Monthly Archives:  January 2017

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  • Asia Stocks Extend Global Rally on Growth Optimism

    Full Story | 25th January 2017
    Stocks in Asia joined a global equities rally as corporate results reignited investors’ optimism in economic growth. A surge in commodities prices bolstered raw-materials companies, while gold extended losses.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index headed toward .
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  • Yen Retreats, Emerging-Market Stocks Gain on Trump

    Full Story | 24th January 2017
    The yen retreated after the biggest jump since July and emerging-market stocks rose as investors assessed the impact from Donald Trump’s efforts to rework U.S. trade pacts and comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven .
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  • Dollar Drops on Yellen Comments, China Shares Rise

    Full Story | 20th January 2017
    The dollar weakened after Janet Yellen said it’s prudent for the Federal Reserve to gradually adjust policy over time, while Chinese equities extended gains as the world’s second-largest economy grew faster than forecast. Gold climbed .
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  • Gold Falls With Yen as Haven-Asset Flight Eases

    Full Story | 18th January 2017
    The flight to haven assets eased following the biggest drop in the dollar since July with moves in the yen, Treasuries and gold steadying ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration. Hong Kong shares rallied with emerging-markets .
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  • Gold and Yen Extend Rallies on EU, Trump Concerns

    Full Story | 17th January 2017
    Lingering concern over Donald Trump’s policies and the U.K.’s position in the European Union accelerated a move toward safer assets, with rallies in gold and the yen stretching to a seventh day. Treasuries rose and .
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  • Sterling below $1.20, Asia down, awaiting Trump

    Full Story | 16th January 2017
    Sterling slid to three-month lows in Asia on Monday with investors spooked anew by concerns over Britain's divorce from the European Union, while US policy uncertainty lingered ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.Regional share markets .
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  • Dollar, S&P 500 Futures Slip as Trump Bets Unwind

    Full Story | 12th January 2017
    The dollar weakened with U.S. equity futures and Treasuries gained as disappointment after Donald Trump’s press conference caused investors to further unwind trades pegged to fiscal stimulus expectations. Oil held Wednesday’s gains and gold advanced.The .