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Asia stands out as alternative safe haven

Asian currencies favoured as 7 out of the region's 10 largest economies post current account surpluses

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Higher yields: Options traders are confident Asia will remain resilient over the next three months. Of the nine developing-nation exchange rates to strengthen in August, six were from Asia, with South Korea's won (above) and Malaysia's ringgit leading the gains. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

THE faltering emerging-market currency rally is stronger than ever in Asia. Of the nine developing-nation exchange rates to strengthen in August, six were from Asia, with South Korea's won and Malaysia's ringgit leading the gains. A Bloomberg index of the 20 most-traded emerging-market

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