Tuesday, 21 October 2014


  • FDI Dips To $1.27 Bn In August, Lowest In 8 Months

    22:33 | 21/10/14
    During the period, India received maximum FDI from Mauritius at $3.93 billion, followed by Singapore ($1.89 billion), Netherlands ($1.56 billion), Japan ($897 million), UK ($827 million) and the US ($394 million). more»
  • CIMB Thai 9-month net profit falls by 6.3% to 900mil baht

    20:18 | 21/10/14
    The Star Online
    BANGKOK: CIMB Thai Bank plc's group net profit for the nine months ended Sept 30, 2014 fell by 6.3% to 900 million baht (100 baht is RM9.29), compared with the corresponding period last year. This was due to higher operating expenses which grew by ... more»
  • Mauritius' trade deficit widens 21 pct in August

    20:07 | 21/10/14
    Reuters Africa
    PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - - Mauritius' trade deficit widened 21.1 percent to 7.47 billion rupees ($239.42 million) in August from a year earlier driven largely by higher imports of fuels and lubricants, data showed on Tuesday. more»
Recent News
  • PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - Oct 21

    18:48 | 21/10/14
    Daily Mail
    ... Presa, 24 Chasa). CAPITAL DAILY - United Bulgarian Bank, controlled by National Bank of Greece received a $10 million credit line to finance medium and small businesses from the International Financial Corporation. more»
  • Krung Thai Bank Q3 net profit up 3.23 pct on year

    18:48 | 21/10/14
    ... lending, up slightly from the end of 2013 given some retail customers and small-sized business were affected by slow recovery in economy and high household debt, it said. more»
  • Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital gets regulatory nod for share buyback

    18:37 | 21/10/14
    DUBAI Oct 21 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi-listed investment firm Waha Capital has secured regulatory approval to buy back up to 10 percent of its outstanding shares, the company said in a bourse filing on Tuesday without disclosing the price it would offer. more»
  • New Zealand Sets Record Number of Migrants; NZ Dollar Rises Amid US ...

    18:15 | 21/10/14
    International Business Times AU
    New Zealand has set a new record in the number of migrants arriving in the country. According to the latest report of Statistics New Zealand, the country has a net gain of 4,700 migrants for the month of September bringing the total number of migrants ... more»
  • Swiss Franc Trading Higher, Ahead Of Swiss Trade Balance Data

    17:52 | 21/10/14
    In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 0.9425, with the USD trading 0.08% lower from yesterday's close. The pair is expected to find support at 0.9399, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 0.9372. more»
  • Indian rupee gains 8 paise against dollar in early trade

    17:33 | 21/10/14
    Financial Express
    The domestic currency had gained 8 paise to close at a one-week high of 61.36 against the dollar yesterday. (PTI). SummaryExtending its rising streak for the third straight day, the rupee appreciated by 8 paise. more»
  • Expect Indian Rupee to trade on mixed note: Angel

    17:30 | 21/10/14
    The Indian Rupee appreciated around 0.2 percent in yesterday's trading session. The currency appreciated on the back of success for ruling party in two state elections and government removal of diesel subsidies. more»
  • Australian dollar rises as China GDP beats expectations

    17:07 | 21/10/14
    Yahoo!7 News
    The Chinese economy has exceeded forecasts with its gross domestic product growing by 7.3 per cent in the third quarter. The better-than-expected figure immediately pushed Australian dollar higher by 0.2 per cent to just over US 88 cents shortly after ... more»
  • Indonesian Rupiah Advances to Four-Week High on Cabinet Optimism

    16:45 | 21/10/14
    Indonesia's rupiah rose to the strongest level in almost a month on optimism President Joko Widodo will name a cabinet seen as capable of helping him carry out economic reforms and boost growth. more»
  • Indian rupee opens higher at 61.30 per dollar

    16:33 | 21/10/14
    The Indian rupee opened marginally higher at 61.30 per dollar against previous close of 61.36. Major currencies traded in tight ranges with investors facing a vacuum of data and modest price changes in global markets. more»
  • South.Korean shares down but pare losses after Chinese data; won firmer

    16:11 | 21/10/14
    Business Recorder
    SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile services provider, climbed 2.5 percent while KT Corp rose 1.5 percent. The South Korean won firmed, reflecting losses in the dollar as many investors pushed out expectations of an early rate hike by the U.S ... more»
  • Forex - Australian dollar gains smartly after strong China data

    15:15 | 21/10/14
    Still, the dollar softened against the euro on concerns that even though the Federal Reserve is seen closing its monthly bond-buying program next week, rate hikes may come later in 2015 than once anticipated to make sure cooling European and Asian ... more»