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Taiwan stocks lower at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted down 0.52%

Investing.com - Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , Other Electronic and Paper&Pulp sectors led shares lower. At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted lost 0.52% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Walsin Technology Corp (TW:2492), which rose 9.77% or 7.30 points to trade at 82.00 at the close. Meanwhile, AOPEN Inc (TW:3046) added 6.37% or 0.24 points to end at 4.01 and Merida Industry Co Ltd (TW:9914) was up 6.30% or 8.00 points to 135.00 in late trade. The worst ...

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Commodities – Gold Dips In Asia As Investors Grow Cautious Ahead Of Fed Views

Investing.com - Investing.com - Gold prices dipped in Asia as markets grow cautious ahead of Wednesday's Fed policy statements with the details on the pace of unwinding its balance sheet awaited. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose 0.14% to $1,312.70 a troy ounce. Overnight, gold prices fell on Monday as fading tensions on the Korean Peninsula suppressed safe-haven demand while a sharp uptick in the dollar curbed sentiment on the precious metal ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting slated for Tuesday. Fresh on the heels of a two-week losing streak, gold prices ...

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Reserve Bank Of Australia Minutes Repeat Steady Policy Outlook

Investing.com - Investing.com - The Reserve Bank of Australia repeated that monetary policy is expected steady for "some time" in the minutes of its September rate review released Tuesday, and at which it held steady at a record low 1.50%. Please see below for the full text of the minutes. Minutes of the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Reserve Bank Board Sydney – 5 September 2017 Members Present Philip Lowe (Governor and Chair), Guy Debelle (Deputy Governor), Mark Barnaba AM, Kathryn Fagg, John Fraser (Secretary to the Treasury), Ian Harper, Allan Moss AO, Catherine Tanna Members granted leave of absence to Carol Schwartz AM in terms ...

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Forex – PBOC Sets Yuan Parity At 6.5530 Vs Dollar

Investing.com - Investing.com - The People's Bank of China set the yuan mid-point at 6.5530 against the dollar on Tuesday, compared to the previous close of 6.5761. The China Foreign Exchange Trade System sets the weighted average of prices given by market makers. The highest and lowest offers are excluded from the calculation. The central bank allows the dollar/yuan rate to move no more than 2% above or below the central parity rate. Market watchers see a yuan level of 7 against the dollar, USD/CNY, as a key touchstone for sentiment in the near term.

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Forex – Aussie Ticks Higher Ahead Of Central Bank Minutes

Investing.com - Investing.com - The Aussie ticked higher in early Asia on Tuesday ahead of central bank minutes with investors also focused on the start of a two-day Fed meeting in the U.S. AUD/USD traded at 0.7961, up 0.03%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 111.55, down 0.01%. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was last quoted up 0.17% to 91.81. In Asia, Australia reports its house price index for the second quarter with a 1.1% gain seen, while the RBA meeting minutes from September are due. Overnight, the dollar rose against a basket ...

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