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Tumbles, Treasuries Gain

(Bloomberg) — The dollar fell as minutes from the July Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed many officials saw a chance that inflation might stay below 2% for longer than they expected; Treasuries climbed. TODAY Japan foreign buying, trade balance; Australia employment data, RBA foreign exchange transactions; New Zealand PPI, …

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