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Yen Steady, JGB May Track Treasuries on FOMC Hold: Inside Japan, By Chikafumi Hodo

(Bloomberg) —  Yen is little changed in early Asia trading, after gaining overnight when the U.S. Federal Reserve left rates on hold. Japanese government bonds may gain, tracking an advance in Treasuries. USD/JPY is steady at 111.19, after declining 0.6% Wednesday. 10-year Treasury yields fell 5 bps as the Fed …

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Announcement: Moody’s: Hong Kong banks face rising private sector debt and high property prices; outlook negative

  Moody’s Investors Service says material imbalances in Hong Kong’s (Aa2 stable) economy, including accommodative monetary conditions, rising corporate and household debt, and inflated property prices are weighing on banks’ credit profiles. These factors underpin Moody’s negative outlook for the Hong Kong banking system over the next 12-18 months. “Despite …

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Announcement: Moody’s changes outlook for China’s banking system to stable from negative 

  Moody’s Investors Service has revised its outlook for China’s banking system to stable from negative. “The revision reflects our expectations that nonperforming loan formation rates will be relatively stable at current levels,” says Yulia Wan, a Moody’s Assistant Vice President and Analyst. Moody’s points out that by comparison, the …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Dollar Plunges, Treasuries Gain Post-Fed, By Anna Windemuth

(Bloomberg) —  The dollar tumbled after the Fed maintained rates and said its balance sheet unwind could begin relatively soon; Treasuries climbed. TODAY China Swift Global payments, industrial profits; Japan buying of foreign stocks and bonds; Australia export and import price index; South Korea GDP; Taiwan monitoring indicator, bounced check …

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