Sunday, 01 February 2015


Recent News
  • Austrians rue starting fashion for Swiss franc mortgages

    21:03 | 31/1/15
    Foreign-currency loans now account for nearly a fifth of household debt in Austria, even though regulators effectively banned them in 2008 for fear of a looming crisis. more»
  • Ukrainian blamed for Russian ruble's fall forced out of Moscow Exchange job

    20:52 | 31/1/15
    Kyiv Post
    A Russian media campaign against Roman Sulzhyk, a 40-year-old managing director of derivatives at Moscow Exchange, prompted him to quit his job on Jan. 30. more»
  • Pound Sterling to

    20:01 | 31/1/15
    Euro Exchange Rate News
    European Flags The Pound Sterling to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate moved between highs of 1.34 and lows of 1.32 over the course of last week. more»
  • After loan from tycoon, how will 1MDB pay off other debts, asks PKR

    19:06 | 31/1/15
    The Malaysian Insider
    PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli believes State investment vehicle 1Malaysia Development Berhad will have a challenging time ahead clearing debt it has raked up after borrowing billions from businessman T. Ananda Krishnan. more»
  • No 'Grexit' from euro, EU's Moscovici vows

    16:38 | 31/1/15
    BBC News
    Greece belongs in the eurozone and the single currency depends on there being no "Grexit", the EU economic and financial affairs commissioner says. more»
  • International Settlement (Fox Cinema Archives)

    16:33 | 31/1/15
    DVD Talk
    Amateur journalist Joyce Parker (June Lang), having won a contest to write a story on her trip to Shanghai, spies the two most mysterious men on board--dangerous-looking Maurice Zabello (Pedro de Cordoba) and handsome, suave Del Forbes (George ... more»
  • Is Kazakhstan expecting another devaluation of tenge?

    16:33 | 31/1/15
    Times of Central Asia (subscription)
    ALMATY (TCA) - Following the monetary shake-up of almost a year ago, the Kazakh Government and Parliament announced that “spreaders of rumours” concerning the eventuality of further financial turmoil in the country would be prosecuted. more»
  • New Swiss Rates Spell More Bad News for Russia

    16:22 | 31/1/15
    International Policy Digest
    The ruble has plummeted 55 percent against the US dollar since Western sanctions against Russia began after they annexed Crimea. more»
  • Baht bonds ready to rise

    13:00 | 31/1/15
    Bangkok Post
    Governments, state enterprises and companies in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are increasingly keen on raising funds in the Thai capital market through baht-denominated bond issues after the PDMO eased requirements for bond issuers in these ... more»
  • Australia, South Korea clash for Asian Cup

    12:20 | 31/1/15
    Yahoo News
    "There won't be any secrets about how we go about it tomorrow," he added. "We'll take the game to our opponents and put pressure on them as we have in every game. more»
  • Japanese Yen Likely to test Major Levels on Key Week Ahead

    12:15 | 31/1/15
    A highly-anticipated US Nonfarm Payrolls data print could ultimately provide the spark necessary for a larger Dollar break versus the Japanese Yen, and current signs favor the downside on the USDJPY and broader JPY pairs. Indeed we recently highlighted ... more»
  • Canadian dollar continues to lose value

    12:15 | 31/1/15
    Even with the dollar being lower, we're seeing it's more beneficial for Canadians to come across and shop here because their taxes are higher, and generally their prices of goods are higher,” Poloncarz said. more»