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Asia stocks set to gain, yen drops on Mexico news

Asia stocks look set for gains and US equity futures climb after President Donald Trump suspended his plans for tariffs on Mexico.

Philippine rate cut a matter of timing as oil rises, says...

Last year's series of interest-rates increment in the Philippines will ease its monetary policy.

Peso beats Asian peers as Philippine CPI eases

Peso, the Philippine currency, strengthened 0.8% to 51.70 per dollar in February, the best performance among Asian currencies.

Philippine peso faces new threat as Duterte gears up for poll

As the nation gears up for polls due in May, political uncertainties may pose an added source of pressure to those stemming from its long-running deficits.

Mexican stocks plunge over move to slash bank fees

Dragged down by banking stocks, the BMV index slid 6.18% after Senate majority leader Ricardo Monreal introduced the bill, before recovering ground slightly to close down 5.81%.

Argentina’s currency crisis a boon for foreign tourists

The struggling peso has left tourist guides a touch out of date.

Argentine peso slides on doubts over intervention, IMF talks

Traders are awaiting the outcome of talks between the Argentine government and the International Monetary Fund that began last week.

Pakar: Malaysia terlindung daripada penularan masalah kewangan ekonomi membangun

Kejatuhan ketara peso Argentina mengikuti lira Turki, sekali lagi mencetuskan kebimbangan mengenai risiko kesan penularan dalam kalangan mata wang ekonomi pesat membangun.

Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

The news report sends Argentina's bond prices higher and helped Argentina's Merval stock index close 4% higher.

Asian shares fall under pressure from trade, emerging markets worries

US President Donald Trump gave fresh impetus to trade worries at the weekend when he said there was no need to keep Canada in the North American Free Trade Agreement and warned Congress not to meddle with the trade talks.

Argentina unveils ’emergency’ austerity measures, grain export taxes

Macri said that far-reaching measures to balance the budget were the only way to draw a line under repeated bouts of financial turmoil over decades in Argentina.

Indian rupee touches record low as Asia markets tumble

A report that Donald Trump is planning to impose tariffs on a further US$200 billion of Chinese imports next week has increased trading floor fears, with most equity markets across the region also down.

Rupiah falls to Asian crisis low as emerging market pain spreads

As investors dumped Turkish and Argentinian assets, countries with large current-account deficits such as Indonesia and India have also seen their currencies and bonds come under selling pressure.

IMF studying Argentina request for early help as peso crashes

The run on the peso prompted Argentina to turn to the IMF for the US$50 billion loan earlier this year - as part of the deal, Argentina's government pledged to speed up fiscal deficit reduction.

Euro slips as German coalition crisis deepens, Mexican peso gains

While the euro initially rose to as high as US$1.1698 in a knee-jerk reaction to the news, it quickly lost steam as Seehofer's departure would be seen as making Merkel's future even more uncertain.

Argentine peso firms on central bank moves, Latin American stocks fall

The Argentine peso jumped after the central bank said it will hike banks' reserve requirements.

Mexican state pension fund spent millions on failing builder

PensionIssste manages about US$10.5 billion of mostly government workers' retirement money.

Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ plans hit Philippine peso

Duterte has already approved the auction of 21 projects worth US$16 billion, including the overhaul of Manila's shabby airport and a railway line on Mindanao island in the south.

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