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THE ASIA DAYBOOK: ASIA DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: HNA-Deutsche Bank; Thai Aviation; TSMC

(Bloomberg) — Caixin China PMI, Reserve Bank of Australia foreign reserves. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan closed for holidays. The S&P 500 index halted an eight-day rally Friday as a flaring of tension on the Korea peninsula offset fresh growth signs in the world’s largest economy. WHAT TO WATCH: Deutsche Bank …

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THE ASIA DAYBOOK: METALS DAYBOOK ASIA: Gold Knocked by Fed; Junior Miner’s Surge

(Bloomberg) — Gold demand appears to be fizzling on the Federal Reserve, with open interest dropping to the lowest in more than five weeks. A little-known Canadian miner surged almost 1,000 percent after it said it sold a magnesium deposit to a U.S. buyer for $750 million. PRICES PRECIOUS: Gold …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USD Slips; Yellen, Catalonia Don’t Excite

 (Bloomberg) — The dollar pared early losses to trade modestly lower, aided by a solid ADP jobs print and better than expected ISM non-manufacturing data. Treasuries recovered from data-driven drop with support from large futures block trade. Speeches from Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont late in …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Treasuries Rally on Fed Chair Speculation

(Bloomberg) — Treasuries gain amid early Fed chair chatter. The dollar traded within a narrow range as investors await ADP employment data, which will be parsed for clues as to what Friday’s U.S. non-farm payrolls report holds. The kiwi slumped after an unexpectedly soft whole milk prices at Fonterra’s GlobalDairyTrade auction. …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Manufacturing Print Extends USD Streak

(Bloomberg) — The dollar built on last week’s gains, aided by strong manufacturing data that knocked Treasuries from session highs. Action was muted as traders already start to look ahead to Friday’s jobs numbers. Market attention now turns to the RBA policy decision, where analysts expect the central bank will …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: UST Rout Stalls as Traders Eye Steepeners

(Bloomberg) — Treasuries stemmed overnight selling to end the day little changed, while the dollar’s three-day winning streak fell victim to month-end portfolio rebalancing and tempered optimism over President Trump’s tax reform proposals. Yen traders face a deluge of data Friday ahead of week-long holidays in South Korea and China …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Treasuries Slump as Trump Touts Tax Plan

(Bloomberg) — Treasuries slid as traders zeroed in on President Trump’s tax plan, which includes breaks for companies and a one-time repatriation holiday for cash stashed overseas. The dollar climbed as much as 0.7 percent on the prospect the proposed tax amnesty will fuel a surge in greenback demand. Canada’s …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Yellen Has Something for Everyone, USD Up

(Bloomberg) — The greenback rallied to its highest in more than a month, then quickly gave a good chunk of its gains back, after Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivered something for everyone Tuesday in Cleveland. She cautioned against the Fed hiking rates too gradually, while warning that downward inflation pressures …

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