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Forex – Aussie Holds Gains In Asia After Caixin Services Disappoints

Investing.com - Investing.com - The Aussie held gains in Asia on Monday despite weaker services PMI figures out of China after a week-long holiday and with markets shut in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. AUD/USD traded at 0.7775, up 0.12%, while JPY/USD traded at 112.60, down 0.02%. GBP/USD was quoted up 0.14% to 1.3084. In China, the Caixin services PMI dipped to 50.6 in September, missing the 53.1 level expected and down from 52.7 in August. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, eased 0.03% to 93.59. On Wednesday, Fed minutes will be eyed ...

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Forex – Aussie Up In Early Asia, Caixin Services Ahead

Investing.com - Investing.com - The Aussie gained in early Asia on Monday with the pound also quoted higher ahead of a light regional data day and the markets focused on tensions won the Korean peninsula with speculation of a long-range missile test ahead. AUD/USD traded at 0.7775, up 0.12%, while JPY/USD traded at 112.57, down 0.04%. GBP/USD was quoted up 0.19% to 1.3091. In China, the Caixin services PMI is due with a forecast of 53.1 for September. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was last quoted down 0.16% to 93.62. On Wednesday, ...

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Forex – Weekly Outlook: October 9 – 13

Investing.com - Investing.com - The dollar turned lower against a basket of the other major currencies on Friday amid fresh worries over tensions with North Korea, giving up earlier gains made after the U.S. jobs report for September showed higher than expected wage growth. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was down 0.16% at 93.62 late Friday, after hitting a more than two-month high of 94.10 earlier in the session. The dollar fell following reports on Friday that North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile, adding to fears over ...

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Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.67%

Investing.com - Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and S&P Lima Juniors sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.67%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Sider (LM:SID), which rose 3.85% or 0.018 points to trade at 0.485 at the close. Meanwhile, Corporacion Aceros Arequipa SA (LM:ARE) added 1.32% or 0.010 points to end at 0.770 and Backus Johnsto (LM:BKJi) was up 0.94% or 0.160 points to 17.160 in late trade. The ...

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Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.67%

Investing.com - Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and S&P Lima Juniors sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.67%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Sider (LM:SID), which rose 3.85% or 0.018 points to trade at 0.485 at the close. Meanwhile, Corporacion Aceros Arequipa SA (LM:ARE) added 1.32% or 0.010 points to end at 0.770 and Backus Johnsto (LM:BKJi) was up 0.94% or 0.160 points to 17.160 in late trade. The ...

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