3 October 2018
ASEAN Morning Bytes

General market tone: wait and see

Energy prices took center stage with crude oil remaining elevated ahead of US sanctions on Iran that could snuff out a significant source of production from global supply.

International theme: Italy refuses to budge on their budget, markets await trade developments

  • Markets will continue to digest the recent USMCA deal while also awaiting how Trump will proceed with China.  In Europe, markets remain on edge as Italy refuses to budge on its budget.
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Good MornING Asia - 3 October, 2018

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