Friday, 18 April 2014

Currencies News

  • Asian Shares Advance on Ukraine as Won Strengthens

    14:29 | 18/4/14
    Taiwan's Taiex index added 0.1 percent. Shares in South Korea snapped five days of losses. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose yesterday in New York to cap its biggest weekly advance since July as earnings from General Electric Co. and Morgan Stanley ... more»
  • Family bargains abound in San Diego

    09:33 | 18/4/14
    a drop-off station in Plaza de Panama. ... Two of San Diego's most-loved free attractions reside in beautiful Balboa Park, including Timken Museum of Art and its collection of Western art, Italian altarpieces, and 19th-century French landscape paintings. more»
  • Rihanna drops multi-million dollar suit against former accountants

    09:22 | 18/4/14
    New York Daily News
    The 26-year-old Barbadian beauty said the the defendants advised her to buy a moldy $7.5 million Beverly Hills mansion that she couldn't afford and mismanged the finances of her 2010 “Last Girl On Earth” tour. more»
  • Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning explorer of myth and reality, dies ...

    09:08 | 18/4/14
    Washington Post
    Then, in 1989, at the age of 62, Mr. García Márquez published “The General in His Labyrinth,” a meticulously researched novel about Simon Bolívar, the liberator of South America. Still thriving at 71, he bought Cambio magazine in Colombia with a group ... more»
  • Govt fails to meet climate change policy goals

    08:15 | 18/4/14
    Himalayan Times
    KATHMANDU: The government has failed to meet the specific objectives set in its climate change policy despite allocating billions of rupees annually to address an issue that has global ramifications. The climate change policy adopted by the government ... more»
  • Remittance flow set to surge 7.8% to $436 billion in 2014

    07:18 | 18/4/14
    Khaleej Times
    The report said remittances to India rose by only 1.7 per cent to reach $70 billion in 2013, as the impetus from the depreciation of the Indian rupee during much of 2013 appears to have attracted inflows mainly for investment purposes, as indicated by ... more»
  • BoE Bets Bolster British Pound Sterling ETF

    07:07 | 18/4/14
    ETF Trends
    The British pound sterling exchange traded fund has been steadily appreciating, with the currency touching a four-and-a-half year high Thursday, as traders speculate on tightening Bank of England monetary policies. more»
  • Why So Many Countries Accept The US Dollar

    06:56 | 18/4/14
    Business Insider
    Panama began using the US dollar alongside the Panamanian balboa shortly after its independence from Colombia in 1903. The adoption of the USD was an obvious choice for the new country as the United States built and maintained the Panama Canal ... more»
  • New Zealand dollar falling ahead of expected rate hike

    06:46 | 18/4/14
    ForexLive (blog)
    All 15 economists polled by Bloomberg anticipate a quarter-point hike so there is little drama in the decision but continue hawkish rhetoric from Wheeler makes the short side of NZD/USD a tough trade. That hasn't deterred Morgan Stanley. Yesterday ... more»
  • Thousands without water as main ruptures

    05:26 | 18/4/14
    Newsroom Panama
    The districts affected are: Barrio Colón, Balboa Neighborhood, Guadalupe and El Coco addition to the homes located in Hato Mountain district Arrijian. more»
  • India is still a million dollar question for Peugeot

    05:26 | 18/4/14
    Hindu Business Line
    Dongfeng will now be a critical ally to PSA's strategy in the ASEAN region which will typically include Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, the new growth engines in this part of the world. It now remains to be seen if the PSA ... more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Real drops on pre-holiday caution; Chile cenbank awaited

    05:15 | 18/4/14
    RIO DE JANEIRO, April 17 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened more than half a percentage point on Thursday as investors turned cautious ahead of a long holiday weekend, while the Chilean peso edged lower ahead of a key central bank decision on ... more»
  • Greenback increases NT$0.02 to close at day's high of NT$30.221

    04:41 | 18/4/14
    China Post
    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar yesterday, gaining NT$0.02 to close at the day's high of NT$30.221 after the U.S. more»
  • Forex - Euro trims gains against dollar after U.S. data

    04:30 | 18/4/14
    NASDAQ - The euro trimmed gains against the dollar on Thursday after data showed that manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region rose more than forecast in April, while initial jobless claims remained close to six-and-a-half year lows ... more»
  • Camposol SA Announces Results of Its Consent Solicitation to the Holders of ...

    04:05 | 18/4/14
    Actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important factors, such factors might include: changed market conditions, changes in the exchange rate of the Peruvian Nuevo Sol against the U.S. dollar, the participation of and level of ... more»
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