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Yen Heads for Weekly Gain as Ukraine Tensions

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Berita Forex – The yen headed for its first weekly advance in three weeks as increasing tension between Russia and Ukraine spurred investor demand for haven assets. Japan’s currency traded 0.2 percent from a one-week high versus its U.S. peer following a report that showed the inflation rate was unchanged in July after slowing the… Read more »

Asia Stocks Heading for First Monthly Decline Since April

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Berita Forex – Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index headed for its first monthly decline since April, led by materials and consumer shares. Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. slumped 5 percent in Hong Kong after China’s biggest producer of the light metal said its first-half loss widened amid lower prices. CSPC Pharmaceutical Group… Read more »

Aussie Touches Three-Week High; Greenback Retreats

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Berita Forex – Australia’s dollar rose to the highest in three weeks after business investment in the nation unexpectedly climbed. The U.S. currency headed for its third-straight decline against major counterparts. The Aussie rose against all 16 most-traded peers. The greenback weakened as analysts projected data today will indicate the U.S. economy grew at a… Read more »

Asian Stocks Outside Japan Climb Third Day

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Berita Forex – Asian stocks outside Japan climbed for a third day as telecommunication and technology shares led gains and Qantas Airways Ltd. surged. A rising yen dragged shares lower in Tokyo. Qantas climbed 7.5 percent after Australia’s No. 1 carrier posted a narrower than forecast annual loss and said it will return to profit… Read more »

Euro Falls to Lowest in Almost a Year on ECB Outlook

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Berita Forex – The euro fell to its lowest level in almost a year versus the dollar as economists predict data tomorrow will show confidence deteriorated in the region, bolstering bets the European Central Bank will add to stimulus. The shared currency held a three-day drop against the yen before a report tomorrow forecast by… Read more »

Asian Stocks Climb on U.S. Data

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Berita Forex – Asian stocks rose after U.S. data on durable goods and consumer confidence boosted optimism in the strength of the world’s largest economy. Boral Ltd. (BLD) surged 4.5 percent as profit at the Australian producer of building materials topped estimates. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-biggest shipper, rose 3.7 percent on a report… Read more »

Yen Gains First Time; Euro Touches 11-Month Low

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Berita Forex – The yen rose, set for the first gain in seven trading sessions, as technical indicators signaled the currency’s recent decline was too rapid. The euro touched an 11-month low against the dollar. Japan’s currency strengthened versus all of its 16 most-traded counterparts as investors sought haven assets before the presidents of Russia… Read more »

Asian Stock Index Fluctuates as Valuations Climb

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Berita Forex – Asia’s benchmark stock index swung between gains and losses after valuations on the regional gauge climbed to the highest level this year. Energy shares rose, while utilities declined. Boart Longyear Ltd. (BLY) fell 14 percent, the most in a month, after the Australian mining-services firm posted a first-half loss. Dena Co., a… Read more »

Asian Stocks Decline as Investors Weigh Yellen Comments

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Berita Forex – Asian stocks fell as investors weighed comments from central bank leaders for clues to monetary policy ahead of conflict negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. slumped 8.7 percent after a person familiar with the matter said Roche Holding AG will decide against bidding for the almost 40 percent of the… Read more »