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Eurozone periphery bonds gain after composite PMI, benchmark German manufacturing PMI disappoints in July

Jul 24, 2017 09:20 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Eurozone periphery bonds gained Monday after investors poured into safe-haven assets after reading the weaker-than-expected composite PMI for the month of July. Also, the benchmark Germanys manufacturing PMI...

Taiwan Q2 GDP seen at 1.5 pct y/y, owing to slowdown in exports and investment: DBS Bank

Jul 24, 2017 07:52 am UTC| Commentary Economy

Taiwans second quarter GDP (preliminary), due this Friday is expected to witness a growth of 1.5 percent y/y, lower than the 2.6 percent in the first quarter. The high-frequency indicators suggest that output growth has...

New Zealand bonds end tad higher in silent session ahead of June trade balance

Jul 24, 2017 06:09 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The New Zealand bonds ended on the upside Monday as investors remain sidelined in any major trading activity due to lack of any economically significant data and tracking some strength in the U.S. Treasuries. Also, markets...

JGBs nearly flat ahead of BoJ’s July monetary policy meeting minutes

Jul 24, 2017 04:35 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Japanese government bonds traded nearly flat Monday as investors wait to watch the Bank of Japans (BoJ) July monetary policy meeting minutes, scheduled to be released on July 25. Also, the International Monetary Funds...

Australian bonds jump on expectations of slightly lower Q2 CPI; focus on RBA Governor Lowe’s speech

Jul 24, 2017 04:10 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Australian bonds jumped at the start of the trading week Monday as investors are hoping for a tad lower reading of the countrys consumer price-led inflation index (CPI) for the second-quarter of this year, scheduled to...

U.S. Treasuries gain on short-covering amid muted trading session

Jul 21, 2017 11:48 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The U.S. Treasuries jumped in an uneventful day with no economic data of note due for release. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury, slumped 2-1/2 basis points to 2.24 percent, the super-long 30-year bond yields...

UK gilts tad higher in silent trading; investors eye Q2 GDP next week

Jul 21, 2017 10:03 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The UK gilts traded tad higher Friday ahead of the countrys Q2 gross domestic product (GDP), scheduled for release early next week amid a silent trading session that witnessed data of little economic significance. The...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries slump ahead of 7-year auction, initial jobless claims

The U.S. Treasuries slumped Thursday as investors remain cautious ahead of the countrys 7-year auction, besides the initial jobless claims, scheduled to be unveiled today at 17:00GMT and 12:30GMT respectively. The yield...

UK gilts surge on safe-haven demand in muted trading amid Brexit uncertainties

The UK gilts surged Thursday as investors poured into safe-haven assets in muted trading activity amid uncertainties and worries over the ongoing Brexit negotiations. The yield on the benchmark 10-year gilts, slumped...

EUR/USD likely to witness some resistance should it breach 1.20 mark, says ANZ Research

The current discouraging blend of political uncertainty and receding interest rate expectations in the US have contributed to the dollars sell-off. The euro areas financial conditions remain very accommodative, suggesting...

New Zealand bonds jump at close after Fed delivers slightly dovish policy statement

The New Zealand bonds jumped at the time of closing Thursday as the market received a lift after seeing U.S. Treasuries gain on a slightly dovish Federal Reserve policy meeting statement. At the time of closing, the...

Australian bonds jump tracking strength in U.S. Treasuries post slightly dovish Fed statement

The Australian bonds jumped Thursday, tracking strength in the U.S. counterpart after the Federal Reserve delivered a slightly dovish statement in its meeting concluded late Wednesday, signalling that it is ready to...

Politics

Mexico: The Cactus Democracy

This research note on Mexican politics and society was inspired by a recent visit to Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca, as a guest of the countrys Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE). Visitors to Mexico are almost always...

Law expert: where the Brexit battles over the Repeal Bill will be fought in parliament

The most important national law governing the Brexit process has been tabled before parliament by the UK government. The proposed European Union (Withdrawal) Bill previously known as the Great Repeal Bill is likely to...

