Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Currencies

  • Forex - Japanese yen flat to stronger ahead of busy data set

    11:03 | 29/7/14
    Investing.com
    Later in the session, Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida is due to speak to business leaders in southwestern Japan from 1030 to 1200 (0130 to 0300 GMT). The BoJ will release his speech at 1030 (0130 GMT) and he holds a news conference from 1400 ... more»
  • Mexican construction firm ICA posts 149 mln peso 2nd-qtr loss

    10:07 | 29/7/14
    Reuters
    MEXICO CITY, July 28 (Reuters) - Mexican construction company ICA said on Monday it lost 149.13 million pesos ($11.5 million) in the second-quarter of 2014, but the result was down 70 percent compared to the loss reported in the same period a year ... more»
  • Rand bubbles to top as volatility subsides

    09:48 | 29/7/14
    Moneyweb.co.za
    South Africa's rand, on course for its first monthly gain in three, is set to climb further as the prospect of more interest-rate increases amid the lowest volatility in almost 13 years lures foreign buyers. more»
 
 
 
 
Recent News
  • Australian dollar higher after strong Chinese data

    09:22 | 29/7/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar is back above 94 US cents, getting a boost from improved Chinese industrial profits. At 0700 AEST on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 94.07 US cents, up from 93.89 cents on Monday. more»
  • Aeromexico Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

    09:11 | 29/7/14
    Wall Street Journal
    Second quarter 2014 cost of available seat kilometers (CASK) in pesos excluding fuel, decreased by 3.0%, year-on-year, despite a 4.0% depreciation of the Mexican peso relative to the US dollar during the quarter. CASK excluding fuel, expressed in US ... more»
  • 4 top stocks to profit from a lower Australian dollar

    09:00 | 29/7/14
    Ninemsn
    Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens believes the Australian dollar is clearly overvalued "and not just by a few cents". more»
  • NZ dollar edges up as traders await US data

    09:00 | 29/7/14
    TVNZ
    The New Zealand dollar edged up amid US dollar weakness as traders await key US economic releases in coming days. The kiwi advanced to 85.46 US cents at 8am in Wellington from 85.31 cents at 5pm yesterday, trading in a tight range of 85.27 cents and ... more»
  • Herbalife Profit Trails Analysts' Estimates

    08:59 | 29/7/14
    Bloomberg
    Net income was depressed by changes in currency, including devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar, and higher than expected taxes, he said. more»
  • Shortage of euros, pounds

    08:26 | 29/7/14
    Gulf Times
    Meanwhile, the general manager of Al Jazeera Exchange said the currencies with the highest demand for transfer transactions were the dollar, Egyptian pound, Indian rupee, Saudi riyal, UAE dirham, Bangladeshi taka and Sri Lankan rupee, the report stated. more»
  • Venezuela Marks 60 Years since Birth of Hugo Chavez

    06:56 | 29/7/14
    Venezuelanalysis.com
    A military officer from a humble background, Chavez spearheaded the political project known as the “Bolivarian revolution”, named after 19th century independence hero Simon Bolivar. On 14 April 2013 Chavez's former vice president, Nicolas Maduro, was ... more»
  • Week in Review – Vol. 33 No.38

    06:22 | 29/7/14
    The Bulletin Panama
    Problems of the Colón Free Zone (CFZ) have bottomed. This was revealed by the ... Although there have been important investments and an increase in trade, Panama remains on the discriminatory taxation lists of the Dominican Republic and El Salvador. more»
  • Swiss franc strengthens

    06:22 | 29/7/14
    Daniels Trading
    At last week's close, the franc was at 0.9041 against the U.S. dollar and 112.54 against the yen. However, on Monday the currency was up 112.67 against the yen and was at 0.9038 against the U.S. more»
  • Cambodia: Wave of discontent

    06:00 | 29/7/14
    Financial Times
    The Cambodian central bank says is does not want to eliminate the greenback but is looking to establish the riel's primacy through measures such as forcing the national currency to be used for government salaries, utility billing and retail pricing. more»
  • Rouble reaches weakest level since May

    05:26 | 29/7/14
    Financial Times
    The Ukrainian hryvnia has also weakened in recent sessions, falling 1.94 per cent on Monday to 12.2 against the dollar. “Ukraine itself is now dependent on external support, and this external support - especially credit - is only viable if you have ... more»
  • Analysts: Russian Ruble, Stks Fall As Sanction Screws Tighten

    05:26 | 29/7/14
    MNI News
    NEW YORK (MNI) - Russian stocks fell 1.91% and the Russian ruble fell to two-and-a-half-month lows versus the dollar Monday, as the screws of global economic sanctions began to tighten further on the beleaguered country. more»