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Emma Integrates Crypto Exchanges into Money Management App


"Emma, a London-based startup firm specializing in money management services, has launched cryptocurrency exchange integration for its new app. The platform, which the company describes as a kind of &#..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, financial, rate

Geopolitical risks and yields dominate proceedings


"Monday October 15: Five things the markets are talking about Following a weekend of warnings on global economic fragility from G10 finance leaders at an IMF meeting in Bali, has global equities starti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 12:29
Taggar: finance, market, point

Daily Markets Broadcast ? 2018-10-15


"2018-1-15 Wall Street suffers biggest weekly fall since March US indices rebounded Friday but still faced hefty losses in the week. Buoyant earnings reports from some banks on Friday failed to prevent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 04:08
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, report

Blockchain Finance Startup Clearmatics Raises $12 Million in New Funding


"Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 12:59
Taggar: finance

The Daily: EU Budgets ?1M to Monitor Crypto, Wyoming Mulls Fintech Bank


"The European securities and markets watchdog ESMA has dedicated over 1 million euros to finance the monitoring of developments in the crypto sector. Also in The Daily this Saturday, Wyoming legislator..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 15:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, market

Study Finds Growing Number of BATMs in Belgium and the Netherlands


"The number of cryptocurrency ATMs in Belgium and the Netherlands is growing, according to newly released data. Amsterdam is leading among major cities in the Benelux region, with 12 machines supportin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 20:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

US Regulator Moves to Sanction Plexcoin?s Lacroix and Paradis-Royer


"United States Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly seeking further sanction against alleged crypto scammers Dominic Lacroix and Sabrina Paradis-Royer of Plexcoin fame. According to Mar..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 14:25
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, report

USD Coin Arrives: Circle's Crypto Stablecoin Is Now Trading


"Crypto finance firm Circle has officially released its dollar-pegged stablecoin for limited trading, the company announced Wednesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 15:00
Taggar: dollar, finance, trading

SEC Orders Proceedings to Rule on ETF, Seeks Further Feedback


"The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published an ?order instituting proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove? the proposed Vaneck Solidx bitcoin exchange-tr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 21:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market

Turkey Finance Minister Embraces ICO Hype for Already Troubled Economy


"If regional Turkish media is to be believed, no less than the country?s Minister of Finance (Finmin), Berat Albayrak, has proposed looking into the wildcat world of initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 09:50
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, finance, report

Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif?s Hack


"Following the hack of Zaif, one of Japan?s regulated crypto exchanges, the country?s financial regulator immediately responded, launching an emergency inspection of the exchange and a survey of all ot..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 09:25
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial

A Top-20 Crypto Exchange Is Replacing Tether With a Rival Stablecoin


"Tether, despite questions surrounding its finances, remains the dominant stablecoin. Following a recent announcement, is that starting to change?"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 23:15
Taggar: announcement, finance

Bitmain?s $50M ?Permissionless Ventures? First Project: BCH Dev Con


"Cryptocurrency mining hardware giant, Bitmain, is sponsoring a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hackathon in the United States ? San Francisco, to be exact. For the China-based company, BCH Dev Con is the first pro..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 04:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

Former RBI Governor Stirs Up PMO India ? Time For Better Banks


"Bank frauds in India have opened a can of worms this year, leaving the public questioning concepts such as board, governance, public sector, bankruptcy, and investor transparency with anxiety and ange..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 13:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance

Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says


"Blockchain technology can help global businesses generate an extra $1 trillion in trade finance, according to World Economic Forum research."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 10:20
Taggar: finance, rate

Sales Tax and Bitcoin in the United States Can Be Confusing


"Over the last two years in the US, the federal government and states have been trying to grasp the concept of cryptocurrencies and apply them to traditional finance laws like taxes. The task has prove..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 04:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

Carney extends his stay at BoE to 2020


"The current Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has agreed to stay in his current role until the end of January 2020. “The extension was agreed in an exchange of letters between the Governor an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:34
Taggar: bank, finance

BoE?s Carney to stay until January 2020 to smooth Brexit


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will stay at the central bank an extra seven months until the end of January 2020 to help smooth Britain?s departure from the European Union next year, finance min..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:10
Taggar: bank, finance

The Daily: EU Urged for Common Crypto Rules, EEU Ready for Common Crypto


"A Brussels-based think tank has urged the European Union to adopt common crypto regulations. Its report will be reviewed during this week?s meeting of the EU finance ministers in Vienna. Also in The D..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, report

Ukrainians Advised to Pay 19.5% Tax on Crypto Incomes


"In the absence of dedicated regulation, Ukrainians are expected to pay the regular 19.5% income tax rate on their profits from crypto-related activities like trading and mining, a high-ranking officia..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 12:10
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial, profit, rate, report, trading

PBoC-Backed Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Enters Test Phase


"A blockchain trade finance platform spearheaded by the People's Bank of China has entered the testing phase ahead of an official roll-out."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance

There's a Problem With Crypto Funding ? And Vitalik Just Might Have a Solution


"A new paper by Vitalik Buterin and other researchers proposes a novel way to finance the public goods a decentralized ecosystem needs. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 04:00
Taggar: finance

Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Litecoin Trading


"?The virus is spreading,? tweeted Morgan Creek Digital?s Founder & Partner Anthony Pompliano at the news Yahoo! Finance (YF) had integrated bitcoin core (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and litecoin (LTC) i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 09:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate, spread, trading

Yahoo Finance Now Allows Trading of 4 Cryptos on Its iOS App


"After having tracked crypto prices for years, Yahoo Finance now adds a new feature to let users trade 4 cryptos on its iOS app, including dogecoin. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 07:00
Taggar: finance

Standard Chartered, Siemens Partner to Put Bank Guarantees on a Blockchain


"Multinational banking firm Standard Chartered is teaming up with manufacturing giant Siemens to put bank guarantees for trade finance on a blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance

OpenFinance Launches Regulated Trading Platform for Security Tokens


"Trading platform OpenFinance has now launched a regulated alternative trading system for crypto assets within the U.S."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 14:00
Taggar: finance, trading, trading system

Regulations Round-Up: Tokenized Securities in Singapore, China Warns of Illegal Fundraising


"In recent regulatory news, Chinese authorities have issued a warning seeking to encourage citizens to be skeptical regarding the promotional claims of illegal fundraising schemes operating with crypto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-26 15:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

Hammond angers Brexiteers with no deal warning


"Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond came under renewed criticism from pro-Brexit lawmakers on Friday for warning that leaving the European Union without an exit deal would hit public finances..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 10:09
Taggar: finance

UK posts budget surplus in July


"Britain reported its biggest budget surplus for the month of July in 18 years on Tuesday, giving finance minister Philip Hammond some extra room for manoeuvre as he faces pressure to relax his grip on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:09
Taggar: bank, finance, pound, report

Fresh Bout of Weakness in Turkish Lira


"The dollar was little changed on net overnight against the the euro, Swiss franc, sterling, yuan, Canadian dollar, Australian dollar or New Zealand dollar, but it jumped 4.8% against the Turkish lira..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 14:16
Taggar: dollar, finance

Trader Gets Six-Figure Loan to Buy Crypto, Holdings Drop by 85%


"An Abu Dhabi-based cryptocurrency investor has shared his story of having taken out a six-figure loan to finance virtual currency investments only to watch his portfolio lose 85 percent of its value..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 09:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, investment, share

New Player to Offer Next Generation ASIC Chips This Year


"A new competitor is advancing on plans to enter the mining hardware market by the end of the year. Canadian company Squire Mining has raised almost $20 million to finance the design, development, and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 07:55
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises as Risk Appetite Returns to Market


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Tuesday as the Turkish lira stabilized following a pledge from the Finance Minister to support the currency. Risk aversion fears had driven investors to seek the saf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 21:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, market

Turkish Lira Rebounds as Finance Minster Vows to Support Currency


"The Turkish lira recovered some of its losses on Tuesday, with the country?s finance minister pledging to take steps to support the under-pressure currency. There was some respite for the lira after d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 19:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

Phew! Turkey bashing takes a break for now


"Tuesday August 14: Five things the markets are talking about Tuesday sees a tentative reprieve for global equities in the wake of Turkey’s induced turmoil and the forex market has managed to sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 12:39
Taggar: finance, forex, forex market, market, oil, report

Thomson Reuters Is Adding 50 Crypto Assets to Finance Data Feed


"Thomson Reuters will soon track 50 crypto assets on one of its desktop finance feeds, thanks to a new deal with market data aggregator CryptoCompare."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 14:10
Taggar: finance, market

Report: 3 Million Brits Invested in Crypto via Exchanges, Few Sought Advice


"According to a new study, about 3 million British investors have put money into crypto through online trading platforms and only 5 percent of them have been advised by professionals. The survey also f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 22:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, report, trading

Bitcoin Mining News: Brookstone to Build Wind Farm in Morocco, Québec Increases Rates


"In recent mining news, Brookstone Partners has announced its intention to build a 900-megawatt wind farm in Dakhla, Morocco, Hydro-Québec has been given permission to charge cryptocurrency miners incr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 12:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate

Crowd Psychology Driving BTC Prices, Finance Experts Say


"According to a survey conducted among finance professionals, ?crowd psychology? is the main factor determining the movements of bitcoin market prices. More than half of the polled experts shared this..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 02:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, market, share

Altcoins Round-Up: Bitgo Adds ZEC, Wirex Supports XRP, PwC to Audit Tezos


"In recent news pertaining to altcoins, Bitgo has announced the addition of Zcash to the roster of cryptocurrencies supported by the cryptocurrency custody firm; Wirex has enabled XRP support for its c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 07:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, rate

Bitcoin Dominates Fortune?s Most Impressive, Young Superstars List


"?For the first time ever,? Fortune magazine announced, it ?has assembled a supplementary honor roll of the most impressive, young superstars who are transforming business at the leading edge of financ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 09:55
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Indian Crypto Regulation Ready by September: Official


"The Indian government is expected to issue detailed cryptocurrency guidelines by September, a senior official from the country?s Ministry of Finance reportedly said. Consultations with all stakeholder..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:35
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, report

G20 Warn That Downside Risks Are Increasing


"Global finance leaders called on Sunday for stepped-up dialogue to prevent trade and geopolitical tensions from hurting growth, but ended a two-day G-20 meeting with little consensus on how to resolve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:34
Taggar: bank, finance

Trade and currency wars a market threat


"Monday July 23: Five things the markets are talking about A new week starts with equities under pressure as capital markets digest warnings from G20 finance ministers about the impact of protectionism..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 12:24
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews at the European Central Bank (followed by ECB President Draghi’s press conference) and in Turkey, Hungary, Colombia, Chile and Russia. St. Louis Fed Presid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 20:58
Taggar: bank, bull, finance, home sales, oil

Ukraine?s Financial Stability Council Supports Crypto Regulatory Concept


"Ukraine has taken a positive step towards legalizing cryptocurrencies. A new regulatory concept, one that recognizes coins and tokens as financial instruments, has won support from the members of the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 01:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

Banks Take Sides as Blockchain Trade Finance Race Heats Up


"NatWest, part of Royal Bank of Scotland, has joined Marco Polo, a blockchain consortium started by R3 and trade finance specialist TradeIX."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 12:41
Taggar: bank, finance

PR: Monfils Sponsorship with eToro


"Gaël Monfils, the 31-year-old French tennis star, is known as ?Sliderman? for his on-court showmanship. He may take chances when trying to win Grand Slam matches, but when it comes to personal finance..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, etoro, finance, investment, trading

Hong Kong's Blockchain Trade Finance Platform to Go Live By September


"The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is poised to launch a live blockchain trade finance platform within two months."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 17:01
Taggar: finance

The Daily: Russians Used Bitcoin to Hack US Elections, Trader Bets on the Price of BTC


"Russian intelligence officers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential elections in the US have used bitcoin to finance their campaign, cover the tracks and obscure their identities, a new federal..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 14:05
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

US Mortgage Refinancing Drops to 8 Year Low


"U.S. loan applications to refinance existing homes fell to their lowest in over 17-1/2 years even as most 30-year home borrowing costs fell last week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 19:44
Taggar: bank, finance

Government Investigator Says ?Darwinian? Selection Led to Dominant Cryptocurrencies


"The Deputy Governor of the Bank of France, Jean-Pierre Landau, also named  ?Mister Bitcoin? by the French government, submitted a report to Bruno Lemaire, the French Minister of Finance and Economy. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 15:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, economy, finance, report

Crypto Custody Poses Barrier to Institutional Investment


"Cryptocurrency analysts are increasingly arguing that the lack of custody services provided by leading players from within the finance industry pose a significant barrier to institutional investors se..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 07:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, investment, market

Draft Regulating ?Electronic Money? Prepared in Romania


"A draft ordinance aiming to regulate the issuance of ?electronic money? has been presented in Romania. The document authored by the Finance Ministry specifies the entities that can act as issuers and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-07 04:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

US Non Manufacturing PMI Rose in June


"A gauge of economic activity across U.S. service industries and other sectors rose in June for the second straight month. The Institute for Supply Management on Thursday said its nonmanufacturing inde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:09
Taggar: finance

EU Regulator: DLT In Trade Finance Still Faces Legal Uncertainty


"The European Banking Authority published a report to raise public awareness of the benefits and risks associated with the use of DLT in finance."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 14:00
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Japanese Economist Explains Why Another Bitcoin Price Surge Is Unlikely


"Yukio Noguchi, a famous economist in Japan and an advisor to Waseda University?s Business and Finance Research Center argues we can?t expect Bitcoin?s prices to rapidly surge again. In his books and i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 07:13
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Hong Kong Seeks to Widen DLT Use in Trade Finance


"Hong Kong's banking regulator is planning to widen its works on cross-border trade finance using distributed ledger technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 08:00
Taggar: bank, finance

U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019


"In recent regulatory news, the United States Office of Government Ethics has issued a document advising employees of the U.S. executive branch to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. In other news..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 11:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market

Crypto Incomes Declared on Tax Returns in Russia


"Taxpayers in Russia have started declaring incomes and profits from crypto transactions even before cryptocurrencies are legalized in the country, results from this year?s tax campaign show. The Finan..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 08:50
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, currencies, finance, profit

SEC Executive: ?Cryptocurrencies with Decentralized Structures Not Securities?


"The Securities and Exchange Commission’s head of the Division of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, stated during the Yahoo All Markets Summit today in San Francisco that cryptocurrencies like B..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 20:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, market, rate

Add Crypto to Investment Portfolio: Enhance Return, Reduce Risk/Volatility


"As an emerging asset class, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology related investments are gaining begrudging respect among finance professionals. Market slides aside for the moment, a study release..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 13:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, investment, market

Jim Chanos Is Out of His Depth Trashing Crypto Assets


"Like Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos is an expert in his domain, which is traditional finance, not crypto. And he's getting it wrong too."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 11:00
Taggar: finance

JD.com's Finance Arm to Issue Asset-Backed Securities on a Blockchain


"JD Finance, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has announced a pilot issuance of asset-backed securities over a blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 11:00
Taggar: finance

Lithuania Unveils Detailed Cryptocurrency and ICO Guidelines


"Lithuania’s Ministry of Finance has published comprehensive guidelines for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings, covering four areas including regulations, accounting, and taxation. Also re..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 08:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

Lithuania Issues Guidelines for When ICO Tokens Are Securities


"Lithuania's Ministry of Finance has published guidance on ICOs, outlining how different aspects of token offerings should be regulated. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 11:00
Taggar: finance

The Daily: Swiss Vote on ?Sovereign Money?, Russian Banker Against Crypto Ban


"Swiss voters will decide this Sunday whether to turn back on fractional-reserve banking and support a ?sovereign money? concept for the nation?s finances. Proponents of the initiative prescribe deeper..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-09 13:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

World Bank Offers Dire Warning on Tariffs


"A ramp-up in the pace and scope of tariffs could set the world back to 2008 in terms of global trade levels, the World Bank has warned. In its latest Global Economic Prospects report, published Tuesda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:56
Taggar: bank, finance, market, report

Vietnam Proposes Import Ban on Bitcoin Mining Equipment


"Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has officially proposed that the country bans the import of cryptocurrency mining equipment. Bitcoin mining rigs are currently easily imported into Vietnam. This pr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 03:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

HSBC Exec Warns 'Digital Islands' Could Inhibit Blockchain Trade


"Blockchains should do for the global value chain what shipping containers did for transport of goods, says HSBC trade finance expert Vinay Mendonca."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 15:00
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings scheduled in India, Australia, Poland, Serbia, Turkey and Peru. Bank of Canada Governor Poloz speaks publicly. Holidays and G7 Events: Queen’s Birthday ob..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 22:02
Taggar: bank, finance

Italy Crisis Could Be Worse Than Greece and Brexit


"Italy’s political turmoil could hit the continent harder than the Greek financial crisis and the Brexit vote, according to the finance minister of Latvia. A week of political turbulence in Italy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 14:41
Taggar: finance, financial, market, oil

ECB Member Warns Germany of Central Bank?s Independence


"A key member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has fired a not-so-subtle warning to Germany over the central bank’s independence. Yves Mersch, an executive board member of the ECB’s monet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:50
Taggar: bank, finance

Draft Law Requires Israeli Firms to Report on Clients? Crypto Activites


"The Israeli Ministry of Finance has published draft prohibiting money laundering regulations with provisions specifically pertaining to virtual currencies. The proposed regulations will also introduce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, report, trading

A Focus on Italy, Korea, Turkey & Oil Prices as U.S. and Britain Observing Holidays


"Italian President Mattarella rejected the League/5-Star choice for economy/finance minister, whereupon that coalition withdrew its bid to lead Italy’s government and called for Mattarella’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 14:24
Taggar: economy, finance, share

Bangkok Bank Joins R3's Trade Finance Blockchain Initiative


"Bangkok Bank has joined the Marco Polo trade finance initiative developed by blockchain startup R3 and trade finance technology firm TradeIX."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 14:00
Taggar: bank, finance

PR: Former Huobi CTO Zhang Jian Launches FCoin, Gaining Investments from Top Venture Capital Firms


"FCoin, a digital assets trading platform, has gained investments from top-notch investment institutions including Danhua Capital, Node Capital, Singer Capital, Timestamp Capital, 8 Decimal Capital, Zi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, investment, trading

