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THE INSIDE JAPAN COLUMN: Yen Gains on Cohn Tangle; BOJ Operation in Focus: Inside Japan

(Bloomberg) — Yen extended overnight gains on concerns the confusion in U.S. politics could undermine the American economy by hindering implementations of key policies. Bonds will focus on the Bank of Japan’s market operation after it cut the amount of long maturities earlier this week. USD/JPY falls 0.2% to 109.40, …

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THE INSIDE AUSTRALIA COLUMN: Bonds Rise as Spain Attack Pushes Down Stocks: Inside Australia

  (Bloomberg) — Australia’s bonds headed for their first back-to-back gain in two weeks as a terrorist attack in Spain and political turmoil in the U.S. pushed down stocks around the world. Three-year bond yield declines 2bps to 1.97%, 10-year yield falls 3bps to 2.62% Australia plans to sell A$500m …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES ASIA DAYBOOK: USTs Gain Amid U.S. Political Tensions

(Bloomberg) — Treasuries and the yen climbed as traders grew uneasy with turmoil surrounding the Trump administration and after a suspected terror attack in Barcelona; the S&P 500 had its second biggest one-day decline this year. TODAY China FDI, property prices; Taiwan GDP; Malaysia GDP, current account; Thailand foreign reserves, …

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THE INSIDE AUSTRALIA COLUMN: Aussie Steady After Fed Spike, Ahead of Jobs: Inside Australia

(Bloomberg) — Australian dollar little changed before July employment data. It closed 1.3% higher overnight, the biggest gain in a month, as Fed minutes showed officials were concerned about inflation remaining persistently low. AUD/USD steady at 0.7925 Sovereign yields ease and local bonds underperform Treasuries as Aussie-U.S. 10-year spread widens …

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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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