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Stocks cautious on mixed US d

October 06, 2017
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Southeast Asian markets traded cautiously on Thursday following mixed data from the United States, while Vietnam climbed to a near 10-year high driven by gains in consumer staples and financial stocks.

EMs to lure over $1T in forei

October 05, 2017
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NEW YORK- Emerging markets will draw $1.1 trillion of capital flows from non-resident investors this year, the Institute of International Finance said in a report released on Tuesday, ramping up its e

BOJ says revenues could slip

October 05, 2017
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TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said the central bank may incur revenue losses when it exits ultra-easy monetary policy but that won’t affect policy-making, the Asahi newspaper reported on Wednesday.

PH, Indonesia hit new highs

October 05, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian shares rose on Wednesday with the Philippines and Indonesia hitting record highs, tracking gains on Wall Street, while sentiment also got a boost after the World Bank raised its growth forecasts for developing East Asia and the Pacific region.

Asian FX up

October 05, 2017
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Asian currencies firmed on Wednesday, with the Thai baht headed for its best day in nearly ten weeks, as the dollar’s rally lost steam following speculation that when Fed Chair Janet Yellen retires in February her successor might be the less hawkish of two leading candidates.

Struggling hedge funds take b

October 04, 2017
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LONDON- Struggling to make money in a world of ultra-low volatility, hedge funds are taking bigger - and riskier - gambles in foreign exchange markets.

Calmer markets may call for s

October 04, 2017
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LONDON- Relatively calm market conditions could encourage the European Central Bank to extend its asset purchase scheme for a relatively longer period but with reduced monthly spending, ECB chief economist Peter Praet said on Monday.

PH, most SE Asia up as Wall S

October 04, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged higher on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a record high overnight, while losses in financials and energy shares dragged down the Singapore index.

Asian FX weakens

October 04, 2017
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Asian currencies weakened, with the Indonesian rupiah striking a 10-month low against a broadly stronger dollar, after a strong readiong for US factory activity bolstered expectations that US interest rates will rise by the year-end. 

China makes targeted reserves

October 03, 2017
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The PBOC said the move was made to encourage more small loans - those under 5 million yuan - to small firms, loans to individual proprietors and lending that supports agricultural production, 
innovation, the poor and education.
 

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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’