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Peso down

January 11, 2018
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The Philippine peso hit a more than three-week low on Wednesday after the country posted a record trade deficit, while most other Asian currencies lacked direction as the dollar struggled to sustain its recent recovery.

PSEi retreats

January 11, 2018
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets took a breather on Wednesday, in line with Asian peers, with the Philippine index retreating from a record high on profit-booking.

Investors poured $235B into em

January 10, 2018
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LONDON- Foreign investors poured $235 billion into emerging markets as they rallied strongly last year, allowing developing countries to add more than $130 billion to their hard-currency reserves, the Institute of International Finance said on Monday.

Asian shares, dollar steady

January 10, 2018
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TOKYO- Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, approaching record highs after the S&P 500 extended its winning streak, while the dollar steadied against its major counterparts.
 

PSEi rises over 2%

January 10, 2018
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, tracking broader Asian peers, with the Philippine index climbing more than 1 percent on foreign investor purchases and Singapore extending gains to touch a 32-month high.

Most Asia FX down

January 10, 2018
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Most emerging Asian currencies made only modest moves on Tuesday, with gains capped as a retreat in the euro helped the US dollar strengthen against most of its counterparts.

BUT GROWTH TO CUSHION THEM; As

January 09, 2018
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BENGALURU- Asian currencies are set to pare gains this year that they made in 2017 as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates further and Asian central banks proceed cautiously, cushioned by solid growth expectations, a Reuters poll showed.

Asian FX in tight range

January 09, 2018
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Most emerging Asian currencies traded within a tight range on Monday, as positive sentiment towards them from a rise in global risk appetite was somewhat offset by a recovery in the US dollar.

SE Asia stocks up

January 09, 2018
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday, mirroring gains on Wall Street last week and as expectations of higher corporate earnings buoyed sentiment, with Thailand hitting a record high.

Businesses cautious in install

January 08, 2018
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Chances that a fix to a major microchip security flaw may slow down or crash some computer systems are leading some businesses to hold off installing software patches, fearing the cure may be worse than the original problem.
 

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Column of the Day

About noxious candles; man’s cunning

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 19,2018
‘Few things set the romantic atmosphere of the gentle flicker of a fragrant candle’s flame, be it on the dining table, in the bathroom, on the backyard table on a starry night.’

Opinion of the Day

Carpio’s terms for PH Rise research

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 19, 2018
‘China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine Rise which the United Nations Commission on the Law of the Sea has recognized as part of the Philippine extended continental shelf.’