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5 things to know today in Asia

Bitcoin enters a bear market (really!), the U.S. government averts a shutdown — for now, and India’s bond rout is just getting started. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. (Bloomberg)-Bitcoin tumbled below $15,000 Thursday in U.S. trading, technically entering a bear market after sliding more than 20 percent from its record high. …

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Trump nears first big win: 5 things you need to know today in Asia

U.S. tax cuts are one step away from Trump’s desk, Treasuries tumble, and Australia has a good-problem problem. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. U.S. Tax Cuts Pass House (Bloomberg)-House Republicans passed a sweeping U.S. tax overhaul that delivers a deep, lasting cut for corporations and temporary …

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Trump gets tough on China: 5 things to know today in Asia

Trump takes hard line on China, an Aussie currency clash emerges, and stocks rally on tax reform. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Trump’s Tough Talk President Donald Trump declared that the U.S. would pursue a muscular foreign policy reflecting his “America First” campaign promise in a speech introducing his …

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Trump to call out China: 5 things to know today in Asia

The U.S. tax-cut bill advances toward passage, Australia’s prime minister wins a reprieve and Donald Trump prepares to call out China as a threat. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Tax Vote​ (Bloomberg)-The fractious Republican caucus in the Senate has lined itself up behind compromise tax-reform …

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The Fed hikes rates, America gains allies targeting China trade practices, and the global cost of Beijing’s drive to curb smog. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about.

The Fed hikes rates, America gains allies targeting China trade practices, and the global cost of Beijing’s drive to curb smog. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. The Fed Speaks (Bloomberg)-As expected, the Fed raised interest rates as well as their economic growth forecast for the new year. They stuck …

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Fed decision day: 5 things to know today in Asia

Asia’s fiscal discipline, China’s waning appetite for Treasuries, and bitcoin hacks. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Fiscal Restraint Governments across Asia are keeping a wary eye on fiscal deficits and surging debt, providing only a modest cushion as central banks slowly begin raising interest rates. China and Japan, the …

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