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Forex news for Asia trading Friday 19 May 2017
Both new US politics news and data flow were very, very light indeed in Asia today. We did get a little ‘geopolitical’ news, with reports a second US carrier is being moved in close to North Korea for exercises and also reports on China ‘intercepting’ a US Air Force plane over the Yellow Sea (this is said to have happened on Wednesday).