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Americas roundup: Dollar index falls to five-week low, U.S. stocks rally after Friday’s selloff, Gold hits more than five-week high, Oil prices dip on profit taking after last week’s rally-march 27th 2018

Americas roundup: Dollar index falls to five-week low, U.S. stocks rally after Friday’s selloff, Gold hits more than five-week high, Oil prices dip on profit taking after last week’s rally-march 27th 2018   Market Roundup • China’s premier pledges market opening in bid to avert U.S. trade war. • China …

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UK Gilts plunge on revamp in market sentiments following slight progress over Brexit transition deal

UK Gilts plunge on revamp in market sentiments following slight progress over Brexit transition deal The UK gilts plunged Monday as investors shied away from safe-haven assets on the back of improvements and progress in the Brexit negotiations going on after Britain agreed a Brexit transition deal and investors received …

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German bunds trend downwards in silent session ahead of March employment report

German bunds trend downwards in silent session ahead of March employment report The German bunds trended downwards at the start of Monday’s European session amid a silent trading day that witnessed data of little economic significance. Also, investors are awaiting the country’s employment report for the month of March, scheduled …

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Japanese Govt. Bonds flat as trade war tensions continue to mount, albeit at softer pace

Japanese Govt. Bonds flat as trade war tensions continue to mount, albeit at softer pace The Japanese government bonds remained flat during Asian session Monday as trade war tensions continued to hover around investors’ sentiments, albeit at a softer pace than at the start of last week. Also, investors remained …

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New Zealand bonds surge at close despite better-than-expected February trade balance data; global tensions hover

New Zealand bonds surge at close despite better-than-expected February trade balance data; global tensions hover New Zealand government bonds closed higher Monday as investors have largely shrugged-off the better-than-expected trade balance data for the month of February amid global trade war tensions that continued to mount. Further, the Minister of …

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Bank Negara Malaysia likely to increase overnight policy rate by 25bps in September, says ANZ research

Bank Negara Malaysia likely to increase overnight policy rate by 25bps in September, says ANZ research Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to increase its Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25 basis points in September this year, with a strong growth environment providing the central bank opportunity to further normalize …

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UK Gilts plunge on revamp in market sentiments following slight progress over Brexit transition deal

UK Gilts plunge on revamp in market sentiments following slight progress over Brexit transition deal The UK gilts plunged Monday as investors shied away from safe-haven assets on the back of improvements and progress in the Brexit negotiations going on after Britain agreed a Brexit transition deal and investors received …

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Australian bonds edge lower following recovery in risk sentiments; trade tensions could favour prices

Australian bonds edge lower following recovery in risk sentiments; trade tensions could favour prices Australian government bond yields edged lower on Monday as investors moved their funds to high yielding alternative assets like equities. The yield on Australia’s benchmark 10-year note, which moves inversely to its price, rose 1 basis point to 2.667 …

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