Wednesday, 23 July 2014


  • Asia stocks edge up as risk aversion wanes, euro languishes

    12:11 | 23/7/14
    Reuters UK
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday as risk aversion triggered by recent geopolitical tensions continued to ebb, while the euro languished near eight-month lows. Violence continued in Gaza, but hopes rose for an easing of tension in ... more»
  • Euro finally gives in, Aussie eyes CPI test

    11:37 | 23/7/14
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro languished at multi-month lows against many of its peers early on Wednesday, having moved decisively lower overnight along with an eye-catching fall in the Swiss franc. more»
  • Forex - Australian dollar down ahead of CPI, HSBC China flash PMI

    11:26 | 23/7/14
    Fifteen minutes after the Australia data, HSBC China July Flash manufacturing PMI is due at 0945 local time (0145 GMT). A jump in the June reading to 50.7 from 49.4 in May indicated that the economy is finally turning around. more»
Recent News
  • Boohoo to push button on German site

    11:03 | 23/7/14
    Scotsman (blog)
    In addition to the new site, the firm has added three further currencies - the Swedish krona, Danish krone and Norwegian krone. more»
  • Australian dollar boosted by weaker US data

    09:38 | 23/7/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar has fallen back, after enjoying a boost overnight on official figures showing the pace of US inflation slowed in June. more»
  • State shops for management experts to run new rail system

    08:56 | 23/7/14
    The Standard Digital News
    The multi-billion shilling railway line will be operating between Mombasa and Malaba, with a branch line to Kisumu. He said the ... The targeted countries include Uganda, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Southern Sudan, Northern Tanzania and Ethiopia. more»
  • dollar drops near six week low against Aussie

    08:48 | 23/7/14
    New Zealand Herald
    The New Zealand dollar touched its lowest in almost six weeks against the Australian dollar after Australian Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens refrained from commenting on its high currency in an annual speech he has previously used to talk it down. more»
  • Bus trips for the week of July 27, 2014

    08:26 | 23/7/14
    York Daily Record
    Bermuda cruise: Sept. 25 to 30. Organized by Windy Hill Senior Center. This is a six-night cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas. more»
  • Wyden: Tax shifting has reached 'virus' proportions

    08:03 | 23/7/14
    Statesman Journal
    Senate Democrats support legislation that would effectively stop the tax inversions that spurred two recent mega-billion-dollar deals. Republicans, however, were wary of a stop-gap ... Charles Grassley of Iowa, who chaired the Senate Finance Committee ... more»
  • Central bank purchased $5.15bn last fiscal

    07:38 | 23/7/14
    Bangladesh News 24 hours
    Rahman said the greenback was purchased to ensure stability in US Dollar-Bangladesh Taka exchange rates. According to information at the central bank, Bangladesh imported goods worth $33.18 billion in the 213-14 FY, registering a 10 percent growth ... more»
  • Colombian Peso Rallies With Bonds on JPMorgan Index Weighting

    07:18 | 23/7/14
    Colombia's peso strengthened to a three-week high and bonds rallied on speculation more funds will flow into the Andean country as its weighting increases on indexes tracking emerging-market bonds. more»
  • Carnival adds more long cruises from Galveston

    07:07 | 23/7/14
    Travel Weekly
    The third trip is a 12-day roundtrip from Galveston from March 2-14, featuring Grand Cayman, Limon (Costa Rica), Colon (Panama), and Cartagena and Santa Marta (Colombia). The call at Santa Marta will mark Carnival's first-ever visit there. The three ... more»
  • The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and ...

    06:56 | 23/7/14
    Catholic Online
    LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Last year, the RMB cross-border trade settlement amounted to 4.63 billion yuan-roughly $746 billion-up 57.5% from 2012. more»
  • Bangladesh's Grameenphone revenue up 7.8 pct

    06:33 | 23/7/14
    The company, which is listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in Bangladesh, said that the revenue was 51.1 billion taka (1 U.S. more»
  • Organic farming gaining popularity

    06:00 | 23/7/14
    The Daily Star
    Bangladeshi arable lands have gradually lost 85% of fertility. According to SRDI, soil lacks both organic matters and nutrients. more»
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