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Asia FX softer ahead of Fed

June 14, 2018
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Asian currencies edged lower on Wednesday, ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy decision on fears that a hawkish tone could affect regional assets and trigger more capital outflows.
 

Asian stocks step back

June 14, 2018
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TOKYO- Asian shares slipped back on Wednesday as investors looked to the Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day and any clues it might give on future rate hikes, shifting focus away from the historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore.
 

Asian FX steady

June 13, 2018
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Asian currencies moved only marginally on Tuesday as a historic United States-North Korea summit took place in Singapore, while investors weighed how to position themselves for major central bank meetings later this week.
 

‘Choppy’ trading day

June 13, 2018
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SYDNEY- The dollar jumped to a 3-week top on Tuesday while stock markets in Asia were choppy as an historic US-North Korea summit got underway in Singapore, raising some hopes it could pave the way to ending a nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula.
 

China’s $50B bid for market ca

June 12, 2018
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HONG KONG- China’s near-$50 billion bid for market calm might backfire. The securities regulator last week approved six new funds that will guarantee demand for a string of big tech listings, while locking up backers’ money for three long years. The intention is probably to dampen a frothy market, but there could be unintended consequences: thinly traded stocks that are, in fact, more volatile and fund investors who might end up regretting being trapped.

Asian FX climb ahead of US-No

June 12, 2018
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Most emerging Asian currencies edged higher on Monday ahead of a US-North Korea summit that might ease regional tensions, while traders also focus on key central bank meetings later this week.
 

Stocks rebound

June 12, 2018
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TOKYO- Asia stocks shook off initial modest losses and edged up on Monday ahead of a US-North Korea summit that might ease regional tensions, while investors also started to focus on key central bank meetings later this week.

Asia FX down

June 11, 2018
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Asian emerging market currencies fell along with regional equities on Friday, as investors rebalanced their portfolios before a busy week of central bank meetings and the US-North Korea summit.
 

Marts lose ground

June 11, 2018
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Southeast Asian stock markets lost ground on Friday with investors taking a cautious approach ahead of the Group of Seven (G7) summit this weekend and on expectations of another US interest rate hike.
 

Showdown looms at G7

June 08, 2018
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G7 summits usually end with the host nation issuing a final communique, but Canada may decide not to do so, preferring instead  to release a statement by Canadian PM Trudeau summarizing  the talks, said the sources.  Expectations for a resolution this week  of the trade dispute are low after finance leaders from the United States’ G7 partners butted heads with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a meeting last week.

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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.”