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Shares, dollar pare losses

March 27, 2017
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NEW YORK - US shares pared losses to end slightly lower after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system due to a shortage of votes, dealing a blow to US President Donald Trump,
while European shares fell ahead of the decision.

Trump Tantrum looms on Wall St

March 24, 2017
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NEW YORK- The Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the new US administration’s healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street about tax cuts and other measures aimed at promoting economic growth.

Asia stocks advance; dollar,

March 24, 2017
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SINGAPORE- Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking their cues from a Wall Street bounce, while the dollar crawled up from a four-month low but remains clouded by concerns about US President Donald Trump’s pro-growth policies.

FX investors grow cautious o

March 24, 2017
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Most Asian currencies fell against the dollar on Thursday as investors waited to see if US President Donald Trump could push through a health bill to replace “Obamacare”, which would open the way for tax cuts.

SE Asia stocks up on Wall St.

March 24, 2017
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Southeast Asian stock markets rose in line with Asian peers on Thursday, reversing the previous session’s losses on cues from Wall Street which ended mixed overnight with an upside bias.

Markets fret as Trump agenda s

March 23, 2017
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NEW YORK- The steepest pullback in stocks since the U.S. presidential election reveals investor angst about President Donald Trump’s ability to push through major reforms, leaving stocks vulnerable to a long-anticipated correction.

Risk aversion drives selling

March 23, 2017
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Doubts the Trump administration would be able to pass a new healthcare plan this week to replace “Obamacare”, let alone deliver promised tax cuts and corporate deregulation, dragged down Emerging Asia currencies on Wednesday.

Asian shares at 21-month high

March 22, 2017
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TOKYO - Asian shares hit 21-month highs on Tuesday while the dollar and US bond yields were on the back foot on the prospect of a less-hawkish Federal Reserve policy trajectory.

Foreign investors ditch euro

March 22, 2017
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FRANKFURT - Foreign investors sold euro zone debt for the first time since 1999 last year while domestic buyers took money abroad, fleeing ultra-low yields and rising fears of a euro break-up, European Central Bank data showed on Monday.

SE Asia stocks up

March 22, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, in line with Asian peers on the prospects of a less hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve policy trajectory.


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Column of the Day

Duterte immobilized

By DODY LACUNA | March 24,2017
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‘He should deter the AIDS outbreak victimizing the youth whom he has pledged to protect always.’

Opinion of the Day

Reviving Laguna de Bae (2)

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | March 27, 2017
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‘Industry and residents must be disciplined; penalized. “We are doing all these for the local subsistence fishermen.” – Jaime Medina, LLDA general manager.’