Friday, 28 August 2015

Currencies News

  • Australia, New Zealand dollars extend gains after tough week

    18:45 | 28/8/15
    Economic Times
    SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: The Australian and New Zealand dollars gained more ground on Friday after strong US economic data boosted investor sentiment, but were still on track to end the week sharply lower as markets remained wary of China. more»
  • Zim minister laughs as South African rand stumbles

    18:33 | 28/8/15
    Zimbabwe's poison-tongued cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand on Twitter. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was reported recently as having banned his cabinet from ... more»
  • Swiss GDP Expands as Private Spending Offsets Strong Franc

    17:48 | 28/8/15
    ZURICH--Switzerland's economy grew in the second quarter as solid private and government spending offset the impact of the strong Swiss franc on foreign demand for the country's goods, data released Friday showed. Gross domestic product in the three ... more»
  • Official rate of Kazakh tenge rises to 237.66 per dollar

    17:03 | 28/8/15
    ALMATY Aug 28 The official rate of the Kazakh tenge rose to 237.66 per dollar on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange on Friday, from a close of 241.66 in the previous trading session. more»
  • Indian Shares Follow Global Markets Higher

    16:30 | 28/8/15
    ( - The Indian markets rose on Friday, as Chinese stocks extended gains for the second day running and revised data showed the U.S. more»
  • SPEDU Ready for Growth

    15:56 | 28/8/15
    Selebi Phikwe - The Selebi Phikwe Economic Diversification Unit (SPEDU) is ready to turn the town into an economic hub and a city, said the chief executive officer, Dr Mokubung Mokubung when addressing a council session. more»
  • Indian rupee marginally up at 66.02 against US dollar

    15:56 | 28/8/15
    Financial Express
    The Indian rupee recovered marginally by two paise to 66.02 against the US dollar in early trade today amid gains in stock markets. more»
  • Guessing game on companies vulnerable to Chinese yuan depreciation

    15:33 | 28/8/15
    South China Morning Post (subscription)
    Lower interest rates are a boon for the property sector and a smaller reserve requirement ratio will re-energise lending, but if China's recent monetary easing further depreciates the yuan, which companies are exposed and which provide safe harbour? more»
  • Malaysia blocks protesters' website on eve of mass rally

    15:11 | 28/8/15
    Yahoo News UK
    Pro-democracy group Bersih is demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over allegations of graft and financial mismanagement at debt-laden state fund 1MDB and a multi-million-dollar donation made into his personal account. Bersih's ... more»
  • The Australian dollar is rallying again - back above US72c

    13:37 | 28/8/15
    Business Insider Australia
    The Australian dollar, on the back of improved investor sentiment, has moved back above US72c. Moments ago the AUD/USD hit a session of high of .7205, an increase of 0.50% from the New York closing level. more»
  • PPWSA's profit down in 2Q

    13:30 | 28/8/15
    The Phnom Penh Post
    The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) saw its profit after tax drop for the second quarter this year, when compared to the same period last year, according to its quarterly statement published on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) on ... more»
  • Rowley: Hard times coming

    13:03 | 28/8/15
    Trinidad News
    PAINTING a gloomy picture of the local energy sector, Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley recognising it as still the driving force of the economy, has warned of hard times ahead for the country. more»
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