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Asian FX inches up

June 07, 2017
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Most Asian currencies edged up against the dollar on Tuesday, though the same global developments that hurt the greenback also reduced risk appetites for cautious investors.
Against the yen the dollar was down 0.6 percent to 109.770 yen, its lowest since April 25.
 

WB: Trade, manufacturing to b

June 06, 2017
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The World Bank said advanced economies were showing signs of improvement, especially Japan and Europe, while the seven largest emerging markets - China, Brazil, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Turkey and Russia - were again helping to drive global growth.

Qatar, GCC markets set to dro

June 06, 2017
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DUBAI- Stock markets in Qatar and the rest of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council look set to drop on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
 

Asian FX firmer

June 06, 2017
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Asian currencies were broadly firmer as the dollar languished near a seven-month low on Monday after disappointing US jobs growth in May raised doubts over the number of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes this year.
 

SE Asia stocks up

June 06, 2017
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Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday tracking gains in US equities that closed at record levels on Friday despite a tepid jobs report and shrugging off a third militant attack in Britain in less than three months.
 

SE Asia shares rise on upbeat

June 05, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Friday, tracking gains in Asian peers on investor optimism after upbeat US manufacturing and employment data suggested the world’s largest economy was picking up speed.

Asian currencies firm in narr

June 05, 2017
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Asian currencies held mostly steady in tight range trade against a firmer dollar on Friday, while the Chinese yuan snapped four straight sessions of gains as tight offshore liquidity eased.

Asian currencies firm in narr

June 05, 2017
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Asian currencies held mostly steady in tight range trade against a firmer dollar on Friday, while the Chinese yuan snapped four straight sessions of gains as tight offshore liquidity eased.

Wall St sees Fed on track for

June 05, 2017
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NEW- Wall Street’s top banks are united in the belief the Federal Reserve will raise US interest rates when it meets in two weeks’ time, but recent choppy data on the US economy has created a division of opinion about what happens after that, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Analysts confident of Travell

June 05, 2017
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Market observers remains confident of the prospects of gaming firm Travellers International Hotel Group Inc., amid the crisis the company is facing at present. 

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Column of the Day

The hidden danger in Marawi

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | June 23,2017
‘What was supposed to be a simple police action has turned out to be the most serious military operation to date in the Duterte administration.’

Opinion of the Day

Metabolism: Why dieting fails

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | June 23, 2017
‘My doctor said that both hands lifting a gallon-size pail up to shoulder height daily can help my body’s fat-burning ability.’