Asian bonds deposit laterally as Trump-Xi assembly approaches


Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic house display Japan's Nikkei normal (top L), a Dow Jones normal (top R) and a batch averages of other countries outward a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Jan 26, 2017.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Pedestrians
are reflected on an electronic house display Japan’s Nikkei
average, a Dow Jones normal and a batch averages of other
countries outward a brokerage in Tokyo

Thomson Reuters


HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian bonds are set for a discreet start
on Wednesday as investors pierce to a sidelines before a
potentially moving assembly between Donald Trump and Chinese
President Xi Jinping after this week.

Energy counters bucked a extended trend after a rebound in oil
prices on Tuesday interjection to an random prolongation outage in the
North Sea and flourishing concerns about abating U.S. oil stocks.
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U.S. wanton rose to $51.30 per tub on Tuesday, a highest
given March. 8 before settling during $51.14 per tub in opening
trades on Wednesday.

That pushed appetite and associated shares adult on Wall Street and
helped retreat waste on a broader market. Main U.S. indexes
sealed between 0.1 to 0.2 percent higher.
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Wall Street’s scanty gains are doubtful to yield most support
to Asian bonds as investors sojourn heedful of holding fresh
positions before a landmark limit for Presidents Trump and Xi on
Thursday and Friday.

It will be their initial face-to-face assembly given Trump took
bureau on Jan. 20, with trade and confidence issues set to figure
prominently.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outward Japan
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Major currencies traded in a slight operation forward of a recover of
mins from a Fed’s Mar assembly when it lifted interest
rates, and before a large U.S. jobs news on Friday.

The dollar edged 0.1 percent aloft to 110.82 yen opposite the
Japanese currency. The dollar index .dxy, that tracks
a greenback opposite a basket of 6 trade-weighted peers, was
broadly prosaic during 100.49. The euro was a shade stronger at
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Gold was trade during $1,255.21 per ounce, only next a one-week
high strike in a prior session.

(Reporting by Saikat Chatterjee; Editing by Eric Meijer)

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