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Japan's machinery orders soar in latest sign of economic comeback

Japan's machinery orders soar in latest sign of comeback

(ATF) Core machinery orders in Japan surged in October in the latest sign of recovery from the pandemic, but just as new coronavirus cases are escalating alarmingly in the country.Private sector machinery orders, which exclude volatile ship and utility orders, rose 17.1% month on month, according to government data, well …

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US election suspense stokes market volatility

US election suspense stokes market volatility

(ATF) Hong Kong: Financial markets fluctuated violently as US election results poured in but with no clear winner in sight more volatility is expected. However, US Treasuries and the dollar rallied amid the fading expectation of a 'Blue Wave', which means lower chances of massive fiscal spending in 2021.Stock futures …

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EM bonds set to ride the Blue Wave

EM bonds set to ride the Blue Wave

(ATF) On the eve of the US Presidential election, Emerging Market bonds play an important role in an investment portfolio. They are leveraged to Chinese and global growth, offer some carry, and have not yet reached pre-pandemic spread levels despite the rally. Emerging Market bonds will be less affected if …

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Investor bet China recovery will lift earnings

Investor bet China recovery will lift earnings

TOKYO/NEW YORK - Asian stocks edged higher on Friday, buoyed by gains in China, but the mood was cautious due to a resurgence of coronavirus infections in Europe and the United States.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> rose 0.27%. U.S. stock futures <ESc1> also gained 0.32%.Shares in …

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