Modi's polarising populism makes a fiction of a secular, democratic India

After Donald Trump was sworn in as US president, The Times of India published a piece titled Why both Modi and Trump are textbook populists. Citing Jan-Werner Mllers What is Populism?, the journalist, Amit Varma, was...

Politicians jeopardise the safety of whistleblowers with bad technology

The Western Australian Liberal Party has created a website, www.wawhistleblowers.com, encouraging whistleblowers to report on WA public officers, government ministers and members of parliament. The site has already been...

Malawi set out to give students skills to support democracy. But it's not been easy

Like many other countries, Malawi was caught in the wave of democratic change that swept sub-Saharan Africa in the early 1990s. The wave was triggered by the fall of communism along with military and civilian dictatorships...

Science

NASA Is Launching A Nationwide Solar Eclipse Watch Project, Participate For Science

On August 21st, a solar eclipse that will completely blot out the sun was announced to happen by NASA. In an attempt to gather as much data about the celestial event as possible, the space agency is asking every single...

Scientists Create Material 5x Stronger Than Steel And Soft As Rubber

Researchers in Japan recently succeeded in creating a soft and flexible material that is five times stronger than steel but feels like rubber. Such a material could have numerous applications including the development of...

Humans Are Only Using 25% Of Their DNA, Study Says

Remember that popular misconception that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains power at any given time? It looks like something similar is about to start circulating the web with a new study indicating humans...

Scientists Create Super Spinach That Can Function As Bomb Detector

For the most part, the leafy green spinach has only ever been super in the animated classic Popeye the Sailor Man when the quirky main character would down a whole can of the leaves to gain strength. Recently, scientists...

The Most Advanced Artificial Heart Can Perform As Well As A Real One

Scientists have been trying to create artificial versions of human organs for decades, be it the liver, skin, eyes, and above all, the heart. These efforts are aimed at solving one of the biggest challenges in the medical...

Technology

Kaspersky Antivirus Software Is Free Due To Russian Hacking Issue

As one of the most well-known paid antivirus software providers in the market, Kaspersky has earned the reputation of being one of the most reliable anti-hacking tools around. In response to the recent worries caused by...

Just Cause 3 Is Free On PS4 This August, More Free Games Available

Its almost August and PlayStation Plus users have plenty to look forward to, with free games being at the top of the list. For this upcoming month, the hit destruction/spy simulator Just Cause 3 is on the block and it will...

Overwatch Professionals To Get $50K In Salary And Health Insurance

In case anyone needed proof that playing video games has become a serious career choice, Blizzard just announced that players competing in the Overwatch League will be receiving salaries and benefits. To start with, each...

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Impressions Are In And They Are Overwhelmingly Positive

With Uncharted 4: A Thiefs End being the last foray of legendary adventurer Nathan Drake into the world of tomb raiding, many wondered if the spin-off Uncharted: The Lost Legacy can do the franchise justice. In a recent...

Is Roomba Robot Vacuum Mapping Users’ Homes And Selling Them To The Highest Bidder?

Anyone who has a Roomba robot vacuum in their home from iRobot Corp. recently found cause for concern when a Reuters interview revealed the companys plans on using the tiny machine to map the homes of users. Company CEO...
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July 27 21:00 UTC Released

KRBOK Manufacturing BSI*

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81 %

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81 %

July 27 15:00 UTC Released

USKC Fed Composite Index

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10 mln

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11 mln

July 27 23:00 UTC 1616m

JPCPI Core Tokyo YY*

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0.1 %

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JPCPI, Overall Tokyo*

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-0.3 %

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KRIndustrial Output YY*

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0.1 %

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KRService Sector Output Gr*

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-0.3 %

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KRIndustrial Output Growth*

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0.2 %

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GBBank Lending MM*

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-11 %

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-10 %

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JPJobs/Applicants Ratio

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-11 %

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-10 %

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JPKC Fed Manufacturing

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0.6 %

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-0.1 %

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