Monday, 02 February 2015


Recent News
  • Majority of Germans favor Greece remaining in euro: poll

    23:41 | 1/2/15
    Just 26 percent wanted Greece out of the euro. The new government in Athens made clear from its first day in power last week that it would not back down on its election pledge to abandon the austerity policies imposed on Greece in a bailout program ... more»
  • SUKUK PIPELINE - Issue plans around the world

    23:07 | 1/2/15
    Yahoo! Maktoob News
    QATAR ISLAMIC BANK - Qatar Islamic Bank plans to raise up to 2 billion riyals ($549 million) through a capital-boosting sukuk issue, the bank said in mid-January. more»
  • Tong slams ringgit sale smear campaign

    22:33 | 1/2/15
    Free Malaysia Today
    Last week, two anonymous blogs carried postings, followed up on Facebook, alleging that Tong had run up massive holdings in the Malaysian ringgit and intended to break Bank Negara in a similar manner to US fund manager George Soros who made ... more»
  • UAE's Massar Solutions postpones flotation on poor demand - report

    22:00 | 1/2/15
    DUBAI Feb 1 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi-based fleet manager Massar Solutions has postponed its initial share sale after the planned flotation failed to secure enough investor backing during the subscription period, a report by United Arab Emirates' daily The ... more»
  • UAE Honors Dubai Crown Prince by Minting Commemorative Dirham Coin

    21:03 | 1/2/15
    Sputnik International
    MOSCOW, February 1 (Sputnik) - The UAE Central Bank has commissioned a special one dirham coin ($27 cents) to mark the seventh anniversary of the appointment of Sheikh Hamdan as the Crown Prince of Dubai, the National reported Sunday. more»
  • Pound Sterling to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: GBP/AUD Could ...

    20:00 | 1/2/15
    Future Currency Forecast
    Although the Pound Sterling to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate extended its recent, sizable gain during the Australasian session as a result of rising RBA rate cut expectations, the GBP/AUD currency pair went on to shed over 0.3% ahead of the ... more»
  • 'Godfather II' Explains Why Dominicans Worry Over US-Cuba

    19:33 | 1/2/15
    With President Obama easing a five-decade-old embargo on Cuba, no nation in the Caribbean has more at risk than the Dominican Republic, the region's biggest economy. more»
  • Will The Russian Ruble Collapse... Again?

    19:22 | 1/2/15
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    What has been referred to as a “perfect” storm provides the U.S., E.U., and, perhaps, even Sony, with the opportunity for a bit of “payback. more»
  • Abram breaking male fashion dominance

    17:52 | 1/2/15
    Mmegi Online
    The Maru-a-Pula School alumnus knows she cannot use any fabric in Botswana. “I use linen and soft cotton,” she explains, adding that fabric-choice is a bit of a challenge. more»
  • In red heartlands, Thai army keeps a lid on dissent

    15:48 | 1/2/15
    In Kampea village, Pikul Nuang Chompoo, 65, said she made a guaranteed 15,000 baht ($460) per tonne of jasmine rice, and 12,000 per tonne of sticky rice. more»
  • Loonie bin: Tying NHL salary cap to Canadian dollar unfair

    13:45 | 1/2/15
    New York Post
    With the decline of the Canadian dollar, the NHL salary cap will be affected next season, which could make it difficult for the Rangers to re-sign Mats Zuccarello, among others, writes The Post's Larry Brooks. more»
  • Tourism Vital to Global Economic Recovery in 2015

    12:37 | 1/2/15
    THISDAY Live
    “Over the past years, tourism has proven to be a surprisingly strong and resilient economic activity and a fundamental contributor to the economic recovery by generating billions of dollars in exports and creating millions of jobs. This has been true ... more»