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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 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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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Climbs, Treasuries Fall

FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Climbs, Treasuries Fall (Bloomberg) — The dollar gained as July retail sales and the August Empire manufacturing index beat estimates; Treasuries tumbled. TODAY China FX net settlement; Australia Westpac leading index, wage price index; New Zealand non-resident bond holdings; Indonesia local auto sales, motorcycle sales; BOT …

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China Parades New Missile in Warning to Rivals Abroad—and at Home, By Jeremy Page

Military display is latest effort by President Xi Jinping to improve standing as party leadership shuffle looms (WSJ )BEIJING—China unveiled a new, more mobile intercontinental ballistic missile at a parade of advanced weaponry and combat troops, in President Xi Jinping’s latest display of military—and political—muscle. State television showed at least …

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Japan Defense Minister Resigns in Blow to Abe Tomomi Inada steps down over dispute involving peacekeeping operations in South Sudan, By Peter Landers

TOKYO—Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, a protégé of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who was once seen as having a chance to become the nation’s first female prime minister, announced her resignation Friday over a dispute involving peacekeeping operations in South Sudan. The issues surrounding Ms. Inada have contributed to a …

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