Monthly Archives:  February 2017

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  • Japan Stock Rally Falters as Yen Gains Before Trump

    Full Story | 28th February 2017
    Caution crept into financial markets ahead of Donald Trump’s address to Congress, as a rally in Tokyo stocks melted away and the yen strengthened.Asian shares erased an earlier advance, paring gains for the month. Japan’s .
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  • Global Stocks Drop Before Trump Speech, Oil Gains

    Full Story | 27th February 2017
    Global stocks fell while gold and the yen halted three days of gains as investors grew cautious before speeches this week from Donald Trump and Janet Yellen. The British pound slumped while oil climbed.European stocks .
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  • Caution into Week End – Asia, Materials Down

    Full Story | 24th February 2017
    Investors adopted a cautious tone at the end of a positive week for Asian stocks. Raw-materials shares slumped, while gold headed for a fourth weekly increase.The dollar was mixed against major currencies after weakening Thursday .
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  • Asia, USD down, rates dip after Fed

    Full Story | 23rd February 2017
    Asian stocks steadied on Thursday after earlier losses, aided by a weaker dollar as markets studied Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated both readiness and caution over raising interest rates.European markets were headed for a .
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  • Dollar Strengthens With Asia Stocks Gold Drops

    Full Story | 21st February 2017
    Dollar bulls were handed the baton after a Federal Reserve policy maker reinforced the chances for a U.S. interest-rate increase as soon as next month. South Korea led stocks higher in Asia and iron ore .
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  • Asia Shares Gain as Yen Weakens Unilever in Focus

    Full Story | 20th February 2017
    Asian stocks rose, as Tokyo shares erased morning losses after the yen weakened and Hong Kong equities resumed a rally. Deals remained in focus after Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever.Japan’s .
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  • Banks Lead Global Rally as Yellen Buoys Equities

    Full Story | 15th February 2017
    Banks led broad gains in global stocks after Janet Yellen said the Federal Reserve doesn’t need to wait for the Trump’s administration’s plans on fiscal stimulus to hike rates. The dollar and bonds were little .
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  • Asian Bonds Gain While China Shares Extend Rally

    Full Story | 9th February 2017
    Political uncertainty continues to drive financial markets, with Asian bonds following a rally in Treasuries. China shares in Hong Kong headed for a 14-month high, while the New Zealand dollar slid after the central bank .