Thursday, 28 August 2014


Recent News
  • War on trade fraud intensified

    09:00 | 28/8/14
    Arab News
    They include the campaign against paying service fees at restaurants, forcing supermarkets to keep enough coins to pay changes of less than one riyal, and actions taken against those writing bad checks as well as campaigns against lottery and ... more»
  • Australian dollar higher

    08:37 | 28/8/14
    At 0630 AEST on Thursday, the local currency was trading at 93.38 US cents, up from 93.32 cents on Wednesday. BK Asset Management managing director Boris Schlossberg said investors sold the US dollar, taking profits as we near the end of August. more»
  • Palestinians Grateful to Latin America for Solidarity with Gaza

    08:37 | 28/8/14
    Prensa Latina
    He said that Latin American and Caribbean governments "adopted brave decisions against Israel, supporting Palestine" referring to the missions of Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Chile, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela and Bolivia, missions to which the ... more»
  • dollar buoyed by Fonterra Chinese partnership

    08:37 | 28/8/14
    New Zealand Herald
    The New Zealand dollar rose after Fonterra Cooperative Group yesterday said it would maintain its milk price forecast, expand its local processing capacity and form a partnership to help sell its products in China, New Zealand's largest trading partner. more»
  • Arson worries company

    08:26 | 28/8/14
    Fiji Times
    BIOFUELS International Fiji continues to lose parts of its multimillion dollar plants as a result of alleged arson at its Lekutu farm in Bua on Vanua Levu. more»
  • No Easy Exit From the Euro

    08:15 | 28/8/14
    Bloomberg View
    Keith Humphreys ruminates on the folly of the euro, and why the governments involved can't even seem to bring themselves to consider the possibility that the euro should be abandoned. Paul Krugman has remarked that, “The euro was best understood as a ... more»
  • Turkish Lira Surges after Central Bank Leaves Key Rate Unchanged

    08:15 | 28/8/14
    The Turkish lira touched a two-week high after the central bank retained its benchmark repurchase rate. The currency rose 0.5 percent to trade at 2.1551 per dollar at Istanbul close after the central bank officials, led by Governor Erdem Basci ... more»
  • Four held with 4.7 million in fake Indian rupee notes

    07:18 | 28/8/14
    The National
    DUBAI // The police have arrested four men suspected of trying to exchange more than 4.7 million counterfeit Indian rupees into dirhams. more»
  • Mortar Shells Continue to Pound Golan Heights

    07:07 | 28/8/14
    Arutz Sheva
    Just several hours earlier a 52-year-old Israeli was lightly wounded by tank fire from Syria; he was brought by Magen David Adom forces to the Ziv Hospital in Tzefat (Safed). more»
  • As Primary Nears, Democrats Are Watching a Senate Battle in Queens

    07:07 | 28/8/14
    New York Times
    And each dilapidated house was another sign of middle-class malaise amid the million-dollar properties. Tony Avella, the state senator who ... “One of the principal aspects of my job is to try and preserve this quality of life, which is suburban life ... more»
  • Sterling New Zealand Dollar (GBPNZD) FX Technical Analysis

    06:56 | 28/8/14
    If you had traded at this level as opposed to holding on for 2.00 the interest rate advantage of holding the funds in NZ dollars as opposed to sterling would have more than compensated you for the difference in the exchange rates. With this in mind, it ... more»
  • Canadian Dollar Strengthens Amid M&A Activity Boost Bets

    06:00 | 28/8/14
    Canada's dollar gained the most in six months as its U.S. counterpart weakened and traders speculated that the acquisition of coffee-shop chain Tim Hortons Inc. will increase demand for the local currency. more»