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The summit is off. The Bitcoin probe is on

The summit is off. The Bitcoin probe is on   Trump calls off his planned summit with Kim Jong Un, the Turkish lira continues its slide, and the U.S. Justice Department digs into bitcoin. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. The Summit Is Off President Donald Trump called off his planned June 12 summit …

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Trump Cancels Summit With North Korea’s Kim Citing ‘Hostility’

Trump Cancels Summit With North Korea’s Kim Citing ‘Hostility’ (Bloomberg)-President Donald Trump canceled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that had been scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, citing “tremendous anger and open hostility” in recent statements from Pyongyang. Trump’s decision was communicated Thursday in a …

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New zealand’s April trade surplus remains stronger than market expectations; NZD/USD trades tad higher

New zealand’s April trade surplus remains stronger than market expectations; NZD/USD trades tad higher New Zealand’s April trade surplus of NZD263 million was stronger than expected with broad-based strength across most sectors. By market, the Great China region was again influential, but there remains broader based support across most major markets, …

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Global geopolitical series: palestinians set to press icc to investigate israeli war crimes

Global geopolitical series: palestinians set to press icc to investigate israeli war crimes Palestinian National Authority (PA), led by its President Mahmoud Abbas who was overwhelming reelected earlier this month, securing his hands in the upcoming peace negotiations with the United States and Israel is set to press International Criminal …

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Singaporean economy likely to have expanded in Q1 2018, inflation to have accelerated year-on-year

Singaporean economy likely to have expanded in Q1 2018, inflation to have accelerated year-on-year Singapore’s economic growth data for the first quarter is set to be released this week. According to a DBS Bank research report, the economy is likely to have grown 4.5 percent year-on-year and 2 percent on …

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Hong kong’s headline inflation slows in April, inflationary pressures likely to go up in 2018

Hong kong’s headline inflation slows in April, inflationary pressures likely to go up in 2018 Hong Kong’s headline consumer price inflation rose 1.9 percent year-on-year in April, a slowdown from 2.6 percent seen in the prior month, showed the Census and Statistics Department. Netting out the effects of all Government’s …

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Australian bonds gain tracking firmness in U.S. treasuries; RBA governor lowe’s speech in focus

Australian bonds gain tracking firmness in U.S. treasuries; RBA governor lowe’s speech in focus Australian government bonds gained on the first trading day of the week Monday tracking firmness in the U.S. Treasuries. Markets now await Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Lowe speech scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 for gauge future policy action. …

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