Monday, 23 October 2017

Currencies News

  • Dollar rises on hopes of tax reforms; kiwi sinks to 5-month low

    15:59 | 20/10/17
    Hindu Business Line
    The dollar rose broadly on Friday, bolstered by increased optimism about the prospects for US tax reforms, while the New Zealand dollar hit five-month lows, hampered by uncertainty over economic policies under a new government. US President Donald ... more»
  • CIMB Thai's 9M profit dips as provisions climb

    15:15 | 20/10/17
    The Edge Markets MY
    CIMB Thai, which is 94.11%-owned by CIMB Group, said its nine months ended Sept 30, 2017 recorded a net profit of 243.9 million Thai baht (RM31.03 million), compared with 554.4 million Thai baht a year ago, as provisions rose 9.8% y-o-y. “Operating ... more»
  • Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.6092 against USD Friday

    14:52 | 20/10/17
    BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 1 basis point to 6.6092 against the U.S. more»
  • Market exchange rates in China -- Oct. 20

    14:52 | 20/10/17
    The central parity rate of the yuan against the Hong Kong dollar is based on the central parity rate of the yuan against the U.S. more»
  • EM ASIA FX-Chinese yuan, Taiwan dollar inch up; Philippine peso down

    14:41 | 20/10/17
    Kitco News
    Oct 20 (Reuters) - The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar as of 0136 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Change as of 0136 GMT Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move Japan yen 112.950 112.53 -0.37 Sing dlr 1.358 ... more»
  • BRAZIL: Ibovespa Falls 0.4% On Lower Growth In China

    13:53 | 20/10/17
    Markets Insider
    Nevertheless, the American currency rose 0.34%, quoted at R$ 3,176. According to analysts, the U.S. Dollar rise against the Brazilian real may have been caused by some timely caution among investors. For Friday, investors are waiting for the ... more»
  • Bangkok returns to mourning colors, but what of the future?

    13:46 | 20/10/17
    Wichita Eagle
    At the Orchid clothing store, vendor Arunee Narasri reports shops selling up to 10,000 Thai baht (more than $300) a day in bargain black clothing. more»
  • Venezuela opposition claims evidence of tampered vote count

    13:45 | 20/10/17
    Fox News
    The contest in Bolivar state was the only one not called on election night because results were too tight. Although far from the political battles of Caracas, the state is a vital economic motor that is home to a major steel factory. more»
  • Georgian election: The Brit campaigning by bike in Tbilisi

    13:45 | 20/10/17
    BBC News
    Opposition activists claimed the deal - for the symbolic price of 1 Georgian lari (31 pence, 40 cents) - was corrupt but the government defended its decision and described the project for which the land was sold as "one of the most strategically ... more»
  • New Zealand dollar steadies after 2% dip

    13:00 | 20/10/17
    Financial Times
    The kiwi was trading flat on Friday after a tumultuous session in which it fell as much as 2 per cent against the dollar after opposition leader Jacinda Adern garnered the support of the nationalist New Zealand First party headed by Winston Peters ... more»
  • Major indexes in Asia climb as Kiwi dollar falls to multi-month lows

    12:56 | 20/10/17
    The New Zealand dollar was also in focus after the currency tumbled in the last session on news that the Labour Party would form a coalition government with the nationalist party, New Zealand First. more»
  • Dollar Down First Day in Four; Kiwi Plunges Amid Political Shift

    12:03 | 20/10/17
    The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index declined about 0.1 percent after falling as much as 0.3 percent. The greenback was lower versus seven of its G-10 counterparts. more»
  • Naira depreciates further to N360.30/$ in NAFEX

    11:30 | 20/10/17
    Data from the Financial Market Dealers Quote, FMDQ, showed that the indicative exchange rate for the I & E Window, known as Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange, NAFEX, declined to N360.30 per dollar, yesterday, from Wednesday's closing rate which ... more»
  • Invasive Stink Bug Pest Devastates Georgia's Agriculture

    11:18 | 20/10/17
    The Jamestown Foundation
    The destruction caused by the BMSB to hazelnut plantations in the regions of Samegrelo, Guria, and Imereti in that year is alone estimated at 50–60 million Georgian lari ($20–24 million) (, September 6). Yet, the total extent of the damage ... more»
  • Euroskeptic Billionaire Poised to Win Czech General Elections

    11:15 | 20/10/17
    Billionaire Andrej Babis looks set to win Czech parliamentary elections this weekend, overcoming traditional political parties on a pledge to run the state like a business, fight Muslim immigration and oppose deeper integration with the European Union. more»
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