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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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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USD, USTs Fell Friday Amid Risk Aversion

(Bloomberg) — The dollar closed on a sour note Friday as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida and the possibility of a North Korean missile launch weighed on markets. U.S. Treasuries failed to catch a haven bid, paring weekly gains. WHAT TO WATCH North Korea Foundation Day developments Hurricane Irma …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: ECB Sinks Dollar While Treasuries Rally

(Bloomberg) — The dollar skidded to a fresh two-year low after the European Central Bank didn’t aggressively throw up roadblocks for the euro’s continued appreciation. Draghi’s inflation forecast downgrade combined with the growing threat of Hurricane Irma buoyed Treasuries, with 10-year yields touching a new YTD low. WHAT TO WATCH …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Debt Limit Relief Revives Risk Appetite

(Bloomberg) –– Haven assets pared gains after Trump and Democrats agreed to a three-month extension of the U.S. debt ceiling. The dollar rebounded from losses established after the Bank of Canada’s surprise interest rate increase and the resignation of Fed Vice Chairman Fischer. Treasuries and the yen sold off. WHAT …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Haven Bid Boosts Treasuries as USD Drops

(Bloomberg) — Pent-up anxiety over the U.S. holiday weekend translated into a risk-off mood on Tuesday, as North Korean concerns persisted and Hurricane Irma advanced towards the Florida coast. Treasuries rallied amid a flight to safety, while the dollar dropped ahead of key BOC and ECB meetings this week. WHAT …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Havens Sought on North Korea Tensions

(Bloomberg) — The dollar dropped for a third day as investors sought the safest currencies due to heightened geopolitical concerns in the Korean peninsula. Trading was light, with U.S. markets closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday. WHAT TO WATCH Reserve Bank of Australia policy decision; there’s a risk …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USTs Sold Off Friday; N. Korea Bomb Test

(Bloomberg) — Markets were whipsawed Friday by a combination of disappointing U.S. August jobs data and reports that European Central Bank officials may still be a ways away from detailing plans to scale back asset purchases. The greenback pared early losses as the euro fell, while Treasuries sold off throughout …

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