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North Korea’s missile shakes markets: 5 things to know today in Asia

North Korea claims successful missile test,  Gulf nations at an impasse and lots of data due out. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. ICBM The U.N. Security Council is poised to hold an emergency hearing on Wednesdayafter North Korea claimed it successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile. The revelations …

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FxWirePro: bullish DMA crossover intensifies WTI Crude bull swings but restrained at stiff resistance, major trend seems fragile as bears break below triangle base

  Interim bearish swings in consolidation phase are coupled with both leading and lagging oscillators. Amid the mild downswings for the day, bulls are on the verge of hitting 4-weeks highs. Bulls manage to break-out major resistances at 45.33 levels, consequently, expect more rallies on bullish DMA crossover, both leading …

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FxWirePro: NZ swap yields spike faster than USTs, NZD flies faster than JPY – Options straps to arrest FX risks

  The Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept its official cash rate unchanged at record low of 1.75 percent on June 21st, 2017, as widely expected. The central bank left the monetary rate unchanged for the fourth straight meeting. Policymakers underscored that major challenges remain with persistent surplus capacity and …

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Americas roundup: Dollar rebounds on higher U.S. yields, upbeat factory data, Gold hits 7-week low, Oil rises more than 2 pct as U.S. Crude output slows, friday’s U.S. jobs report in focus-july 4th, 2017

Market Roundup • US Markit Mfg PMI Final Jul 52.0, 52.1 previous. • US Construction Spending MM May 0.0% vs 0.3% forecast, -0.7% previous. • US ISM Manufacturing PMI Jun 57.8 vs 55.2 forecast, 54.9 previous. • US ISM Manufacturing Employment Index Jun 57.2 vs 53.3 forecast, 53.5 previous. • …

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FxWirePro: NZD/USD balanced IV skews to substantiate macros – Deploy Credit Put Spreads for aggressive bears and calendar straddles for risk averse

  In China, we have Caixin PMIs out for June month after surprising to the low side in May at 49.6, however, the parallel Jun national PMI measure did rise 0.5pts last Friday to 51.7. NZDUSD in short run could push higher towards 0.7375 – 0.74 levels (Feb high) but …

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