Monday, 21 August 2017

Currencies News

  • Pop concert protest mars Afghan Independence Day celebrations

    08:03 | 20/8/17
    Arab News
    But here you see I can't go.” Ahmad Shaker, a school student, called her a “symbol of freedom for Afghan women.” The price of the concert ticket was 200 Afghani (about $3), but because of the demand the price went up to 800 Afghani. The protesters ... more»
  • Demand for Saudi riyals up due to Hajj

    08:03 | 20/8/17
    Arab News
    The most exchanged currency during Hajj is the US dollar followed by the euro, Singapore dollar, Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah, Emirati dirham and Malaysian ringgit, said Abdullah Al-Sayrafi, the manager of an exchange. He added: “Moneychangers are ... more»
  • Saudi central bank says Qatari pilgrims can change riyals

    07:52 | 20/8/17
    Reuters
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's central bank said on Saturday it had not banned trading of the Qatari riyal since Riyadh cut diplomatic ties with Doha, and said visiting Qatari citizens could exchange their currency. more»
  • Speculators Add To Sterling And Peso Shorts, While Cutting Euro And Canadian ...

    06:45 | 20/8/17
    Seeking Alpha
    Speculators made several significant position adjustment in the CFTC reporting week ending August 15 that included an escalation of aggressive rhetoric by the US and North Korea. more»
  • Rising Kashmir News

    06:43 | 20/8/17
    Rising Kashmir Daily English Newspaper
    Police recovered stolen cash of Rs 8,800 and 230 Bangladeshi Taka on his disclosure, the spokesperson said. A camera and a mobile phone were also recovered from his possession. more»
  • Rising Kashmir

    06:43 | 20/8/17
    Rising Kashmir Daily English Newspaper
    Police recovered stolen cash of Rs 8,800 and 230 Bangladeshi Taka on his disclosure, the spokesperson said. A camera and a mobile phone were also recovered from his possession. more»
  • Congo says balances 2017 budget without printing money

    06:11 | 20/8/17
    Reuters Africa
    Congo has faced a worsening economic crisis this year, with inflation now at 50 percent, and the Congolese franc losing 30 percent making it one of the world's worst performers this year. more»
  • UPDATE 1-Congo says balances 2017 budget without printing money

    06:01 | 20/8/17
    Reuters
    Congo has faced a worsening economic crisis this year, with inflation now at 50 percent, and the Congolese franc losing 30 percent making it one of the world's worst performers this year. more»
  • 'Bitcoin cash' soars to record high above $900 as 'mining' profits jump

    03:22 | 20/8/17
    CNBC
    South Korean exchanges Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit dominated trade activity, with Bithumb alone accounting for $1.7 billion of trade volume, CoinMarketCap data showed. more»
  • France's colonial legacy in Africa

    01:07 | 20/8/17
    South African Broadcasting Corporation
    The CFA franc, was created in 1945, and is the common currency of 14 countries in West and Central Africa, of which 12 are former French colonies. more»
  • Moody's affirms Egypt's B3 credit rating

    23:03 | 19/8/17
    Ahram Online
    In November 2016, Egypt received the first funding installment - an initial $2.75 billion - of the first tranche following the flotation of the Egyptian pound. Egypt's economy has struggled since the January 2011 uprising which toppled long-time ... more»
  • Lao Telecommunications Company and NSB sign new extension project contracts

    17:26 | 19/8/17
    The Nation
    The signature of the 5G alliance memorandum not only marks the successful cooperation with Nokia Shanghai Bell that will move forward to new areas, but also Lao Telecommunications Company will never stop pursuing advanced technology and providing ... more»
  • Becalmed Australian Dollar May Need Left-Field Impetus

    15:45 | 19/8/17
    DailyFX
    So where does this leave the Australian Dollar? Well, probably once again caught between a market which would quite like to buy it, assuming risk appetite doesn't take another battering, and a central bank ever-more vocal about the baleful effects of ... more»
  • SBP yet to complete probe into rupee devaluation

    13:52 | 19/8/17
    The Nation
    ISLAMABAD - The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has yet to complete the investigation of sharp increase in dollar value against rupee that gained Rs3.12 in a single day on July 5. The US dollar has surged to Rs108.25 on July 5 from Rs104.9 of a day before. more»
  • Reflections on Sierra Leone's mudslide disaster

    12:22 | 19/8/17
    BBC News
    This week Sierra Leone's capital Freetown experienced a devastating mudslide and flooding that claimed over 400 lives. Dozens are still missing presumed dead. more»
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