Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Currencies News

  • Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Forecast to ...

    00:15 | 27/1/15
    Future Currency Forecast
    The Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate advanced by around 0.94% on Monday morning. After oil prices slid to a near 6-year low, and with hedge funds betting on continued declination, market sentiment dampened significantly. more»
  • Tax Uber, Airbnb urges Labor's Andrew Leigh

    00:03 | 27/1/15
    Sydney Morning Herald
    Regulators need to stop online companies such as Uber and Airbnb - as well as people using their services - from dodging their tax obligations, says shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh. more»
  • Euro to British Pound (EUR/GBP) Exchange Rate Forecast to Trend within ...

    23:41 | 26/1/15
    Future Currency Forecast
    The Euro to Pound Sterling (EUR/GBP) exchange rate is trending within a tight range on Monday. After having declined significantly at the news that the anti-austerity party Syriza gained office in Greece, the common currency recovered some of its ... more»
  • As Yuan Grows, Interest on the Chinese Currency Also Grows Globally

    23:41 | 26/1/15
    Fitch is expecting a boom in offshore clearing centers of the like that will help to drive greater issuance of dim sum bonds by both Chinese and non-Chinese governments. They also look forward to financial institutions and corporations to do the same ... more»
  • Fears of Fresh Sanctions Hit Russian Ruble

    23:34 | 26/1/15
    Wall Street Journal
    The threat crowns a wide range of factors that have already hit the Russian currency. By 0930 GMT, the ruble had fallen 2.1% to 65.6 against the dollar and shed 2.4% to 73.8 versus the euro, while the price of Brent crude had also declined 2%. more»
  • Ask an Expert: Tips for Expats Dealing With Swiss Franc Turmoil

    23:30 | 26/1/15
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    We asked Jonathan Lachowitz of White Lighthouse Investment Management about how to approach the surprising decision by the SNB to remove the cap on the Swiss franc's strength against the euro. Send your expat finance questions to expat@wsj.com or ... more»
  • Violence Escalates Adding Pressure to Russian Ruble

    23:07 | 26/1/15
    The russian currency is in focus and violence escalates in the ukraine. For more, let's turn to ryan chilcote. There always seems to be violence escalating. more»
  • Hong Kong''s Exchange Fund Feels the Pain of Strong Dollar

    22:45 | 26/1/15
    The Hong Kong Exchange Fund, which backs the territory's currency, posted an investment gain of 43.6 billion Hong Kong dollars ($5.62 billion), down 46% from HK$81.2 billion in 2013, the de facto central bank said Monday. The investment return for the ... more»
  • Politics in Croatia Prevailed Over Reason

    22:33 | 26/1/15
    Up to the time when was the housing boom in the beginning of the 2000s, the exchange rate of the franc to the Croatian kuna was very low - around 5 kunas per franc. On 21 January, the exchange rate exceeded the value of the euro in Croatia - 7.70 kunas ... more»
  • Poland Mulls Converting Swiss Franc Loans to Zlotys

    22:33 | 26/1/15
    Wall Street Journal
    WARSAW—The Polish government is working on plans to convert Swiss franc mortgage loans owned by Polish borrowers into zlotys to reduce private debt and foreign-currency exposure, passing the cost of the operation onto banks, the prime minister said ... more»
  • EM currency boost seen as euro weakens

    22:00 | 26/1/15
    Financial Times
    The fall in the euro's value has already been substantial. The single currency has dropped nearly 8 per cent this year against the dollar and is down 17 per cent in the past six months, as investors have increasingly priced in the probability that the ... more»
  • Russian Ruble Tumbles After Violent Weekend in East Ukraine

    21:48 | 26/1/15
    ABC News
    The ruble tumbled to 65.8 to the dollar early Monday from 63.7 on opening, after Western leaders announced that they were considering further punitive measures against Russia for what they say is its role in supporting the separatists in eastern Ukraine. more»
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