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Forex - AUD/USD near 4-month lows in thin trade The Australian dollar edged down against its U.S. counterpart in thin trade on Wednesday, hovering close to almost four month lows as expectations for the Federal Reserve to soon... Read >>

Forex - NZD/USD edges lower despite positive N.Z. trade data The New Zealand dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, after data showed that New Zealand's trade deficit narrowed unexpectedly in October, while speculation... Read >>

Asia stocks mixed; Nikkei ends down 0.4% Asian stock markets were mixed in rangebound trade on Wednesday, amid ongoing uncertainty over the future of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program. During late Asian trade, Hong... Read >>

Forex - Euro hits 1-month high vs. dollar and 4-year high vs. yen The euro edged up to one month highs against the dollar on Wednesday and hit four year highs against the yen in thin trading conditions ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday on... Read >>

Asian shares down with Shanghai Composite off 0.69% in quiet trade Asian shares mainly fell on Wednesday with China's Shanghai Composite down 0.69% followed by Hong Kong's Hang Seng off 0.54% in morning trade. Japanese stocks pared earlier losses as... Read >>

Bank of Japan board member Shirai casts doubt on 2% inflation target Bank of Japan board member Sayuri Shirai on Wednesday repeated that she thinks the central bank needs to pay closer attention to downside risks to growth and inflation because aims... Read >>

Forex - AUD/USD weakens as Q3 construction work shows lag in residential The Australian dollar fell on Wednesday after third quarter construction work done data came in well above expectations, but showed that residential construction continues to lag... Read >>

Gold prices gain in Asia on year-end holiday demand prospects Gold prices gained in early Asian trade Wednesday supported by demand prospects as year end holidays approach. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures... Read >>

NYMEX crude oil weakens in Asia on U.S. inventory data outlook Crude oil prices eased in early Asian trade on Wednesday on concerns that inventories are set to increase again in the United States at a time when refiners normally ramp up output... Read >>

Forex - NZD/USD strengthens on October trade data, Australia data eyed The New Zealand dollar rose in early Asian trade on Wednesday following a narrower than forecast October trade deficit that showed exports to China rose strongly. NZD USD rose to... Read >>