Aussie market positive at open, driven by offshore risk sentiment

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Aussie market positive at open, driven by offshore risk sentiment 

SYDNEY, Jan. 22 — The Australian market has opened in positive territory on Friday driven by gains in offshore equities after the European Central Bank boosted prospects of further stimulus measures.

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Portugal sees first ever negative yields in short-term bond auctions

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Portugal sees first ever negative yields in short-term bond auctions 

LISBON, Nov. 19 — portugal on Wednesday issued 1.5 billion euros (USD1.6 billion) in short-term bonds, more than the total amount of its plan, according to the Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency (IGCP).

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U.S. dollar soars on policy divergence

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. dollar soars on policy divergence 

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 — The U.S. dollar hiked against other major currencies on Monday as the Federal Reserve was on track for raising interest rate this year while the European Central Bank may apply further stimulus.

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Cypriot economic sentiment indicators rise further in April

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cypriot economic sentiment indicators rise further in April 

NICOSIA, April 29 — Cypriot businessmen interviewed in a survey said they were more confident in April about the prospects of the Cypriot economy relative to the previous month, a report by the Economic Research Center of the University of Cyprus said on Wednesday.

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U.S. dollar drops against euro after sharp rise

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. dollar drops against euro after sharp rise 

NEW YORK, April 22 — The U.S. dollar declined against the euro on Tuesday after its early gains against the shared currency amid mounting concerns about Greece debt issues.

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U.S. dollar falls after hitting 11-year peak

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. dollar falls after hitting 11-year peak 

NEW YORK, March 4 — The U.S. dollar eased on Tuesday after touching its highest level in more than 11 years against several major peers.

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(Roundup) Lithuania joins euro zone after years' efforts

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Roundup) Lithuania joins euro zone after years' efforts 

VILNIUS, Jan. 2 — After mastering its twisty way to the euro zone, Lithuania has become the last of the three Baltic States to adopt the euro on Jan. 1, 2015.

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Cypriot parliament approves 2015 budget by slender majority

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cypriot parliament approves 2015 budget by slender majority 

NICOSIA, Dec. 17 — The Cypriot parliament on Tuesday passed by a slender majority the 2015 budget which the government hopes will lead the economy to a modest growth after a four-year recession.

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Indian stocks plunge nearly 540 points

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Indian stocks plunge nearly 540 points 

MUMBAI, Dec. 16 — Indian stocks plunged nearly 540 points Tuesday due to dampened sentiment of traders and international cues.

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2015 can be turning point for Italian banks to tackle credit risk weakness: Dagong Europe

November 21, 2014 by · Comments Off on 2015 can be turning point for Italian banks to tackle credit risk weakness: Dagong Europe 

MILAN, Italy, Nov. 21 — The year 2015 could be the turning point for the Italian banking system to tackle weaknesses related to credit risk, rating agency Dagong Europe said in a report presented here on Thursday at the Milan Foreign Press Association.

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