China to cut Tariffs on some Auto Parts and Vehicles


"China’s Finance Ministry said that it will cut import tariffs on some vehicles to 15 percent, down from as much as 25 percent. The announcement Tuesday also said that tariffs on some automotive..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 15:17
Taggar: announcement, finance

Poland Backpedals on ?Irrational? Crypto Tax After Strong Backlash


"Authorities in Poland have realized how inapplicable their decision to tax all crypto transactions really is. A high-ranking official from the Finance Ministry said in an interview that his department..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, currency, finance, profit, report

Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network


"IT giant Infosys has built a blockchain-based trade finance platform involving seven Indian banks including ICICI and Axis."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:30
Taggar: bank, finance

Banks Ink Blockchain Trade Finance Transaction with Food Giant Cargill


"HSBC and ING have performed a claimed world-first trade finance transaction on a single blockchain system for agri-food firm Cargill."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 19:00
Taggar: finance

Indian Ponzi Scheme-Funded Cryptocurrency Mine Raided by Police


"Indian police have raided a cryptocurrency mining operation whose establishment was funded by a nearly $15 million USD ponzi scheme. Police seized hundreds of mining cards. Also Read: Another Indian C..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 09:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance

CFO Boost? EY Predicts Blockchain Could Change C-Suite Role


""Big four" professional services firm EY says that blockchain could transform its finance operations and redefine the role of chief financial officer."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 15:30
Taggar: finance, financial

Blockchain Trade Finance Is Breaking Proof-of-Concept Gridlock


"After years of tests and concepts, enterprise blockchain may be having a breakthrough moment, with several notable trials in trade finance advancing."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 10:00
Taggar: finance

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Exceeds Forecast on View of Finances


"U.S. consumer sentiment exceeded estimates in April on Americans? increasingly favorable views of their finances, University of Michigan survey data showed Friday. HIGHLIGHTS OF MICHIGAN SENTIMENT (AP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 16:37
Taggar: consumer sentiment, finance

Cryptocurrency Infused Islamic Microfinance Fund Launches in Central Java


"This week the firm Blossom Finance announced the open enrollment for an Islamic microfinance fund that will accept multiple cryptocurrencies such as BCH, ETH, and BTC. Investors will focus on socially..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 02:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, profit

'Enough Is Enough': Finance Guru Sues Facebook Over Crypto Scams


"Martin Lewis, a British personal finance writer, is suing Facebook for allowing his likeness to be used in scammers' advertisements on the platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 11:00
Taggar: finance

India Divided on Whether to Ban Crypto Use


"As India works on the bill to regulate cryptocurrencies, each government department has its own opinion on whether to ban the use of crypto, including bitcoin. The Finance Ministry, the Reserve Bank o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance

UBS-Backed Blockchain Platform Completes Live Trade Transactions


"The Batavia blockchain trade finance platform has completed a pilot that conducted live cross-border transactions involving corporate clients."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 12:00
Taggar: finance, rate

250 Corporates Join ICICI Bank Blockchain Test


"Indian private bank ICICI Bank has on-boarded more than 250 corporate firms to undertake trade finance transactions on blockchain network."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 14:03
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Next Week


"Special Events: Semi-annual IMF/World Bank Meetings will be running throughout the week in Washington, DC. Highlights of the gathering will include publication of the World Economic Forum, a press con..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 21:44
Taggar: bank, finance

Vietnam?s Prime Minister Directs Central Bank to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Framework


"The Prime Minister of Vietnam has signed a directive for the country’s central bank and the Ministry of Finance to strengthen the management of cryptocurrency-related activities. This follows an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 17:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance

Latvia Recognizes Cryptocurrencies in Order to Tax Them


"Trying to take its share of the profits, the government of Latvia may accept cryptocurrencies as a legal means of exchange. This year?s tax filing campaign is underway and officials don?t have much ti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 10:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, profit, share

Research Paper Declares Bitcoin Compliant With Shariah Law


"Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are intriguing because they are very different from the traditional financial systems we use today. One particular subject people have pondered is whether or not bitcoin c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 10:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

Brazilian University Launches Cryptocurrency Masters Programme


"A major Sao Paulo institution is launching what has been reported as Brazil?s first Master?s degree in cryptofinance. The course comes amid an increasing embracement of virtual currencies on the part..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 23:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, rate, report

PR: ORS GROUP?s First Reservation Contract for Authorized Communities Proves an International Hit within Crypto Community


"irst Reservation Contract generates 2,500 ETH within a week London -- Since becoming live, ORS GROUP?s first Reservation Contract has successfully generated vast national interest, welcoming Italian..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate, share

Poles Protest Unfair Taxation of Crypto Incomes and Profits


"A decision by the Polish government to tax crypto transactions, even those that do not return profit, has provoked discontent among traders in the country. The local crypto community has decided to pr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 01:20
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, profit

Spain's Tax Authorities Seek Crypto User Names and Bank Accounts


"The move comes after the Spanish finance ministry called the use of cryptocurrencies in organized crime a "pressing challenge.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 08:00
Taggar: currencies, finance

PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018


"The People?s Bank of China (PBOC)?s Institute of International Finance has released a report identifying cryptocurrencies as a top priority for 2018. The document claims that widespread retail investm..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment, report, spread

Germany?s Tourism Board Accepts Bitcoin Payments


"The German National Tourism Board has announced that it accepts cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin for its services. The organization promotes German travel destinations with offices in 32 countries aro..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 21:28
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

Russian Official: Venezuela Won't Be Paying Its Debt in State Crypto


"A Russian Finance Ministry official has stated that Venezuela will not pay off its $3.5 billion debt using the petro."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 18:30
Taggar: finance

Venezuelans to Buy Homes and Property with State Cryptocurrency


"Venezuelans will be able to buy houses and other property with their new national cryptocurrency. Real estate deals in petro will be authorized in April, President Maduro announced. The government wil..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-25 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, oil, real estate

Ireland's Finance Department Plans Blockchain Working Group


"Ireland?s Department of Finance has proposed the creation of a blockchain working group to help form cohesive regulation across government agencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 18:00
Taggar: finance

9 Malaysian Banks Team Up for Trade Finance Blockchain Apps


"Nine Malaysian banks have teamed up to develop blockchain applications for trade finance, according to the country's central bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance

OECD Warns Crypto and Blockchain are Challenging Tax Transparency


"The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors. The report examines the accomplishments and aims of the OE..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, report

PR: XDCE Token Goes Live on Exchanges like Bancor, KoinOk, Alphaex, Forkdelta & Etherflyer Opens 20% Above the Token Contribution Price


"Singapore - Singapore based Blockchain Technology Company, XinFin that focuses on blockchain protocol development to power larger enterprises to create real world use cases by tokenizing various physi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 10:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Trade War a Hot Topic at G20 Meeting


"Concerns about a global trade war dominated this week?s meeting of finance ministers from the G20 largest industrialised nations in Argentina, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told reporters travel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 19:47
Taggar: finance, report

G20 Finance Chiefs Warn About Protectionism


"Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies expressed caution about risks posed by protectionist policies on their first day of talks in Buenos Aires on Monday. The talks came..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 19:44
Taggar: finance

Bill ?On Digital Assets? Filed in the Duma, Disagreements Resolved


"The draft-law ?On digital financial assets? aimed at regulating crypto-related matters in Russia has been officially filed in the State Duma on Tuesday. Disagreements between the Central Bank and the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 17:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, financial

Russian Government Resolves Disagreement on Draft Crypto Law


"The Bank of Russia and the country's Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, report

G20 Watchdog Says Cryptos Not a Risk, Resists Calls for New Rules


"The Financial Stability Board, G20?s global watchdog, does not consider cryptocurrencies a risk to financial stability. In a letter to the Group of 20 central bankers and finance ministers, its Chair..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 14:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

Thailand to Pass Two New Cryptocurrency Laws


"Thai regulators have reportedly agreed to enact two separate laws on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. They will regulate crypto businesses, the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies, as we..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, rate, report

PR: Repo Blockchain Set to Release Repo Coin


"or many people, the cryptocurrency market seems far out of reach. Repo Blockchain is about to change that. The Repo Coin project is not fundraising through an ICO, but plans on allowing participants t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, market

This April the World Blockchain Forum Returns to Dubai


"This year the World Blockchain Forum, a two-day conference held in Dubai, will host an abundance of innovation that gives a glimpse towards the future of finance. The next-generation internet technolo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 09:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Japan to Call for Crypto Rules at the G20 Summit


"Japanese representatives will push for the adoption of global rules on cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 meeting in Argentina. Next week, the summit will gather finance ministers and central banker..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 08:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance

G20 to Discuss Crptocurrencies Next Week


"Japan will urge its G20 counterparts at a meeting next week to beef up efforts to prevent cryptocurrencies from being used for money laundering, a government official with direct knowledge of the matt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 11:23
Taggar: bank, currencies, finance

Other Countries Could Join EU Response to Trump Tariffs


"The European Union should unite in response to any U.S. tariffs on its steel and aluminium exports ? and it could retaliate alongside nations from outside Europe, the French economy and finance minist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 10:56
Taggar: economy, finance

Dutch Finance Minister Advises Government on Cryptocurrency


"In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies.Hoekstra emphasized that there h..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 20:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market, point, rate

Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto Laws


"Wopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister, has issued a letter to Holland?s parliament describing the current regulatory framework pertaining to cryptocurrencies as ?insufficiently equipped.? The min..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment

Former Thai Finance Minister Supports Proposals for SEC-Regulated Cryptocurrency Sector


"The Chairman of the Thai Fintech Association (TFA) and Thailand?s Former Finance Minister, Korn Chatikavanij, has offered his support for recent proposals that Thailand?s Securities and Exchange Commi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

Next Week


"Special Events: Meeting of EU finance ministers on Thursday. U.S. moves clocks forward one hour tonight, which will temporarily reduce the time difference between N.Y. and London to four hours, N.Y. a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-11 04:53
Taggar: finance

Regulatory Loophole Helps Startups in India Accept Bitcoin Without Breaking the Law


"Some businesses in India believe that they have found a loophole in the finance minister’s speech that sought to clamp down on the use of cryptocurrencies. While this loophole may allow startups..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 02:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

EUR/JPY ? Major Levels and Key Upcoming Events


"In this interview with Core TV Finance, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam looks at the key technical levels on EURJPY pair and discusses the week’s events that could shape it in the near-term, i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 13:49
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, finance, market

Russia Drafts Law to Criminalize the Use of Cryptocurrencies as Money


"The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a law to criminalize the use of cryptocurrencies as money substitutes. The Bank of Russia and the finance ministry have previously opposed the use of crypto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 23:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance

Canadian Regulator Warns Against 'Illegal' Crypto Investment Scheme


"A provincial finance regulator in Canada has warned about a so-called "cryptocurrency bank" and its associated token."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 01:00
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

A Dizzying Day for Markets


"Dizzying Markets Jay Powell certainly dialled down the hawkish rhetoric before the Senate Finance Committee in the second part of his “Humphrey Hawkins” testimony.While the dollar has back..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 02:27
Taggar: dollar, finance, market

35 Countries, EU and FATF Agree to Revise Global Cryptocurrency Standards


"Thirty-five countries and the European Commission have asked the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), responsible for setting global anti-money laundering (AML) policies, to revise its standards relati..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 03:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial

Op Ed: Why Millennials Migrate to Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency in Droves


"Millennials welcome new industry dynamics, but they have their own motivations for supporting the ascendancy of open-source, decentralized blockchains, many of which are unique to trends common for..."

Poland Refutes Reports of Its Interest in Venezuela?s Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency


"Poland’s Ministry of Finance has refuted reports that it is interested in the petro, the Venezuelan ?oil-backed? currency. Earlier this month, Venezuela reportedly claimed that a handful of coun..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 14:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, oil, report

PR: Jason Butcher Joins Advisory Board of Xinfin, the Singapore Based Fastest Growing Blockchain Technology Company


"XINFIN, a Blockchain Technology firm for global trade and finance, announced today the appointment of Jason Butcher to its advisory board. Jason Butcher is a renowned name in the field of blockchain t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, market, point

Bitcoin Is Finding Its Way into High Schools


"Over the past few years, colleges and universities all over the world have been creating courses revolving around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Now the subject is slowly infecting the ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

Austria Wants to Regulate Bitcoin like Gold and Derivatives


"Austria Finance Minister Hartwig Löger is urging both his country and the broader European Union to treat cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a regulatory fashion as they do now with regard to gold an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 06:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, gold

Finance Ministry Employees Caught Mining Cryptos in Kazakhstan


"The Ministry of Finance in Kazakhstan has announced measures to improve security and oversight in its IT department after catching four employees mining cryptocurrencies on its servers. Joking that th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 23:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance

Bringing Renewable Energy to the World Using Blockchain Technology


"Modern energy services are vital to human well-being and to a country?s economic development, yet according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), globally 1.2 billion people lack access to elec..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 18:29
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, profit, rate

Nokia Launches Blockchain-Powered IoT Sensing as a Service for Smart Cities


"Nokia is launching a set of services, based on Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, and blockchain technologies, for economically and environmentally sustainable ?smart cities.?In the emerging..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 16:58
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market, rate, share

Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin


"The Russian Ministry of Finance is not against a national cryptocurrency, provided the state does not participate in it. The creation of a centralized coin, like the cryptoruble, seems impossible, as..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 04:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance

Kavita Gupta on Lubin, Buterin and Entrepreneurship in the Blockchain Space


"When ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, New York?based firm that builds decentralized applications and blockchain ecosystem tools on Ethereum, launched a $50 million venture arm, it turned to Kavita Gupta to r..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 21:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, finance, investment

Venezuela Is Talking With Russia About Cryptocurrency


"Venezuelan finance minister Simon Zerpa Delgado announced on Twitter that he visited Moscow to update Russian officials on Venezuela's petro currency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 19:30
Taggar: currency, finance

GBP/JPY ? Bearish Breakout Ahead of Jobs Data and BoE


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks to Core Finance about the recent bearish break in GBPJPY and whether it signals more pain ahead. He also previews the UK jobs data and Bank of England inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:59
Taggar: bank, bear, finance, inflation, market, rate, report

R3 Pilots Blockchain Trade Finance Platform with Global Banks


"Blockchain startup R3, trade finance tech provider TradeIX and major banks have moved their Marco Polo trade finance platform to the pilot stage."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 16:01
Taggar: bank, finance

Italy Completes Consultations on Registration of Crypto Companies


"Public consultations on a new regulatory regime for crypto companies in Italy are now closed. Interested parties were invited by the Ministry of Economy and Finance to share suggestions and comments o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 08:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, finance, report, share

Russian Gold Production Hits 306.9 Tonnes in 2017


"Russia produced 306.9 tonnes of gold in 2017, up from 288.5 tonnes in 2016, the finance ministry said on Tuesday. Production for the period included 253.9 tonnes of mined gold compared with 237.8 tonn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:02
Taggar: finance, gold, report

China Fintech Watchdog to Step Up ICO Oversight


"China's National Internet Finance Association said it will normalize efforts in overseeing ICOs in its 2018 agenda."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 08:30
Taggar: finance

France and Germany Urge Discussions on Crypto Policy at G20 Summit


"High ranking officials from France and Germany have issued a letter urging the finance officials of other nations to discuss the regulatory implications of cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 Summit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 20:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance

Ledger X President: $50K Bitcoin Bet Saw a $1M Premium the Same Day


"Last year on December 22 a firm purchased a $1 million dollar options trade on the Ledger X platform that wagered the BTC/USD market price will be $50,000 by the last month of 2018. This week Juthica..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 16:23
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, finance, market

India?s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors


"India’s Income Tax Department recently announced that it has issued notices to 100,000 cryptocurrency investors. The announcement came in light of government surveys into the operations of multi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 12:55
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, currency trade, finance, spread

Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs


"Arizona may become the first U.S. state to legalize bitcoin as a payment option for tax purposes. Bills to that end have been advancing in the State Legislature, with one of them already passed by the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 21:35
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Crypto's Price Correction Isn't Killing the Industry High


"CoinDesk recap's Yahoo Finance's All Markets Summit, a one-da event that focused on cryptocurrency investing and saw notable industry dialogue."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 07:00
Taggar: currency, finance, market

Crypto Pros Warn Yahoo Event: Invest at Your Own Risk


"Panelists at Yahoo Finance's crypto event on Wednesday had a message for would-be investors: do your research. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 21:15
Taggar: finance

World Central Banker to Central Banks: Bitcoin Is a Bubble, Ponzi, and Disaster


"General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, gave a talk at Goethe University in its House of Finance, Tuesday, 6 February in Frankfurt. Titled Money in the Digit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 08:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance

PR: XinFin Unveils XDC, the Hybrid Blockchain Protocol; Opens Its Utility Token Sale


"XinFin opens token sale of it?s utility tokens, unveils the first of it?s kind hybrid blockchain XDC protocol Singapore based XinFin unveiled the first of its kind Hybrid Blockchain protocol architect..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market

Bitcoin Futures? Future: Slow, Measured, No Mom and Pop Investors


"Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy explained in a recent interview how the decision to list bitcoin futures in the last quarter of 2017 wasn?t made as a result of light or..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 08:34
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, rate

UNICEF Asks Gamers to Mine Cryptocurrency for Syrian Children


"The invention of cryptocurrency is a revolution in modern finance but it has far reaching implications in many other fields as well. For example, a new initiative by UNICEF harnesses the power of mini..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 02:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, trading

Russia Drafts Bill to Create Offshore Companies to Trade Cryptocurrencies


"The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a bill to allow the creation of offshore companies to trade cryptocurrencies. This follows the bill which the ministry recently published on the legal frame..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, trading

India?s Finance Minister Confirms Crypto Not Recognized as Legal Tender, Media Panics


"India?s Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, has confirmed that the country?s government will not recognize cryptocurrencies as legal tender, adding that authorities will seek to ramp up efforts to ?elimin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 20:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, report

South Korea Discusses Cryptocurrency Policies With China?s Central Bank


"The South Korean Minister of Strategy and Finance has met with the governor of the People’s Bank of China to discuss and share economic policies including cryptocurrency countermeasures. While C..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 16:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, finance, rate, share, trading

Crypto Cleanup? Law Group to Focus on Tech Messes


"Stephen Palley's team will work on mediating disputes and what people in the traditional finance world call "workouts" ? fixing distressed situations."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 21:30
Taggar: finance

India's Finance Minister Strikes Stern Tone on Cryptos in Budget Speech


"During his annual budget speech, Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley confirmed his position that cryptocurrencies are not legal tender."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:15
Taggar: currencies, finance

South Korea Won't Ban Crypto Trading, Says Minister


"South Korea does not intend to "ban or suppress" cryptocurrency trading, the country's finance minister said today. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 11:20
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, trading

Cryptocurrency-Friendly Regulations in Belarus Could Attract Foreign Capital and ICOs


"At the end of 2017, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed a ?Digital Economy Development Ordinance,? aimed at developing the country?s IT sector and attracting blockchain technology compani..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 17:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, finance, financial, report

Russia?s Longest-Serving Finance Minister Backs Crypto ?Self-Regulation?


"Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin favors ?self-regulation? in the cryptocurrency sector. He believes it will be more effective, at this early stage, than any imposed regulations. Others ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 03:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, share

Bill Submitted to Make Cryptoruble Legal Tender in Russia


"A bill has been submitted to the Russian parliament to make the country’s national ?cryptocurrency,” the cryptoruble, legal tender in Russia. This bill was introduced as the finance minist..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-27 15:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance

Tether Confirms Its Relationship With Auditor Has 'Dissolved'


"The statement, provided Saturday evening, confirms the suspicions of online sleuths and is likely to raise new questions about the company's finances."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-27 01:43
Taggar: finance

Fintech Company Mogo Plans to Launch Bitcoin Mine in British Columbia


"This week the publicly traded firm Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (TSX: MOGO) announced the creation of a new subsidiary called Mogo Blockchain. The fintech company?s new endeavor is a partnership with..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Russian Finance Ministry Proposes Draft Law on ICO Regulation


"Russia's Finance Ministry has introduced a draft federal law on the regulation of digital assets and initial coin offerings."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 17:00
Taggar: finance

Chinese Finance Association Cautions on Overseas ICOs and Crypto Trading


"China's National Internet Finance Association, a self-regulatory group, has warned against participating in overseas ICOs and cryptocurrency trading."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 13:00
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, trading

Indian Government Turns Fiat Currency War on to Cryptocurrencies


"The cryptocurrency marketplace in India is facing a siege from multiple parts of the government as several incidents amount to a buildup of the Narendra Modi?led government?s actions on regulating..."

Mexican Finance Minister Confident on NAFTA Renegotiation


"Mexico’s Finance Minister Jose Antonio Anaya appeared confident in the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), telling CNBC Wednesday that dialogue between the trade partners..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 18:50
Taggar: finance

South Korean Card Companies Block Transactions to Overseas Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"South Korean card companies are reportedly working on blocking payments to overseas cryptocurrency exchanges. Currently, 20 major crypto exchanges are blocked but that number is expected to increase..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 13:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, report, trading

Russian Bill Requires Deputies to Declare Their Cryptocurrency Investments


"The bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies in Russia submitted by the finance ministry and the central bank requires State Duma deputies to declare their cryptocurrency investments. Currently, go..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 15:03
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment

New Research: Laundering of Illicit Funds Less than 1% of Bitcoin Transactions


"The Foundation for Defense of Democracies? Center of Sanctions and Illicit Finance in conjunction with blockchain analytics company, Elliptic, has published a study seeking to track the circulations o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, finance, share

Cryptoruble Delayed ? Russian Central Bank Worried It Could Bypass Regulations


"Russia’s national cryptocurrency, the cryptoruble, is unlikely to be created in the foreseeable future, according to the Bank of Russia. The central bank believes that it could be used to bypass..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, trading

?Bitcoin Laundering? Study: Where Do Criminals Turn to Mask Illicit Cryptoassets?


"A recent study (PDF) from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies? Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance and blockchain analytics company Elliptic explored the ?bitcoin laundering? ecosystem. I..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 09:52
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, investment, market, point, rate, report

Hyperledger?s Behlendorf: 2018 Will Bring Breakthrough Blockchain Developments


"Brian Behlendorf is confident that 2018 will be a peak year, not only for Hyperledger ? the international consortium of companies and organizations developing open source, permissioned blockchain t..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 22:21
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, rate

Cryptocurrency?s Red Tuesday Firesale Leaves Everyone Speculating


"The cryptocurrency sky fell yesterday as 49 of the top 50 coins (by Market Cap) were down with only Tether (USDT) posting a gain. In fact, only two coins, KuCoin Shares and VeChain, showed losses l..."

Moscow Exchange Ready for ?Fast and Easy? Crypto Trading


"With authorities in Moscow still trying to find their bearings on Bitcoin, the largest Russian exchange has announced its readiness to organize cryptocurrency trading. It would be faster and easier, M..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 20:30
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, finance, trading

China?s Regulatory Authority Warns About Risks of Initial Miner Offerings


"National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA) this Friday announced that IMOs (Initial Miner Offerings), represented by the token Wankebi and issued by Xunlei (NASDAQ: XNET), are ICOs in disgu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 20:36
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

South Korea Softens Stance on Cryptocurrency Trading


"South Korea apparently wants to shut down cryptocurrency trading. Korea’s finance minister on Friday said that relevant officials need to hold more consultations over the justice ministry’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 14:35
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, trading

Russia Drafts Bill to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges


"The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a bill to legalize cryptocurrency trading at approved exchanges. The ministry is already preparing a list of approved trading platforms. Also read: Russian..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 07:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, finance, report, trading

Report: South Korea Eyes Joint Crypto Regulations With China, Japan


"Finance regulators in South Korea are reportedly looking to cooperate with authorities in China and Japan on new rules for cryptocurrency trading."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 00:40
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, rate, report, trading

Finance ?Guru? James Altucher Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange


"Lately across the web, mainstream media has been highlighting an individual named James Altucher an American author, hedge fund manager, podcaster, and financial jack-of-all-trades. These days Altuche..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-06 01:29
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, financial

Chinese Central Bank Hosts Closed-Door Meeting on Electricity Usage of Bitcoin Miners


"The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) today had a closed-door meeting on the use of electricity for bitcoin mining. The legitimacy of the news has been confirmed by Tencent Finance.  Also Read: Pete..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 22:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, market

Putin Wants to Use Cryptoruble to Evade Sanctions But Bank of Russia Skeptical


"Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned work to create a cryptocurrency as a tool to circumvent international sanctions. His economic adviser explained that ?no mining is p..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 05:22
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, report, share

Malaysian Minister: No Bitcoin Trading Ban Planned


"A Malaysian finance minister has said the government will not ban cryptocurrency trading, though it will remain cautious on the technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 16:50
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, trading

2017 Review: What Bankers Think of Bitcoin


"To short or to long? Is bitcoin in a bubble? We summarized the various views from prominent figures in the finance world and the academia."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-30 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready ? Regulators Share Details


"The bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Russia is ready. It was jointly developed by the country’s central bank and finance ministry. The regulators..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 17:01
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, share

Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on Bitcoin: ?Value ? Like Beauty ? Is in the Eye of Beholder?


"Former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chair Sheila Bair was given a platform on Yahoo! Finance to share her thoughts on the world?s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. While she trucks..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 16:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, share

EU Finance Commissioner: The Political Body Has No Plans to React to Bitcoin


"Some members of the European Union have been discussing the popularity of the decentralized currency bitcoin, and the EU?s political body recently added ?digital currencies? to its anti-money launderi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 05:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial

Russia Unveils Proposed Regulation Putting Limits on ICOs and Investors


"The Russian finance ministry has unveiled its proposals for the regulation of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the upcoming bill to be submitted this week. They include the maximum amount an ICO can r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, investment

2017: The Year Blockchain Got Weird


"Blockchain may be a revolution in finance ? but it's also weird, as this tour through the outer edges of crypto cyberspace proves."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-24 15:30
Taggar: finance

Fedcoin Could Be Coming Soon, But Would It Really Challenge Bitcoin?


"The idea of ?Fedcoin,? a cryptocurrency sponsored by the U.S. government and managed by the Federal Reserve, has been around for quite some time. ?Imagine that the Fed, as the core developer, makes..."

Kuwait's Ministry of Finance Says It Does Not Recognize Bitcoin


"Kuwait's Ministry of Finance has reportedly said it does not recognize bitcoin, and that financial institutions may not trade the cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, financial, report

France Wants G20 Nations to Discuss Bitcoin Regulation


"France's finance minister is planning to push for a discussion on bitcoin regulation at a G-20 summit next spring."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:15
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Crypto to Take Center Stage at G20 ? ?Need to See How We Can Regulate Bitcoin?


"French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire announced on Sunday December 17th that the next Group of 20 (G20) meeting would include discussion about how to regulate the world?s most popular cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

South Korea Moves to Regulate Domestic Bitcoin Trading, Exchanges


"Since late November 2017, South Korea has looked to regulate cryptocurrency trading in domestic exchanges, including Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit,  The Korea Herald reports. Now, trying to tame the..."

Federal Reserve Chair: ?Fed Doesn?t Really Play Any Regulatory Role? in Bitcoin


"Following her next-to-last Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, outgoing Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave a final scheduled press conference 13 December 2017 in Washington..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market

BANKEX?s Ambitious Crusade to Reshape Traditional Finance


"A lack of synergistic connection points between the blockchain sector and traditional finance is currently hindering progress within the world of banking. Opportunities abound for the deployment of..."

Goldman Sachs to Talk to UK Labour Party


"The British Labour Party?s would-be finance minister, John McDonnell, has accepted an invitation for talks at the Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs (GS.N) as it seeks better relations with a political pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 16:27
Taggar: bank, finance, gold

Hong Kong Regulator Issues Warning on Unregulated Bitcoin Futures


"A Hong Kong finance regulator has published a new circular on bitcoin futures contracts and other cryptocurrency-related investment products."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 08:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, investment

Howard Stern and Saturday Night Live Reference Bitcoin as Popularity Grows


"The Year of Bitcoin is finishing strong, as its spread into the mainstream, from finance to popular culture, gains traction apace with its price increases. From The Big Bang Theory dedicating a bitcoi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, spread

Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales


"The Russian Ministry of Finance has revealed some details of the upcoming bill to regulate cryptocurrencies which the ministry has been preparing in collaboration with the central bank. The ministry i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 20:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, market

Study Finds Majority of ICOs Do Not Provide Adequate Information to Investors


"A study conducted by the University of Luxembourg Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance, has concluded that the majority of initial coin offerings (ICOs) fail to provide critical information to inves..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 18:55
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Yahoo Finance App Users Can Now Track Their Bitcoin Balance at Coinbase


"With exchange-traded bitcoin futures almost here, cryptocurrencies are becoming popular mainstream investment instruments in the eyes of many. As such, every trading and investing service must give it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 19:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, investment, trading

PR: Pre-Sale Launch: Smart Valley ? a Decentralized ICO Platform for Projects, Experts, and Investors


"It is hard for investors to evaluate an ICO and distinguish between a great idea and a scam; it is even harder for founders to develop a quality ICO and launch it legally. But we have a solution. Smar..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Tax Reform follow through


"By Wire News @JamesGlynnWSJ 1922 ET ? Two of China?s largest infrastructure banks have refused funding for a giant coal mine planned by Indian conglomerate Adani in Australia?s Queensland state. Indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 03:17
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

CME Rival Cboe Suggests its Coming Futures Market Would Include Bitcoin Cash


"Bitcoin Cash (BCH) only months old is being floated as a possible addition to a futures offering family by Cboe Global Markets (Cboe). Cboe is looking to differentiate itself from a growing chorus of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market

Bitcoin Not Legal Tender in India, Finance Minister Says


"India's finance minister, Arun Jaitley, has said bitcoin is not legal tender in the country and indicated that regulations are under consideration."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 15:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Egypt Finance Attorney General Calls for International Governance of Bitcoin


"The First Attorney General of Financial Affairs for Egypt announced at a continental conference of prosecutors how international legislation is needed to address bitcoin in the light of evidence, he c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial

Bitcoin 'Seems Like a Bubble', Says Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn


"Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has jumped on the bandwagon of those in finance who have recently claimed bitcoin is in a bubble."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 12:04
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Weekly US Mortgage Applications Fell 3.1 Percent


"In a week that saw no change in interest rates and a holiday tacked onto the end, mortgage volume really had nowhere to go but down. Total applications fell 3.1 percent for the week, according to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:33
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

United Arab Emirates Fund CEO Throws Shade at JP Morgan?s Jamie Dimon


"???? ?????? (Mubadala Development Company PJSC), an Abu Dhabi-based state holding company, appears receptive to the global phenomenon sweeping through professional finance circles that is bitcoin. Its..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 12:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate

SophiaTX Integrates Blockchain Technology With SAP


"In September, SophiaTX announced the first open-source platform to primarily integrate blockchain technology with SAP software, used by 87 percent of global businesses and 98 percent of the top 100..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 20:09
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial, market, point, rate, share, visa

Hammond Silences Critics For Now


"A grim Brexit budget that slashed growth forecasts but gave young voters a tax break on buying their first property may have placated critics of British finance minister Philip Hammond, at least for n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 17:31
Taggar: finance

Morocco Threatens Bitcoiners, Announces Ban


"Focus on the Use of Virtual Currencies (Mise au point au sujet de l?utilisation des monnaies virtuelles), published by a division of Morocco’s Ministry of Finance, has declared, “The Offic..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 09:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, point

Zen Protocol?s Mission for Decentralized Finance


"In Eastern traditions, Zen is often defined as a total state of focus, a merging together of body and mind. It involves dropping illusions and seeing things as they are in the present moment.Based..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 19:46
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial, market, point, profit, rate

Op Ed: ?We Never Thought of That? ? When Venture-Backed Companies Undertake Reverse ICOs


"With well over $3 billion raised this year alone, in very little time initial coin offerings (ICOs) have emerged as a major source of venture finance. Even companies that have already raised conven..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 22:25
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, cable, finance, investment, leverage, market, rate, share, shares

Rublix Is Reimagining Crypto Trading


"The soaring fortunes of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is attracting massive amounts of media attention worldwide. This has led to a steady stream of traders flocking to the space amid record prices..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 15:47
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment, market, rate, trading

Crypto Trading and Traditional Assets: New Options for Investors


"While trading of crypto-assets is booming, some investors are looking for options to trade traditional assets like stocks via cryptocurrencies. Three new operators are among those developing tradin..."

DBS David Gledhill says Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme


"Many representatives of the traditional finance industry are continuing to criticize bitcoin. In recent days, CNBC has spoken with among others David Gledhill of DBS, Interactive Brokers? Thomas Peter..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 23:55
Taggar: bitcoin, brokers, finance, real estate

Putin Advisor Bearish on Bitcoin: ?The Cryptoruble Must Compete With Cash?


"Russia?s deputy finance minister has suggested that the name of the country?s national cryptocurrency should be changed from ?cryptoruble? to ?cyber-ruble?.  He is expecting ?a large-scale correction?..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 17:55
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, finance

Russia Unveils Details of Cryptocurrency Bill Expected in February


"Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister announced that the cryptocurrency bill is expected to be ready by February 1. He then unveiled some details of the bill, including taxation and registration of c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 10:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, trading

Zen Protocol Advances Smart Contracts for Financial Services


"Shunry? Suzuki, the S?t? Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the United States, once remarked that, "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 15:29
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market, rate

Italy Finance Minister More Optimistic on Outlook


"Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan is confident that measures implemented by his government to strengthen a fragile banking sector will deliver dividends, based on a declining debt forecast an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 09:57
Taggar: bank, finance

PR: North American Bitcoin Conference Set to Heat up Miami


"The North American Bitcoin Conference, as part of the World Blockchain Forum: Investments & ICOs, is heading to Miami for its sixth installment. On the weekend of January 18 & 19, more than 10..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, investment

Big Short Author: Definitely a Link Between Bitcoin and the Chaos in the US Federal Government


"Yahoo Finance?s, The Final Round, anchor Jen Rogers interviewed famed nonfiction financial writer, Michael Lewis. The author of classics in the genre such as Liar?s Poker and Moneyball (some are major..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial, market

Germany's Securities Regulator Warns ICOs Pose 'Numerous Risks'


"Germany's top finance regulator has issued an investor warning on initial coin offerings (ICOs)."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 20:00
Taggar: finance

Op Ed: Slovenia Primed to Become a Blockchain Haven


"The prime minister of Slovenia?s speech in support of blockchain technology this week has solidified the country?s position as the leading blockchain destination in the European Union and a key pla..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:13
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, finance, financial, market, rate

How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance


"Brian Patrick Eha’s definitive history, How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance (Oneworld, 2017), goes a long way in answering questions on what Bitcoin is, explainin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-29 01:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

French Regulator Launches 'UNICORN' ICO Support Project


"France's top finance regulator is moving to support early-stage ICOs as it develops new rules around the tech."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:09
Taggar: finance

TokenFunder Wins Approval to First OSC Regulated ICO Launch


"In Canada, steps are being taken to bring Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) within the regulatory framework. TokenFunder, a Toronto-based startup that helps other startups launch and manage ICOs, is th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 20:33
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, currency, economy, finance, financial, investment, rate, share

Hong Kong, Singapore to Collaborate on DLT Trade Finance Platform


"Hong Kong's banking authority has announced a new collaboration with Singapore aimed to digitize trade finance with distributed ledger technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 15:15
Taggar: bank, finance

NYU's 'Dean of Valuations' Says Bitcoin Is a Currency, Not an Asset


"Aswath Damodaran, a professor of finance at the NYU's Stern School of Business, has spelled out why he believes bitcoin is a currency, not an asset."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

BitGive Launches Bitcoin Donation Platform GiveTrack


"BitGive Foundation, a nonprofit organization, announced the launch of the beta version of GiveTrack, a blockchain-based platform that allows donors to donate bitcoin to charitable causes and track..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 17:26
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, finance, profit, spread

Abra Closes $16M in Funding and Looks to Venture Into Consumer Product Space


"Abra, a mobile payment and digital currency platform that relies on Bitcoin, closed $16 million in series B funding, led by Foxconn, the electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants.  Bill..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 22:25
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, dollar, finance, financial, investment

