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Americas roundup: Dollar edges higher on strong U.S. data, tax bill progress, Wall street ends lower, Gold extends losses, Oil drops for third day, awaiting OPEC decision-november 30th 2017

Americas roundup: Dollar edges higher on strong U.S. data, tax bill progress, Wall street ends lower, Gold extends losses, Oil drops for third day, awaiting OPEC decision-november 30th 2017   Market Roundup   • US Q3 GDP 2nd Estimate, 3.3%, 3.2% forecast, 3.0% previous. • US Q3 GDP Sales Prelim, …

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Bitcoin mania strikes: 5 things to know today in Asia

Bitcoin mania gets even more manic, Alibaba hits traders with a megabond, and warnings on Hong Kong real estate. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Bitcoin Soars Past $11,000, Then Promptly Plunges   (Bloomberg)-Forget about $10,000. Bitcoin surpassed $11,000 just hours after hitting the five figure milestone. Yet before the U.S. session was …

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Asia roundup: Aussie hits 1-week lows, Dollar steadies against Yen despite n. Korea missile launch concerns, Asian shares edge up – Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Asia roundup: Aussie hits 1-week lows, Dollar steadies against Yen despite n. Korea missile launch concerns, Asian shares edge up – Wednesday, November 29th, 2017   Market Roundup   Bitcoin tops $10,000, taking 2017 gains to 940 pct Japan Oct Retail Sales y/y, -0.2%, 2.2% last, -0.2% f’ cast, 2.3% …

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Americas roundup: Dollar up on U.S. policy hopes, Sterling swings, Wall street hits fresh records despite n. Korea missile nerves, Oil prices slip on OPEC deal extension jitters-november 29th 2017

Americas roundup: Dollar up on U.S. policy hopes, Sterling swings, Wall street hits fresh records despite n. Korea missile nerves, Oil prices slip on OPEC deal extension jitters-november 29th 2017   Market Roundup   • US Nov Consumer Confidence, 129.5, 124.0 Reuters forecast, 125.9 previous, 126.2 revised. • US Oct …

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North Korea shatters the (relative) calm

North Korea launches an inter-continental ballistic missile, political progress on both sides of the Atlantic, and stocks surge. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. North Korean Fires ICBM While most in Asia were asleep, North Korea fired a ballistic missile in its first provocation since U.S. President Donald Trump labeled the …

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Asia roundup: Kiwi hits 2-week high ahead of rbnz’s financial stability report, Dollar steadies near 2-month lows as investors cautiously await senate hearing on powell’s chairmanship, BOE governor carney’s speech in focus – Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Asia roundup: Kiwi hits 2-week high ahead of rbnz’s financial stability report, Dollar steadies near 2-month lows as investors cautiously await senate hearing on powell’s chairmanship, BOE governor carney’s speech in focus – Tuesday, November 28th, 2017   Market Roundup   Fed chair nominee Powell pledges ‘decisive’ response to any …

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