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THE INSIDE JAPAN COLUMN: Yen Advances on Fed, Concern Over U.S. Politics: Inside Japan

(Bloomberg) — Yen gains for a second day as U.S. Treasury yields and dollar fell after FOMC minutes showed concerns about achieving inflation target and President Donald Trump disbanded his advisory groups. USD/JPY falls 0.1% to 110.04 after losing 0.4% Wednesday “U.S. political uncertainty and geopolitical risks in North Korea …

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

(Bloomberg) — The dollar fell as minutes from the July Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed many officials saw a chance that inflation might stay below 2% for longer than they expected; Treasuries climbed. TODAY Japan foreign buying, trade balance; Australia employment data, RBA foreign exchange transactions; New Zealand PPI, …

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Yen Lower; Bond Yields Mixed as BOJ Cuts Purchase: Inside Japan, by Chikafumi Hodo

(Bloomberg) — Yen extends losses after holding steady for most of the Asian session as market participants position themselves ahead of the FOMC meeting minutes later Wednesday while geopolitical tensions on North Korea abate. Super-long govt bond yields rise, while the 10-year yield edges lower as BOJ cuts amount of …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Aussie Gains; U.K. Jobs, Eurozone GDP, By Subhadip Sircar

(Bloomberg) — Australia’s dollar halted a two-day decline as traders covered short positions and quarterly wage data matched estimates. The yen steadied after sliding 1.3 percent over the last two days. TODAY * U.K. unemployment, Eurozone GDP OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS * U.S. ** The dollar rose for a second day …

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

FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Climbs, Treasuries Fall (Bloomberg) — The dollar gained as July retail sales and the August Empire manufacturing index beat estimates; Treasuries tumbled. TODAY China FX net settlement; Australia Westpac leading index, wage price index; New Zealand non-resident bond holdings; Indonesia local auto sales, motorcycle sales; BOT …

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Ruble Weakens to Catch Up With Lower Oil Prices: Inside Russia, By Vladimir Kuznetsov

(Bloomberg) — The ruble weakened against the dollar, catching up with Monday’s declines in Brent crude oil. The yield on 10-year bonds was steady, halting a three-day drop, ahead of auctions terms announcement. * Ruble declines 0.1% against the dollar to 59.9300 * Given the oil price, USD/RUB might return …

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