EU Leaders Hope Greek Deadlock to be Broken Next Month


"Leading European officials hope the deadlock preventing Greece from getting much-needed bailout cash will be broken next month. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chairs meetings of the eurozone’s 19 fina..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 15:31
Taggar: finance, report

Techshares Help Enterprises Better to Finance During Blockchain


"This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 16:02
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, share, shares

FHFA House Price Index Up 0.8% in February


"U.S. house prices rose in February, up 0.8 percent from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI). The previously r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 14:59
Taggar: finance, home sales, price index, report

UK?s Hammond Hits Budget Deficit Target, Bigger Tests Ahead


"British finance minister Philip Hammond avoided a potentially embarrassing slip-up before June’s parliamentary election as he hit his budget deficit target for the 2016/17 financial year, but hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 14:42
Taggar: finance, financial, pound

Aso and Mnuchin Agree Currency Matter Should be Dealt by Them


"The finance chiefs of Japan and the United States agreed Thursday that currency issues should be handled at their level, downplaying comments by U.S. President Donald Trump warning that the dollar was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 15:03
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

German FinMin Optimistic About French Making Reasonable Decision on Sunday


"Germany’s finance minister has played down concerns over the impact of the upcoming French election on the euro. The common currency has been on an uncertain path due to the unpredictability of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 14:53
Taggar: currency, finance

Japan Ready to Go Ahead with TPP Without US


"Japan and some other Pacific nations are preparing to discuss in Vietnam next month the possibility of going ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact without the United States, Japanese Fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 16:13
Taggar: finance

Russian CB Governor Could Cut Rates Next Week


"Russia’s central bank is likely to consider cutting its key interest rate by 25 or 50 basis points when policymakers meet next week, governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Thursday. Her comments wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 15:09
Taggar: bank, finance, point, rate

Inflation Continues to Eat into UK Budgets


"Inflation ate further into the budgets of British households last month, according to a survey of consumers, adding to signs that households will be feeling under pressure in the run-up to the June sn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 12:35
Taggar: finance, financial, inflation

German Finance Watchdog Shutters OneCoin Payment Processor


"Germany?s top finance regulator has moved to shut down a payment processor tied to the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:00
Taggar: currency, finance

US Consumer Sentiment Beats Expectations in April


"Consumer sentiment beat expectations, rising to 98 in April according to the University of Michigan. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the index to drop to 96.5 in April from last month’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 16:10
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, finance, inflation

Russian Central Banker: Bitcoin's Legal Recognition Isn't Guaranteed


"Bitcoin's legal status in Russia is again uncertain after a central bank official backed away from positive statements from its Ministry of Finance. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 15:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance

India?s Government Forms Committee to Investigate Bitcoin, Report Due in 3 Months


"The Indian Ministry of Finance on Wednesday announced that the government has constituted a committee to study digital currencies including bitcoin, with a report due in three months. Also read: Drug..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, report

Russia Considers Recognizing Bitcoin in 2018 to Fight Money Laundering


"Russian Deputy Finance Minister Alexey Moiseev reportedly said that his country plans to recognize Bitcoin as a legitimate financial instrument in 2018, in order to fight money laundering. Also read: ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 19:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial, report

UK Finance Watchdog: No Need to Rewrite Rules for DLT


"A top UK finance watchdog said today that it has no immediate plans to alter its regulatory approach in light of blockchain adoption. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 22:01
Taggar: finance

Hong Kong's Central Bank is Developing a Digital Currency Prototype


"Hong Kong's de facto central bank is developing a prototype digital currency. The disclosure came in a Hong Kong legislative document published by the Legislative Council Panel on Financial Affair thi..."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 17:31
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial

Shale Oil Adds Unpredictability to Supplies


"The shale oil boom has transformed the U.S. and global energy sector to such an extent that it has upended traditional supply dynamics and made forecasts far more polarized. Investment banks, many of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 16:16
Taggar: bank, finance, investment, oil

ECB Warns About Higher Interest Rates


"The European Central Bank (ECB) is warning governments and other investors to get ready for higher interest rates. ECB member Benoit Coeure told a finance conference Monday that a looming adjustment t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:56
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, rate

Closing Loopholes and the Forex Regulatory Map: Best of the Week


"CySEC, ESMA and IKON Finance all appear in last week's most-read articles."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-02 10:57
Taggar: finance

Asia Trading Summit 2017 Attracted Over 5000 Visitors to Shanghai


"Finance Magnates' first event in mainland China sets a high bar for next year."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 09:28
Taggar: finance

Major Banks, Startups Advance Blockchain Syndicated Loan Pilot


"A group of banks and finance firms led by Credit Suisse have completed the next phase of a blockchain proof-of-concept focused on syndicated loans. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 22:15
Taggar: bank, finance

Hong Kong's Central Bank Partners on DLT Trade Finance Test


"A group of six banks and global auditing firm Deloitte have completed a new blockchain trade finance test focused on the Hong Kong market. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 15:30
Taggar: bank, finance, market

IBM Unveils Blockchain Platform for Oil Trade Finance


"A group of companies including IBM has spearheaded the development of a new blockchain-based crude oil trade finance platform. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 16:04
Taggar: finance, oil

Rand Collapses As Zuma Threatens to Sack Finance Minister


"The South African Rand drops 2.75% in one hour, as President Zuma may sack highly regarded Finance Minister according to  Bloomberg. Following yesterday’s 3 percent collapse in the Rand, today h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 10:38
Taggar: finance

Dollar, Stocks, and Bond Yields Drop


"Markets reacted poorly to the scrapped U.S. health care bill. Disappointment transcends Trump’s inability to secure this promised deal. The repeal and replacement of Obamacare was intended to ge..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 14:21
Taggar: finance, market, point, rate

Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking


"A bitcoin-based securities pilot developed by Japanese finance giant Mizuho is nearing completion and could soon see a public launch. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Schaeuble Keen to Find Fair Brexit Path


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that the European Union was trying to limit the negative effects of Brexit for Britain but stressed that countries wanting to get the benefits..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 12:23
Taggar: finance

German Surplus to Shrink as Population Ages


"Germany has launched a two-pronged attack on U.S. President Donald Trump’s charge that its current account surplus is too high — don’t blame us for being good at what we do, and our..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 15:30
Taggar: finance, report

Trudeau Government Presents Canadian Federal Budget


"Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tabled his second federal budget, a document that fleshes out the details of the government’s infrastructure spending and plans for innovation while avoiding ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 23:11
Taggar: finance

Eurogroup Head in Trouble After Comments on Southern European Nations


"Italian, Spanish and Portuguese politicians are asking the head of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, to resign following comments where he implied that southern European nations were wasting all the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 21:18
Taggar: finance

UK Household Outlook Most Downbeat Since 2013


"British households are more downbeat about the outlook for their finances than at any time since late 2013 as rising inflation squeezes their disposable income, a survey showed on Wednesday. Official..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 15:53
Taggar: finance, inflation

UK Budget Deficit Best Since February 2007


"Britain?s public finances are on a roll but officials don?t expect the good news to last. The budget deficit last month was 1.8 billion pounds ($2.2 billion), the best performance for any February sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 15:31
Taggar: finance, pound

DAX ? Slight Gains as Markets Hunts for Cues


"The DAX Index has edged higher in the Tuesday session, as the DAX continues to have an uneventful week. Currently, the DAX is at 12,062.40. On the release front, it?s another quiet day in the eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 12:36
Taggar: finance, indicators

EUR/USD ? Euro Hits 1.08 after French Election Debate


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.08 line. On the release front, it’s another quiet day. The sole event in Europe is a meeting of EU financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 11:47
Taggar: bank, finance, trading

Trade the Standout Issue From G20 Communique


"As global finance chiefs return from their first collective engagement with the Trump administration, they?re bringing home a load of unfinished business. While the weekend meeting of the Group of 20..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 16:35
Taggar: finance

Greek Bailout Talks Could Go to the Wire Again


"Greece is set to miss yet another deadline for unlocking bailout funds this week, edging closer to a repeat of the 2015 drama that pushed Europe?s most indebted state to the edge of economic collapse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 16:32
Taggar: finance, rate

Comments on G20 Communique and Medium-Term Macroeconomic Expectations


"The Group of Twenty finance ministers and central bank leaders met for two days in Baden-Baden, Germany and released a statement on Saturday that is notable for two omissions. The first deletion conce..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-19 22:24
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, rate

G20 to Warn Against FX Volatility and Currency Devaluations


"The world’s financial leaders will renounce competitive devaluations and warn against exchange rate volatility, but they have not yet found a common stance on trade and protectionism, a draft st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 15:30
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, rate

US Treasury Secretary Says No Trade Wars Wanted Ahead of G20


"U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration has no desire to get into trade wars, but certain trade relationships need to be re-examined to make them fairer f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 23:08
Taggar: finance

US to Get Tough on Trade at G20


"U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to get tough on trade partners like China, Mexico and Germany. Now his Treasury chief, Steven Mnuchin, will get his first opportunity to confront them all in one..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 20:07
Taggar: finance

German Central Bank Chief: Blockchain Could Make Markets Faster


"Blockchain could help fuel a broader digitization drive in finance, according to the head of Germany?s central bank. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 18:30
Taggar: bank, finance

Can We Trust the Blockchain Headlines of PR Firms, VCs, Corporatists and Banksters?


"Since the beginning of 2015, the word blockchain has become associated with a lot of hype, as many believe the technology will transform the world of finance and everything in between. Bitcoin is typi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 10:37
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance

iFX EXPO Kicks Off in May, Ireland Revamps Forex Regulation ? Best of the Week


"Saxo Bank is closing its office in Limassol, the company has confirmed to Finance Magnates. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-11 01:07
Taggar: bank, finance

Research Says Claims of Terrorism Financed With Bitcoin Are Exaggerated


"A new report from a British defense and security think tank, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), reveals that reports of terrorism financed through Bitcoin are greatly exaggerated. Also Read: ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 09:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, rate, report

Global Binary Options Regulations Overview ? The Full Breakdown


"Finance Magnates Intelligence provides you with the latest regulatory developments for binary options."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 16:57
Taggar: finance

Foxconn Subsidiary Debuts Blockchain-Powered Supply Chain Platform


"A subsidiary of one of largest electronics manufacturers has partnered on the launch of a new blockchain-based supply chain finance platform. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 19:57
Taggar: finance, manufacture

Exclusive: Sucden to Connect to Major ECNs, Adds New Technology Provider


"The company?s new Head of eFX Business Development Noel Singh elaborates in an interview with Finance Magnates"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 18:00
Taggar: finance, rate

U.S. Monetary Tightening Fever Lifts Dollar, Stocks and Sovereign Debt Yields


"Last night’s speech by President Trump did no harm but lacked the details that investors were hoping to learn. No more is known about what will replace the Affordable Care Act, or how increased..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 16:01
Taggar: finance

Fillon Campaign Going From Bad to Worse


"French Republican candidate Francois Fillon postponed a major campaign event and called an emergency press conference amid reports judges may be advancing a probe into his family?s finances. Fillon pu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 15:55
Taggar: finance, report

Gold Bug Peter Schiff Calls Bitcoin ?Digital Fool?s Gold?


"This week CNBC broadcast a debate between financial markets commentator Brian Kelly, and gold proponent and economist Peter Schiff on the show ?Fast Money.? The two finance experts discussed which was..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, financial, gold, investment, market

Securitization Industry Partners with the Chamber of Digital Commerce


"The Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG) partners with Washington DC blockchain lobby to promote securitization on blockchain."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 16:36
Taggar: finance

Inflation Weighs on UK Consumer Spending Plans


"British consumer morale edged lower in February as rising inflation following last year’s Brexit vote made householders warier about the outlook for their finances, surveys showed. Two separate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 15:29
Taggar: finance, financial, inflation, market, point, rate, report

Blockchain Startup Selected for Airline Trade Group Awards


"The International Air Transport Association has selected a blockchain startup as one of five trade-finance competition finalists. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 12:32
Taggar: finance

Blockchain Trade Group Partners with Securities Industry Organization


"The Chamber of Digital Commerce has announced a new research and educational partnership with a US-based finance and securities sector trade group. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 22:00
Taggar: finance

Exclusive: GAIN Capital Transfers $142m Worth of Client Assets from FXCM


"GAIN Capital?s CEO Glenn Stevens elaborates on the transition in an exclusive interview with Finance Magnates"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 21:42
Taggar: finance, rate

COO of SafeCharge Talks Regulation and the Future of Payments


"Yuval Ziv talks with Finance Magnates in an exclusive interview."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 11:35
Taggar: finance

Poland?s Financial Ombudsman Calls for Bitcoin Exchange Regulation


"Poland?s Financial Ombudsman has called on the country?s Ministry of Finance to regulate the cryptocurrency exchanges. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 17:00
Taggar: currency, finance, financial

Binary Options Deposits Index Driven by Rising Activity in the Far East


"The latest numbers from the Finance Magnates Intelligence Department show substantial changes."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 13:18
Taggar: finance

AETOS CEO Talks about Trading and Marketing in China


"Draco Ng on maintaining a good relationship with local media, sport sponsorships and the future of finance in Asia."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 12:03
Taggar: finance

Hammond Deficit Goal in Sight


"Chancellor Philip Hammond appears to be on track to meet his first budget deficit target after a strong tax payments in January, reflecting the economy’s resilient response to last year’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 17:33
Taggar: economy, finance, report

Winners and Losers in Singapore Budget


"In a bid to boost growth and productivity amid global economic and geopolitical uncertainties, Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced measures to support infrastructure projects and indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 15:26
Taggar: economy, finance, point

Exclusive: GTX Expands Prime Services as ADV Closes on $2bln


"The prime business of the institutional arm of GAIN Capital, GTX is expanding its team in Asia, Finance Magnates has confirmed with the company. The strategic hires which the company is making are par..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 09:53
Taggar: finance, rate

North American Holidays Dull Activity


"The U.S. and Canada are closed for Presidents Day and Family Day. The dollar fell overseas by 0.4% against sterling. Britain’s House of Lords will be discussing whether to amend how Article 50..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 15:46
Taggar: dollar, finance

Singapore Sees Opportunities in Global Environment


"The changing global landscape, underpinned by protectionist politics and advances in technology, presents both challenges and opportunities for Singapore, and the city state’s firms and workers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 12:34
Taggar: finance

iFX EXPO Asia Attracts Record Number of Attendees


"Over 3,200 people are coming to the next Finance Magnates event - are you among them? "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 12:19
Taggar: finance

Dash Rises Significantly Since January, Market Cap Nears $140m


"Ryan Taylor, Director of Finance at Dash, explains where the cryptocurrency is getting its boost from."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 10:21
Taggar: currency, finance

FinMins of Japan and US Chat Ahead of G20 March Meeting


"Finance Minister Taro Aso on Thursday held a brief phone conversation with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Japan’s Finance Ministry said, as they seek to deepen bilateral economic cooper..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 16:33
Taggar: finance

Haier?s Financial Subsidiary Commits to Bloomberg?s FXGO and MARS


"Haier Finance ranks among the top ten finance companies in China and FX is part of its core business."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 10:56
Taggar: finance

Need to Launch a CPC Campaign? Learn Here What it Will Cost You


"Finance Magnates Intelligence Department's new Affiliate Marketing Report details the costs of Cost per Click (CPC) worldwide."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 16:02
Taggar: finance, market, report

Dubai Partners with IBM to Test Blockchain Trade Finance


"Dubai?s government is testing blockchain tech for trade finance in partnership with IBM. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 10:00
Taggar: finance

German FinMin Agrees Euro Too Low Blames ECB


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has added to the transatlantic debate over the appropriate value for the euro’s exchange rate, blaming the European Central Bank (ECB) for keeping it to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 17:10
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

India Cuts Tax and Pledges Relief for Middle Class


"India’s finance minister pledged relief for middle class taxpayers and small and medium-sized companies on Wednesday, saying the government would spend billions of dollars to double farmers̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 18:14
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance

CySEC Greatly Tightens Staff Education and Knowledge Requirements


"The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) is continuing its effort to keep Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs) diligently informed about the latest regulatory updates. The watchdog has reminded..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 18:01
Taggar: finance, investment

Indian Economy Caught Between Stimulus and Fiscal Discipline


"As India’s economy continues to reel in the aftermath of last year’s demonetization drive, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must balance between the need for stimulating growth and continuing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 12:35
Taggar: economy, finance

ID Required to Buy a Coffee With Bitcoin in the Czech Republic


"In line with the recent legislative policy led by the European Commission, the Czech Republic government aims to create a more strict approach to cryptocurrency anonymity. Also read: Venezuelan Bitcoi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 10:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance

IMF to Co-Host Blockchain Seminar Next Month


"The International Monetary Fund and Dubai?s Ministry of Finance will co-host a FinTech seminar focusing on blockchain and cryptocurrencies next month. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:30
Taggar: currencies, finance

Reluctance to Use Bitcoin Could Haunt Blockchain Labs


"From Silicon Valley to Wall Street the ‘blockchain’ concept is hyped, but it’s unclear if a reluctance to use bitcoin will be the downfall of distributed ledgers. The World Economic..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, finance

Mr. Yen Sees Rally Toward ¥100 in 2017 as ?Trump Fever? Ends


"The yen may strengthen beyond 100 per dollar this year as expectations for Trumponomics shatter when the U.S. president fails to attain the economic growth he?s promised, according to Eisuke Sakakibar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 16:05
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

Is Atomic Cross-Blockchain Interoperability the Future of Finance?


