Dollar languishes near 10-month low, kiwi tumbles after soft inflation

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing China

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing China

The dollar fell to a 10-month low on Tuesday, bearing the brunt of a selloff triggered by another setback to U.S. President Donald Trump's agenda and scaled-back expectations for another rate hike at Federal Reserve this year.

HEALTHCARE REFORM: The Senate Republican health care bill suffered a potentially fatal setback Monday when two more GOP senators announced they would vote no in an initial, critical vote expected as soon as next week.

Tokyo stocks closed lower Tuesday as the yen's appreciation against the US dollar dented investor sentiment on the back of USA consumer price and retail sales data for June coming in below expectations last week.

Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney fires warning to Romelu Lukaku
In an interview with newspaper theGuardian, Carrick was quick to emphasise to the media the amount of pressure Lukaku has on him. We all know exactly what he brings and that is why he is here. "He does what he does" said Carrick.

On the brighter side, Toshiba Corp6502.T jumped 19 percent to 275.8 yen after USA hedge fund Greenlight Capital on Friday said it had added a stake. The pound fell sharply after the inflation data as traders priced in a lower interest rate profile.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 118.95 points, or 0.59 percent, from Friday to close the day at 19,999.91, dropping below the 20,000 line and marking the index's lowest close since July 7. South Korea's Kospi was flat at 2,426.04. The implosion leaves the divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters. USA shares were set to drift slightly lower with Dow futures flat at 21,581, and S&P 500 futures down 0.1 percent at 2,456.40. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0.36%.

ANALYST TAKE: "The dollar doesn't actually care about the health care bill specifically, but rather what it means for Trump's ability to get anything done, something that could come to affect his infrastructure and tax plans down the road", said Connor Campbell, financial analyst at Spreadex. Shares in Southeast Asia were mixed, and India's Sensex dropped 0.9 percent to 31,798.54. Given weak recent inflation trends, both central banks appear wary of major policy tightening moves.

Family claims man rescued at sea killed mom, grandfather for inheritance
Nathan was rescued a week later from a life raft more than 100 nautical miles from Martha's Vineyard. John Chakalos was shot three times and killed in December 2013, according to authorities.

Yields across the globe rose sharply after Trump won the USA election in November on promises for tax reforms and infrastructure investment that were expected to boost growth and inflation in the world's largest economy. The dollar slipped to 112.28 yen from 112.66 yen late Monday in Asia.

Brent crude futures eased 0.1 percent to $48.35 a barrel while US crude oil fell 0.2 percent to $45.93.

R. Kelly "alarmed and disturbed at the recent revelations attributed to him"
In 2008, Kelly was acquitted of child pornography charges after he was accused of having sex with an underage girl and filming it. If they broke the "rules", they said, the women could be punished physically and verbally by the singer, according to the report.

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