Friday, 29 July 2016


  • MarketsJapanese yen jumps in volatile trade

    10:52 | 29/7/16
    Financial Times
    The Japanese yen soared as much as 1.8 per cent against the US dollar before paring its losses to a rise of 0.7 per cent, with no catalyst for the dramatic move immediately apparent. more»
  • Australian dollar down as greenback bounces

    10:30 | 29/7/16
    The Australian
    But market expectation is still for a US rate rise in December and Westpac strategist Imre Speizer says US dollar strength could further depress the Aussie. “US dollar strength could depress it slightly further but expectations the BOJ (Bank of Japan ... more»
  • After 'Wild Wednesday' the Australian dollar faces 'Freaky Friday' as traders ...

    10:07 | 29/7/16
    Business Insider Australia
    The Australian dollar continues to gravitate around the 75 US cent level in early Asian trade on Friday - a level it has become all too familiar with in recent days - with the AUD/USD seemingly in a holding pattern before the release of today's Bank ... more»
Recent News

    08:48 | 29/7/16
    Indianapolis Recorder
    We were offered Fiji water as we waited for our meals to arrive. The plate presentation was done very well. The pieces of shrimp were large, the egg was fluffy and the main attraction also came with a silver dollar sized portion of field greens and a ... more»
  • Don't use a VPN in United Arab Emirates – unless you wanna go to jail and pay ...

    08:48 | 29/7/16
    The Register
    A royal edict from the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made it illegal for anyone in the country to use a VPN service. more»
  • Works on $12m emergency department progress

    08:47 | 29/7/16
    Fiji Times
    THE new multimillion-dollar emergency department at the Lautoka Hospital will be opened next month, says Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate. more»
  • TSX closes six points higher; Canadian dollar rises

    08:37 | 29/7/16
    Times Colonist
    In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 15.82 points at 18,456.35, the broader S&P 500 composite index was ahead 3.48 points to 2,170.06 and the Nasdaq composite jumped 15.17 points to 5,154.98. more»
  • Vital Signs: Get ready for the Aussie dollar to fall

    07:41 | 29/7/16
    The Conversation AU
    With Australia cutting and the US raising rates the Australian dollar looks likely to fall. The real question is just how much. more»
  • IMF admits disastrous love affair with euro, apologises for the immolation of ...

    07:30 | 29/7/16
    The International Monetary Fund's top staff misled their own board, made a series of calamitous misjudgments in Greece, became euphoric cheerleaders for the euro project, ignored warning signs of impending crisis, and collectively failed to grasp an ... more»
  • CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (FXY) July weekly implied volatility ...

    07:07 | 29/7/16
    Currencyshares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSE: FXY) July weekly call option implied volatility is at 51, August is at 17, September is at 14; compared to its 52-week range of 7 to 17 into Bank of Japan started a two day policy meeting today with some ... more»
  • Bitcoin Picks Up in Malaysia as Ringgit Falls

    05:37 | 29/7/16
    Malaysian Ringgit has registered a fall of over 2.7 percent in the last week along. The fall of Ringgit value, in addition to falling oil prices, has had a considerable impact on the country's economy. more»
  • Can Bangkok Curb Prostitution? And Should It?

    04:52 | 29/7/16
    From go-go girls to ladyboys, Thai cities and resorts like Bangkok and Pattaya are known as hubs of the Southeast Asian sex trade, despite the fact that prostitution has been illegal in Thailand since 1960. It's clear many officials and law enforcement ... more»
  • Euro to Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Weakened By Strong Credit Suisse Profits

    04:07 | 29/7/16
    Exchange Rates UK
    The appeal of Euro (EUR) exchange rates has continued to rise in response to more positive domestic data, although the Swiss Franc has failed to particularly decline despite an atmosphere of decreased safe-haven demand. Signs from the Eurozone have ... more»
  • Two proteins safeguard skin stem cells

    03:56 | 29/7/16
    A study led by ICREA researcher Salvador Aznar Benitah and undertaken at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has identified two proteins that are fundamental to conserve skin stem cells and has shown that without these proteins ... more»
  • TSX down 20 points; Canadian dollar up slightly

    03:33 | 29/7/16
    Times Colonist
    The Dow Jones industrial average was down 83.72 points at 18,388.45, the broader S&P 500 composite index shed 4.64 points to 2,161.94 and the Nasdaq composite lost 9.14 points to 5,139.67. more»