Thursday, 23 March 2017


Recent News
  • NZ dollar rises ahead of RBNZ review that's expected to keep rates on hold

    08:41 | 23/3/17
    New Zealand Herald
    The kiwi rose to 70.50 US cents as at 8am in Wellington from 70.30 cents late yesterday. The New Zealand dollar gained ahead of the Reserve Bank's six-weekly review of monetary policy, which is expected to see the benchmark interest rate kept unchanged ... more»
  • Supporting Syrian refugees' winter needs through cash transfers

    08:18 | 23/3/17
    As part of a UNOCHA-funded project, Syrian refugees in informal tented settlements received between 200-300 Jordanian Dinar (approx. 270-400 EUR) in cash to purchase items of their choosing, and better prepare their families for winter months. “I am ... more»
  • Four held, demonetised Turkish Lira seized

    07:33 | 23/3/17
    Telangana Today
    Hyderabad: Four persons were arrested by the Karkhana police on Wednesday on charges of trying to dupe people by offering them demonetised Turkish currency and seized 100 notes of Turkish Lira from them. Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by ... more»
  • Zimbabwe says using rand as main currency would be 'prudent'

    07:11 | 23/3/17
    Zimbabwe abandoned its own dollar in April 2009 as runaway inflation rendered it worthless, using instead a mix of foreign currencies that now includes US dollars, pounds, euros, rands, yuan and Botswanan pula. In an effort to address a shortage of ... more»
  • Canadian dollar weakens as oil prices weigh

    07:11 | 23/3/17
    The Globe and Mail
    The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday after oil prices hit their lowest level since November following data which showed U.S. more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks up as BM&FBovespa, Cetip tie-up wins antitrust ...

    06:37 | 23/3/17
    President Michel Temer said on Tuesday a planned revamp of Brazil's costly pension system would only apply to federal employees, in an apparent attempt to dilute an unpopular reform. more»
  • Euro adds to robust gains in March

    06:12 | 23/3/17
    Financial Times
    This week the euro has gained 0.8 per cent against the US currency, taking its rise this month to 2.6 per cent and leaving it worth $1.0825 late on Wednesday. more»
  • South African rand firms against dollar as stocks fall

    06:03 | 23/3/17
    Rand gains as dollar comes under pressure * Equities retreat in line with global markets (Updates prices, adds quotes, background) JOHANNESBURG, March 22 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand strengthened on Wednesday as local data supported the ... more»
  • Pound to Canadian Dollar, Key Level Pierced, Bullish Outlook

    05:26 | 23/3/17
    Pound Sterling Live
    Oil's recent woes which have seen Brent crude fall below $50 a barrel have been a major contributor to the Canadian Dollar's (Loonie's) decline, as oil is the countries largest export. Despite some 'backing and filling' in a throwback move to the ... more»
  • British Pound Sentiment Flips to Net-Short - We Prefer Buying

    05:07 | 23/3/17
    GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 46.9% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.13 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 4.3% lower than yesterday and 35.8% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5 ... more»
  • US Dollar Forecast Remains Firmly Bearish versus Japanese Yen

    05:07 | 23/3/17
    USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 73.9% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.83 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Jan 09 when USDJPY traded near 116.304; price has moved 4.4% lower since then. more»
  • Australian Dollar Likely to Hit Further Highs

    05:07 | 23/3/17
    AUDUSD: Retail trader data shows 28.6% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 2.5 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Jan 09 when AUDUSD traded near 0.71824; price has moved 7.0% higher since then. more»