Monday, 20 February 2017

Currencies News

  • TABLE-Foreign trading in South Korean stocks

    20:44 | 20/2/17
    SEOUL, Feb 20 Daily net trading in shares on South Korea's main stock exchange by three major categories of investors as of 0728 GMT, in billions of South Korean won (a negative figure indicates net selling): FOREIGNERS INSTITUTIONS RETAIL February ... more»
  • British Pound Risks this Week: Politics Back in Focus

    20:43 | 20/2/17
    Pound Sterling Live
    The British Pound sees a thin economic data calendar this week, which could be a good thing if we consider the string of sub-expectations economic releases seen in mid-month have weighed on the UK currency. more»
  • Swiss Franc Trading A Tad Higher In The Asian Session

    20:32 | 20/2/17
    For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.63% against the CHF and closed at 1.0031 on Friday. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 1.0030, with the USD trading slightly lower against the CHF from Friday's close. more»
  • Hong Kong Disneyland records loss for second year in a row, as mainland ...

    20:18 | 20/2/17
    South China Morning Post
    The number of mainland visitors dropped 21 per cent to 2.19 million last year, which Lau blamed on the mainland economic downturn and the Hong Kong dollar's strength against the yuan. Last year the Chinese economy grew at its slowest rate in 26 years, ... more»
  • Chinese yuan weakens to 6.8743 against US dolalr Monday

    19:58 | 20/2/17
    China Daily
    BEIJING - The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 287 basis points to 6.8743 against the US dollar Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. more»
  • Asian currencies sag, Philippine peso hits 10-year low

    19:57 | 20/2/17
    Economic Times
    SINGAPORE: The Philippine peso tumbled to its lowest level in more than a decade on Monday, with its slide picking up further momentum after it breached psychological support at 50 per US dollar. more»
  • South African banks ordered to respond to rand price-fixing allegations

    19:33 | 20/2/17
    JOHANNESBURG - The South African Competition Commission said Friday that the 17 banks accused of colluding to fix the price of the rand have 20 business days to respond to the allegations. The commission has accused three South African banks and ... more»
  • Oil Supercharges the Kazakh Tenge, and the Gains May Not Be Over

    18:26 | 20/2/17
    Kazakhstan's tenge, which has racked up the biggest advance among its thinly-traded counterparts the past six months, is poised for more gains as demand increases following the rally in the price of oil, the former Soviet republic's No. more»
  • Aussie dollar could help motorists

    18:14 | 20/2/17
    In addition the stronger Australian dollar will ensure that the fall in global oil prices are amplified. In Australian dollar terms the Singapore unleaded price has fallen by almost $5 in the past week - all of which should feed through to domestic ... more»
  • 'Arm wrestle' continues for NZ dollar

    18:01 | 20/2/17
    He noted that the "arm wrestle" continues for the kiwi, which is caught between New Zealand's fairly resilient economic outlook and a growing view that the US Federal Reserve will lift rates in March. more»
  • The cost of RBI intervention: Indian firms blind to rupee risks

    17:54 | 20/2/17
    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) commitment to a stable rupee is having an unintended consequence: local companies are getting complacent about hedging their overseas borrowings. more»
  • Dollar sags on lower yields, euro dogged by political concerns

    17:52 | 20/2/17
    TOKYO A slide in U.S. bond yields pressured the dollar against the yen on Monday, while the euro struggled for traction after suffering significant losses at the end of last week on renewed concerns about the upcoming French elections. more»