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Asian FX fall on trade woes

July 23, 2018
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China’s yuan tumbled to its lowest in more than a year against the dollar after China’s central bank lowered its midpoint fix for a seventh straight session, although it reversed most of its losses later in the day.
 

SE Asia stocks end week higher

July 23, 2018
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended the week on a positive note with Thailand rising over 1 percent while the Philippines posted its best week in well over a year.
 

Markets wary of trade war risk

July 20, 2018
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LONDON- A global trade war would hit financial markets hard, potentially wiping trillions of dollars off the value of stocks and other assets. So it’s a wonder investors appear relaxed at the prospect which, ominously, is growing more likely by the day.
 

Asian FX down

July 20, 2018
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Asian currencies dropped against the dollar on Thursday as concerns over a tariff war between the United States and China endured, keeping investors cautious on regional trades.
 

Shares higher

July 20, 2018
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TOKYO- Asian shares made early gains on Thursday as upbeat Wall Street earnings supported global investor sentiment, although trade war jitters pushed China’s offshore yuan to a fresh one-year low.
 

Powell: Years of strong jobs,

July 19, 2018
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WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday he sees the United States on track for years more of steady growth, but was challenged in a congressional hearing by senators worried the Trump administration’s trade policies were already damaging businesses in their districts.
 

Asian FX dips

July 19, 2018
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Asian currencies weakened on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s optimistic comments on the US economy strengthened expectations of more interest rate hikes this year and lifted the dollar.
 

Shares follow Wall St. rise

July 19, 2018
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SYDNEY- Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the US central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a one-month top and sent gold to a one-year trough.
 

Asian FX up

July 18, 2018
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Most Asian currencies edged higher against the dollar on Tuesday ahead of the first US congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell later in the day.
 

Asia stocks sag after oil sli

July 18, 2018
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TOKYO- Asian stocks sagged on Tuesday, weighed by a sharp decline in crude oil prices as Libyan ports reopened, while the dollar steadied ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s first congressional testimony.
 

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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

Dahli Aspillera's picture
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.”