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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Yen Follows USTs Lower as Aussie Plunges

(Bloomberg) — The yen tracked Treasuries lower after a soft 10-year TIPS auction added to downside pressure in the U.S. session, extending Wednesday’s Fed-induced selloff. The long end of the UST curve continued to outperform, narrowing the gap between five-year notes and 30-year bonds to the least since 2007. The …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USD, USTs Dip in Quiet Market Before FOMC

(Bloomberg) — The dollar lost ground against a majority of its G-10 peers as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s policy decision due Wednesday. Treasury yields edged higher, led by the long end of the curve. WHAT TO WATCH Japan trade balance New Zealand balance of payments OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS Bloomberg …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Abe Weighs Snap Election, USD Pared Drop

(Bloomberg) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is weighing holding a snap general election as early as next month, local media reported. In the U.K., officials on Sunday lowered the terrorism threat level to severe from critical. WHAT TO WATCH Singapore non-oil domestic imports China property prices FRIDAY TRADING SESSIONS …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USD Falls as Pound Surges; Curve Flattens

(Bloomberg) — Stronger-than-expected inflation data combined with renewed North Korea tensions whipsawed the dollar and Treasuries. A post-BOE surge by the pound and Nikkei’s report that North Korea is showing signs of preparing a missile launch helped break the dollar’s three-day winning streak. Long-end Treasuries outperformed in a flight-to-quality bid. …

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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 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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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USD Breaks Losing Streak as Risks Fade

(Bloomberg) — The dollar posted its first gain in eight sessions as risk appetite reappeared. Traders were relieved after North Korea refrained from a weekend missile test and Hurricane Irma’s damage estimates were downgraded. Stocks gained while the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries sold off. WHAT TO WATCH Australia Aug. …

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