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PH shares down on profit-takin

October 19, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets retreated on Wednesday with the Philippines giving up almost 1 percent as investors cashed in on the gains recorded over the past few weeks.
 

Asian FX steady

October 19, 2017
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Asian currencies were subdued on Wednesday as investors waited for any clues on the outlook for China’s foreign exchange policy   from a key Communist Party Congress.

Fed chief speculation takes ed

October 18, 2017
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LONDON- Borrowing costs in the euro area inched up from one-month lows on Tuesday, as bond investors weighed up the implications of a potentially more hawkish Federal Reserve chief taking over from Janet Yellen.
 

Oil prices firm as Iraq tensi

October 18, 2017
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TOKYO- Oil prices held firm on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares look set to extend their bull run on optimism about upcoming earnings.

PSEi hits new record

October 18, 2017
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The Philippine stock market hit record high on Tuesday, surging more than half a percentage point, as trading resumed after a holiday, while most other Southeast Asian markets were subdued.

Asian FX dip

October 18, 2017
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Most Asian currencies retreated against the dollar on Tuesday as the greenback strengthened following a report that US President Donald Trump was favouring a policy hawk as the next head of the Federal Reserve.

New yuan loans rise more than

October 17, 2017
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The International Monetary Fund warned this year that China’s credit growth was on a “dangerous trajectory” and called for “decisive action”, while the Bank for International Settlements said in late 2016 that excessive debt growth was signaling a banking crisis  in the next three years.

Asian FX rise in catch-up

October 17, 2017
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Most Asian currencies ticked up against the dollar on Monday, which softened after disappointing US inflation data on Friday undercut the greenback.

Foreign investors reduce S. K

October 17, 2017
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SEOUL- Foreign investors continued to be net sellers of South Korean bonds in September, as many redeemed their holdings at maturity, official data showed on Monday.

Upbeat mirroring broader Asia

October 17, 2017
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Southeast Asian stock markets started the week on a positive note with Singapore inching to an over two-month high, drawing confidence from gains across global equities.

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Column of the Day

Trashy Trudeau and toothy Ardern

By REY O. ARCILLA | November 21,2017
‘As the top officials of their governments, the two ought to be well-versed in good manners and right conduct.’

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Who is in a (Christmas) rush?

By ABIGAIL VALTE | November 21, 2017
‘It seems we’ll be seeing an impeachment trial at the Senate come January.’