Saturday, 30 May 2015

Currencies News

  • Australian Dollar Volatility Ahead on RBA, China PMI and US Jobs Data

    08:26 | 30/5/15
    The Australian Dollar faces a week of sharp volatility ahead as the economic calendar fills out with both home-grown and external event risk. more»
  • Ruble, oil rebound boosts Russia-focused hedge funds

    08:03 | 30/5/15
    The Russia/Eastern Europe index sank 25.9% last year, making it the worst area for hedge fund performance. The ruble and the Russian stock indexes, which often serve as barometers of investor confidence in the country, both made a strong comeback. more»
  • Public servants get 2000 euro rise

    05:26 | 30/5/15
    Irish Independent
    The final tranche of wage hikes will see workers in the lowest bracket up to 30,000 get an additional 600 euro and those in the mid-range get 595 euro and those on the highest salaries get no additional rises. The Impact trade union, one of the biggest ... more»
  • Asian currencies slip on fears of US Fed rate hike

    03:56 | 30/5/15
    Taipei Times
    The yen has tumbled 18 percent against the greenback in the past 12 months as Japan pressed ahead with record monetary stimulus, while the won lost 7.9 percent and the New Taiwan dollar fell 2.2 percent. The Korea International Trade Association called ... more»
  • US dollar rises to NT$30.871 on Taipei forex

    03:56 | 30/5/15
    China Post
    The U.S. dollar opened higher against the New Taiwan dollar on follow-through buying from a session earlier, but soon fell to negative territory as traders here were encouraged by the gains posted by several regional currencies, including the Japanese ... more»
  • How To Invest In The Swiss Franc

    02:37 | 30/5/15
    The Swiss franc has long been considered one of the safe havens of the financial world. In times of trouble, investors could park their money in Switzerland's national currency and know it would retain its value. more»
  • Commission launches Chinese solar probe

    02:18 | 30/5/15
    It will be difficult to prove that Chinese companies are sending solar panels to countries like Taiwan and Malaysia, issuing new papers, loading them onto ships and dispatching them to Europe. The Commission will have to examine several dozen companies ... more»
  • REFILE-European shares fall amid Greek impasse, weak euro zone data

    02:03 | 30/5/15
    LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Friday, setting them on course for a weekly loss, as investors were unnerved by conflicting signals from Greece's debt talks and data showing private loan growth in the euro zone stalled last month. more»
  • Canadian Dollar Approaches Lowest in a Month as Economy Shrinks

    02:03 | 30/5/15
    The Canadian dollar approached the lowest level in more than a month as a first-quarter economic contraction keeps alive speculation the Bank of Canada will cut interest rates again this year. more»
  • Why Melbourne will never be free of the hipster

    01:41 | 30/5/15
    Sydney Morning Herald
    Hipster, the word, brings to mind a certain type: male, white, skinny jeans, retro-inspired outfits, expensive haircuts, a barista who can tell you the name of the Fijian village the beans in your soy-flat-white were grown in. The kind of man who wears ... more»
  • G7 agrees Chinese currency should be in IMF currency reference basket

    01:30 | 30/5/15
    City A.M.
    The move follows a previous statement by the IMF which said that China's currency is "no longer undervalued", marking a major shift from its criticism of Beijing's tight management of its currency. more»
  • Ugandan shilling weakens on rising inflation

    01:30 | 30/5/15
    Reuters Africa
    KAMPALA May 29 (Reuters) - The Ugandan shilling weakened on Friday on the back of negative market sentiment after inflation rose in May. more»
  • Croatia passes law to compensate war rape victims

    01:18 | 30/5/15
    Reuters UK
    The victims, whose exact number remains unknown, will receive a one-off payment of 100,000 kuna ($14,504), and a monthly allowance of 2,500 kuna. They will also be entitled to free counselling, legal and medical aid. "Such legislation is rare in the ... more»
  • US funds raise equity allocation, cut euro zone assets:

    01:07 | 30/5/15
    U.S. fund managers recommended increasing equity exposure in a model portfolio in May, a Reuters poll showed, raising allocations in mainly North American and British shares at the expense of those in the euro zone. The model portfolio for May ... more»
  • U.S. funds raise equity allocation, cut euro zone assets: Reuters poll

    01:07 | 30/5/15
    Business Insider
    (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers recommended increasing equity exposure in a model portfolio in May, a Reuters poll showed, raising allocations in mainly North American and British shares at the expense of those in the euro zone. The model portfolio for ... more»
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