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FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Aussie Gains; U.K. Jobs, Eurozone GDP, By Subhadip Sircar

(Bloomberg) — Australia’s dollar halted a two-day decline as traders covered short positions and quarterly wage data matched estimates. The yen steadied after sliding 1.3 percent over the last two days. TODAY * U.K. unemployment, Eurozone GDP OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS * U.S. ** The dollar rose for a second day …

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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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Ruble Weakens to Catch Up With Lower Oil Prices: Inside Russia, By Vladimir Kuznetsov

(Bloomberg) — The ruble weakened against the dollar, catching up with Monday’s declines in Brent crude oil. The yield on 10-year bonds was steady, halting a three-day drop, ahead of auctions terms announcement. * Ruble declines 0.1% against the dollar to 59.9300 * Given the oil price, USD/RUB might return …

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Currencies Steady, Stocks Up as Korea Risk Recedes: Inside Asia, By Lilian Karunungan and Yumi Teso

(Bloomberg) — Most Asian emerging-market currencies are steady as the risk of conflict between the U.S. and North Korea recedes. A gauge of regional stocks rises for a second day and sovereign bonds are mixed. “Markets are concerned about North Korea but not enough to trigger outflows in a meaningful …

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