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Moody’s: Australian covered bond credit quality robust despite housing market risks

<p>The latest from Moody's on Australia, Headlines via Reuters:<br> --<br> Aside from the credit questions this: "very high, rising household indebtedness"<br> is a concern for the RBA insofar as it is weighing on household spending and therefore, perhaps, economic growth.         </p> <p>The post <a rel...
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ANZ on Australia & the factors doing little to help lift consumer attitudes

From ANZ's weekly look at rates markets, this quick snippet on the Australian economy: A lack of major domestic data means the landscape is little changed The post ANZ on Australia & the factors doing little to help lift consumer attitudes app...
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China’s Xi pledges to properly address differences with S.Korea — Xinhua

<div> <div>Author: </div> <div> <div>Reuters</div> </div> </div> <div> <div> <div><span>Thu, 2017-08-24 05:06</span></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>ID: </div> <div> <div>1503541714678478300</div> </div> </div> <div> <div> <div> <p>BEIJING: China&rsqu...
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China says will use all necessary means to defend against US probe

China Commerce Ministry comments crossing wires: Adds: The post China says will use all necessary means to defend against US probe appeared first on Forex news forex trade.
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How ’bout this for an early wrap? “The dollar inched higher on Thursday”

<p>I'll post the Asia session wrap a little later, but Reuters are on it already:<br> In brief:<br> - The dollar inched higher on Thursday, paring some of the losses it suffered after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a shutdown of the government was possi...
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Brexit papers – UK plans ‘unprecedented alignment’ with EU over data sharing

<p>All this week the UK government is releasing Brexit papers (I posted on this here: )<br> UK's "Department for Exiting the EU" (srsly) to publish 5 papers this week<br> Today's (Thursday) paper will outline how data will be protected and exchanged with the E...
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All the previews of Draghi and Yellen speeches at Jackson Hole – all in one place

<p>The Federal Reserve System Chair speaks 1400GMT (Friday 25 August 2017) and the European Central Bank President at 1900GMT<br> And, I probably should add these are the previews 'so far', I expect we'll have a few more ahead of Friday</p> <p>The po...
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PBOC sets USD/CNY central rate at 6.6525 (vs. yesterday at 6.6633)

<p>In open market operations, the People's Bank of China skipping them today<br> - The Bank says liquidity in the system is appropriate<br> Recent history of skipping OMOs has shown the bank provides liquidity through other operations. But no announcement...
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Paul Brodsky: “Sorry, It Had To Be Said”

<p><em>Submitted by Paul Brodsky from <a href="http://www.macro-allocation.com/">Macro Allocation</a></em></p> <p><strong>Being Here</strong></p> <p>     “As long as the roots are not severed, all is well. And all will be well in the ...
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Japanese inflation data due Friday – sneak preview

<p>Japanese CPI data due out on Friday 25 August 2017; file this away ...<br> A couple of really quick what-to-expects:<br> Barclays:<br> HSBC:<br> Eamonn:<br> -<br> The data will be released at 2330GMT on 24 August 2017, which is 8.30am Friday 24 August ...
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