Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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  • NZ dollar slumps to six-year low

    09:11 | 25/8/15
    The New Zealand dollar slumped to its lowest level in six years as equities sank amid concerns about global growth. The kiwi touched 62.44 US cents overnight, its lowest level since July 2009, amid low liquidity, and was trading at 64.90 cents at 8am ... more»
  • New Zealand Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: NZD to GBP, EUR Buoyant on Profit ...

    00:40 | 28/8/15
    Exchange Rates UK
    Tuesday's less than impressive New Zealand Trade Balance, which posted at -649 million rather than the forecast -600 million, was distinctly overshadowed by the unfolding events on the global stock markets. more»
  • Australian dollar drops after China cuts interest rates

    09:11 | 26/8/15
    The Australian
    The Australian dollar has slumped after China cut its interest rates to curb two days of dramatic stockmarket losses. At 6.30am (AEST), the currency was trading at US71.35 cents, down from US71.82 cents yesterday. more»
  • dollar lifted by commodity gains

    12:56 | 28/8/15
    The Australian
    “Because the US is stepping towards raising rates, that's going to keep the Aussie dollar under pressure.” Mr Barnett said US70 cents for the Aussie was fair value and predicted the currency would slump lower in the coming months. more»
  • Anti-euro, pro-drachma party told: form a government if you can

    09:00 | 25/8/15
    The Guardian
    And while many Greeks would not want to see their country exit the euro area - a course Popular Unity believes would be preferable to the stringent terms that have been set as the condition for remaining in the single currency - they have also been ... more»
  • Franc's strength means Switzerland faces first recession since 2009

    00:00 | 27/8/15
    Economists expect the downturn to be short-lived, with the fallout from the Swiss National Bank's (SNB) decision in January to abandon its cap on the franc less severe than first feared. more»
  • This is climate change: Alaskan villagers struggle as island is chewed up by ...

    22:02 | 30/8/15
    Los Angeles Times
    They are glad the president agreed to allow limited offshore oil exploration. They want more ... Bill Walker, who will meet with Obama during his visit to the Last Frontier, said he wants the president to support a natural gas pipeline and allow ... more»
  • GE, Banks Protest Poland's Draft Swiss Franc Mortgage-Relief Law

    01:30 | 26/8/15
    General Electric Co. threatened to seek damages against Poland if its government approves a bill forcing banks to share the costs of converting Swiss franc mortgages into zlotys. Two European banks also complained about the legislation. The draft law ... more»
  • Indian rupee swept away in yuan current

    06:45 | 25/8/15
    Financial Express
    The Indian rupee tumbled 1.30% to a fresh two-year low on Monday following a massive fall in share indices on fears that China's yuan devaluation and the US Federal Reserve's imminent rate hike could cripple global economic growth and hurt emerging ... more»
  • Travel talks: Gai Tyrrell - Hawaiian Airlines regional director for Australia ...

    05:03 | 26/8/15
    New Zealand Herald
    What are the biggest challenges facing your business? Hawaiian has been flying here three times a week from Honolulu for more than two years and faces intense competition, specifically with Air New Zealand but with other destinations such as Bali and ... more»
  • FX News: Commerzbank Predicts Euro Replacing Swiss Franc as Safe Haven, CHF to ...

    03:38 | 28/8/15
    Exchange Rates UK
    The Pound Sterling to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate ticked higher by around 0.3% on Thursday afternoon. The British Pound is trading in a comparatively weak position versus its major peers during Thursday's European session. more»
  • Bets grow Hong Kong may scrap peg after China's yuan devaluation

    21:00 | 26/8/15
    Investors are de-risking their portfolios and moving funds into Hong Kong dollar bonds and cash," said Hayden Briscoe, Asia Pacific fixed income director at AllianceBernstein, who is part of a team that manages $250 billion globally in fixed income. more»
  • A New Way of Thinking with AMD's R9 Fury Nano

    11:03 | 29/8/15
    Traditionally the best graphics card on the market is the graphics card with the highest performance per dollar ratio. Secondary to this consideration were metrics like performance per watt, ... Instead of creating a brutal monster of a GPU like the R9 ... more»
  • Police Minister to Islands

    16:30 | 29/8/15
    Channel 7 Daily News
    People are more receptive to this new strategy and my advice is to embrace this community oriented policing strategy." And to upgrade those barracks The Ministry of National Security has tapped into a 30 million US dollar loan from the Central American ... more»
  • 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»
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