Monday, 03 August 2015

Currencies News

  • Australian dollar higher after weak US wage data

    08:57 | 3/8/15
    The Australian
    Bank of New Zealand currency strategist Raiko Shareef said the US dollar lost ground against most major currencies on the news. more»
  • NZ dollar jumps after weak US employment data

    08:48 | 3/8/15
    New Zealand Herald
    The kiwi touched a high of 66.73 US cents over the weekend, and was trading at 65.88 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 65.82 cents at the New York close and 65.87 cents at 5pm on Friday. more»
  • Dollar up amid weak US wage data

    08:37 | 3/8/15
    THE Australian dollar has edged higher against the greenback, which fell on a disappointing US wage inflation report. At 0630 AEST on Monday, the currency was trading at 73.11 US cents, up from 72.84 cents on Friday. more»
  • Egyptian pound steady at official auction and in exchange bureaus

    06:33 | 3/8/15
    Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound EGP= steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday after a depreciation earlier last month. more»
  • Leading KiwiSaver funds thrive on weakening dollar

    04:52 | 3/8/15
    New Zealand Herald
    The best-performing KiwiSaver funds were those that bet on the New Zealand dollar falling against foreign currencies in the three months to June 30, according to Morningstar. more»
  • Mobily suffers 901m-riyal loss on Zain dispute

    00:22 | 3/8/15
    The telecom operator, which slashed its profits for the last 27 months, attributed the net loss to an additional debt provision of 800 million riyals relating to claims against Zain Saudi, as well as the increase in Zakat, a form of obligatory ... more»
  • Will the Pound / Australian Dollar Uptrend Stall?

    23:37 | 2/8/15
    Pound Sterling Live
    (of course those looking to move money out of Australia will be hoping this to be the case). Is there any reason to doubt that the next move in the pound to Australian dollar exchange rate (GBPAUD) will be higher? Momentum studies confirm the pound ... more»
  • Growth dries up for BHP Billiton as oil price collapse bites

    23:25 | 2/8/15
    The Australian Financial Review
    BHP's $US6.5 billion ($8.7 billion) progressive dividend policy - which says the company will increase or at least maintain its dividend in US dollar terms every year - was defendable and sustainable, and its yield and cash flow were "very compelling ... more»
  • Egyptian pound steady at official auction and in exchange bureaus

    22:41 | 2/8/15
    Business Recorder (blog)
    CAIRO: Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound EGP= steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday after a depreciation earlier last month. more»
  • USD steady vis a vis Kuwaiti dinar

    22:18 | 2/8/15
    Kuwait News Agency
    KUWAIT, Aug 2 (KUNA) -- The US dollar steadied vis a vis the Kuwaiti dinar on Sunday, trading at KD 0.302 as well the euro at KD 0.332, as compared to Thursday's rates, the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said. more»
  • Mexican peso rockets 1.3 percent

    20:48 | 2/8/15
    Northwest Arkansas News
    Peso traders gave Mexican policymakers a vote of approval late last week, sending the currency to its biggest gain since March after policymakers acted to stop a rout. more»
  • Watch: Over 200 migrants breach Euro Tunnel fences

    19:18 | 2/8/15
    Watch: Over 200 migrants breach Euro Tunnel fences unopposed. Military personnel were deployed on a surprise break-through by Migrants near Calais when they reached the final fence before the Euro Tunnel submerges underwater ... more»
  • Conversion Rate Forecast for Rand to Pound, US Dollar and Euro: South African ...

    19:07 | 2/8/15
    Exchange Rates UK
    A pretty dismal week of trading for the Rand saw the USD/ZAR exchange rate climb to its strongest level for 14 years. Although the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) hiked interest rates, the action didn't stop the Rand weakening across the board as US ... more»
  • US dollar vs rest: Indian rupee amongst the outperformers

    19:04 | 2/8/15
    Financial Express
    In the graph (check below) Indian rupee can be counted amongst the outperformers. Indian rupee has only depreciated by 1% but if it was not for $35 billion purchases in the spot markets and some more through the forward market, rupee would have ... more»
  • Pound Sterling to Euro (GBP/EUR) Weekly Forecast: Current Downtrend Could See ...

    18:00 | 2/8/15
    Euro Exchange Rate News
    The Euro recovered some of its lost strength as a combination of positive German Retail Sales data and an above-forecast core Inflation Rate for the Eurozone sent the GBP/EUR exchange rate trending steadily downwards on Friday. more»
Global Indices