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Investors binge on China’s app

November 14, 2017
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HONG KONG- Chinese venture capital and private equity funds are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into local start-ups serving up snack food products of the healthier kind, and threatening the market share of larger Chinese and global food companies.

Most SE Asia stocks gain

November 14, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets firmed on Monday, with Vietnam hitting a fresh near-decade high, as US President Donald Trump’s ongoing Asia tour boosted prospects of better ties between Washington and the region.

Asian FX muted

November 14, 2017
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Most Asian currencies were subdued on Monday as uncertainty about US President Donald Trump’s tax reform plans checked investor enthusiasm.

Communication posts challenges

November 13, 2017
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LONDON- A flattening of government bond yield curves that may presage an economic downturn could prompt verbal interventions in the coming week by central bankers still struggling to hit this cycle’s inflation targets.

PH, others SE Asia stocks dow

November 13, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Friday, with the Philippines shedding 1 percent, while Vietnam marked its best week this year as a six-session winning streak lifted it to a fresh near-decade peak.
 

Asia FX steady

November 13, 2017
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The Malaysian ringgit advanced on Friday and was set to post its biggest weekly gain in more than two months, bolstered by firmer oil prices and the prospect of higher interest rates in the Southeast Asian economy.

AFTER DEMOCRATS GAIN IN ELECTI

November 10, 2017
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NEW YORK- If the election of Donald Trump as US president was a big catalyst behind a 23 percent rally in the S&P 500 over the past year, Tuesday’s first wide-scale retesting of his agenda with voters could signal the clock is ticking for Republicans to deliver on a range of so-far unkept promises before a much larger ballot showdown next year.

SE Asia stocks up

November 10, 2017
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Southeast Asian stock markets were largely buoyant on Thursday, with Singapore inching higher to a fresh two-year high and Vietnam set to extend its gaining run to the fifth session, scaling a 10-year peak.

Asian FX steady

November 10, 2017
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Asian currencies were shackled on Thursday as investors pondered the impact on the dollar stemming from potential delays to US President Donald Trump’s major tax reform plans.

Draining the dark pools? EU tr

November 09, 2017
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LONDON- European Union efforts to bring greater transparency to stock dealing risk having the opposite effect, forcing regulators to intervene once again after new rules come into force in January.

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Column of the Day

Santa Claus isn’t coming

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | December 15,2017
‘Kids, sorry to say that Santa Claus is not coming this year. Things are falling apart in the North Pole.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte doesn’t rule out nationwide martial law

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | December 15, 2017
‘Duterte does not even bother to allay these concerns.’