Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Currencies News

  • Rupee falls by 21 paise against US dollar

    15:33 | 4/5/16
    Indiainfoline
    On Tuesday, the Indian currency ended at 66.42/$, marginally higher by 2 paise from its previous close of 66.44/$ on Monday. more»
  • South Korea: Won drops, stocks edge down on China data, holiday

    15:00 | 4/5/16
    THE BUSINESS TIMES
    [SEOUL] South Korean's won fell sharply on Wednesday morning to a near three-week low as shares slipped on weak data from China on Tuesday and a decline in global equities overnight, sapping investor appetite for risk. more»
  • Bangladesh approves China-financed rail project

    14:55 | 4/5/16
    Times of India
    The "Padma Bridge rail link" project with a cost of 349.88 billion taka ($4.47 billion) was approved at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday, Xinhua reported. more»
  • Days are numbered for 500-euro banknote

    13:52 | 4/5/16
    New Vision
    The violet-coloured bill, the largest denomination banknote in the single currency area and physically also the bigger than the five other euro bills, is on the agenda of a meeting of the ECB's governing council, a bank spokesman told AFP ... more»
  • Australian dollar falls amid rate cut

    12:56 | 4/5/16
    Shanghai Daily (subscription)
    SYDNEY, May 4 (Xinhua) -- The Australian dollar has fallen following a move by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to cut interest rates. more»
  • Is it time for ECB to turn off the stimulus taps? The data say 'yes'

    12:33 | 4/5/16
    CNBC
    The latest data on euro area's economic growth, employment creation, price stability and credit aggregates suggest that the European Central Bank's (ECB) extraordinary monetary expansion has been effective, and that a revision of its current policy ... more»
  • The Euro Tries To Find Steam On New Brexit Data

    10:30 | 4/5/16
    aomarkets (registration) (blog)
    There's a big debate going on right now, and it could lead to a Britain exit from the euro. If this were to happen, it would cause quite a bit of economic strain on the euro zone. As such, many are fearful that this may actually happen. However, the ... more»
  • The Australian dollar just took its biggest hit in nearly 5 years

    10:20 | 4/5/16
    Business Insider Australia
    Undermined by the RBA decision to cut rates on Tuesday to a fresh record low, a rebound in the US dollar and significant falls in global commodity prices such as crude oil and iron ore, the Australian dollar tumbled in overnight trade, finishing the ... more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso, Latam markets plunge on oil slump, Fed comments

    10:07 | 4/5/16
    Reuters
    (Recasts with Fed comments, oil price fall; updates prices) BRASILIA, May 3 Comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials that raised the chances of higher interest rates this year weakened Latin American currencies on Tuesday, with the Mexican peso ... more»
  • Dollar sinks on oil price drop, rate cut

    09:11 | 4/5/16
    NEWS.com.au
    She said that coming soon after the Reserve Bank cut its cash rate to a fresh record low of 1.75 per cent on Tuesday, it was no surprise the Aussie had been the worst-performing currency over the last 24 hours. more»
  • $5m upgrade

    08:37 | 4/5/16
    Fiji Times
    A MULTI-MILLION dollar wellness spa will soon be built as part of Tropica Island Resort's new development in the coming months. more»
  • TSX closes 157 points lower; Canadian dollar plunges

    08:15 | 4/5/16
    Times Colonist
    The S&P/TSX composite index in Toronto retreated 157.95 points at 13,707.68 as concerns over global growth dragged down the commodity-sensitive Canadian dollar. After some fairly strong recent gains that saw the loonie briefly touch 80 cents US late ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ506,825190.27%
COMP4,763541.13%
DJI17,7511400.78%
SP5002,063180.87%
DAX9,914130.13%
FTSE6,171150.24%
NI22516,1475193.11%
TWI71.610.560.77%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1480.0020.17%
NZDUSD0.68900.00290.42%
AUDUSD0.75010.00070.09%
NZDAUD0.91820.00520.56%