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  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Monday, February 17 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 220,438 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-20 11,435 11,435 11,435 11,435 11,350 85 2 64 Apr-20 11,535 11,585 11,535 11,570 11,405 165 5 39 May-20 11,500 11,700 11,460 11,585 11,400 185 177,393 167,364 Jun-20 11,765 11,800 11,595 11,700 11,485 215 8 45 Jul-20--- 11,555 11,555 0 0 19 Aug-20 11,840 11,840 11,840 11,840 11,595 245 1 22 Sep-20 11,800 12,000 11,750 11,875 11,695 180 41,421 64,060 Oct-20...

  • JGBs trade slightly higher as shrinking economy escalates recession risks

    Japanese government bond prices edged up on Monday after data showed the economy contracted much more than expected in the fourth quarter, stoking fears it may slip into a recession.

  • PRECIOUS-Gold holds near 2-week high on uncertainty over virus impact

    * Asian shares move back towards three-week high. * Dollar holds near four-month high. * Virus death toll in China up by 105 as of Sunday. * Specs raise bullish positions in gold in week to Feb. 11. By K. Sathya Narayanan. Gold prices on Monday held near a two-week high scaled in the previous session as uncertainty prevailed over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global economy.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares near 3-week highs on Chinese support measures; Japan skids

    * Asian stock markets: * MSCI ex-Japan rise, Japan's Nikkei stumbles. * Chinese shares on firm footing on stimulus hopes. * Japan's GDP shrinks at fastest pace in 6 years. * Singapore downgrades growth outlook due to coronavirus. By Swati Pandey.

  • BOJ's Kuroda flags more easing if virus impact worsens -Sankei

    • BY Reuters|
    • 01:28 AM ET 02/17/2020

    * Says to ease without hesitation if virus outbreak hits economy. * Calls coronavirus outbreak biggest economic uncertainty. * Sees some economic stabilisation in 2020. By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kaori Kaneko.

  • UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 17

    • BY Reuters|
    • 01:24 AM ET 02/17/2020

    Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 points higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.

  • Vifor Pharma acquires Priority Review Voucher

    Regulatory News: Vifor Pharma (GNHAF) today announced that it has agreed to purchase a US Food and Drug Administration priority review voucher. A PRV entitles the holder to obtain priority review for a New Drug Application or Biologics License Application thereby reducing the target review time and potentially leading to a faster approval.

  • China's Jan natgas consumption sees first contraction in 2 years

    * China's natural gas consumption in January saw its first year-on-year contraction in at least two years, data compiled by Chongqing Petroleum and Gas Exchange, a government-backed energy trading platform, showed on Monday. * Last month, the country consumed 31.6 billion cubic metres, down 1% from a year earlier.

  • Japan's Third Sales-Tax Blunder Must Be Its Final Mistake

    Japan's economy shrank sharply in the final three months of 2019, logging its second-worst quarter in the past decade. That would be easier to stomach if it weren't because of a mistake policy makers have now made three times. In October, Japan raised its sales tax to 10% from 8%-- and spending tanked.

  • METALS-London copper hits 3-week high as Beijing steps up economic support

    • BY Reuters|
    • 12:23 AM ET 02/17/2020

    Copper prices rose on Monday, with the London contract hitting a three-week high, as China lowered interest rates on its medium-term loans to support an economy hurt by the coronavirus outbreak.

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