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UPDATE 2-Indonesian markets cheer as Jokowi on track for re-election

18 Apr 2019

* Profit-taking, political challenges cap upside - analysts (Updates with closings, adds analyst comments)

Indonesia's rupiah, bonds jump; stocks seen following as Jokowi set for re-election

18 Apr 2019

HONG KONG/JAKARTA, April 18 Indonesia's currency and bond markets opened higher on Thursday after early election results indicated incumbent leader Joko Widodo is set to be re-elected, giving him another five years to deliver on a reform agenda.

China requires new private corporate bond issues to come with CDS - sources

17 Apr 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's securities regulator has asked brokerages to insure new bonds from private companies with credit default swaps (CDS), a move aimed at helping firms struggling to raise funds to come to the market, several sources said on Wednesday.

Thousands march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition law changes

31 Mar 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a government plan to change extradition laws, fearing an erosion of personal freedom and the city's status as an international business hub.

Explainer: Why China's inclusion in global bond benchmarks matters

29 Mar 2019

HONG KONG China's yuan-denominated onshore bonds will be begin to be included in the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index from Monday, and two other competing indices are likely to soon follow suit.

China, Europe slowdown's scale to determine impact on Fed policy - Evans

26 Mar 2019

HONG KONG U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers will look at the scale of the slowdown in the Chinese and European economies to determine any possible impact on Fed policy, Charlie Evans, president of the Chicago Fed, said in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Fed should consider holding more short-term bonds: Rosengren

26 Mar 2019

HONG KONG The U.S. Federal Reserve should consider raising the proportion of short-term Treasury bonds it holds to give itself more options to respond to economic pullbacks, a top policy maker said on Tuesday.

Flattened yield curve reason to be nervous, but US economy solid - Fed's Evans

25 Mar 2019

HONG KONG Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Monday it was understandable for markets to be nervous when the yield curve flattened, though he was still confident about the U.S. economic growth outlook.

Flattened yield curve reason to be nervous, but U.S. economy solid: Fed's Evans

25 Mar 2019

HONG KONG Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Monday it was understandable for markets to be nervous when the yield curve flattened, though he was still confident about the U.S. economic growth outlook.

Fed's Evans says wait-and-see approach is prudent

25 Mar 2019

HONG KONG With downside risks looming and uncertainties rife, the U.S. Federal Reserve is prudent to wait for more economic data before deciding whether its next move will be to raise rates, or cut them, Chicago Fed Bank President Charles Evans said on Monday.

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