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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES ASIA DAYBOOK: Dollar Loses, Treasuries Mixed

FX/RATES ASIA DAYBOOK: Dollar Loses, Treasuries Mixed (Bloomberg) — The dollar fell slightly as a pair of Fed speakers expressed caution over further rate hikes; Treasuries fell across 2Y-10Y tenors, while long-end gained. TODAY China Caixin composite PMI; Japan foreign asset buying; Australia composite PMI, AiG perf of services index; …

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THE INSIDE JAPAN COLUMN: Yen Slump per Euro Steadies, Bonds Eye Linker Sale: Inside Japan

Yen Slump per Euro Steadies, Bonds Eye Linker Sale: Inside Japan (Bloomberg) — Yen steadies against euro after falling to lowest since early 2016, as positive risk positive sentiment encouraged buying of yen crosses which is expected to help underpin the dollar against the Japanese currency. Bond market will likely …

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

FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Climbs, Treasuries Gain (Bloomberg) — The dollar gained slightly, remaining defensive amid uncertainty over fiscal policy; Treasuries climbed. TODAY BOJ’s Funo speaks, Japan monetary base, consumer confidence index; Australia building approvals; RBNZ’s Spencer speaks, New Zealand qv house prices, employment change, participation rate, pvt wages, avg …

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THE INSIDE JAPAN COLUMN: Yen Under Pressure After Falling From 6-Week High: Inside Japan

Yen Under Pressure After Falling From 6-Week High: Inside Japan (Bloomberg) — Yen stays under pressure after reaching the strongest in 6 weeks against the dollar on Tuesday as traders unwind long positions before U.S. employment this week. USD/JPY gains 0.1% to 110.48 after dropping to 109.93 overnight, weakest since …

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THE INSIDE JAPAN COLUMN: Yen Buoyant as Dollar Dips on Political Unstablity: Inside Japan

Yen Buoyant as Dollar Dips on Political Unstablity: Inside Japan (Bloomberg) — Yen advances to 1 1/2-month high as dollar sags on growing wariness over U.S. politics after another personnel shakeup and after edovish comments by a Fed official. JGB market awaits 10-year govt bond auction YEN USD/JPY little changed at …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Slumped Friday, Treasuries Rose, By Anna Windemuth

(Bloomberg) — The dollar fell Friday amid soft U.S. GDP and employment cost index data; Treasuries gained. * TODAY ** China mfg and non-mfg PMI; Japan industrial production, loans and discounts corp, vehicle production, housing starts, construction orders; Australia HIA new home sales, Melbourne Institute inflation, private sector credit; New …

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China Parades New Missile in Warning to Rivals Abroad—and at Home, By Jeremy Page

Military display is latest effort by President Xi Jinping to improve standing as party leadership shuffle looms (WSJ )BEIJING—China unveiled a new, more mobile intercontinental ballistic missile at a parade of advanced weaponry and combat troops, in President Xi Jinping’s latest display of military—and political—muscle. State television showed at least …

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