Monday, 24 November 2014

Currencies

  • Fiji executives jailed after guilty verdicts

    14:41 | 24/11/14
    Radio New Zealand
    The court found that the three men conspired to pay Mau over $50,000 US dollars on his resignation in 2007 as well as over $12,000 US dollars in gratuity, without consulting the Post Fiji board. False records were shown to government auditors who ... more»
  • Bangladesh: After Fire, Companies Evade Compensation

    13:56 | 24/11/14
    Human Rights Watch
    Interviewees said they had received 100,000 Bangladesh Taka (US$1,267) in compensation from the Bangladesh government and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), but they had spent most of the funds within the ... more»
  • Euro Near Two-Year Low as Ifo to Spur Draghi Push; Aussie Gains

    13:11 | 24/11/14
    Bloomberg
    The euro approached a two-year low versus the dollar before German data forecast to show business confidence declined for a seventh month. more»
 
 
 
 
Recent News
  • Euro hobbled by chance of more ECB action, Aussie perkier

    11:30 | 24/11/14
    Reuters
    ECB President Mario Draghi on Friday threw the door wide open for more drastic measures as he painted a bleak picture of the state of the 18 countries in the euro bloc, stressing that "excessively low" inflation had to be raised quickly. Euro bears ... more»
  • FOREX-Euro hobbled by chance of more ECB action, Aussie perkier

    11:30 | 24/11/14
    Reuters
    SYDNEY, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The euro flirted with a two-year trough against the dollar early on Monday and was broadly weaker as investors gave the common currency a wide berth on prospects of more easing from the European Central Bank. more»
  • NZ dollar slips after Chinese interest rate cut

    10:29 | 24/11/14
    TVNZ
    The New Zealand dollar fell from its New York highs at the end of last week, having jumped against the greenback after China unexpectedly cut interest rates and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pledged to whatever was needed to underpin ... more»
  • Australian dollar higher after Chinese rate cut

    10:11 | 24/11/14
    The Age
    "The Australian dollar rose from a London morning low of 86.06 US cents to 87.23, most of that was PBOC related," he said. more»
  • NZ dollar retreats against greenback

    09:26 | 24/11/14
    NEWS.com.au
    THE New Zealand dollar has slipped against the greenback after surging late last week when China unexpectedly cut interest rates and Europe's economy got support from the region's bank. more»
  • Australian dollar higher after China rates cut

    09:15 | 24/11/14
    The Australian
    THE Australian dollar is higher after the Chinese central bank cut its interest rates. At 6.30am (AEDT), the local unit was trading at US86.67 cents, up from US86.31c on Friday. more»
  • NZ dollar slips after jumping in New York on Draghi, Chinese rates

    08:52 | 24/11/14
    New Zealand Herald
    The New Zealand dollar fell from its New York highs at the end of last week, having jumped against the greenback after China unexpectedly cut interest rates and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pledged to whatever was needed to underpin ... more»
  • On Monday morning, the dollar was trading at 86.67 US cents. Source: Supplied

    08:52 | 24/11/14
    Herald Sun
    THE Australian dollar is higher after the Chinese central bank cut its interest rates. At 0630 AEDT on Monday, the local dollar was trading at 86.67 US cents, up from 86.31 cents on Friday. more»
  • Tunisians elect president in first democratic elections

    08:41 | 24/11/14
    Daily News Egypt
    “His salary is about 30.000 dinar but he keeps only 3.000 for himself and gives the rest to poor people.” Moncef Marzouki is the current interim president and leader of the centre-left secular party Congress for the ... The insurgents are based in the ... more»
  • How would a Chinese rate cutting cycle affect the Australian dollar?

    08:32 | 24/11/14
    ForexLive (blog)
    There were clearly other factors at play during this period but in edition to AUD/USD rising, we also saw Australian dollar outperformance against EUR and JPY. Interestingly NZD outperformed AUD for much of the June period after the first cut but this ... more»
  • BB honours top remitters

    07:00 | 24/11/14
    The Daily Star
    The NRBs, who send money through illegal channels such as hundi, are damaging the economy, BB Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury told an event at Purbani Hotel in Dhaka to give away Bangladesh Bank Remittance Award 2013, the first of its kind. more»
  • On-line booking system developed for Chinese tourists

    06:26 | 24/11/14
    Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
    Bill Whiting, Managing Director of Global Bedbank says the technology offers real time availability for Fiji's resorts, features an itinerary builder, quoting and payment ability in Chinese Yuan, Fiji Dollar and other major currencies”. He adds users ... more»