"Cryptocurrency enthusiasts paint a picture of digital currency and interoperable blockchains as the future of finance. They envisage a day where blockchain utilities like blockchain explorers, wallet..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, visa

Digital Trade Chain: 7 Banks Could Go Live With Blockchain in 2017


"A group of seven major banks is partnering on a new blockchain-based trade finance project. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 17:03
Taggar: bank, finance

German Minister Talks Up Possibility of Compromise on Brexit


"The U.K. need not cut its trade and economic ties with the European Union if it seeks a deal that’s somewhere between the current single market and the World Trade Organization rules, a German m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 19:03
Taggar: finance, market

Protectionism is Good For No One


"“Protectionism, at the end of the day, is good for no-one,” Brazilian Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, told CNBC on Monday in Davos, Switzerland, reflecting on whether President-elect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 12:58
Taggar: economy, finance

Russia?s Relationship with Bitcoin May See Brighter Days Ahead


"The state of bitcoin?s legality in Russia has been shaky over the past couple of years. Reports of bitcoin bans, jail sentences for holding cryptocurrencies, and other regulatory policy headlines have..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, report, share, spread

Paris Targeting Raid on UK Bankers


"Paris could lure as many as 20,000 workers from Britain?s finance industry with the exodus potentially starting within weeks as the U.K. begins its withdrawal from the European Union, according to Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 16:08
Taggar: finance

Eurozone Will Fall Apart if it Doesn?t Stick to Rules


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, asked about Greece’s plans to pay pensioners a Christmas bonus while it is in the midst of a bailout programme, told Die Zeit paper that the euro zone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 12:41
Taggar: finance

IMF?s Lagarde Guilty of Negligence


"International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde was convicted of negligence by a Paris court over her handling of a multimillion-euro dispute during her time as France?s finance minister nearly a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 19:06
Taggar: finance

UK Housing Market Highly Uncertain


"The outlook for the U.K. housing market is ?highly uncertain? after the vote to leave the European Union caused transactions to slow, the Bank of England said. Record-low benchmark rates have sent pro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 14:48
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

Dijsselbloem Wants Focus on Budgets Not Spending


"The European Commission should focus on enforcing European Union budget rules rather than proposing fiscal stimulus, the chair of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers said on Tuesday, in remar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 15:46
Taggar: employment, finance

Analysis: Binary Options Industry Contributes $1.25b To Israeli Economy


"Exclusive research from Finance Magnates shows how much Israel stands to lose by cutting off the binary options industry. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 13:44
Taggar: finance

Borsa ?stanbul Inks MoU With Islamic Development Bank


"The Borsa looks shore up regional cooperation, with Turkey playing a paramount role in finance in the Middle East."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 22:53
Taggar: finance

What Were the Key Change?s in Hammond?s First Autumn Statement?


"British finance minister Philip Hammond delivered his first detailed statement to parliament on budget policy since taking office in July following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 09:44
Taggar: announcement, finance

Exclusive: PaynetEasy Launches Cyber Defense Service, Leads Protecting System


"Finance Magnates has recently learned about a new solution to leads theft that is being launched in the coming days."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 16:06
Taggar: finance

Irish Corporate Tax Rate Will Not Budge


"There is no question of Ireland moving its 12.5 percent corporate tax rate in either direction in response to other jurisdictions cutting their rates as it would only sow uncertainty, Finance Minister..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 12:21
Taggar: finance, rate

UK Deficit Shrinks but Chancellor Still Facing Debt Problems


"Britain’s public finances showed a much smaller than expected deficit in October but still looked weak for the year as a whole, just a day before Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond is li..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 17:32
Taggar: bank, finance

Mobile Trading Partners Reveals New Multi-Asset Web Trader


"Mobile Trading Partners is showcasing its apps and technology at the Finance Magnates London Summit today, at stand number 95."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 15:22
Taggar: finance, trading

Exclusive: IG Group?s Institutional Arm Launches Single Name Equities via FIX API


"The company is expanding its institutional offering as the Finance Magnates London Summit launches"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 12:48
Taggar: finance

Live Updates: Finance Magnates London Summit 2016


"The Finance Magnates team will be sharing live updates of this year's London Summit."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 12:20
Taggar: finance

Rooting Out the Bad Weeds is the Industry?s Biggest Challenge


"The CEO of Fibonatix shares his views on the FX industry before speaking at Finance Magnates London Summit."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-13 10:54
Taggar: finance, share, shares

UK Bond Network Secures Full FCA Authorisation for P2P Platforms


"The firm joins an elite group of P2P platforms fully authorised to offer the much-sought Innovative Finance ISA."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 19:32
Taggar: finance

?Regulators Becoming Proactive And So Should You?


"The Finance Magnates London Summit is set to kick off in less than a week, and ahead of the event several of the upcoming speakers have lent their insight on the current state of the market and their..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 18:20
Taggar: finance, market

Exclusive Insight: How Does Fastmatch Prepare for US Election Volatility


"The CEO of Fastmatch Dmitri Galinov has spoken with Finance Magnates about the mechanisms protecting clients"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 19:28
Taggar: finance

BoE Revises Rules to No Longer Bail Out Big Banks


"The UK’s banks should no longer be “too big to fail”, under revised rules announced by the Bank of England. The regulations will force banks to hold enough money from their investors..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 16:38
Taggar: bank, finance

Hammond to Miss EU Meeting Again


"Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond plans to miss the regular meeting of European Union finance ministers for a second consecutive month, as Britain?s fragile relationship with the rest of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 10:58
Taggar: finance

Nigeria, Thailand and Egypt Among Top Sources for International FX Traffic


"Finance Magnates Intelligence Department presents the top sources for brokers' English sites including a few surprising markets."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 09:59
Taggar: brokers, finance, market

Lykke Joins FX Factor ? London Summit 2016?s Institutional Product Pitch


"The blockchain start-up will compete with BestX, Cappitech, Star Hat and Fonetic for a Finance Magnates Award."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 13:42
Taggar: finance

New Chinese FM Expected to Maintain Expansionary Policy


"China appointed a new finance minister on Monday who is expected to maintain an expansionary fiscal policy and push reforms to put a lid on rising debt levels in the economy. Xiao Jie, a former tax ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 08:44
Taggar: economy, finance, point

Global Trade Finance Innovation and Knowledge; Hubris and That which Endures


"There are 33 disciplines which attend the conduct of global trade and finance - ignoring any one of these means disaster. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 23:16
Taggar: finance

Mexican FinMin Says Peso Intervention Does Not Make Sense


"Intervention to support Mexico’s peso does not make sense when volatility is caused by global concerns, like jitters regarding the upcoming U.S. presidential election, Mexican finance minister J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 18:28
Taggar: finance, market

Japan?s Tax Revenue Falls 4.8%


"Japan’s general-account tax revenue in the April-September period fell 4.8 percent from a year earlier to 15.95 trillion yen ($152 billion), the Finance Ministry said Tuesday. The fall is attrib..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 17:22
Taggar: consumption, finance, oil

Financial Services Will Be at Heart of Brexit Talks


"British finance minister Philip Hammond reiterated on Tuesday that he wanted to prioritise the country’s financial services sector in talks about the country’s new relationship with the Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 16:11
Taggar: finance, financial, rate

Societe Generale Promotes Stephen Swift as Head of Global Finance for APAC


"Swift has been a mainstay at SG for nearly 30 years and has over 15 years of experience in leveraged finance."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 14:38
Taggar: finance, leverage

Ireland?s Unveils Pathetic Brexit Proof Budget


"Ireland’s finance minister unveiled his “Brexit-proof” budget on Tuesday, but business groups and the opposition said it failed to protect the economy from the likely impact of its m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 10:11
Taggar: economy, finance, trading

Japanese Current Account Surplus Rose 23.1 YoY


"Japan’s current account surplus expanded 23.1 percent in August from a year earlier for the third consecutive monthly increase, as imports were pushed down by lower crude oil prices and a firmin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 16:22
Taggar: finance, oil, report

Greek Reforms Get Positive Reviews but Second Tranche Postponed to Late October


"Euro zone finance ministers gave Greece a positive review of its reforms on Monday but divided up the latest tranche of aid to Athens, disbursing a 1.1 billion euro loan but postponing its decision on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 16:08
Taggar: finance

Thomson Reuters Launches TRAC to Tackle Trade Based Money Laundering


"The solution offers holistic risk management of trade finance as trade based money laundering escalates. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 14:03
Taggar: finance

PiSight Launches PiMoney Digital Financial Management Platform


"The new solution powered by eWise Aegis provides users with an overview of their finances."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 11:26
Taggar: finance

Payoneer Raises $180 Million to Expand its Cross-Border Payments Platform


"The digital payments platform provider has raised the finance to assist with expanding its global presence. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 11:03
Taggar: finance

Hard Brexit Could Cost 38 Billion Pounds


"Britain’s financial industry could lose up to 38 billion pounds ($48.34 billion) in revenue in a so-called ‘hard Brexit’ that would leave it with restricted access to the European Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 15:01
Taggar: finance, financial, market, pound, report

Canadian Finance Minister Announces Changes to Limit Foreign Real Estate Buyers


"Ottawa has announced new rules aimed at limiting foreign money into Canadian real estate and ensuring that Canadians take on mortgages they can afford. “Overall, I believe the housing market is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 19:22
Taggar: finance, market, real estate

Australian Treasurer and FinMin Release Budget Close to Deadline


"The treasurer, Scott Morrison, and the finance minister, Mathias Cormann, ?took out the garbage? last Friday afternoon, dumping the final budget outcome for 2015-16 on the Treasury website under the c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 15:49
Taggar: finance

UniCredit?s Bank Austria Adds Gregor Hofstaetter-Pobst as New Finance Chief


"Hofstaetter-Pobst succeeds Mirko Bianchi as the new finance chief following a management reshuffle. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 13:48
Taggar: finance

UK Faces Economic Turbulence During Brexit Process: Hammond


"The British economy will face turbulence as the government negotiates the country’s exit from the European Union, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday. On Sunday, Prime Minister Theres..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:57
Taggar: economy, finance

Citi Equities Executive Michael Bitton Parts Ways with the Group


"Bitton has vacated his position at the firm as global head of delta one and North American prime finance. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 08:48
Taggar: finance

Breaking: CySEC Extends Ban on License of AirFinance (Buzztrade)


"Airfinance operates multiple binary options and CFD trading online platforms including Porto F.C. sponsor Buzztrade."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 16:07
Taggar: finance, rate, trading

eWise Unveils New Financial Transaction CaaS for Financial Institutions


"The new offering allows customers to manage their finances through crowd-sourced data augmented with AI. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 14:46
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Trade Fell into Deficit in August


"Japan’s trade balance slipped into deficit in August, for the first time in three months, as a stronger yen sapped exports, the Finance Ministry reported Wednesday. Exports in August totaled 5.3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 16:23
Taggar: finance, report, trade balance

UK PM to Survey US Banks on Hard Brexit Outcomes


"Theresa May will canvass leading Wall Street banks over how Britain should structure its departure from the EU to reassure them that Brexit will not damage their U.K. business. Mrs May will meet ?most..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-20 16:58
Taggar: bank, finance

Canada?s BCSC Adds Edgedale Finance to its Warning List


"Edgedale Finance is the latest broker to come under the spotlight for soliciting to local customers."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-19 12:04
Taggar: finance

Alternative Finance in Europe Reaches ?5.4b with 92% Growth


"Research by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance shows impressive growth in the sector across the continent. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 13:50
Taggar: finance

SafeCharge Reports Continued Momentum for Performance in H1 2016


"Just a day after Finance Magnates revealed that SafeCharge is downsizing in Israel, the firm releases strong results."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 09:08
Taggar: finance

Portugal Aims to Avoid Second Bailout


"Portugal is committed to doing whatever it takes to avoid requesting a second international bailout, the country’s finance minister told CNBC. Speaking to CNBC over the weekend in Bratislava on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 15:21
Taggar: economy, finance

3 Invoice Finance Mistakes You Don?t Want to Make


"Invoice finance mistakes often lead to late payments, causing SMEs pain and further challenges. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 09:15
Taggar: finance

China?s Wanda Group Joins Hyperledger Project After 170% Growth in H1 2016


"Hyperledger now has over 80 members from various industries including finance, Internet of Things, and more."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-11 10:50
Taggar: finance

Greek Bailout to Head Eurogroup Agenda


"Concerns that Greece is not making enough progress to meet the conditions of its third international bailout is heading the agenda of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Friday. The Eurogroup..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 17:10
Taggar: finance

Britain Should Make up Its Mind on Start of Brexit Talks ? Eurogroup Head


"Britain must “make up its mind” on the start of formal divorce procedures with the European Union as its economy stands to lose the most from the prolonged uncertainty, the head of euro zo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 11:05
Taggar: economy, finance

EUR/USD ? Euro Punches Past 1.13 as ECB Stays on Sidelines


"The euro is unchanged on Friday, as EUR/USD is trading at 1.1270. On the release front, it’s a light day, with no major events in the Eurozone or the US. Germany’s trade surplus dropped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 10:38
Taggar: finance, trading

The Regulatory Framework of the Chinese Fintech Industry


"An excerpt from the Finance Magnates Intelligence Report Q2 2016 regarding the development of fintech in China."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 14:43
Taggar: finance, report

OPEC?s Indonesia Is ?Comfortable? with Crude Oil Prices at $40-45 per Barrel


"Indonesia’s finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati told CNBC she was optimistic her country could receive a ratings upgrade this year ? despite oil being pinned below $50, levels at which she sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-05 09:46
Taggar: finance, oil

Brazil President Gets Ousted after Impeachment Process


"Dilma Rousseff became the second president to be impeached in Brazil’s 31-year-old democracy, paving the way for a fundamental shift in economic policy after 13 years of her party’s leftis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 19:32
Taggar: finance

Joining the VIP Club: Implications for RMB Becoming an IMF Reserve Currency


"Finance Magnates examines how the IMF adding the RMB to its SDR currencies basket could affect the trading industry."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 14:11
Taggar: currencies, finance, trading

E-Commerce as a Case Study: How to Handle Payments in China


"In the latest edition of the Finance Magnates QIR, readers can find a thorough case study of the Chinese payments industry."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 11:06
Taggar: finance

Exclusive: GKFX?s Joe Rundle May be Leaving the Firm After Less than 2 Weeks


"Sources have shared with Finance Magnates that the brand new Managing Director of the brokerage is on an annual leave"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 11:15
Taggar: finance, share

South African Rand Slammed!


"The South African Rand (Zar) plunged 3.5 % as news emerges of a police summons and a separate investigation of the Finance Minister by tax authorities. The South African Rand (ZAR) collapsed 3.5 % aga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 09:32
Taggar: finance, rate

Tradency and m-FINANCE Partner to Secure Chinese FX and Bullion Market


"Traders of m-FINANCE brokers in China and Hong Kong will now have access to Tradency's RoboX & Mirror Trader platforms. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 09:20
Taggar: brokers, finance

Finance Magnates Expands Operations in Cyprus with New Limassol Office


"Finance Magnates has christened a new office in Cyprus, solidifying its presence in one of region's FX hubs."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 11:31
Taggar: finance

ZICO Capital Joins SGX as Accredited Issue Manager and Catalist Sponsor


"ZICO Capital will now be able to provide clients with advice and services on corporate finance and the capital markets."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 09:14
Taggar: finance, market, rate

Rose-Colored Glasses ? Is China Falsifying Its Macroeconomic Data?


"Have the Chinese GDP figures been artificially inflated for years? Finance Magnates takes a closer look."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 13:04
Taggar: finance

IMF Urges Japan to Push Labor Reform to Boost Abenomics


"The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should step up efforts at revamping Japan’s labor market, encouraging businesses to raise wages and restoring the nation’s debt-ridden finances..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 16:13
Taggar: consumption, finance, market

Despite Lower Rates Mortgage Applications Drop in US


"A slight drop in interest rates was not enough to rejuvenate the mortgage market, although refinances are still elevated since the Brexit vote caused the initial rate plunge. Total mortgage applicatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 15:52
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

UK Government Seeks Finance Expert, Experience of Giant Trade Deals Preferred


"Are you a finance expert with a proven record of negotiating big deals? There may be a challenging job for you in London. The British government advertised on Monday for an experienced dealmaker to he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 22:14
Taggar: finance, financial

CySEC Extends Suspension of Buzztrade, CFD Royal, Investing Area, Uptrade7


"The licence of AirFinance Pro Ltd which was suspended last June has been extended until 16th September. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-29 14:33
Taggar: finance

Exclusive: Naser Taher on Multibank Exchange and a Forthcoming $2b IPO


"Finance Magnates spoke exclusively to the Chairman of Multibank Exchange on the new brand and the firm's future plans."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-27 07:08
Taggar: bank, finance

Yen, Aussie Dollar and Kiwi Strengthen


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.0% against the yen, 0.8% relative to the kiwi and 0.7% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar, but the U.S. currency is little changed against other major currencies. The Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 17:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi

US Secretary Lew Stresses the Importance of Avoiding a Currency War


"U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew underscored the importance of avoiding competitive currency devaluation in a meeting Saturday with Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, the Treasury Department said. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 18:30
Taggar: currency, finance, financial

Steady Dollar


"Group of Twenty finance ministers and central bankers, who met over the weekend in Chengdu, China, released a communique that broke no new ground in currency policy: We reiterate that excess volatilit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 16:37
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, market, rate

Brexit Heightens Global Economic Risks, Says G20


"The UK’s vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs have said at the end of the G20 summit in China. The outcome of last month’s referendum R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 09:56
Taggar: economy, finance

Next Week


"Special Events:  Meeting of G20 central bank leaders and finance ministers on July 23-24.  U.S. Democratic Party National Convention on Monday-Thursday. Central Banks:  Monetary policy meetings in the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-22 21:42
Taggar: bank, finance

G20 Meeting to be Dominated by Brexit Concerns


"Finance heads from the world’s leading economies will confront fresh fears about protectionism when they meet in China this weekend, with Brexit fallout and dwindling policy options to boost glo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 16:26
Taggar: bank, finance

Bundesbank Wants More Control on European Rescue Packages


"The euro zone’s bailout fund, governed by its finance ministers, should set the terms of future rescue packages and enforce fiscal rules, taking over some of the European Commission’s task..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 16:28
Taggar: bank, finance

Ireland Hits Brexit Alarm


"The prime minister is under pressure, economists are slashing growth forecasts and companies are warning of Brexit?s dire consequences. London? No, Dublin. The intertwining of trade and finance means..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 14:25
Taggar: finance

Terry Pierce Departs PrimeRevenue to Join Supply Chain Startup Fluent


"ex-NFL Broncos player Terry Pierce takes on new role in supply chain finance."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 12:27
Taggar: finance

ICAP Plc Highlights Sterling ?Windfall?, $200b Brexit FX Turnover


"ICAP?s trading statement confirms the information sourced by Finance Magnates that the BrokerTec unit handles massive volumes."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-13 08:58
Taggar: finance, trading

FINRA Releases National Financial Capability Study of 27000 US Adults


"The study released by FINRA shows US consumer trends in finance-related categories."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-12 21:23
Taggar: finance

PostFinance Eyes Crowfunding to the Masses with Lendico JV in Switzerland


"Fintech firm Lendico eyes Swiss marketplace via joint-venture with PostFinance."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 14:34
Taggar: finance, market

Women in Finance Charter Gets 72 Pledges from UK Financial Services? Firms


"72 entities pledge to promote gender diversity with the Women in Finance Charter in UK. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 13:29
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower, Few Economic Cues at Start of Week


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Monday, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.10 level. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week. There is just one Eurozone release on the schedule, wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 12:37
Taggar: finance, industrial production

ThinkForex Rebrands to ThinkMarkets, Adds Proprietary Trading Platform


"The CEO and co-founder of ThinkMarkets Nauman Anees has spoken exclusively with Finance Magnates on the launch"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 13:13
Taggar: finance, market

German FinMin Opposes Competitive Tax Cuts After Brexit


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said he opposes a “race to the bottom” of competitive tax cuts. He spoke after George Osborne pledged to cut UK corporation tax in response t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-06 18:30
Taggar: finance

Winners of Finance Magnates? Most Outstanding Fintech Product Announced!


