• Stock markets tick higher awaiting Trump speech
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    Stock markets tick higher awaiting Trump speech

    European stock markets closed higher on Tuesday, helped by speculation that US President Donald Trump will postpone a tariffs decision on European-made cars. "Speculation that President Trump will defer making a decision whether to slap tariffs on EU vehicle imports this week has boosted sentiment

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies in narrow ranges as trade risks linger

    * Singapore dollar flat; retail sales decline for 8th month * Bank Indonesia says will remain in market to keep rupiah stable * Malaysia cenbank revises repo guidelines to boost liquidity (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Nov 12 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies were rangebound on Tuesday

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    EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies in narrow ranges as trade risks linger

    * Singapore dollar flat; retail sales decline for 8th month * Bank Indonesia says will remain in market to keep rupiah stable * Malaysia cenbank revises repo guidelines to boost liquidity (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Nov 12 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies were rangebound on Tuesday

  • Global stock markets start week in reverse gear
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    Global stock markets start week in reverse gear

    Stock markets mostly slid on Monday as traders reacted to worries about a US-China trade deal, renewed unrest in Hong Kong, a stronger pound and political impasse in Spain. After heavy declines in Asia, Europe headed south with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shedding 0.4 percent. Wall Street

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    EM ASIA FX-S. Korean won leads losses on Sino-U.S. trade deal doubts

    * Chinese yuan slips, producer prices fall most in over 3 years * Malaysian ringgit eases, factory output growth below forecast * Indonesian cenbank says policy instruments set to support growth (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Nov 11 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies softened on Monday

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    EM ASIA FX-S. Korean won leads losses on Sino-U.S. trade deal doubts

    * Chinese yuan slips, producer prices fall most in over 3 years * Malaysian ringgit eases, factory output growth below forecast * Indonesian cenbank says policy instruments set to support growth (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Nov 11 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies softened on Monday

  • Stock markets climb as trade optimism lingers
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    Stock markets climb as trade optimism lingers

    Stock markets rose on Thursday, boosted once more by hopes of a China-US trade deal, with some looking to December for an accord between the two economic superpowers. The pound slipped meanwhile on talk that a Bank of England rate cut could be in the pipeline after the central bank downgraded its growth

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    EM ASIA FX-S.Korean won, Chinese yuan lead losses on trade deal delay

    * Won falls up to 0.5%, still set for 6th weekly gain * Chinese currency sees worst day in more than a week * Philippine peso gains on strong Q3 GDP data (Adds text, updates prices) By Aby Jose Koilparambil Nov 7 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies eased on Thursday, with the Korean won and the Chinese

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    EM ASIA FX-S.Korean won, Chinese yuan lead losses on trade deal delay

    * Won falls up to 0.5%, still set for 6th weekly gain * Chinese currency sees worst day in more than a week * Philippine peso gains on strong Q3 GDP data (Adds text, updates prices) By Aby Jose Koilparambil Nov 7 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies eased on Thursday, with the Korean won and the Chinese

  • European stocks up, US flat amid impatience for trade progress
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    European stocks up, US flat amid impatience for trade progress

    European stocks rose Wednesday following better economic data, while Wall Street treaded water as investors awaited clear signs of progress on US-China trade talks. German investors were cheered by a rebound in industrial orders in September, while the French services sector posted growth in October

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    EM ASIA FX-Thai baht dips after c.bank rate cut, others lower

    * Baht touches weakest level since Oct 17 * ING sees no more Thai rate cuts for the year * Philippine peso drops as September trade deficit widens * Markets await clarity on China-U.S. tariff concessions * Chinese yuan rises on strong midpoint fix (Writes through with detail on Thai baht) By Ambar

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    EM ASIA FX-Thai baht dips after c.bank rate cut, others lower

    * Baht touches weakest level since Oct 17 * ING sees no more Thai rate cuts for the year * Philippine peso drops as September trade deficit widens * Markets await clarity on China-U.S. tariff concessions * Chinese yuan rises on strong midpoint fix (Writes through with detail on Thai baht) By Ambar

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    EM ASIA FX-Most Asian units dip, baht lower ahead of c.bank rate decision

    * Chinese yuan sole gainer on strong midpoint fix * Philippine peso drops as Sept trade deficit widens * Markets await clarity on Sino-U.S. tariff concessions (Adds text, updates prices) By Ambar Warrick Nov 6 (Reuters) - Most emerging Asian currencies eased on Wednesday with the Thai baht dropping

