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Monthly Archives: September 2017

THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Havens Sought on North Korea Tensions

(Bloomberg) — The dollar dropped for a third day as investors sought the safest currencies due to heightened geopolitical concerns in the Korean peninsula. Trading was light, with U.S. markets closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday. WHAT TO WATCH Reserve Bank of Australia policy decision; there’s a risk …

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THE EUROPE FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: JPY, CHF Up on Haven Bid; Eurozone PPI

(Bloomberg) — The yen and the Swiss franc were the best performers among the Group-of-10 currencies Monday as demand for haven assets climbed following North Korea’s test of a nuclear bomb Sunday. The euro rose while keeping to a tight range as traders await the ECB meeting on Thursday. TODAY …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USTs Sold Off Friday; N. Korea Bomb Test

(Bloomberg) — Markets were whipsawed Friday by a combination of disappointing U.S. August jobs data and reports that European Central Bank officials may still be a ways away from detailing plans to scale back asset purchases. The greenback pared early losses as the euro fell, while Treasuries sold off throughout …

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Forex – Weekly outlook: September 4 – 8

Investing.com – The dollar pushed higher against a basket of the other major currencies on Friday despite a weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report which underlined skepticism over the possibility of a third rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of …

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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: Down Under Doldrums Challenge Global Growth Hopes: Macro View

(Bloomberg) — The latest burst of chatter that global growth is finally gathering momentum seems overdone in a world beset by geopolitical nightmares of war and debt deadlock, as well as the nagging concern of demographic-driven disinflation. And the recent slump for the key risk proxies among the G-10 currencies …

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