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SE Asia stocks lack triggers

March 31, 2017
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Southeast Asian stock markets moved sideways on Thursday in thin trading in the absence of market-moving macroeconomic triggers, while Vietnam rose to its highest in more than nine years.

Asia stocks up with dollar; s

March 30, 2017
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SYDNEY. —Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump’s failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.

Wall St. posts sharp gains

March 30, 2017
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US stocks ended sharply higher on Tuesday, with financial and energy shares surging as data showed US consumer confidence soaring to a more than 16-year high.

Stocks, dollar recover as mark

March 29, 2017
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SINGAPORE - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after Wall Street stabilized and the dollar was steady, as anxiety over Donald Trump’s setback on healthcare reform gave way to tentative hopes for the US president’s planned stimulus policies.

China’s growing corporate-bank

March 29, 2017
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HONG KONG - The ever-closer relationship between Chinese companies and banks can be a toxic mix. A growing number of companies in the People’s Republic are buying into local lenders that need to raise capital. The interdependence is risky.

Asian FX inch lower

March 29, 2017
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Most emerging Asian currencies on Tuesday fell from multi-month highs the previous day as the dollar gained back a bit of strength and traders took profits on regional units.

Stocks rebound

March 29, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stocks recovered on Tuesday from the previous session’s losses, in line with broader Asia, as investors pinned their hopes on US President Donald Trump’s stimulus plans after the healthcare policy setback.


March 28, 2017
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NEW YORK. —The death of the Republican healthcare reform may not prove to be the knife to the heart of the bull market some had feared, but to keep the Trump Trade alive investors should temper expectations for the breadth of expected tax cuts.

Stocks stumble on US policy w

March 28, 2017
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HONG KONG - US stock futures and the dollar fell on Monday while Asian markets struggled as President Donald Trump’s failure on healthcare reform raised questions about his ability to push through tax cuts and fiscal spending to boost the economy.

SE Asia stocks down on Trump

March 28, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets were cautious on Monday, in line with Asia, as a failure by US President Donald Trump in getting a crucial healthcare bill passed raised concerns about  his plans of using fiscal stimulus to boost economic growth.


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Column of the Day

‘Nothing from the PNP Internal Afffairs Service’

By DODY LACUNA | April 21,2017
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‘Pulitzer Prize-winning photos are framed against a lawless landscape of Filipinos in brutal submission...’

Opinion of the Day

Ignored laws

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | April 24, 2017
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‘Shouldn’t the BIR deputize Seniors or high school student volunteers? Have them go from store to store demanding evidence that they pay BIR on their income?’