Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Currencies News

  • How will the general election affect sterling?

    04:18 | 25/4/17
    Sterling is dominating the economic picture for this year - the weak pound means economists fear households will suffer from rising inflation, damaging their growth forecasts. more»
  • Sierra Leone Business: Vitafoam unveils locally manufactured

    03:56 | 25/4/17
    Vitafoam Sierra Leone Limited was incorporated in August 2008 and has Vitafoam Nigeria Plc as major shareholder but seeks high network individual Sierra Leoneans and foreigners, venture capitalist and development agencies to partner with them. more»
  • Ethiopian dam creates waves

    03:56 | 25/4/17
    The National
    According the Ethiopian government, more than 1bn birr has been raised from the sales of lottery tickets, music concerts and bonds - all by ordinary citizens. more»
  • Brexit Briefing: Vive L'Euro?

    03:56 | 25/4/17
    The British Pound has shed all of its gains made last week versus the Euro, after the single currency basked in the positive glow of the results of the first round of the French election. more»
  • Suddenly Everything's Looking Good in the Euro Area

    03:22 | 25/4/17
    It's looking good for the euro area right now and there's every chance that's how it will stay. The region's largest economy started the week off with a surge in business confidence, a reminder of the strength already in Germany and now appearing ... more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real, Mexico peso strengthen on French vote

    03:00 | 25/4/17
    Yahoo Finance
    By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, April 24 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real and the Mexican peso strengthened on Monday after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential elections, driving a risk-on rally around the world ... more»
  • FOREX-Euro surges, yen dives as French election fears abate

    03:00 | 25/4/17
    NEW YORK, April 24 The euro surged against the U.S. dollar and the yen sank on Monday on relief over Emmanuel Macron's victory against anti-euro nationalist Marine Le Pen in the first round of France's presidential elections. The euro was last 1.2 ... more»
  • Lessons Learned From Vietnam's Dong Tam Standoff

    02:48 | 25/4/17
    The Diplomat
    Conflicts over land, between the state and the people, appear to be leading Vietnam into unpredictable developments. When news emerged on April 15 that Vietnamese villagers in the rural My Duc district Dong Tam, located in the outskirts of Hanoi, had ... more»
  • Give the World's Women Knowledge and Power, and Peace Will Follow

    02:37 | 25/4/17
    Jamila Afghani is the founder of the Noor Educational and Capacity Development Organization, which promotes the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan. She is one of five finalists for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, which is awarded ... more»
  • Agricultural land prices, rents in Bulgaria rise in 2016

    02:25 | 25/4/17
    The average price per decare of agricultural land reached 761 Bulgarian lev (416 U.S. dollars), the NSI said. The main driver of the increase was the price of permanent grassland, which surged by 19.4 percent, the NSI data showed. more»
  • Sri Lankan rupee ends flat after late dollar selling by foreign banks

    01:52 | 25/4/17
    COLOMBO, April 24 The Sri Lankan rupee closed flat on Monday as late dollar sales by foreign banks offset importer dollar demand, while the market awaited positive news on an International Monetary Fund loan and a sovereign bond sale, dealers said. more»
  • Forex - Canadian dollar higher but weak oil prices cap gains

    01:30 | 25/4/17 - The Canadian dollar moved higher against its broadly weaker U.S. counterpart on Monday but gains were held in check by lower prices for oil, a major Canadian export. more»
  • Movers: A Lift for the Euro, and Jimmy Choo for Sale

    00:33 | 25/4/17
    New York Times
    We're following major developments in the markets throughout the day. Check below for the latest updates. Market Snapshot 6:50 am View Full Overview. more»
  • Germany accepting fewer Afghan asylum seekers

    23:48 | 24/4/17
    Deutsche Welle
    The German government rejected 14,403 of 27,639 Afghan asylum applications in January and February, the Passauer Neue Presse reported Sunday. more»
  • French Elections Give Euro Life; DXY at Major Trendline Support

    23:37 | 24/4/17
    With implied volatility having run significantly higher in EUR-crosses ahead of the French elections, there's little room left to wonder why the Euro has traded so sharply higher at the start of the week. EUR/USD itself is paring its gains, however, as ... more»
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