ASIA FX
Economy

Asia FX Rallies on China Reopening Fervor, Dollar Hits 5-Month Low

Most Asian currencies rose sharply on Monday as more Chinese cities relaxed some anti-COVID measures, while improving risk appetite and expectations of smaller rate hikes saw the dollar sink to an over five-month low. The yuan was the best performer for the day, rising 0.9% to 6.9628- its strongest level against the dollar since mid-September. […]

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Market

France’s Macron Discussed Twitter Content Rules in Meeting With Musk

Emmanuel Macron said he had a “clear and honest” discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk about the social media platform’s content moderation policies, just a day after the French president had flagged his concerns on the issue. “Transparent user policies, significant reinforcement of content moderation and protection of freedom of speech: efforts have to be […]

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Dow futures
Market

Dow Futures Dip Following Mixed Session, Nonfarm Payrolls in Focus

U.S. stock futures were trading lower during Thursday’s evening deals, following a mixed performance among major indices as market participants braced for key jobs data slated for release later in Friday’s session. By 6:25 PM ET (11:25 PM GMT) Dow Jones Futures were little changed, S&P 500 Futures eased 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 Futures dipped […]

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Asia FX
Market

Asia FX Turns Cautious Ahead of U.S. Payrolls, Dollar Hits 3-Mth Low

Most Asian currencies moved little on Friday as caution kicked in ahead of U.S. payrolls data that is likely to affect monetary policy, although dovish signals from the Federal Reserve pushed the dollar to a three-month low. Regional currencies were also set for strong gains this week as the Federal Reserve flagged smaller interest rate […]

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OIL RALLY
Market

Oil rally Stalls on Weak Chinese Data, Uncertainty Over OPEC Cut

Oil prices were muted on Thursday, cutting short a three-day rally after data highlighted growing economic cracks in major crude importer China, while markets also speculated over whether the OPEC’s last meeting for the year will result in a supply cut. Chinese manufacturing activity- a bellwether for the economy- weakened substantially in November, official and […]

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jerome Powell
Economy

jerome Powell to Set Stage For Slowing Fed ate Hikes Amid Hawkish Tone

Jerome Powell is scheduled to deliver a speech, nominally focused on the labor market, at an event on Wednesday hosted by the Brookings Institution in Washington. It will be one of the last from policymakers before the start of a quiet period ahead of their Dec. 13-14 gathering. Chair Jerome Powell is expected to this […]

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ASIA FX
Economy

Asia FX inches Higher Ahead of Powell speech, China optimism Fades

Most Asian currencies crept higher on Wednesday as markets awaited more cues on U.S. monetary policy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, although weak economic data from China and uncertainty over the country’s COVID policy weighed on sentiment. Still, most regional units were set to end November substantially higher on a weaker dollar and expectations […]

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Oil surges
Market

Oil Surges As Speculation Over OPEC Cut Outweighs China concerns

Oil prices jumped on Tuesday as traders bet that recent weakness in the market will invite more supply cuts by the OPEC, while anti-government protests in China and hawkish signals from the Federal Reserve worsened the outlook for demand. Oil marked a volatile start to the week, initially tumbling as much as 3% as Chinese […]

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Dow Futures
Market

Dow Futures Dip After Positive Week

U.S. stock futures were trading lower during Sunday’s evening trade, after major benchmark indices finished the holiday shortened week higher as investors proved optimistic amid potentially smaller interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve policymakers. By 6:36pm ET (11:36pm GMT) Dow Jones Futures were down 0.2%, S&P 500 Futures fell 0.3% and Nasdaq 100 Futures were […]

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Financial Goals
Market

How to Set Financial Goals for Your Future

Setting short-term financial goals, as well as midterm and long-term, is an important step toward becoming financially secure. If you aren’t working toward anything specific, you’re likely to spend more than you should. You’ll then come up short when you need money for unexpected bills, not to mention when you want to retire. You might […]

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