Saturday, 27 August 2016


Recent News
  • Stock markets flatline, Canadian dollar falls after US Fed speech

    09:11 | 27/8/16
    CTV News
    The Canadian dollar, meanwhile, was down 0.44 of a cent at 76.92 cents US. Belisle said if the markets interpreted Yellen's comments as more hawkish, that benefited the U.S. more»
  • Course in top shape

    09:11 | 27/8/16
    Fiji Times
    He added the Fiji International which has been gaining a lot of talks because of Government's million dollar investment on the tournament would gain momentum. more»
  • Judge to rule on extended halt to lawsuits

    09:00 | 27/8/16
    Fiji Times
    The casino operating unit of Caesars, which filed for bankruptcy with $US18b ($F36b) of debt in January 2015, has asked for the shield to protect its parent's multibillion-dollar contribution to its reorganisation plan. Caesars has so far pledged $US4b ... more»
  • Tonight's lineup: Ryan Howard batting cleanup, Cameron Rupp catching

    08:15 | 27/8/16
    Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
    He has faced only the Braves' Julio Teheran more times than Colon in his four-year career. The five hits are tied for his most ... The Phillies face 43-year-old right-hander Bartolo Colon for the fourth time this season and 13th time since he joined ... more»
  • CFTC: Speculators More Bullish on Stocks, Gold, Oil, Japanese Yen, CAD

    07:41 | 27/8/16 UK
    CFTC: Speculators More Bullish on Stocks, Gold, Oil, Japanese Yen, CAD. - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending August 23 on Friday. more»
  • Talking business growth

    06:00 | 27/8/16
    The Voice Online (blog)
    With the impending Private Business Growth Awards brought to you by Grant Thornton in conjunction with Business Botswana, Voice Money this week spoke to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grant Thornton, Vijay Kalyanaraman, to probe his mind on ... more»
  • Colombia, Chile and Ecuador Reign in the Latin America Green Awards

    03:37 | 27/8/16
    Prensa Latina
    26 de agosto de 2016, 11:36 Quito, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of socio-environmental projects in Colombia, Chile and Ecuador today celebrate the awards won in most of the 10 categories in the Latin America Green Awards, held in the ... more»
  • Halkitis: “Our Dollar Will Not be Devalued”

    03:33 | 27/8/16
    The Bahama Journal
    In the face of credit downgrades and recent massive job losses, it led many to speculate whether the Bahamian dollar will be devalued; and State Minister of Finance yesterday assured that this is certainly not the case. more»
  • Stock markets rise, Canadian dollar edges up after US Fed speech

    03:33 | 27/8/16
    CTV News
    The Canadian dollar was at 77.41 cents US, up 0.05 of a cent from Thursday's close. The October crude contract gained 57 cents at US$47.90 per barrel and October natural gas was steady at US$2.89 per mmBTU. more»
  • Battery Dance to Honor Adel Euro by Helping Refugee Dancers

    02:37 | 27/8/16 (blog)
    Last month, we heard the heartbreaking news that a young Iraqi dancer, Adel Euro, was killed in a bombing in Baghdad. Euro had been training with New York-based Battery Dance Company online through Skype, and was planning to move to the United ... more»
  • Canadian dollar strengthens against weaker greenback before Yellen speech

    01:52 | 27/8/16
    Reuters Canada
    TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday as the greenback edged lower ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could map out a clearer path for U.S. more»
  • South African usage of yuan for Chinese payments soars

    01:30 | 27/8/16
    JULY 2016 SWIFT data show that the number of payments denominated in Chinese yuan or renminbi (RMB) for direct payments between SA and China increased by 65% over the past year and by 112% in the past two years. more»