Friday, 27 May 2016

Currencies News

  • West Africa bourse CEO sees foreign investors increasing after MSCI inclusion

    03:45 | 27/5/16
    Reuters Africa
    The exchange, with a market capitalisation of about $15 billion, serves the eight countries that form the West African CFA franc currency union and has 39 listed companies. U.S. index provider MSCI announced earlier in May that it would add its West ... more»
  • Swiss fintech drives African banking revolution

    03:00 | 27/5/16
    The Tunisian National Post invited the Zug-based firm to pilot its technology in October in conjunction with local firm DigitUs. more»
  • Pound Sterling Exchange Rate Flat against Swiss Franc as UK GDP Disappoints

    03:00 | 27/5/16
    Exchange Rates UK
    Although GBP has edged up against the Franc, this is something of an exception. The only UK data out today has also been the week's most impactful UK contribution overall, with second preliminary GDP results for Q1 falling on the year and remaining at ... more»
  • B0T50 quashes Usher concert rumours

    02:46 | 27/5/16
    Mmegi Online
    Naledi · Mmegi · Lifestyle. B0T50 quashes Usher concert rumours. B0T50 quashes Usher concert rumours. BOT50 has dismissed allegations claiming that they would bring American Pop sensation, Usher to Botswana as part of the 50 years anniversary ... more»
  • Hungarian Forint Climbs To 8-day High Against U.S. Dollar

    02:26 | 27/5/16
    RTT News
    The Hungarian Forint was higher against the U.S. dollar in early New York deals on Thursday, as commodities rallied on the back of a weaker dollar. more»
  • Crude prices crack above US$50 per barrel, strengthens Canadian dollar

    02:26 | 27/5/16
    TORONTO - Oil popped above US$50 a barrel in Thursday morning trading, lending support to the Canadian dollar and energy stocks. more»
  • Govt warns traders against Rand pricing

    02:15 | 27/5/16
    Mmegi Online
    “One of the Action items from the previous HLCC was for the Ministry of Investment Trade and Industry and Business Botswana to check on Traders and Retailers who were simply sticking the Pula price over the numerically identical Rand price.” Khama said ... more»
  • At Venice Biennale, Germany Makes a Case for Welcoming Refugees

    02:03 | 27/5/16
    New York Times
    “The arrival city is informal” argues for relaxed oversight of business practices, illustrated by photographs of the Dong Xuan Center in Berlin, a sprawling Vietnamese market where zoning, labor and licensing restrictions are largely ignored. This call ... more»
  • Draghi Stimulus Pushes Euro Junk-Bond Yields Toward 10-Month Low

    01:52 | 27/5/16
    Investors have piled into euro-denominated notes since President Mario Draghi said the ECB would begin buying high-grade corporate debt next month as part of its stimulus measures. more»
  • Boateng doubts England can win Euros

    01:42 | 27/5/16
    England came from two goals down to beat Germany 3-2 in a friendly earlier this year and qualified for the Euros with ease, but haven't won a major international tournament in 50 years. more»
  • Euro 2016 team profile: Spain

    01:18 | 27/5/16
    Del Bosque intends to retire at the end of Euro 2016 and retaining the title his side won so convincingly four years ago looks one of the most difficult jobs of his eight-year tenure with La Roja. more»
  • Euro 2016 team profile: Turkey

    00:56 | 27/5/16
    Turkey left it late to reach Euro 2016, but then they are used to coming back when all hope seems to have gone. Back in their last European Championship appearance, eight years ago, they defeated Switzerland at the death before overcoming a 2-0 deficit ... more»
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