• Stocks push higher as Trump says trade deal 'close'
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    Stocks push higher as Trump says trade deal 'close'

    Global stock markets rallied on Thursday, with Wall Street in record territory, after President Donald Trump said that a trade deal with China was close, emboldening investors to take fresh positions. Anxiety had been building up ahead of the deadline and so relief was palpable across trading floors

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies firm as dovish Fed weighs on dollar

    * Taiwan dollar hits strongest level in near 1-1/2 years * Philippine c.bank rate decision awaited * S.Korean won snaps three straight sessions of losses (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 12 (Reuters) - Asian currencies firmed on Thursday against a weaker dollar that was pressured

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies firm as dovish Fed weighs on dollar

    * Taiwan dollar hits strongest level in near 1-1/2 years * Philippine c.bank rate decision awaited * S.Korean won snaps three straight sessions of losses (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 12 (Reuters) - Asian currencies firmed on Thursday against a weaker dollar that was pressured

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    UPDATE 2-Hong Kong dollar jumps amid stampede from dollar bets

    HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong dollar hit a five-month high on Thursday as investment flows from China, cooling unrest and a global unwinding of long positions in the greenback roused the normally sleepy currency into its sharpest rally in more than a year. The Hong Kong dollar

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    Hong Kong dollar firms to 7.7980 per dollar, strongest in 5 months

    Hong Kong's currency is pegged to the greenback at a tight range of 7.75-7.85 per dollar and the city's monetary policy moves in lock-step with the United States. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Thursday that the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight decision to keep the policy rate

  • Sterling rebounds on eve of UK election
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    Sterling rebounds on eve of UK election

    The pound bounced back on Wednesday ahead of a British general election, even though a fresh poll predicted Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives would win a much smaller majority than previously forecast. The greenback, meanwhile, pulled back after the Federal Reserve kept interest

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    EM ASIA FX-Most Asian currencies slip, won and rupiah weaken most

    * Philippine peso softer after GDP cut, ahead of rate decision * Indian rupee firms for sixth straight session * Indonesian rupiah set to snap four sessions of gains (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 11 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited

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    EM ASIA FX-Most Asian currencies slip, won and rupiah weaken most

    * Philippine peso softer after GDP cut, ahead of rate decision * Indian rupee firms for sixth straight session * Indonesian rupiah set to snap four sessions of gains (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 11 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited

  • Stock markets nervous as US tariff deadline nears
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    Stock markets nervous as US tariff deadline nears

    Key stock markets were soft Tuesday and the dollar faltered as nervousness reigned surrounding China-US trade talks with less than one week until Washington is due to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods. With the December 15 deadline approaching, US President Donald Trump still has not scrapped planned

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    EM ASIA FX-Korean won weakens most as tariff deadline nears; Philippine peso strengthens

    * Philippine October imports drop * Investors await FOMC, ECB rate decisions * Indian rupee firms for 5th straight session (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 10 (Reuters) - The South Korean won weakened the most among Asian currencies on Tuesday as the deadline for the next round

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    EM ASIA FX-Korean won weakens most as tariff deadline nears; Philippine peso strengthens

    * Philippine October imports drop * Investors await FOMC, ECB rate decisions * Indian rupee firms for 5th straight session (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 10 (Reuters) - The South Korean won weakened the most among Asian currencies on Tuesday as the deadline for the next round

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    CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Pound stays firm on expectations of Conservative election win, off highs

    Sterling remained strong on Monday, buoyed by opinion polls that point to the ruling Conservative Party winning Britain's general election on Thursday, though the currency surrendered some gains when a later poll showed their lead narrowing a little. The pound earlier hit a seven-month high against

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    Pound's rally gets fresh legs as latest polls fuel election optimism

    Sterling hit a seven-month high against the dollar and a 2-1/2 year peak versus the euro on Monday after fresh polls showed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has extended its lead in opinion polls before Thursday's election. The ruling Conservative Party extended its

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    EM ASIA FX-Most Asian currencies range-bound, focus on new U.S. tariff deadline

    * Indonesian rupiah rises for third straight session * Taiwan November trade data expected later in the day * Investors await developments on trade talks (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 9 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies remained range-bound on Monday, as investors awaited

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    EM ASIA FX-Most Asian currencies range-bound, focus on new U.S. tariff deadline

    * Indonesian rupiah rises for third straight session * Taiwan November trade data expected later in the day * Investors await developments on trade talks (Adds text, updates prices) By Shreya Mariam Job Dec 9 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies remained range-bound on Monday, as investors awaited

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies stuck in limbo as trade caution prevails

    While mixed U.S. economic indicators weighed on the dollar, offering a small measure of support for Asian currencies, focus is now on payrolls data, which could provide a clearer read on the health of the world's largest economy. The currency extended losses into a fourth straight session and was

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies stuck in limbo as trade caution prevails

    While mixed U.S. economic indicators weighed on the dollar, offering a small measure of support for Asian currencies, focus is now on payrolls data, which could provide a clearer read on the health of the world's largest economy. The currency extended losses into a fourth straight session and was

  • Global stocks mixed amid trade uncertainty, impeachment push
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    Global stocks mixed amid trade uncertainty, impeachment push

    Global stocks finished mixed on Thursday as investors weighed the latest back and forth on US-China trade talks and the impeachment push against US President Donald Trump. US and Chinese negotiators are working to finalize a preliminary trade deal announced in October that would block new tariffs expected

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks keep the faith, sterling gallops higher

    Stocks gained amid trade war headlines on Thursday, while sterling rose to its highest in more than two years against the euro on hopes next week's UK election will lead to a smooth Brexit. Belief a trade deal would be struck stemmed from a Bloomberg report on Wednesday that China and the U.S. were

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    Top natural rubber producers consider more export curbs -ITRC

    The International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC), which includes top producers Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, is considering another export curb to help stabilise rubber prices, the group said in a statement on Thursday. The Agreed Export Tonnage Scheme (AETS), will "anticipate any unfavourable

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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks keep the faith, sterling gallops higher

    Stocks gained amid trade war headlines on Thursday, while sterling rose to its highest in more than two years against the euro on hopes next week's UK election will lead to a smooth Brexit. Belief a trade deal would be struck stemmed from a Bloomberg report on Wednesday that China and the U.S. were

  • Ultimate Guide To Digital Multi-Currency Accounts
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    Ultimate Guide To Digital Multi-Currency Accounts

    Disrupting the foreign currency exchange space, digital multi-currency accounts give the notion of “travelling light” a brand new meaning.  With more digital multi-currency accounts making their way to Singapore, the days of monitoring exchange rates, deciding on exactly how much money to change and

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies eke out gains as trade signals seesaw

    * S. Korean won breaks 7-day slump to lead gains * Peso may receive some near-term support as inflation quickens in Nov. - ING * China Nov. exports seen up slightly, data due on Sunday (Adds text, updates prices) By Devika Syamnath Dec 5 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies notched only small gains

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies eke out gains as trade signals seesaw

    * S. Korean won breaks 7-day slump to lead gains * Peso may receive some near-term support as inflation quickens in Nov. - ING * China Nov. exports seen up slightly, data due on Sunday (Adds text, updates prices) By Devika Syamnath Dec 5 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies notched only small gains

  • European stocks rise on dogged trade deal hopes
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    European stocks rise on dogged trade deal hopes

    European equities climbed Wednesday as traders welcomed a Bloomberg News report that the United States and China were still moving towards a possible trade deal, dealers said. Oil prices also rose as other reports characterised the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries as trending towards