Friday, 30 January 2015

Currencies

  • Australian dollar in 'stunning' dive

    09:37 | 30/1/15
    NEWS.com.au
    Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Raiko Shareef said the Aussie is now one most underperforming currencies on the market. “The Australian dollar's fall over the past 24 hours has been nothing short of stunning,” he said. “It has shed the bounce ... more»
  • $1.4b profit for site

    09:15 | 30/1/15
    Fiji Times
    However, the amount of profit the company made on each dollar of revenue decreased from 44 per cent to 29 per cent from a year earlier, as the social network invested more heavily in marketing and research and development (R&D). more»
  • 3pc tax matters

    09:03 | 30/1/15
    Fiji Times
    THREE per cent may sound like a small number but for people who have less, and spend less, every dollar counts. Three per cent is the stamp duty required on the transfer of ownership of used vehicles and this comes into effect on February 1. So who is ... more»
 
 
 
 
Recent News
  • Australian dollar tumbles as global currency war expands

    08:07 | 30/1/15
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar plunged against the greenback in the early hours of Friday morning, as central banks around the world move to ease monetary policy against the backdrop of potential US interest rate rises. more»
  • Investment Firms Emboldened by Swiss Franc Surprise

    07:56 | 30/1/15
    Wall Street Journal
    On the heels of the surprise surge of the Swiss franc, some big investors are betting they've uncovered the next billion-dollar trade: wagering against currencies in far-flung locales such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. more»
  • Canadian dollar continues slide to 78 cents US

    06:48 | 30/1/15
    CBC.ca
    "That is the largest two-year decline in the Canadian dollar ever, which last I checked is a long period of time. It's even larger than the deep drop in the late '70s when Canadian inflation was running especially hot, and there were very real fiscal ... more»
  • Canadian dollar continues slide to 78 cents

    06:48 | 30/1/15
    CBC.ca
    "That is the largest two-year decline in the Canadian dollar ever, which last I checked is a long period of time. It's even larger than the deep drop in the late '70s when Canadian inflation was running especially hot, and there were very real fiscal ... more»
  • Greenback rises to NT$31.512 on Taipei forex

    06:37 | 30/1/15
    China Post
    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.184 to close at the day's high of NT$31.512 as traders here were motivated by weakness among other regional currencies to dump the local unit throughout the ... more»
  • Canadian dollar nears 78 cents

    06:37 | 30/1/15
    CBC.ca
    "That is the largest two-year decline in the Canadian dollar ever, which last I checked is a long period of time. It's even larger than the deep drop in the late '70s when Canadian inflation was running especially hot, and there were very real fiscal ... more»
  • Volcker what? JPMorgan mints $300 million trading Swiss francs

    05:47 | 30/1/15
    Fortune
    Earlier this month, traders at the nation's biggest bank made $300 million in one day, following news that the Swiss central bank was taking its cap off the franc. That caused the currency to soar, and JPMorgan JPM 1.08% traders took the move ... more»
  • FOREX-Swiss franc under pressure, euro broadly stronger

    05:30 | 30/1/15
    Reuters
    (Updates with New York prices, comments, changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON). * Swiss franc sinks on intervention talk. more»
  • Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Forecast to ...

    05:07 | 30/1/15
    Future Currency Forecast
    The Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate softened by around -0.66% on Thursday afternoon. After data pertaining to the UK printed relatively poorly on Thursday, the Pound Sterling softened versus the majority of its most traded ... more»
  • BSE Sensex, Indian rupee, Anna Hazare, Emerging consumer 2015 and more

    04:58 | 30/1/15
    Financial Express
    Social activist Anna Hazare said that he will launch a fresh stir on the Lokpal issue even as he criticised the Narendra Modi government for its “failure” to bring back black money. more»
  • AUO posts seventh consecutive quarter of profits

    04:56 | 30/1/15
    Taipei Times
    AU Optronics Corp (AUO, ????), the nation's second-largest LCD panel maker, yesterday posted its seventh consecutive quarter of profit as a weak New Taiwan dollar helped lift its gross margin in the last quarter. Net profit grew sixfold to NT$6.58 ... more»
  • NT dollar reflects regional decline against greenback

    04:56 | 30/1/15
    Taipei Times
    The New Taiwan dollar yesterday ended down 0.58 percent against the US dollar, as Taiwan became the latest nation to join a regional trend of depreciation, one day after Singapore unexpectedly eased monetary policy to battle deflationary pressures, ... more»