October 20, 2016
A gauge of swings in Treasuries approached the lowest in almost two years as investors refrained from setting new positions before next month's U.S. presidential election and amid the outlook for higher Federal Reserve interest rates.
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week by the most since July, after spending several weeks at or near a four-decade low. Jobless claims increased by 13,000 to 260,000 in the period ended Oct. 15.
Indonesia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for a second month in a row, injecting stimulus into the economy before the U.S. Federal Reserve moves to tighten policy.
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