Friday, 24 October 2014


  • Sberbank CIB: hryvnia will weaken to UAH 14 per US dollar by year-end

    19:45 | 24/10/14
    The hryvnia remains under pressure amid the acceleration of inflation, and the international reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will most likely be shrinking until the country borrows its next loan, a Sberbank CIB Investment Research report ... more»
  • INDICATORS - Kazakhstan - Oct 24

    19:22 | 24/10/14
    Reuters Africa
    ... are Kazakhstan's economic indicators based on data provided by the State Statistics Agency, government institutions, the central bank and exchanges: (*) updated today CURRENCY/INTEREST RATE LATEST PREVIOUS *Tenge/dollar 0#KZFX=KZ KZT= ... more»
  • China's yuan dips on corporate dollar demand, could end the week flat

    18:15 | 24/10/14
    Daily Mail
    SHANGHAI, Oct 24 (Reuters) - China's yuan inched lower against the dollar on Friday, pushed down by corporate dollar demand and a slightly lower central bank midpoint, traders said. more»
Recent News
  • Universal suffrage: you bet! Informed: don't be stupid!

    18:03 | 24/10/14
    Mmegi Online
    This is an election cycle like none other in the history of our beloved Botswana. It comes at a time when many a ... If the Pula tanks or more soberly pension funds of thousands of employees go south, can we honestly blame the poor politician? My ... more»
  • Dumelang through the eyes of acquaintances

    18:03 | 24/10/14
    Mmegi Online
    Perhaps the right people to answer this question are his close friends, men that have known him for decades - from the dusty streets of Selebi Phikwe, the dormitories of St Joseph College to the corridors and lecture rooms of the University of Botswana ... more»
  • Swiss Franc Trading On A Stronger Footing In The Asian Session

    17:52 | 24/10/14
    For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD traded marginally higher against the CHF and closed at 0.9539. Meanwhile, the first poll conducted yesterday for opinion regarding the Swiss gold referendum suggested a 'yes' vote could be on the cards, thereby ... more»
  • Japanese Yen Trading On A Stronger Footing This Morning

    17:52 | 24/10/14
    This morning, Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso stated that at present the nation's government is aiming to raise its inflation levels and not doing anything to weaken the Yen. The pair is expected to find support at 107.32, and a fall through could ... more»
  • Chinese Yuan Falls To 2-day Low Against US Dollar

    17:07 | 24/10/14
    London South East
    At yesterday's close, the yuan was trading at 6.1195 against the greenback. If the yuan extends its downtrend, it is likely to find support near the 6.14 area. more»
  • NY High Court Upholds Rule Shielding Foreign Bank Branches

    15:23 | 24/10/14
    The Am Law Litigation Daily
    Bank of Bermuda, the court held that a creditor could seek the turnover of assets located outside the country as long as the court had jurisdiction over the party holding the property. more»
  • Fragmentation is stronger than integration as EU woes build

    14:30 | 24/10/14
    Irish Independent
    ... in the 21st century by almost every measure and the view of many Italians that the euro is to blame (the euro has little to do with it and leaving the single currency would make matters much worse), pressure seems likely to build for a relaunch of ... more»
  • The price of progress

    13:11 | 24/10/14
    Trinidad & Tobago Express
    AFTER four weeks of dodging chikungunya, battling mosquitoes from Chaguaramas to Carapo, I'm still standing…and so is Wayne Kublalsingh! more»
  • Fitch Sees Uneasy Ghana-IMF Union as Nigeria Tackles Oil Drop

    12:15 | 24/10/14
    The cedi strengthened 16 percent since Aug. 4, when President John Dramani Mahama ended four months of contradictory statements on whether Ghana would seek IMF aid. It traded 0.2 percent weaker at 3.2156 per dollar by 5:02 p.m. yesterday in Accra. more»
  • Open-air art display in DC meant to show plight of Syria's refugees

    11:52 | 24/10/14
    McClatchy Washington Bureau
    Bulbul's consent was the easy part - next came the logistics of shipping a 500-pound installation from Amman, Jordan, to Washington, not to mention winning the permits required for such an exhibition on Washington green space that stretches between the ... more»
  • Lebanese Central Bank plans $1B stimulus for 2015

    10:45 | 24/10/14
    The Daily Star
    Salameh said the aim of the bank was to maintain the stability of interest rates and the Lebanese pound. Lebanon has seen violence spill over from Syria, with bombings in Beirut, fighting in the northern city of Tripoli, and rocket attacks on Bekaa ... more»
  • COLUMN-Euro may see fading reserve demand: James Saft

    10:22 | 24/10/14
    (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own). By James Saft. Oct 23 (Reuters) - The euro, long the beneficiary of central bank reserve buying, may be seeing that support ebb and possibly reverse. more»