Friday, 27 February 2015


Recent News
  • Thursday's Mini-Report, 2.26.15

    11:30 | 27/2/15
    Water matters: “The billion-dollar, five-year gamble to build a new middle-class Palestinian city on a West Bank mountaintop was just about to welcome its first residents when the Israeli government decided this month to withhold a basic necessity ... more»
  • Australian dollar falls as US data surprises

    09:48 | 27/2/15
    “Core CPI was not the only surprise, durable goods orders also beat expectations.” Mr Speizer expects falling commodity prices and expectations that the US Federal Reserve will raise its interest rate will keep the Australian dollar under pressure in ... more»
  • The unlikely winners of Greece's surrender on euro

    09:48 | 27/2/15
    The Greek government's apparent capitulation in debt negotiations with its euro partners makes it less likely that Athens will be forced out of the common currency. more»
  • NZ dollar slips on better-than-expected US data

    08:52 | 27/2/15
    New Zealand Herald
    The New Zealand dollar fell as the greenback advanced after better-than-expected US data on inflation and business orders bolstered confidence about the outlook for the world's largest economy. more»
  • Meredith Whitney Wins Early Victory In Fund Survival War

    08:52 | 27/2/15
    Financial Advisor Magazine
    The court hearing was the second in a lawsuit filed just last week, after an earlier case was brought in Bermuda. Whitney, 45, shot to fame as a banking analyst after warning in 2007 that Citigroup Inc. would have to cut its dividend, ... that ... more»
  • Into the cobweb of gold rackets

    07:17 | 27/2/15
    The Daily Star
    To get the smuggled gold through the airport security and to its destination, the smuggling syndicates collude with unscrupulous staff of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) and intelligence and law enforcement ... more»

    07:00 | 27/2/15
    The Daily Star
    For a TV show about farmers—thin, bony, illiterate peasants, and agriculture—the mundane business of producing rice and jute, Mati O Manush might not have been a bright idea. more»
  • US dollar falls to NT$31.503 on Taipei forex

    07:00 | 27/2/15
    China Post
    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.029 to close at NT$31.503 as the local central bank stepped onto the trading floor to help the greenback recoup most of its earlier losses at the end of the ... more»
  • Why Does Louis Vuitton Like a Weaker Euro?

    05:41 | 27/2/15
    And in the second half, the euro managed to decline, which hadn't happened for a number of years, and this made our products more competitive, and for French exporters in general, it was very buoyant. more»
  • Trading Turkish Lira With Central Bank Objectivity, Survival In Question

    05:30 | 27/2/15
    Barron's (blog)
    That was the case Wednesday, with the Turkish 1-year cross-currency rates sold off intraday by 40 basis points to 8.55% from 8.15%, while the lira sold off 1.5% against U.S. more»
  • Rwandan franc appreciates against regional currencies

    05:18 | 27/2/15
    The national Bank says that by End of December 2014 the franc appreciated 6.7% versus the Ugandan shilling, 2.8% against the Kenyan shilling while it appreciated 7.0% against the Tanzanian shilling. more»
  • FOREX-Dollar jumps on US data, Bullard; euro falls

    05:07 | 27/2/15
    Euro falls to 1-month low vs dollar, 3-week low vs yen. * Dollar index rises to highest in a month (Updates market action; changes dateline, previous LONDON). more»