"The winner of the Finance Magnates most outstanding Fintech Product has been announced at the TLV Conference."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-29 16:00
Taggar: finance

Finance Magnates TLV Conference: Live Updates


"Where Trading Meets Marketing And Fintech - The Finance Magnates team share live updates from this year's event."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-29 07:57
Taggar: finance, market, share, trading

FinTech Startup Fluent Recaps On Distributed Trade 2016 Conference


"Finance Magnates speaks with Fluent's co-founder after its recent fintech event."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 21:31
Taggar: finance

Finance Magnates TLV Conference: Let the Fintech Celebrations Commence!


"The Finance Magnates TLV Conference begins tonight with opening drinks at an exclusive venue. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 19:45
Taggar: finance

Gerard Vincitore Lands at Crédit Agricole in Structured Finance Role


"Vincitore will help spearhead Credit Agricole's North American Structured Finance Advisory Group."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 18:58
Taggar: finance

UK Osborne Says Taxes Will Rise To Cover Brexit Costs


"Finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday that Britain would have to raise taxes and cut spending to deal with the economic challenge posed after Britons voted to leave the European Union. ̶..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 15:48
Taggar: finance

Canada?s BCSC Agrees Settlement of $125,000 with Asia Finance


"Asia Finance was found to have promoted its services to respective clients without being authorised to do so. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 10:31
Taggar: finance

Charles Villeneuve Joins Altarius Asset Management Limited in Malta


"Structured finance specialist Charles Villeneuve has joined Altarius in Malta."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 23:19
Taggar: finance

UK Bank Shares Fall as Brexit Uncertainty Continues


"Shares in UK banks plunged on Monday as fears over the fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sparked earnings downgrades and sell-offs by shell-shocked investors. Sharehold..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 16:26
Taggar: bank, finance, share, shares

G7 FinMins to Hold Conference Call at 11:30 GMT to Address Brexit


"Deputy finance ministers of G7 nations will hold a conference call at 1130 GMT on Friday to discuss Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a source familiar with the matter said. Global fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 11:56
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, investment, market

R3 Blockchain Consortium Picks Up Toyota Financial Services


"Car sales go futuristic as even your pickup truck may soon be financed via a blockchain."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 15:37
Taggar: finance

Analysis: Pre-Referendum Client Positioning Shows Risks for Brokers Minimal


"As the Brits are taking to the polls, Finance Magnates gets a glimpse into client positioning at major brokers."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 13:08
Taggar: brokers, finance

CySEC Suspends License of Buzztrade, CFD Royal, Investing Area, Uptrade7


"The license of AirFinance Pro Ltd is suspended, potentially compromising football sponsorship deal between Porto and Buzztrade"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-17 16:51
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Aso Seek?s G7 Help With Yen Value


"Japan?s finance chief escalated his concern about a surge in the yen, calling for coordination with his counterparts to address what he described as disorderly moves in the currency market. ?We have t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-17 15:05
Taggar: currency, finance, market

A Third of UK Businesses Think Brexit Would be Bad for Economy


"A third of businesses in the UK think Brexit would be bad for the economy, according to a poll that also shows company bosses in London and Scotland are most worried about a vote to leave the EU in ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 17:40
Taggar: economy, finance

Japan FinMin Says Tokyo Will Maintain Fiscal Reform Goal


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told Asian and European finance ministers Friday that Tokyo will firmly maintain its fiscal reform goal through fiscal 2020 despite its recent decision to further de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 16:49
Taggar: finance, share

Alibaba?s Ant Financial Reportedly Acquires Stake In Hedge Fund Data Firm


"Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.?s finance affiliate, Ant Financial, is alleged to have acquired a 20 percent stake in Shanghai Suntime Information Technology Co., a data provider tracking Chinese hedge fun..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-10 12:03
Taggar: finance, financial, market, trading

The Changing Landscape of Alternative Finance


"Advances in fintech and agile lending players has opened up a suite of innovation in the alternative finance space."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 19:30
Taggar: finance

European Regulators Want Your Opinion on Blockchain and Securities


"ESMA fears margin finance and short-selling will not be possible if assets are traded on a blockchain."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 14:01
Taggar: finance, margin

China vice Finance Minister Says Fed Should Communicate Better on Rates


"The U.S. Federal Reserve should communicate better with China and financial markets on its interest rate decisions, China’s vice finance minister said on Thursday, noting U.S. monetary policy ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 08:12
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market, rate

Japan PM to Delay Sales Tax Hike Until 2019


"Japan?s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is eager to rescue Abenomics. Japan?s Finance Minister Taro Aso told Parliament over the weekend that Abe will propose delaying the sales tax hike, from 8% to 10%, fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-30 16:01
Taggar: finance

Chinese Fintech Lender Lufax May Delay IPO Amid Market Conditions: Bloomberg


"China's dominant role in alternative finance and P2P lending may see changes."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 09:46
Taggar: finance

Euro Zone Hails ?Breakthrough? with Greece, IMF Debt Deal


"The euro zone gave Greece its firmest offer yet of debt relief in what finance ministers called a breakthrough deal that won a commitment from the IMF finally to return to taking part in the bailout f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-25 08:52
Taggar: finance

Currency Management Norms Under Threat


"A statement released April 15 by G20 finance ministers and central bank governors reaffirmed a position against currency manipulation that represents a coordinated stance that’s been in place al..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-23 18:41
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, rate

A Newsworthy Start to the Week


"At the weekend meeting in Japan of Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers, participants disagreed over the yen, expressed concern about Brexit and, more generally, the outlook for global..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-23 14:41
Taggar: bank, finance

Cameron Warns Leaving EU Is ?the Self-Destruct Option? as Vote Approaches


"Britain’s two most powerful politicians warned on Monday that a vote to leave the European Union in a month’s time could push the country into a year-long recession and cost at least half..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-23 12:26
Taggar: finance, rate

Italian FinMin Padoan Says EU Leaders Must Produce Solutions or Risk More ?Brexits?


"European Union leaders need to upgrade and update their ways to tackle the region’s economic and political problems or face first further risks to the 28-country bloc’s unity, Italy’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-23 12:20
Taggar: finance

Trading Places: Recapping the Week?s Biggest Moves


"Finance Magnates recaps the biggest moves of the week."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-22 08:56
Taggar: finance

Japan and the U.S. Are Headed for a Showdown over Currency Manipulation


"Investors will be watching for signs of tension between Japanese and U.S. powers this weekend, when central bankers and finance chiefs face off in Sendai, a city northeast of Tokyo, for the latest Gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-20 09:56
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, rate

Lacking New Ideas, G7 to Agree on ?Go-Your-Own-Way? Approach


"A rift on fiscal policy and currencies is likely to set the stage for G7 advanced economies to agree on a “go-your-own-way” response to address risks hindering global economic growth at th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-20 09:38
Taggar: currencies, finance

Eurogroup President Dijsselbloem ?Hopeful? of Greece Debt Deal on May 24


"Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Friday that he believed Greece and its creditors could ink a debt relief deal for the cash-strapped country at a May 24 meeting. Euro zone finance minis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-20 09:30
Taggar: finance

Stay Ahead of the Curve with the Benchmark Trading Industry Report


"Finance Magnates' latest quarterly report is fresh from the oven and features some exciting analyses from staff and guest writers."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 14:32
Taggar: finance, report

European Commission Promotes Alternative Finance for Startups Growth


"Breaking down the barriers that block cross-border investments in the EU and prevent businesses from accessing finance."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-16 13:33
Taggar: finance, investment

Malaysia?s Central Bank Governor Speaks at Global Islamic Finance Forum


"Islamic finance embracing fintech as per Malaysia's Central Bank Governor."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 21:09
Taggar: bank, finance

ENSO Extends Product Offering With Launch Of Emerging Manager Platform


"ENSO Edge delivers a scalable solution to cater to the needs of a growing manager?s treasury and portfolio finance operations. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 16:19
Taggar: finance

USD Rises Against JPY as Government Threatens Intervention


"The dollar rose Tuesday to its highest level against the yen in two weeks after Japan?s finance minister said warnings from U.S. Treasury officials wouldn?t stop Japan from trying to weaken its curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 17:47
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, market

OANDA MP ? Yen Down on Intervention Talk (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks ahead to today’s key economic events. In today’s video, Craig talks about the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 15:53
Taggar: finance, inflation, market, trading

Fluent Closes $1.65m Round for Blockchain Platform and Unveils Bank Partner


"Funding to help Fluent expand its blockchain payments platform for trade finance."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 15:02
Taggar: finance

The IMF Is Right About Greece


"Europe’s finance ministers are due to meet Monday in an effort to break the impasse over Greece and its debt. What ought to happen was spelled out last week in a leaked letter from the head of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 12:40
Taggar: finance

Greek Bond Yields Drop Below 8 Percent


"Greece’s 10-year bond yields fell below 8 percent for the first time in over six months on Tuesday after euro zone finance ministers offered debt relief to the country from 2018. In what appears..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 11:27
Taggar: finance

LegacyFX Forex Brokerage Suspends Operations as Shareholders Reconsider


"The shareholders of Leverate which financed the brokerage have reconsidered their stance regarding their own brokerage"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 19:21
Taggar: finance, rate, share

JPY Falls After Government Ready to Intervene


"The yen hit a 10-day low against the dollar on Monday after Japan’s finance minister said Tokyo was ready to intervene in the currency market if needed, and as stronger risk appetite sapped dema..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 15:52
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, market

Former UK FSA Chair Argues For Helicopter Drops


"Faced with a slowing global economy, a number of observers ? including former US Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke and Berkeley economist Brad DeLong ? have argued that money-financed fiscal expansio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 15:51
Taggar: economy, finance

Greek Lawmakers Vote for Austerity as Protests Turn Ugly


"Buffeted once again by protests on the streets outside, Greece’s parliament has voted — by a razor thin margin — to cut pensions and increase taxes ahead of a crucial meeting in Brus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 14:41
Taggar: finance, financial, margin

YieldStreet Announces Seed Round for its Alternative Fixed Income Platform


"Finance Magnates spoke with two of the firm's founders ahead of the news."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 18:39
Taggar: finance

Japan FinMin Concerned About Strong JPY


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso expressed concern Tuesday over the yen’s unabated strength in the currency markets and said Tokyo will take action if needed. “I’m concerned that o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 16:48
Taggar: currency, finance, market

Canadian Economy Shrunk 0.1% in February


"Canada’s economy shrank for the first time in five months in February, as the manufacturing, mining and energy sectors all slowed down. Statistics Canada reported Friday that in addition to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 16:14
Taggar: economy, finance, report

IMF Praises Saudi Arabia for Its Reform Efforts


"The International Monetary Fund said it was encouraged by the efforts of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab oil exporters to repair damage to their state finances as low crude prices slash export revenu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 15:57
Taggar: finance, oil

Bitstamp Gets Payment Institution License from Luxembourg


"Bitstamp launches BTC/EUR trading and opens headquarters in Luxembourg where the Minister of Finance himself signed its license."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 13:56
Taggar: finance, trading

CySEC Head: IronFX Failed to Identify Misuse of its Bonus System


"Finance Magnates met Demetra Kalogerou for a special interview, discussing the IronFX debacle that shook the industry. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 12:06
Taggar: finance

What We Are Reading: Virtual Reality and The Other Side of Shaming


"Finance Magnates' editors share the stories that they are captivated by."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 16:22
Taggar: finance, share

Options Technology Adds Jon Lambert as CFO


"Options has tapped Lambert to lead its regional finance teams across three continents."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 11:24
Taggar: finance

Lagarde, Dijsselbloem Hit Back at ECB Critics


"The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers has hit back at critics of the European Central Bank, saying that politicians should refrain from publi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 09:46
Taggar: bank, finance

SWIFT and Accenture Identify Critical Factors for Blockchain Adoption


"SWIFT works to evolve blockchain technology for finance and build the foundation of a production grade distributed ledger."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 10:55
Taggar: finance

China Official: Mainland Eyes Boost from ?Superpower? Federal Reserve


"China’s vice finance minister has praised Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen for her clear communication to financial markets and G20 partners and her cautious approach, telling CNBC that the ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-18 10:22
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market

Russia: Why the Worst Is over for Our Economy


"Low oil prices, economic sanctions, political isolation and capital outflows have made for a torrid couple of years for Russia’s economy, but the country’s finance minister has told CNBC t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-18 10:18
Taggar: economy, finance, oil, rate

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Say This about Currencies


"A statement issued by G20 finance ministers and central bank governors after a two-day meeting in Washington contained this passage regarding currencies and what role governments might play in their d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-16 17:15
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, finance

FIX Trading Community Americas Briefing New York Event Follow up


"Recap of yesterday's event attended by Finance Magnates reporters in New York. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 20:00
Taggar: finance, report

No ?Crisis Talk? over Greek Bailout: Djisselbloem


"The Greek bailout program is not heading for a crisis, the head of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers told CNBC on Thursday, saying that a deal on a reform package that will unlock more loan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 09:42
Taggar: finance

Russia: We Don?t Expect Any Oil Price Rise After Doha


"All eyes are on Doha this weekend where a meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers is being held to discuss freezing oil production output at current levels, but the finance minister of major o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 09:39
Taggar: finance, oil

Yen Weakens After Verbal Intervention


"The U.S. dollar gained against the yen and the euro on Tuesday after Japanese authorities hinted at the possibility of intervention to stem an unwelcome rise by the country?s currency. Japan Finance M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 17:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, rate

Japanese Finance Minister Says Government Could Act Against Yen Rise


"Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan could act against the yen’s rise as needed, based on a G20 agreement backing currency stability, if “one-sided” and “specul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 17:14
Taggar: currency, finance, market, report

4 Reasons Why BoJ Hasn?t Intervened in USDJPY


"We have now seen the dollar fall approximately 600 pips against the Japanese Yen in just over week.  Alarms should be ringing at the Ministry of Finance and Bank of Japan because the 5% appreciation s..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 18:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, finance

High-Flying Yen


"The yen climbed to new highs for the move of 108.02 per dollar and 123.12 per euro.  The yen overnight gained 1.3% on balance against the U.S. currency despite yesterday’s hint from a Minis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 14:21
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

FinanceSwipe Launches Tinder-Inspired FinTech App for iPhone


"Aamir Chaudry talks to Finance Magnates about creating his FinTech company."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 16:14
Taggar: finance

The Birth Of CRM: Two Salesmen And A Restaurant Napkin Drawing


"Mike Muhney, one of the two fathers of CRM tells Finance Magnates how and why the management system was conceived. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-03 10:36
Taggar: finance

Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to Resume Shared Oil Field Production


"Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are set to resume oil production at a joint offshore field. That’s according to a report Tuesday by the state-run Kuwait News Agency. It cites Anas al-Saleh, Kuwait’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 16:03
Taggar: finance, oil, report

London Mayor Says Finance Industry Would Flourish Outside EU


"London?s finance industry would ?flourish mightily? if Britain votes to leave the European Union in the referendum on June 23, Mayor Boris Johnson told lawmakers. Citing discussions with unidentified..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 14:44
Taggar: bank, finance

Ban on Binary Options ? the Start of a New Trend?


