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UPDATE 1-Swap lines no fix for emerging markets trounced by strong dollar

Mar 20 2020

SINGAPORE, March 20 Persistent weakness in emerging Asian currencies on Friday and enduring stresses in dollar funding markets showed that a spate of hurried swap lines between central banks had done little to alleviate the credit strains at the heart of the problem.

Swap lines no fix for emerging markets trounced by strong dollar

Mar 20 2020

SINGAPORE, March 20 Persistent weakness in emerging Asian currencies on Friday and enduring stresses in dollar funding markets showed that a spate of hurried swap lines between central banks had done little to alleviate the credit strains at the heart of the problem.

Corrected: Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

Sep 30 2019

(Corrects headline and first paragraph to Asia shares 'mostly flat' (not 'edge lower') and in 2nd paragraph the MSCI Asia-ex-Japan index to flat (not down 0.55%))

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

Sep 30 2019

TOKYO/SINGAPORE, Sept 30 Asian stock markets, including China's, were little changed on Monday, shrugging off news that the U.S. administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

Sep 29 2019

TOKYO/SINGAPORE, Sept 30 Asian stock markets, including China's, were little changed on Monday, shrugging off news that the U.S. administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges.

RPT-Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers

May 16 2019

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE, May 16 Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities.

Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers

May 16 2019

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a gray area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities.

Sri Lanka may need more IMF help as blasts threaten tourism

Apr 23 2019

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Sri Lanka faces a likely collapse in tourism following Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels, which would deal a severe blow to the island's economy and financial markets, and potentially force it to seek further IMF assistance.

ANALYSIS-Sri Lanka may need more IMF help as blasts threaten tourism

Apr 23 2019

* Tourism is third-largest FX earner, accounting for 5 pct of GDP

Trump's $500 billion trade threat makes China's already battered investors shiver

Jul 06 2018

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Six months of wrangling over trade tariffs with the United States has wiped out about a fifth of China's stock market value and driven its currency down sharply. But those moves may have just been a downpayment on what is yet to come. | Video

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