Monday, 25 May 2015

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  • McDonald's biggest euro bond sale extends record

    11:37 | 19/5/15
    Salt Lake Tribune
    U.S. borrowers from BlackRock to Coca-Cola have issued a record 49.8 billion euros of bonds this year, more than double the 22.5 billion euros sold in the same period of 2014, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The companies are taking advantage of ... more»
  • NZ dollar slips as US dollar gains

    09:33 | 20/5/15
    The New Zealand dollar slipped to 92.66 Australian cents from 92.83 cents , it advanced to 65.80 euro cents from 65.63 cents, edged lower to 47.30 British pence from 47.39 pence and weakened to 88.56 yen from 89 yen ahead of Japanese first quarter GDP ... more»
  • Sterling Hammered as UK Enters Deflation for First Time Since 1960

    21:11 | 19/5/15
    Pound Sterling Live
    The pound sterling is under selling pressure as the UK falls into deflation for the first time in decades. The pound slumped heavily against the US dollar and commodity currencies in the wake of the data release at 09:30. more»
  • New Zealand Dollar Outlook Less Clear

    03:56 | 22/5/15
    Heads Up: USD Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity (MAY) is due at 15:00 GMT (15mins). -4 estimate, -7 prior. Heads Up: USD Kansas City Fed Manf. more»
  • Australian dollar slides after ECB bond move

    14:48 | 20/5/15
    The Australian
    OANDA Australia and Asia Pacific senior trader Stephen Innes said the Australian dollar, like many currencies, had been falling against a strengthening greenback. more»
  • Greek 'moment of truth' hits the euro

    20:37 | 20/5/15
    ... Moscovici said "big gaps" remained on the thorny issues of pensions and labour market reforms. Mr Moscovici added that talks were progressing at a faster pace than over the last three months, but there remained "no plan B, Greece must say in the euro". more»
  • Maybank to exit Papua New Guinea

    01:52 | 19/5/15
    The Rakyat Post
    Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has entered into an agreement with Kina Ventures Ltd and Kina Securities Ltd of Papua New Guinea for the proposed disposal of Maybank's entire equity interest of two subsidiaries incorporated in Papua New Guinea for a ... more»
  • Forex - Japanese yen steady ahead of Q1 GDP, Greece debt woes eyed

    11:03 | 20/5/15
    Yen steady ahead of Q1 GDP. - The Japanese yen was steady in early Asia on Wednesday ahead of first quarter growth figures with markets focused on events in Europe and negotiations over Greece's debt. more»
  • Deep, dark and cold winter beckons

    16:52 | 18/5/15
    Mmegi Online
    With just 380 megawatts of capacity presently available locally against an expected winter peak of 620MW, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) load management programme stands between consumers and total darkness, cold and desolation. more»
  • O'Neill: Trans-Pacific Partnership benefits all parties

    16:18 | 21/5/15
    The Detroit News
    TPP includes the United States along with eleven other countries: Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, and Vietnam. President Barack Obama is resisting congressional efforts to include a clause ... more»
  • EconomyChilean peso in retreat despite strong Q1 growth

    04:18 | 19/5/15
    Financial Times
    Chile's economy had a better-than-expected start to the year. However, that was not enough to prevent the peso from sliding against a resurgent dollar. more»
  • Even Greece is a high-income nation

    12:22 | 23/5/15
    The Star Online
    They must be convinced that they would be treated fairly and the Government would account for every dollar that they pay in taxes. more»
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