"The Israeli watchdog's dramatic move highlights the dilemma that regulators are facing: are binary options really finance? "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 11:55
Taggar: finance

5 Ways to Improve Your Email Yields


"Five top tips for finance professionals to effectively manage their high volume inboxes and outboxes."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 16:02
Taggar: finance

Broadridge Seals Investment Partnership with LiquidX


"Broadridge enters into strategic alliance with LiquidX aimed at connecting finance professionals with the capital markets "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-21 20:36
Taggar: finance, market, rate

Islamic Forex and the Prohibition of Gharar


"In Islamic finance, transactions that involve excessive risk are forbidden. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 09:59
Taggar: finance

Chancellor Osborne Aims to Keep Austerity on Track as EU Referendum Nears


"Chancellor George Osborne will try to get his austerity drive – and his own political ambitions – back on track on Wednesday, without upsetting voters before the nation’s EU membersh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 09:19
Taggar: finance

Plus500 Promotes Elad Even-Chen as CFO and Seeks New Director


"The firm swaps CFO and finance roles and prepares to fill vacant director position as Paul Boyle steps down."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 10:20
Taggar: finance

Low Oil? Norwegian Economy ?Rock Solid?: FinMin


"Norway is “rock solid”, the country’s finance minister told CNBC on Friday, stressing that while the oil-producing nation is affected by the drop in oil prices, it is still seeing gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 14:17
Taggar: economy, finance, oil

Hungary is ready to decrease lending rate in order to raise inflation


"Despite GDP growth in Hungary in 2015 was below 2016 figures (3.7%), the economy grew by 2.9%. The biggest impact for growth was due to improvements in the European economy and the start of new projec..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 18:48
Taggar: economy, finance

Weekly US Mortgage Applications Rise 0.2%


"It is fast becoming a tale of two mortgage markets, as interest rates move sideways and refinances dry up. Total mortgage application volume increased 0.2 percent last week on a seasonally adjusted ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 17:37
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

French PM Confounds Supporters With Labor Reform Plans


"After four years in the Elysée Palace, François Hollande has become a political puzzle: elected president after designating finance as his enemy and promising to tax the wealthy, the socialist leader..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 17:35
Taggar: finance

China?s FinMin Says Government is Expanding Deficit to Support Growth


"China’s finance minister says Beijing is expanding deficit spending to prevent a slide in growth and support its efforts to overhaul its cooling economy. Lou Jiwei said Monday the deficit target..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 16:39
Taggar: economy, finance

Greece Urges Completion of Reform Review by May 1


"Greece’s finance minister urged international lenders on Monday to complete their review of his country’s reform measures by May 1 and bring to an end lengthy discussions over pension cuts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 14:53
Taggar: finance

Canada: GDP BY Industry, Dec. 2015


"Real gross domestic product grew 0.2% in December, after rising 0.3% in November. Manufacturing and wholesale trade increased in December, while retail trade, mining, quarrying and oil and gas extract..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-01 16:18
Taggar: finance, oil

Next Week


"G20 Summit:  The two-day gathering in Shanghai of finance ministers and central bank chiefs ended February 27 and reportedly focused on a slew of shared problems such as insufficient global deman..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-27 17:34
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report, share

BOE Carney Defends QE Blames Lack of Infrastructure Investment


"The Bank of England’s governor has defended central banks’ moves to spend trillions of dollars on monetary stimulus, saying the lack of accompanying structural fixes were to blame for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 17:07
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance

Markets Watching G20 Meeting? More Low Inflation News


"Finance Ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of Twenty economies began a two-day conference in Shanghai.  The Governor of the Peoples Bank of China denied the yuan will be devalued an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 15:16
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Bank of England?s Carney Warns of Zero-Sum Game from Negative Rates


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned on Friday that moves by central banks to cut interest rates below zero risked creating a “beggar-thy-neighbour” environment which could leave th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 09:09
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, rate

China Will Not Use Currency Depreciation to Boost Exports: Central Bank


"China is opposed to currency depreciation to boost the country’s exports, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Friday, even as latest data showed January exports fell for the seventh str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 08:46
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

China?s Economic Fundamentals Remain Sound: Cenbank


"China’s economic fundamentals remain sound, the country’s central bank said in a statement on Friday as global markets fret over slowing growth in Asia’s powerhouse. In a statement h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 08:42
Taggar: bank, finance, market

OECD Calls on G20 for Urgent Policy Response as Global Economic Growth Fails to Pickup


"The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has piled pressure on the Group of 20 (G20) to come up with an urgent policy response to stuttering global growth, adding to a call fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 08:38
Taggar: bank, finance

Group of Twenty to Tackle Ailing Global Economy


"G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to Meet in Shanghai this Weekend The global economy is in a fragile state following a volatile start of the year that has reduced equity valuations and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 23:05
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, rate

IMF Calls on G20 to Take ?Bold? Action


"The International Monetary Fund has urged the world’s leading economies to join forces and take bold action in a bid to boost growth, highlighting concerns that global market turbulence is start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 05:25
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market

US Treasury Secretary Says Don?t Expect a Crisis Response in Shanghai


"U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew downplayed expectations for an emergency response to global market turbulence when Group of 20 finance chiefs and central bankers meet this week in China, calling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 18:03
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, market

Singapore Revised GDP Shows 2 Percent Growth for 2015


"Singapore’s economy expanded at a slower pace in 2015 as an improvement in trade and finance failed to halt a sharp slump in manufacturing, official data showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 05:36
Taggar: economy, finance

Japanese Finance Minister Aso Wants G20 to Respond to Turmoil


"Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan wants to seek a response to the global market turmoil stemming from risk aversion when the Group of 20 finance leaders meet in Shanghai this week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 17:13
Taggar: finance, market, oil

Corporates Against Brexit


"Some of the biggest names in global business and finance have thrown their weight behind the campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. Ford (F), GE (GE), IBM (IBM, Tech30) and Goldman Sachs (GS)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 17:07
Taggar: finance, gold

Canadian Budget to be Presented on March 22


"The Liberal government is now forecasting larger-than-expected deficits for the next two years even before adding billions in promised spending in its first budget, which will be tabled on March 22. F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 20:05
Taggar: finance, report

Stocks Rise Ahead of G20 Meeting


"Global stock markets rose Monday as investors looked to this week’s meeting of finance ministers from major economies for reassurance about threats to world growth. KEEPING SCORE: In early tradi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 17:37
Taggar: finance, market, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Higher on Rebounding Energy Prices


"Canadian Finance minister Bill Morneau announced the date that the Liberal government will deliver their first budget plan of the Trudeau administration. March 22 is a date to be recorded in the calen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 00:23
Taggar: finance, rate

Japan exports fall most since 2009 as global slowdown bites


"Japan’s annual exports in January fell the most since the global financial crisis as demand weakened in China and other major markets, leaving policy makers battling to revive a fragile economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 11:31
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market

Russia Files $3B Lawsuit Against Ukraine for Lack of Payment


"Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London’s High Court over a $3bn (£2.1bn) debt. The action was taken following unsuccessful attempts to agree on a debt restructuring, Russian Financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 20:06
Taggar: finance

?Concerns? About Markets, Banks Sell-Off: Dijsselbloem


"The turmoil hitting the markets and sharp plunge in banking stocks is sparking concern among the euro zone’s finance ministers but the president of the group told CNBC that there was no immediat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-12 15:09
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market, oil

Japan?s Debt Lower at $9.1 Trillion in December


"Japan’s central government debt stood at 1,044.59 trillion yen ($9.1 trillion) at the end of December, down 9.83 trillion yen from three months earlier, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday. But..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-10 18:49
Taggar: finance

US Subprime Auto Loans Defaults Rising


"The percentage of auto loans to buyers with the poorest credit ratings is growing faster than the rest of the auto finance market, according to a new report. Experian Automotive’s analysis of op..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 16:58
Taggar: analysis, finance, market, report

Japan?s Current Account Surplus Quadruples


"Japan’s current account surplus expanded in December, buoyed by a trade balance that moved into surplus and spending by a surge of incoming tourists. The surplus in the current account, the broa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 10:14
Taggar: finance, trade balance

Britain Says Will Nominate Lagarde for Second Term as IMF Boss


"British finance minister George Osborne said on Thursday he will nominate Christine Lagarde for a second term as managing director of the International Monetary Fund. “At a time when the world f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 10:23
Taggar: economy, finance

Emerging Markets Should Brace for More Outflows: IIF


"Net outflows from emerging markets (EM) weren’t just bigger than expected last year, there’s more pain to come this year, the Institute of International Finance said. Emerging markets face..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 14:48
Taggar: finance, financial, market

Greek Wants Review of Bailout Program


"Greece’s finance minister says his government is pressing lenders for a swift review of the country’s bailout program, warning that delays would prolong market uncertainty and make fiscal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 19:44
Taggar: finance, market

US Mortgage Applications Rose Last Week


"Applications for U.S. loans to refinance and buy homes booked their biggest weekly rise in three months as mortgage rates fell from their highest in over five months, data released from the Mortgage B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 18:25
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Osborne?s Budget Challenge Deepens as Deficit Worsens in November


"British public finances unexpectedly worsened in November, adding to Chancellor George Osborne’s already tough challenge of hitting his austerity target this year. But Britain’s top budget..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 17:16
Taggar: finance, financial

South Korea Lowers Growth Forecast to 3.1% in 2016


"South Korea lowered its growth outlook for 2016 citing a weak recovery in exports. The ministry of finance said Wednesday that Asia’s fourth-largest economy will expand 3.1 percent. It previousl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 18:48
Taggar: economy, finance

Canadian FinMin Says Currency to Weaken Further Amid Soft Commodity Prices


"Canada’s weakening currency will probably face further pressure from persistently low commodity prices that also complicate the country’s fiscal situation, the nation’s finance minis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-14 22:31
Taggar: currency, finance

Russia is Prepared for $30 Oil in 2016 says Finance Official


"Russia is planning for oil prices to drop to $30 per barrel in 2016. The country’s top finance official, Anton Siluanov, said the government must be prepared for prices to fall further in 2016 a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-14 18:51
Taggar: finance, market, oil

Germany Gives Greece List of 10,000 Tax Dodgers


"Germany has handed Athens the names of more than 10,000 of its citizens suspected of dodging taxes with holdings in Swiss banks. The inventory, which details bank accounts worth ?3.6bn ? almost twice..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 17:52
Taggar: bank, finance

US Mortgage Applications Fell 3.2% Last Week


"A definitive rise in mortgage interest rates over the last month is keeping borrowers at bay. Loan application volume fell 3.2 percent last week from the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 18:17
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Osborne to Set out New Spending Purge, Bets on Voter Support


"Chancellor George Osborne will renew his push to fix the country’s public finances on Wednesday, taking a gamble that voters can accept four more years of deep spending cuts. Osborne, a contende..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 08:56
Taggar: finance

Varoufakis Says EU is Too Fragmented to Deal With Refugee Crisis


"Europe?s stumbling response to the refugee crisis is the result of the divisions caused by the six-year monetary crisis which has fragmented the continent and turned nations against each other, former..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 18:02
Taggar: finance

UK Sees Worst October for Government Borrowing Since 2009


"British public finances recorded the worst deficit for any October since 2009, making it more likely Chancellor George Osborne will miss his annual borrowing target, as he prepares for a major spendin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 15:54
Taggar: finance, pound

Euro Drops as Draghi Reaffirms Dovish Stance


"Draghi vows to ?do what we must? ECB President Mario Draghi once again delivered a very dovish message during his speech at Euro Finance Week this morning. His ?we will do what we must? comment was al..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 14:03
Taggar: finance

ECB and Fed Speeches Eyed


"European markets are expected to open a little mixed this morning following a lacklustre lead from the U.S. and Asian sessions overnight. With less than two weeks to go until the December meeting, at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 09:30
Taggar: finance, market

Eurogroup Head: Agreed with Greece on Many Issues, Assessment on Tuesday


"Greece and its euro zone creditors have reached a deal on many, but not all, issues in the program that Athens is implementing in return for loans, the head of euro zone finance ministers Jeroen Dijss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 15:17
Taggar: finance

New Canadian Finance Minister Says Spending Plan Took Low Oil into Account


"Canada needs to keep a close eye on low oil prices, which the ruling Liberal Party took into consideration when drawing up an election platform that called for extra stimulus, new Finance Minister Bil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:46
Taggar: finance, oil, report

Unbowed by Criticism, Osborne Announces New Government Cuts


"Chancellor George Osborne announced on Monday a wide-ranging set of government spending cuts as part of his ambitious plan to turn Britain’s deficit into a surplus by 2020. The transport, enviro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 16:07
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Central Bank Action:  Interest rate policies are scheduled in South Korea, The Philippines, and Peru.  Fed officials, who will be speaking in public, include Rosengren, Lacker, Bullard, Dudl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-08 01:14
Taggar: bank, bull, finance, rate

UK Chancellor Says British and German Economies Heart of Europe


"The British and German economies are the “beating heart” of Europe, George Osborne has said as he heads to Berlin for talks on reforming the EU. The Chancellor will meet German finance min..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-02 17:17
Taggar: finance

Oil Price Could Liquidate Russian Reserve Fund


"Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov prompted more concerns over the health of the Russian economy Tuesday when he said there was a danger that the country’s vast Reserve Fund could be entire..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 19:36
Taggar: economy, finance, oil

AIIB Says Japan and US Participation not Needed


"The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could lend out U.S. $2 billion in its first year of operation, AIIB president-designate Jin Liqun said during an interview with the Mainich..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 16:56
Taggar: bank, finance, investment, point

Keep ECB QE Going: Malta FinMin


"As the European Central Bank (ECB) gears up for a meeting in Malta on Thursday, the country’s finance minister told CNBC that euro zone officials need to do more than pay “lip-service̶..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-21 15:18
Taggar: bank, finance

Chinese FinMin Urges Fed not to Raise Rates


"Now is not the right time for the United States to raise interest rates, given the global economic situation, China’s Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said in an interview published in the China Busin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 07:10
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Indian FinMin Says Country Ready to Lead Emerging Growth


"With China entering a period of economic slowdown, the world needs more than one engine to support global growth and India is ready to fill that role, according to Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 03:55
Taggar: finance, investment

PBOC Deputy Governor Says China Should Adopt Tobin Tax


"China should take measures, such as the so-called Tobin tax, to deter currency speculators, according to central bank Deputy Governor Yi Gang. The steps could include a punitive levy on foreign-exchan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 05:49
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Emerging Markets Face Capital Outflow


"The last time emerging markets had it nearly this bad, Ronald Reagan was the U.S. President, KKR purchased RJR Nabisco, and a future popstar named Rihanna was born. Net capital flows for global emergi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 04:16
Taggar: finance, market

British Labour Party to Launch Radical Review of BOE


"Britain’s opposition Labour Party will launch a “radical review” of the national institutions that manage the economy, including the Bank of England, its finance spokesman will say o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 19:40
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

US Companies Borrowing Falls 18% in August


"U.S. companies’ borrowing for capital investment fell 7 percent in August, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said. Companies signed up for $6.9 billion in new loans, leases an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 03:01
Taggar: finance, investment, rate

UK Budget Deficit Widens Unexpectedly, Factory Orders Fall


"Britain’s public finances deteriorated unexpectedly last month, recording their worst August in three years, and a decline in industrial orders signalled that a global slowdown is hitting the co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 17:31
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

UK Borrowing and BoE/Fed Speeches in Focus


"We?re expecting a mixed start to the European session on Tuesday as traders eye the latest U.K. public finances data and speeches from members of the Federal Reserve and Bank of England. U.K. public s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 08:16
Taggar: bank, finance

Indian FinMin Calls for an Interest Rate Cut


"The chorus calling for India’s central bank to lower interest rates at its meeting next week gained a new voice, with the finance minister telling CNBC he also wants a cut. “As somebody wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 21:16
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, rate

Next Week


"Central Bank Beat:  Interest rate meetings in the United States, Switzerland, Indonesia, Thailand, Chile, and Japan.  Published minutes of past meetings in Australia and Japan.  BOJ Gov..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 19:37
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

German FinMin Warns of Market Bubble


"The global economy faces a financial bubble from central banks pumping cash into economies, Germany’s finance minister has warned. “We should take on board the lessons of the last crisis,&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 18:00
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

Why Can?t the Euro Zone Tackle Unemployment?


"The Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers are gathering for yet another summer meeting this weekend. But, for once, it’s not Greece topping the agenda. Instead, officials will be discussing h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 11:25
Taggar: currency, employment, finance

Germany?s Schaeuble Warns Governments on Taking Too Much Debt


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that central bank policy could do little to help the economy when people and states take on too much debt. “Too much growth in credit d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 13:41
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

Next Week


"Holidays:  The United States and Canada observe their Labor Day holidays on Monday. G20 and Eurogroup Events:  G20 finance ministers and central bank leaders wrap up their meetings on Saturd..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 20:51
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

German Finance Ministry Serious about Volatility but not Panicking


"Germany is taking recent market volatility “very seriously,” but a finance ministry official told CNBC there was no reason to panic. Jens Spahn, the parliamentary state secretary for Germa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 15:41
Taggar: economy, finance, market

IMF Warns Central Banks About Raising Rates Too Soon


"The International Monetary Fund has warned the world’s biggest economies against raising interest rates too soon. There are still too many risks to global growth, the fund said. Advanced economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 15:34
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Why Germany Isn?t Panicking Over China


"Germany is taking recent market volatility “very seriously,” but a finance ministry official told CNBC there was no reason to panic. Jens Spahn, the parliamentary state secretary for Germa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 14:21
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Moody?s Raises Red Flag Over China?s Public Finances


"Concerned about China’s policy flip-flops, sputtering manufacturing sector, or swooning equity market? Add to that another source of worries: The patchy state of regional finances. Moody’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 14:11
Taggar: finance, market

Spain Is Best Example That Europe Is Doing Things Right: Schaeuble


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that Spain’s economic development showed that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well. “Spain is the best example that we̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 14:08
Taggar: finance

Japan FinMin Warns of Stronger Yen Risks


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso warned market players against pushing up the yen too much further, saying that its spike against the dollar overnight was “rough” and undesirable for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:40
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, market, oil

Greek Bailout on a Tightrope?Again


"Greece’s third bailout is back in the hands of euro zone finance ministers, who are meeting Friday to discuss whether to go ahead with the deal?or delay it. The baton has been passed on to Bruss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-14 14:06
Taggar: finance

Germans More Willing to add Debt


"While Chancellor Angela Merkel’s focus on careful spending as a cure for the euro zone’s debt problems has made her popular at home, German consumers are borrowing more to finance everythi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 17:20
Taggar: finance

Varoufakis Not Confident Bailout Will Work


"Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has said the latest Greek bailout deal “is not going to work”. Mr Varoufakis, speaking on the BBC’s World at One, said that others nego..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 17:03
Taggar: finance

Athens clinches bailout deal


"Greek financial markets surged on Tuesday after Athens agreed a multi-billion-euro bailout deal with international lenders. The deal, reached after marathon talks, is expected to be signed off by Gree..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 14:41
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market

How Educated Are Forex Traders?


