Friday, 22 August 2014


  • UAE lays out tougher anti-terror laws

    09:11 | 22/8/14
    The Daily Star
    ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates has toughened anti-terrorism laws, local media reported Thursday, as concerns mount worldwide about increasing violence being committed by radical Islamist groups. more»
  • Australian dollar rebounds above 93 US cents

    08:37 | 22/8/14
    Sky News Australia
    The Australian dollar has rebounded back above 93 US cents after losing ground on Thursday on the back of weak Chinese manufacturing data. more»
  • Kazakhmys' (KZMYF) CEO Oleg Novachuk on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...

    07:18 | 22/8/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    As previously, we plan to built BHP Billiton in Kazakhstan, but we realized that it doesn't work for us and it doesn't deliver the right value for our shareholders and that's why we decided to dispose our non-core assets and focus on our major copper ... more»
Recent News
  • Baha Mar Teams Up With Top Musicians

    06:56 | 22/8/14
    Bahamas Tribune
    “I'm sure that their creative forces will combine to provide our guests with an unforgettable event that is nothing short of amazing and truly combines the glamour of the New Riviera with the soul of the Bahamas.” Emmy Award and MTV Video Music Award ... more»
  • Argentine peso hits record low of 14 per dollar on black market

    06:33 | 22/8/14
    BUENOS AIRES Aug 21 (Reuters) - Argentina's peso currency fell 3.2 percent to a new record low of 14.0 per dollar on the black market on Thursday, traders said, in reaction to the latest escalation in the country's battle with holdout creditors ... more»
  • Argentina rules out another devaluation of peso

    06:00 | 22/8/14
    Yahoo News
    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The Argentine government on Thursday ruled out a second sharp devaluation of the peso this year, rebuffing calls for a weaker currency from employers who say runaway inflation is hurting trade competitiveness. more»
  • Central banker says Colombian peso is weakening on fundamentals

    06:00 | 22/8/14
    BOGOTA - The Colombian peso, the worst performer among emerging market currencies this month, is weakening on fundamentals such as slower export growth and falling foreign direct investment, central bank co-director Adolfo Meisel said in an interview ... more»
  • Interest rates house of the year: Societe Generale

    03:56 | 22/8/14
    "This is very new for the Taiwan market - this is the first time that we have tried this, and retail is very comfortable with the idea," says Kao. more»
  • 4 Reasons Why the New Zealand Dollar Could Fall Further: Latest NZD ...

    03:56 | 22/8/14
    Pound Sterling Live
    The NZ dollar has not enjoyed the mid part of 2014 having been hit by an outflow of cash due to the prospect of rising interest rates in the United States. more»
  • One-of-a-Kind 10- to 14-Day Caribbean Cruises

    03:45 | 22/8/14 (blog)
    Carnival Pride will also offer a new series of eight-day exotic eastern Caribbean voyages departing from Baltimore and featuring Grand Turk, the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay and Nassau, each offering gorgeous beaches and excellent ... more»
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) to British Pound (GBP) Exchange Rate Firmer on CPI ...

    03:45 | 22/8/14
    Future Currency Forecast
    The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) made gains against the British Pound (GBP) on Thursday after the UK currency was weakened by disappointing Retail Sales data and the Hong Kong currency was buoyed by positive Consumer Price Inflation data. more»
  • Polish banks

    03:22 | 22/8/14
    The Economist
    It announced its first billion-zloty quarter of revenue on July 30th, with net profits of 325m zloty ($107m), despite low interest rates hobbling the entire sector. more»
  • Multi-Month High for USD vs. Japanese Yen

    02:48 | 22/8/14
    Forecasting the exchange rate of the Japanese yen might be a bit difficult as the Bank of Japan will manipulate the rate. If the Japanese yen is too strong against the dollar it might intervene; however, we don't think at this stage the Bank of Japan ... more»
  • The Euro Catastrophe

    02:37 | 22/8/14
    New York Times (blog)
    Matt O'Brien points out that Europe really is doing worse than it did in the Great Depression. Meanwhile, Francois Hollande - whose spinelessness and willingness to buy into austerity doomed his presidency and quite possibly the European project - is ... more»
  • Australian Dollar Poised for Continued Weakness

    02:03 | 22/8/14
    Trade Implications - AUD/USD: The recent AUD bounce off of multi-month lows suggests that the pace of declines might slow, but we believe that a breakabove month-to-date highs near $0.9360 is necessary to call for a more important bounce. more»