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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Tax Reform Hopes Extend Dollar’s Streak

(Bloomberg) — The dollar clinched its longest winning streak in more than a month after Republican leaders revived hopes for U.S. tax reform. Treasuries sold off for a fourth day. WHAT TO WATCH Australia employment China retail sales, industrial production India wholesale prices OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS Bloomberg dollar index rose …

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THE U.S. DAYBOOK: U.S. DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: Seadrill Bankruptcy, Cracker Barrel

(Bloomberg) — U.S. stock-index futures retreat slightly with European shares while oil rises. Economic data include MBA mortgage applications, PPI and oil inventories. Cracker Barrel and United Natural are reporting earnings. U.S. MARKETS: S&P 500 futures down 0.1% to 2,493.00 Brent futures up 0.5% to $54.56/bbl Gold spot up 0.1% …

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EUROPEAN DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: Eurozone Industrial Output, Bonds

(Bloomberg) — Euro-area July industrial production report due. Danish Central Bank publishes third-quarter review. Germany, Switzerland to sell bonds. Richemont provides five-month trading update. WHAT TO WATCH: TOP OVERNIGHT NEWS: Seadrill Files Bankruptcy to Shrink Offshore Driller’s Debt Load PR Firm Bell Pottinger Collapses After Racial-Tensions Scandal Malaysia Airlines Agrees …

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Won Gains for 2nd Day on Measured N.Korea Response: Inside Korea, By Hooyeon Kim

(Bloomberg) — South Korea’s won advances for a second day as traders considered North Korea’s first official response to the latest UNSC sanctions to be less-threatening than feared. * USD/KRW falls 0.3% to 1,125.90 * North Korea’s Foreign Ministry says Wednesday it “condemns in the strongest terms and categorically rejects” …

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

(Bloomberg) — Treasury yields extended rebound from YTD lows reached at end of last week, while pound saw strong advance on better-than-expected U.K. inflation data. Yen tumbled and dollar eked out a small gain. WHAT TO WATCH Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Bank of Japan bond purchases; see more below OVERNIGHT …

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EUROPE DAYBOOK: EUROPEAN DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: ECB’s Constancio, U.K. CPI, Bonds

(Bloomberg) — European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks in Frankfurt. U.K. August inflation report due. Germany to issue bonds. WHAT TO WATCH: TOP OVERNIGHT NEWS: May’s Brexit Law Passes Hurdle But Rebels Demand Re-Writes May Asked Trump to Step in Over Boeing and Bombardier Dispute Nordea Denies Customers …

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