Sunday, 01 March 2015


Recent News
  • State of the Nation Address: I Love Seychelles!

    13:45 | 28/2/15
    He said that in view of this pressure, and since the value of the rupee depends on the demand in the economy, the value of the rupee was adjusted. During 2014, the rupee depreciated by about 70 cents, or 5.8% in comparison with 2013, before it ... more»
  • US Dollar Likely to Reverse versus Japanese Yen in Week Ahead

    13:22 | 28/2/15
    Yield-seeking investors have typically sold the Japanese Yen against higher-yielding currencies through normal rate environments. more»
  • American Atheist Blogger Killed with Machete in Bangladesh

    12:15 | 28/2/15
    The Christian Times (blog)
    According to The Washington Post, Roy was a liberal voice in Bangladesh who sought to turn Bangladesh toward a secular democracy. more»
  • Europe's Woes and the World's Poor

    12:03 | 28/2/15
    Huffington Post
    Think of the 14 west and central African countries whose common currency--the "CFA franc"--is pegged to the Euro. more»
  • Iowa exports hit record $15.1 billion

    11:52 | 28/2/15
    The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
    Over the past 10 years, merchandise exports from Iowa to these markets grew by 104 percent, with sales to Canada, Mexico, Colombia, and Korea showing the largest dollar growth over this period. The release of Iowa's 2014 export data coincides with a ... more»
  • Royals' Pena thinks extra offseason reps will help him earn a spot

    11:41 | 28/2/15
    Pena was a September callup last season, but only made one appearance in the majors in 2014. Although it's early in camp, Pena has an outside shot to make the club. more»
  • ANALYSIS: Cutting Crazy Or Going 'Nuts'?

    11:30 | 28/2/15
    Fiji Sun Online
    World over, expectations were the Fed would raise the rate as there were signs of US recovery and the US dollar would rise with capital inflows and all other currencies would depreciate relative to US dollar, encouraging exports to US. That did not happen. more»
  • Fitch Affirms Uruguay at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

    10:33 | 28/2/15
    Rock Hill Herald
    Slower growth, UYU peso depreciation and wider fiscal deficits have led general government debt to inch upward to nearly 50% of GDP, above the 'BBB' median of 40%. more»
  • Catastrophe Reinsurance “Permanently” Hobbled, Third Point Re Focuses ...

    09:48 | 28/2/15
    He then offered up recent new deal examples, including a $125 million multi-line contract out of London, a $45 million dollar loss reserve contract and a $27 million Florida' homeowners facility with “limited catastrophe exposure.” Berger explained ... more»
  • Rupee strengthens, gold price down

    09:26 | 28/2/15
    KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepali rupee gained 75 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, gained value against the greenback. more»
  • No, a Cryptocurrency Can't Fix a Broken Economy

    09:26 | 28/2/15
    Iceland was still reeling from the 2008 financial nuclear meltdown. Its largest private banks collapsed and the króna plummeted in value. It made the recession in the US that year look like the roaring 20s. Six years later, despite a rebound, the ... more»
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Du 2 Février Lomé to Open Q4 2015 in Togo

    09:03 | 28/2/15
    Hotel News Resource (registration)
    Furthermore, Togo is a member of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which groups seven West African countries using the CFA franc. Carlson Rezidor opened its first hotel in Africa in 2000, the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Cape ... more»