Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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    20:41 | 16/2/18
    The Ledger Gazette
    ISHARES CORE S&P TOTAL U.S. STOCK MARKET ETF logo IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in ISHARES CORE S&P TOTAL U.S. STOCK MARKET ETF (BMV:ITOT) by 8.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 206,735 ... more»
  • Meet Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian Oligarch Indicted in US Election Interference

    07:59 | 17/2/18
    New York Times
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Long before he was indicted by the United States in a case involving the troll factory that spearheaded Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 United States elections, Yevgeny V. Prigozhin emerged from prison just as the Soviet ... more»
  • These Naked US Treasury Buyers Are Packing Up for Good

    03:15 | 16/2/18
    The bad times are back for U.S. bonds, and it's not just a matter of inflation fears combining with fiscal profligacy. There is a third source of pain from an outside source: Japan. Japanese holders of Treasuries are having a rough time, getting hit by ... more»
  • The Pound-to-Euro Rate's Forecast for the Week Ahead

    23:52 | 18/2/18
    Pound Sterling Live
    The Pound-to-Euro Rate's Forecast for the Week Ahead. Modified: Sunday, 18 February 2018 11:25; Written by Joaquin Monfort; Subscribe to our Newsletter · Follow us on Twiiter; This copy is for personal, non-commercial use only. more»
  • Corporate Japan wary of yen's renewed strength

    08:18 | 17/2/18
    Nikkei Asian Review
    Because exporters make up a larger proportion of the Japanese industry, the yen's appreciation is a negative event for Japanese businesses overall. Many companies are reducing their foreign exchange risks through such measures as expanding overseas ... more»
  • Canadian dollar pulls back from 10-day high ahead of Schembri speech

    03:26 | 16/2/18
    Reuters Canada
    The U.S. dollar .DXY fell against a basket of major currencies, hitting a 15-month low against the yen, as negative sentiment around the dollar outweighed a rise in 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to their highest levels in four years. Canadian government ... more»
  • Australian Dollar Falls Despite a Net Gain in Employment

    14:07 | 15/2/18
    AUD/USD declined despite Australia adding more employees than was estimated; Full time employed positions contracted, making for an overall mixed bag of data; The report increased RBA rate hike bets, but a central bank reaction seems unlikely. more»
  • The Pound to New Zealand Dollar Rate Forecast For the Week Ahead

    10:33 | 19/2/18
    Pound Sterling Live
    The Pound-to-New Zealand Dollar rate has been rising in a long-term uptrend ever since the start of 2017 and although it has pulled back since the November highs, the uptrend remains intact and will probably continue rising - if not necessarily in the ... more»
  • A Rough Sketch For Hong Kong, China, Maybe A Lot More

    00:48 | 18/2/18
    Seeking Alpha
    The more HK banks "have" (I make it sound compulsory because I don't know that it's not, with some kind of cajoling on the PBOC's part; it may be completely voluntary in that these Hong Kong-based Bank B's are being handsomely compensated for using up ... more»
  • Farm distress: Crisis at large

    22:45 | 15/2/18
    Down To Earth Magazine (blog)
    The farmers have been demanding a support for transition from high-input agriculture to low-input sustainable methods. They want the government to reduce cost of cultivation through subsidies, regulation of input price and production incentives ... more»
  • Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Madrid to offer £100m plus Bale for Hazard

    13:00 | 18/2/18
    Rumours of Neymar joining Real Madrid persist, but the signing of the Brazilian star would come with a hefty financial penalty for the player, according to Don Balon. more»
  • Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, supporters demonstrate in Finland

    09:48 | 18/2/18
    HELSINKI, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Several demonstrations against deporting Afghani asylum seekers are taking place in Finland over the weekend. more»
  • Japanese yen hits 5-month high, breaks through technical barrier

    08:52 | 14/2/18
    Ultralow interest rates also made the yen the ultimate funding currency for carry trades, in which investors borrow in a low-yielding currency and use the proceeds to purchase higher yielding assets. more»
  • NZ dollar falls vs Aussie, recovers against US

    18:15 | 13/2/18
    The New Zealand dollar declined against its trans-Tasman counterpart today and pared earlier losses against the greenback as the US dollar fell out of favour in the run-up to tomorrow's inflation release in the US. more»
  • Sexual harassment policies a must-have for all businesses

    15:31 | 17/2/18
    PRESS RELEASE: Sexual harassment policies a must-have for all businesses Allegations of staff members engaging in sexually inappropriate behaviour at one of New Zealand’s top law firms further demonstrate why every employer needs robust procedures and ... more»
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