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Shares rise, oil prices jump

June 25, 2018
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NEW YORK- World shares rose on Friday but still registered their biggest weekly decline in three months on continuing global trade tensions, while oil prices surged after OPEC decided on only modest increases in crude production.
 

FX weakens

June 22, 2018
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All emerging Asian currencies weakened against a firming dollar on Thursday, as comments by the US Federal Reserve chairman on the pace of rate hikes and a pick-up in US yields fuelled the greenback.
 

Asian shares up

June 22, 2018
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SYDNEY- Asian shares crept ahead on Thursday as a lull in the Sino-US trade tussle and talk of more Chinese stimulus helped calm nerves, while tensions in the oil market grew ahead of an OPEC meeting that could expand the supply of crude.
 

Investors pull $5.5B out of EM

June 21, 2018
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NEW YORK- Foreign investors have pulled about $5.5 billion out of emerging market economies since the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike last week, data from the Institute of International Finance showed on Tuesday.

Most FX firm

June 21, 2018
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Many emerging Asian currencies firmed against a steady dollar on Wednesday, a partial recovery from the previous session’s losses on fears of knock-on effects from a China-US trade war.

Stocks rebound

June 21, 2018
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SHANGHAI- Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the spectre of a US-China trade war rattled global markets, but significant uncertainty around the trade outlook is capping gains.

Hedge funds score hat trick wi

June 20, 2018
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LONDON- The euro is weakening, the US yield curve is flattening, volatility is falling and last week, hedge funds were on the right side of all three moves.
 

Asian FX slips

June 20, 2018
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Emerging Asian currencies slipped broadly on Tuesday as fears of fallout on the region from a China-US trade row sparked a flight to safe haven assets from regional currencies.
 

Asia stocks slide

June 20, 2018
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TOKYO- A sell-off in Chinese stocks drove Asian equities to a four-month low on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
 

Some emerging Asian economies

June 19, 2018
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HONG KONG- Higher US rates are rattling many emerging markets in much the same way past tightening cycles did, but the Federal Reserve’s hawkishness could also bring cheer for a small group of Asian economies that wouldn’t mind seeing their currencies weaken.
 

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Column of the Day

Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”