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Asian firms may struggle to refinance dollar debt, ratio suggests

Asian companies are likely to find it harder to refinance dollar-denominated debt, the decline in a key metric suggests, with the currency at a two-decade high and a recent surge

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Japan’s ANA finalises order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX jets

Japanese airline ANA Holdings Inc said on Monday it had finalised an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX jets first announced in January 2019 that also includes options for another

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Watch the euro, it’s heading for parity

A look at the day ahead in markets from Dhara Ranasinghe. The biggest single pipeline carrying Russian gas to Germany starts annual maintenance on Monday with flows expected to stop

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For EV battery makers, it’s go small or go home

In the race to go electric, carmakers have focused on range to ease consumer anxiety over charging infrastructure, but battery makers are already working on the smaller, longer-lasting and cheaper

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Inflation fatigue? Bond investors latch on to disinflation

The bond market is pricing in a sharp deceleration in inflation over the next year, as aggressive tightening by the Federal Reserve to counter the steepest surge in prices in

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Japan May core machinery orders fall 5.6% month/month

Japan’s core machinery orders fell 5.6% in May from the previous month, government data showed on Monday, compared with a 5.5% drop expected by economists poll. Compared with a year

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Danske cuts profit outlook due to challenging financial market conditions

Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO) on Sunday reduced its full-year net profit outlook, hurt by rapidly rising interest rates and unfavorable financial market conditions. Danske revised net profit to 10 billion to

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