Sunday, 22 October 2017

Currencies News

  • Non-euro states should take part in euro reform talks - EU's Tusk

    22:56 | 21/10/17
    euronews
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries still outside the euro zone should take part in euro zone reform preparations to show the unity of the bloc and the importance of the currency, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said. more»
  • Uzbekistan cuts potato imports from Kazakhstan

    21:15 | 21/10/17
    Trend News Agency
    The statistics show that producer prices from June to September were at the level of 49 tenge per kilogram, while retail prices decreased from 162 tenge per kilogram to 99 tenge per kilogram. In the same period of 2016, producer prices fell from 47 to ... more»
  • Businessmen donate 16.7 billion kyat for Rakhine State

    16:22 | 21/10/17
    Mizzima News
    Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi (C-sit), and Myanmar businessmen pose for photograph after during a donations ceremony for Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement and Development in Rakhine State(UEHRD), ... more»
  • Thailand rehearses lavish 3b baht funeral for late king

    15:37 | 21/10/17
    THE BUSINESS TIMES
    [BANGKOK] Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday for the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a ... more»
  • Australian Dollar Faces Bare Data Landscape, CPI Stands Alone

    15:15 | 21/10/17
    DailyFX
    It doesn't want to add to the Australian Dollar's already considerable international allure by proffering interest rate rises, but the Australian economy is doing at least reasonably well and so it cannot reasonably deny that if rates do move, that ... more»
  • Malaysian palm oil price climbs following gains in overseas markets

    11:41 | 21/10/17
    The Star Online
    The benchmark palm oil contract for January delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange was up 0.7 percent at 2,741 ringgit ($648.91) a tonne at the end of Friday, after declining 0.7 percent on Thursday. The contract has shed about 0.3 percent ... more»
  • Merkel Makes Euro Policy a Priority

    11:08 | 21/10/17
    Bloomberg
    Merkel, 63, is hemmed in by the need to accommodate a wide range of views among the three smaller parties that she'll need to shape into a pact on cabinet posts and policy, including a tough line on euro-area bailouts and deficits by the Free Democrats. more»
  • Deadly blasts target two mosques in separate regions of Afghanistan

    10:56 | 21/10/17
    CGTN America (blog)
    The U.S.-backed Afghani government is locked in a war with both ISIL and the Taliban. The explosions cap a violent week for the country. more»
  • Lafarge Africa seeks approval to launch 132 bln naira rights issue

    10:11 | 21/10/17
    Reuters
    LAGOS, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Cement maker Lafarge Africa is expecting regulatory approval from Nigerian authorities for a 131.65 billion naira ($431.43 million) rights issue as it focuses on Nigeria for growth and expands into Ghana, its chief financial ... more»
  • UPDATE 1-Speculators pare bearish bets on dollar -CFTC, Reuters data

    09:48 | 21/10/17
    Reuters
    In a wider measure of dollar positioning that includes net contracts on the New Zealand dollar, Mexican peso, Brazilian real and Russian ruble, the U.S. dollar posted a net short position valued at $16.33 billion, down from $19.28 billion a week earlier. more»
  • FOREX-Dollar rises vs safe havens after US Senate clears way for tax reform

    08:41 | 21/10/17
    Nasdaq
    The dollar hit a three-month high against the Japanese yen JPY= , to 113.56 yen, and a five-month high against the Swiss franc CHF= , touching 0.9858 franc. Traders seek the yen and Swiss franc in times of uncertainty and fear, and sell the currencies ... more»
  • Dollar rises vs safe havens after US Senate clears way for tax reform

    08:41 | 21/10/17
    Reuters
    The dollar hit a three-month high against the Japanese yen JPY=, to 113.56 yen, and a five-month high against the Swiss franc CHF=, touching 0.9858 franc. Traders seek the yen and Swiss franc in times of uncertainty and fear, and sell the currencies ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ508,13050.07%
COMP6,629240.36%
DJI23,3291660.71%
SP5002,575130.51%
DAX12,99110.01%
FTSE7,52300.00%
NI22521,45890.04%
TWI72.360.771.05%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1780.0060.51%
NZDUSD0.69520.00731.04%
AUDUSD0.78050.00720.91%
NZDAUD0.89010.00140.16%