Friday, 25 July 2014


  • Euro battling losses after poor German data

    21:22 | 25/7/14
    The Ifo numbers, the most watched forward-looking indicator of growth in the euro zone's largest member economy, fell for the third month running, both of its main indexes falling much more than forecast. more»
  • Norway Police Cut Vacations Short Amid Terrorist Threat

    21:11 | 25/7/14
    In May, police arrested three Norwegian citizens on terror charges. The men, one of whom was born in Somalia and the other two in the former Yugoslavia, represented a threat to the country and its allies, police said at the time. more»
  • Euro-Zone Private-Sector Lending Improves Slightly in June

    20:48 | 25/7/14
    Wall Street Journal
    FRANKFURT—Private-sector lending improved somewhat in the euro zone in June though it remained below year-ago levels, the European Central Bank said Friday, suggesting that credit conditions are slowly starting to improve which may in turn boost the ... more»
Recent News
  • Polish cider market sees substantial growth

    20:37 | 25/7/14
    Despite being the largest apple producer in Europe, the nectar was relatively unknown previously. Nevertheless, cider production took off in Poland due to a decision by the Finance Ministry to lower excise on the drink from 1 January 2013 from 158 to ... more»
  • Rupiah edges up, baht pauses after rally

    20:26 | 25/7/14
    The Malay Mail Online
    ... baht's gains from an early June trough to roughly 3.5 per cent, with the currency having gained as Thailand's political tensions eased after the military took power in May to end months of turmoil. more»
  • Roskilde 2014: the DiS review about 1 hour ago

    19:18 | 25/7/14
    Drowned In Sound
    Aside from the ubiquity of blonde locks, resembling fields of sun-dried hay, the festival has had trouble drawing an international crowd in recent years - partly due to the Danish krone's strength during the economic downturn. A consequence is the ... more»
  • South Africa's rand holds steady vs dollar, eyes on wage negotiations

    18:56 | 25/7/14
    Reuters Africa
    The South African Reserve Bank holds its AGM at 0800 GMT. * Result of CPI-linked bond auction due after 0900 GMT. * Deadline for striking metal workers to accept wage proposal. more»

    18:56 | 25/7/14
    Freedom Newspaper
    At the time, both nations have signed the new deal for diplomatic ties. Jallow said Jammeh insisted after the signing of the diplomatic ties between Banjul and Taiwan for the Island country to hand over $5 million dollars raw cash to him to bring to ... more»
  • Sportacus Changing Children's Unhealthy Lifestyles

    18:22 | 25/7/14
    The budget for each episode was approximately ISK (Icelandic króna) 70m (approximately $1m), about five times the average cost for a children's television programme at the time, making it "the most expensive children's show in the world," according to ... more»
  • Australian dollar bounces back after US jobs data

    18:11 | 25/7/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar was trading slightly lower on Friday after recovering most of the losses it made after the release of strong US jobs figures overnight Thursday. more»
  • Market extends losses

    17:48 | 25/7/14
    Business Standard
    Non-GAAP constant currency IT services revenue in dollar terms was $1.725 billion in Q1 June 2014, which was within the company's guidance range of $1.715 billion to $1.755 billion. more»
  • Djibouti Food Stamps Programme to Provide Food for Nearly 4000 Households

    17:37 | 25/7/14
    The Djibouti National Women's Union is charged with distributing the food stamps, which will help combat nutritional insecurity in seven vulnerable low-income areas in Balbala. more»
  • Malaysian Ringgit Declines To 4-day Low Against U.S. Dollar

    17:15 | 25/7/14
    RTT News
    The number of unemployed in the country decreased to 406,500 persons in May from 407,200 in April. In the same month of last year, the jobless total was 439,400. more»
  • Cap On The Swiss Franc Would Continue For Some More Time, SNB's Jordan

    16:52 | 25/7/14
    For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD traded flat against the CHF and closed at 0.9025. Yesterday, in an interview, the SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan echoed his earlier comments that the central bank would maintain a cap on the Swiss franc of 1.20 per ... more»
  • USD/JPY: Yen Trading Flat Following A Slowdown In Japan's Inflation Rate

    16:52 | 25/7/14
    Action Forex
    Yesterday, the IMF upgraded its economic growth forecasts for Japan to 3.4% in 2014, hinting that the nation made significant progress earlier this year before levy of consumption tax hike from April 1. However, the fund indicated that growth in the ... more»