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    EM ASIA FX-Most Asian units dip, baht lower ahead of c.bank rate decision

    * Chinese yuan sole gainer on strong midpoint fix * Philippine peso drops as Sept trade deficit widens * Markets await clarity on Sino-U.S. tariff concessions (Adds text, updates prices) By Ambar Warrick Nov 6 (Reuters) - Most emerging Asian currencies eased on Wednesday with the Thai baht dropping

  • World stock markets sustained by dogged trade optimism
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    World stock markets sustained by dogged trade optimism

    Global stock markets posted mostly modest gains Tuesday as dogged trade optimism roused those ready to take on more risk. Global bourses sailed higher Monday amid anticipation that economic superpowers China and the United States were close to breaking a deadlock in trade talks. Markets also rose on

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    EM ASIA FX-Chinese yuan, peso lead gains as trade deal hopes lift mood

    * Yuan hits fresh 2-1/2 month highs * Peso up after helpful inflation data * Ringgit inch up ahead of cenbank decision * (Adds text, updates prices) By Aby Jose Koilparambil Nov 5 (Reuters) - Asian currencies pulled ahead slightly on Tuesday as growing signs of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks

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    EM ASIA FX-Chinese yuan, peso lead gains as trade deal hopes lift mood

    * Yuan hits fresh 2-1/2 month highs * Peso up after helpful inflation data * Ringgit inch up ahead of cenbank decision * (Adds text, updates prices) By Aby Jose Koilparambil Nov 5 (Reuters) - Asian currencies pulled ahead slightly on Tuesday as growing signs of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks

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    U.S. overtakes Germany, France in UK firms' trade sights - HSBC

    The United States has pushed past Germany and France as the most common trading partner for British businesses, and looks set to keep this position after Britain leaves the European Union, according to an annual survey by HSBC. The proportion of British businesses naming Germany or France as one of

  • Stock markets rally as US jobs optimism lingers
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    Stock markets rally as US jobs optimism lingers

    Global stock markets rallied Monday as optimism from a forecast-busting US jobs report lingered and confidence grew that China and the United States will finally sign off on a mini trade pact. Investor sentiment was also lifted by British Airways owner IAG, which agreed to buy Spain's Air Europa

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    EM ASIA FX-S Korean won leads broad-based gains; Indian rupee firmer

    * Won hits strongest level in more than 4 months * Taiwanese dollar appreciates to an over 16-month high * Yuan hits firmest point in more than two-and-a-half months (Adds text, updates prices) By Aby Jose Koilparambil Nov 4 (Reuters) - Asian currencies strengthened on Monday, with the South Korean

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    EM ASIA FX-S Korean won leads broad-based gains; Indian rupee firmer

    * Won hits strongest level in more than 4 months * Taiwanese dollar appreciates to an over 16-month high * Yuan hits firmest point in more than two-and-a-half months (Adds text, updates prices) By Aby Jose Koilparambil Nov 4 (Reuters) - Asian currencies strengthened on Monday, with the South Korean

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    EM ASIA FX-S.Korea's won stumbles, trade war doubts weigh on region

    * S.Korean won slips 0.6%, Oct exports fall most in 4 years * Malaysia cenbank to hold key interest rate next week - poll * Chinese yuan set to gain for 4th straight week (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Nov 1 (Reuters) - South Korea's won eased in subdued trade on Friday, as fresh

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    EM ASIA FX-S.Korea's won stumbles, trade war doubts weigh on region

    * S.Korean won slips 0.6%, Oct exports fall most in 4 years * Malaysia cenbank to hold key interest rate next week - poll * Chinese yuan set to gain for 4th straight week (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Nov 1 (Reuters) - South Korea's won eased in subdued trade on Friday, as fresh

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    EM ASIA FX-S.Korean won leads Asia FX higher after Fed rate cut

    * South Korean won firms to near 4-mth high * Room for South Korean cenbank to cut rates - official * Yuan set for its strongest month since January (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Oct 31 (Reuters) - Asian currencies strengthened against the dollar on Thursday, with South Korea'

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    EM ASIA FX-S.Korean won leads Asia FX higher after Fed rate cut

    * South Korean won firms to near 4-mth high * Room for South Korean cenbank to cut rates - official * Yuan set for its strongest month since January (Adds text, updates prices) By Niyati Shetty Oct 31 (Reuters) - Asian currencies strengthened against the dollar on Thursday, with South Korea'