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Treasuries Close Roughly Flat For Second Straight Day

After ending the previous session roughly flat, treasuries turned in another lackluster performance during trading on Friday. Bond prices saw modest strength at points during the day before closing near the unchanged line. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, ended the day unchanged at 3.056…

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Gold Futures Rebound, End 0.7% Up

Gold prices moved higher on Friday, bouncing back strongly after falling to a six-week low in the previous session after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rate by 25 basis points and hinted at more tightening going ahead. The dollar, which rose to a two-week high against major currencies earlier in the day, retreated and…

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Bank Of Japan Tankan Survey Due On Monday

The Bank of Japan will on Monday release its quarterly Tankan survey of business sentiment, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In the three months prior, the large manufacturing index and the outlook index both had a score of +21. The large non-manufacturing index came in at +24 and the outlook was at…

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Oil Futures Extend Gains, Rise 1.6%

Crude oil prices rose sharply on Friday, amid speculation about shortage in supply post implementation of sanctions on Iranian oil from early November. The U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s remarks on Wednesday that the U.S. will not open up its strategic petroleum reserves or put a cap on prices, aided oil’s surge. With the OPEC…

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Vietnam Manufacturing PMI Slides In September – Nikkei

The manufacturing sector in Vietnam continued to expand in September, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Monday with a manufacturing PMI score of 51.5. That’s down from 53.7 in August, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Individually, there were slower rises…