"A poll from 2011 indicates that the quarter of this blog’s readers come from the IT background while the shares of finance-related and construction/engineering..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 19:40
Taggar: finance, forex, forex trade, share, shares

Investors Need to Consider That Gold May Fall to $350 an Ounce


"Gold bugs, who have just begun to digest bullion?s more than $100 drop over the past month, need to prepare for the possibility of an even bigger decline. That, at least, is the forecast of Claude Erb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 15:12
Taggar: bull, finance, gold

ECB Approves Reopening of Athens Stock Exchange


"European Union and International Monetary Fund mission chiefs will arrive in Athens on Wednesday for talks on a third bailout program to keep Greece afloat, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 16:03
Taggar: finance

Greek Bailout Talks to Start Wednesday


"European Union and International Monetary Fund mission chiefs will arrive in Athens on Wednesday for talks on a third bailout program to keep Greece afloat, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 16:02
Taggar: finance

China Stock Volatility Continues


"Chinese equities remained volatile Tuesday following an initial stampede out of the market, with analysts cautioning that there is no clear end in sight to the drama. “China is probably one of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 05:23
Taggar: finance, margin, market

Yanis Varoufakis Revealed Secret Plans for Parallel Greek Payment System in Recorded Phone Call


"Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said he was authorized by the country?s prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, to come up with an emergency plan for a parallel payment system, which could lead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 14:30
Taggar: finance

UK Government Borrowing Falls But still Above Expectations


"British government borrowing last month fell by less than expected but was the lowest June figure for seven years, the latest sign that the pick-up in the economy is helping the public finances. Brita..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 18:37
Taggar: economy, finance

Varoufakis Admits Greece Made Mistakes Too


"Greece’s divisive former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, admitted on Monday that Greece made mistakes over its bailout negotiations, but he continued to lay the preponderance of blame for th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 18:36
Taggar: finance

New Development Bank (Brics) Launches in Shanghai


"The Brics group of emerging economies on Tuesday launched its New Development Bank (NDB) in Shanghai. The bank is backed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – collectively known as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 18:35
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece starts paying back the ECB, IMF: Report


"Greece has begun to repay the 6.25 billion euros ($6.8 billion) it owes to the European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF), finance ministry officials told Reuters Monday. Howeve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-20 14:21
Taggar: bank, finance

Negotiations Have Been Tense with EZ Finance Ministers


"The lowest moment in more than five months of Greek crisis talks for Dutch finance chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem came the night of July 5. Polling stations in Athens had just closed and the principal deal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 03:19
Taggar: finance

Eurozone Agrees to ?7bn Bridge Loan for Greece


"Eurozone ministers have agreed to give Greece a ?7bn (£5bn) bridging loan from an EU-wide fund to keep its finances afloat until a bailout is approved. The loan is expected to be confirmed on Friday b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 16:40
Taggar: bank, finance

ECB in Focus as Greece Passes Bailout Package


"Greece overcame its first major hurdle towards securing its third bailout on Thursday morning, as lawmakers comfortably passed the deal through parliament with 229 of 300 MPs voting in favour of the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 08:06
Taggar: finance

Greek MPs to Vote on Austerity Proposals Today


"Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, is preparing for a make-or-break parliamentary vote over the austerity measures Athens must take in exchange for a fresh bailout from its eurozone partners. J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 16:56
Taggar: finance

Tsipras Braves Parliament on Aid as Greek Outlook Worsens


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras braved a revolt in his own party as parliament in Athens began to debate a bailout of up to 86 billion euros ($95 billion) that international officials have already..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 15:03
Taggar: bank, finance

Next Week


"Greek Debt Crisis:  It’s crunch time.  Tomorrow and Sunday, finance ministers and political leaders hold meetings to consider whether to accept the Greek proposal.  July 20, when..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-10 20:35
Taggar: bank, finance

Eurogroup to Reveal Greek Deal Fate This Weekend


"Greece delivered a proposal in line with creditor’s requests. Greek Parliament to vote on Friday on 53.5 billion-euro bailout. Eurozone Finance Ministers to meet with major decision possible on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-10 18:32
Taggar: bank, finance

Greek Deal Met With Optimism But Leaders Cautious


"Eurozone finance ministers are poised to offer their tentative backing for Greek bailout proposals, after Athens caved in to creditor demands for further austerity measures in return for the promise o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-10 16:22
Taggar: finance

Forex Under Three-Prong Attack


"Greece given a five-day deadline Deliver or bust for Greek banks Euro yields suggest contagion corralled for now Investors to focus on FOMC minutes For most traders and investors, this week has been d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-08 13:10
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece?s Final Deadline is this Week


"Euro area heads of government met in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the situation following the referendum in Greece. Greece didn’t have a written proposal in time for the finance minister meeti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-08 02:07
Taggar: finance

China Nominates Ex-Deputy Finance Minister to Head AIIB


"China said Monday it has formally nominated Jin Liqun, a former deputy finance minister, as its candidate for the head of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The Finance Ministry, which announce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-07 16:08
Taggar: bank, finance, investment

US and Japan Pressure Europe to Reach a Deal with Greece


"International pressure is mounting on Greece and its European creditors to reach agreement and steer the eurozone away from a potentially disastrous ?Grexit?. The US treasury secretary, Jack Lew, told..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-07 15:46
Taggar: finance

Official: Greece Needs Humanitarian Aid


"European Parliament President Martin Schulz addressed the results of the Greek referendum on Sunday evening. He said Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis’s promises that banks would re-open i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-06 03:41
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/USD Rests on 1.1050 after Greece Vote


"The euro tumbled across the board on Monday, but was off the lows of the day, after Greece voted to reject the conditions tied to the troubled country’s debt bailout deal. The resignation of Gre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-06 01:38
Taggar: finance

Greece Referendum to have Significant Consequences


"The key issue regarding the Greek referendum on Sunday is who will lead the Greek government in the event that the vote is for more austerity, Charles Dallara said on Thursday. “The finance mini..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-03 06:01
Taggar: finance

Eurozone Rules Out Further Greek Talks Until After Referendum


"Eurozone finance ministers have ruled out any further talks on a fresh bailout for Greece until the country holds its referendum on Sunday. Greeks will be asked to accept or reject proposals made by c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 15:29
Taggar: finance

Varoufakis to Quit if Yes Vote Wins


"Yanis Varoufakis said Greece won?t ?extend and pretend? that it can pay its debts, vowing to quit as finance minister if voters don?t support him in Sunday?s referendum. With banks shuttered and Greec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 15:12
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Greece Negotiations Off Until Referendum Outcome


"Euro-area finance ministers ruled out further negotiations between Greece and its creditors until a Sunday referendum on austerity, Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said. ?Given the politica..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 06:37
Taggar: finance

China Will Hold 30% Stake in AIIB


"China will hold a 30.34 percent stake in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the Finance Ministry said on Monday, making Beijing the largest shareholder in a multilateral institution that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-29 16:48
Taggar: bank, finance, investment, share

Big Drop in Chinese Stock Market and an Unresolved Greek Debt Crisis


"Equities slumped 7.9% in China, 2.3% in Hong Kong, 1.5% in Australia, 0.9% in Singapore but fell just 0.3% in Japan. Greece dominates today’s meeting of eurozone finance ministers, which will be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-26 13:51
Taggar: finance

Talks Resume Saturday as No Deal for Greece


"Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its international creditors on Thursday, setting up a last-ditch effort on Saturday to avert a default next week or start preparing to protect the euro zone f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-26 07:04
Taggar: finance, financial, market, oil

Asian Shares Fall as Greek Last Minute Efforts Advance


"Asian stock markets headed lower on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines while last-minute efforts to avoid a Greek debt default continued. Late-night talks on Wednesday between Greece and th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-25 16:43
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Eurogroup and Greece Meeting in Brussels Continues


"Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in a desperate bid to find a solution to the Greece debt crisis amid deadlock between Athens and its creditors. Greece faces default if it fails to make a ?1.6bn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-25 16:40
Taggar: finance, rate

Greek Talks Looking Grim


"Daybreak on Thursday brings news of an ultimatum to the Tsipras government from its Troika of creditors, not the breakthrough that investors had been hoping to hear.  The deadline has already pas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-25 13:10
Taggar: finance

Focus on US as Greece Rumbles on in Background


"Greece remains a key driver of the markets on Thursday as finance ministers continue negotiations on the Greek bailout package and leaders arrive for the latest E.U. summit. The U.S. will also be in f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-25 12:28
Taggar: finance, indicators, market

Asian Equities Higher as Japan Leads the Way


"Asian shares advanced amid rangebound trade on Wednesday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index clinching an 18-year peak.  Optimism around Greece’s debt talks continues to buoy sentiment ahead of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-24 08:13
Taggar: finance, share, shares

Eurogroup Meeting Key Ahead of Tomorrow?s Summit


"Greece will remain the focal point for the markets on Wednesday, as the eurogroup of finance ministers meet once again to discuss the latest set of proposals put forward by Greece on Monday. There has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-24 08:00
Taggar: finance, market, point

USD/CAD Crude Rise Helps Loonie But USD Strength Prevails


"The Canadian dollar has been under pressure as economic data out of the United States and statements from Federal Reserve members have boosted the U.S. dollar. The majority of the market?s focus this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-23 22:31
Taggar: dollar, finance, market

Greece Offers New Proposal to Creditors


"The dollar, European stocks and European bond yields are higher.  Greek P.M. Tsipras offered a new deal, which wasn’t outright rejected initially, to the heads of the IMF, EU and ECB. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-22 13:11
Taggar: dollar, finance, share

European Stocks Expected Higher Ahead of Talks


"European equities are expected to open lower higher Monday ahead of crucial meetings of euro zone leaders and finance ministers to discuss a new reforms offered by Greece to its creditors. The FTSE is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-22 07:35
Taggar: finance, point

Week in FX: Emergency Eurogroup Meeting Top of the Agenda


"The meeting of European Finance Ministers held in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 18 failed to make further inroads towards unlocking the Greek agreement negotiations. The European Central Bank (ECB) has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 21:22
Taggar: bank, finance

Emergency Eurogroup Meeting to Discuss Greek Deal


"The meeting of European Finance Ministers held in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 18 failed to make further inroads towards unlocking the Greek agreement negotiations. The European Central Bank has incre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 20:05
Taggar: bank, finance

Finnish FinMin Says Eurogroup Hit Dead End on Greek Talks


"Greek bailout negotiations have hit a dead end, Finnish Finance Minister Alexander Stubb told CNBC after Athens and its creditors failed to clinch a deal during a Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg on Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 16:31
Taggar: finance

ECB to Offer More Emergency Funding to Greek Banks


"Greek banks were offered more emergency funding on Friday, amid fears that massive fund outflows may prevent its lenders from opening next week. It comes as investors keep a close eye on Greece, after..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 16:30
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece talks fail; emergency summit called


"Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday after a the region’s finance ministers failed to agree a reform-and-aid deal with Greece, making it more likely the near-bankrupt countr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 15:49
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, oil

ECB raises emergency funding cap for Greek banks


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has raised the funding cap on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) for Greece’s banks, according to a CNBC source. The decision, made in a conference call Fri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 15:44
Taggar: bank, finance, report

EU Calls Emergency Summit on Greece


"Greece lurched closer to an exit from the euro as a meeting of finance officials to reach a deal over aid dissolved in acrimony, forcing leaders to call for an emergency summit for Monday. As the Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 06:26
Taggar: bank, finance

EZ Sets Emergency Summit on Greece


"Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday to try to avert a Greek default after bank withdrawals accelerated and government revenue slumped as Athens and its international creditors re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 06:08
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, rate

Asian Equities Higher Despite Greece Concerns


"Asian shares surged from the get-go on the final trading day of the week, as the impressive lead from Wall Street helped to sooth market jitters concerning Greece’s finances. Eurogroup finance m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 03:53
Taggar: finance, market, share, shares, trading

Eurogroup Talks on Greece: No Deal


"Greece has not managed to reach a deal with its creditors at the latest Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg, and officials said they would hold a new summit on Monday. Euro zone finance ministers were mee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 03:42
Taggar: finance

ECB warns EU officials About Banks


"The European Central Bank told a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Thursday that it was not sure if Greek banks, which have been suffering large daily deposit outflows, would be able to open o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 03:37
Taggar: bank, finance, report

IMF?s Lagarde Says Greek Will not Get a Grace Period


"Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says on Thursday that Greece has no chance of a ‘grace period’ over its ?1.6bn repayment due to the IMF on 30 June. La..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 16:58
Taggar: finance

The BBC Outlines 3 Options for Greece


"There are differences over the borrowing targets for the government finances, how to meet them – especially on pension cuts and value added tax increases – and whether Greece should receiv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 16:45
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Trade Deficit Narrows in May


"Japan’s trade deficit narrowed sharply in May from a year earlier because of lower costs for imported oil and gas, but exports also slowed as demand softened in China. The Finance Ministry said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 16:07
Taggar: finance, oil

UK Wages Rise to 4 Year High in April


"Wage growth in Britain hit a four-year high of 2.7% in April, according to official figures, delivering a welcome increase to household finances following the fall in inflation this year. But some ana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 15:44
Taggar: finance, inflation

Asian Equities Slide with Eyes on Greece


"Asian stocks fell as investors awaited an update from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy and a meeting of euro-area finance ministers with Greece. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index retreated 0.1 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-16 06:45
Taggar: finance

China Appoints 7 New Central Bank Advisors


"China’s State Council on Monday announced the appointment of seven new members of the central bank monetary policy committee. Deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 16:34
Taggar: bank, finance, point

Out of Options and Time, Tsipras Faces Greece?s Moment of Truth


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has four days to capitulate to demands to keep Greece in the euro — or prepare for a messy divorce. The collapse of talks in Brussels on Sunday has made Thurs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 13:18
Taggar: finance

EM Exodus: More Pain Ahead?


"Emerging markets will continue to suffer hefty outflows as the U.S. Federal Reserve gets closer to “lift-off”, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) warned on Monday, following a re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 13:10
Taggar: finance, market, report

Senior EU Official Formally Discuss Grexit for First Time


"Senior EU officials have formally discussed for the first time a possible Greek debt default as negotiations between Athens and its creditors have stalled ahead of an end-month repayment deadline, sev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-12 16:21
Taggar: finance

Italy?s Quick Austerity Fixes Return to Plague Renzi?s Finances


"The ghost of austerity past keeps haunting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi as he tries to fix his country?s debt-ridden public finances. For the second time in less than two months, Italy?s Consti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-12 14:22
Taggar: finance

Italian FinMin: We?re not the next Greece


"Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Tuesday there is no way Italy will follow in Greece’s footsteps if it does leave the euro zone. “Italy has completely turned around. It is n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-09 15:52
Taggar: finance

Chinese Stocks Advance on Factory Output


"China?s stocks rose, following last week?s volatile trading, after data showed factory output stabilizing and speculation increased the government will do more to clean up local government finances. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-01 05:35
Taggar: finance, trading

Confusion around Greek Debt Talks and a Big Drop in Chinese Stocks


"Greek officials are expressing confidence a deal will be struck within three days.  The IMF and other creditors warn that the sides are still far apart.  Greece has been the main topic as G7 finance m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 14:04
Taggar: bank, finance

US Open ? Greece Dominates but Data Also Eyed


"U.S. futures are slightly lower ahead of the open on Thursday, tracking losses made in Europe as officials pour cold water on yesterday?s reports that creditors had started crafting a staff level acco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 13:32
Taggar: finance, report

Germany?s Schaeuble: No Real Progress Seen in Greek Debt Talks


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said there was not much progress in the Greek debt talks and he was surprised by the upbeat tone from some Greek government officials, according to an ARD te..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 02:13
Taggar: finance

G7 Meeting Has China, Greece and Oil on the Agenda


"Little more than a gentlemen’s club in recent years, G7 finance ministers and central bankers have their work cut out this week to revive stuttering global growth and defuse tensions over China&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-27 17:07
Taggar: bank, finance

Concerns Remain over Canada?s Finances


"The state of Canada’s finances is back in focus this week with economists questioning whether the country has managed to combat a worrying rise in private debt. An independent policy think tank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-27 02:30
Taggar: finance

Japan Exports Rise More Than Forecast


"Japanese exports rose more than forecast in April, providing support for an economy that?s expanded for two straight quarters after a recession in 2014. The value of overseas shipments rose 8 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-25 07:37
Taggar: economy, finance

German FinMin Says Greek Deal not Imminent


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told Reuters the Greek government’s optimism about clinching a cash-for-reforms deal with its lenders in days was not backed up by negotiations and he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 16:46
Taggar: finance

Greek Leaders Say Deal Is Within Reach


"Greek leaders expressed optimism a deal to unlock bailout funds is within reach, in the face of continuing warnings by creditors that the country has yet to comply with the terms of its emergency loan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 08:07
Taggar: finance

Greece Nears Debt Deal


"Greece is near a cash-for-reforms deal with its euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund that would help it meet debt repayments next month, the country’s finance minister said on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 07:40
Taggar: bank, finance

RBNZ with More Scope to Cut Rates with Auckland Housing Curbs


"New Zealand?s central bank may have more scope to cut interest rates after the government joined the assault on soaring Auckland house prices, analysts said. Finance Minister Bill English yesterday an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-18 07:29
Taggar: bank, finance, investment, rate

Canada Finance Minister: Oil Price Impact not Devastating


"While the drop in oil prices has affected the Canadian economy, it hasn’t had a devastating impact, Canada’s finance minister, Joe Oliver, said Wednesday.  Energy represents about 19 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 02:35
Taggar: economy, finance, oil

Greek IMF Repayment Left Country?s Finance on the Brink


"Greece emptied an IMF holding account to repay 750 million euros ($840 million) due to the fund, a Greek central bank official said, avoiding default but underscoring the dire state of the countryR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 16:50
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece was Forced to Raid its Reserves to Make IMF Payment


"Greece was forced to tap into an emergency account to make a debt interest payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it has emerged. The government raided its reserves to make the ?750m (£538m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 16:18
Taggar: finance

European Open ? Futures Slide Ahead of UK Data


"European futures are pointing to another negative start on Tuesday, as the global sell-off in bonds continues to weigh on equity markets and Greek reforms negotiations continue following failed talks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 08:27
Taggar: finance, market, point

Oil Prices Dip on Cautious EZ Sentiment


"Oil prices eased on Tuesday as the market remained oversupplied and as the dollar gained on fears Greece could exit the euro zone.  Greece paid about 750 million euros (537 million pounds) to the Inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 05:43
Taggar: dollar, finance, market, oil, pound

Gold Steady Below $1190 on Mixed Messages


"Gold fell on Monday as the impact of a rebounding dollar, over talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers, was offset by mixed U.S. data supporting bets the Federal Reserve will not raise ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 04:06
Taggar: dollar, finance, gold, rate

Sources: Greece Pays IMF $836M Early


"Greece paid about 750 million euros ($836 million) to the International Monetary Fund on Monday, a day before it was due, two Greek finance ministry officials told Reuters on Monday. The payment avert..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 03:58
Taggar: finance, financial, market

Greece Pays IMF One Day Early


"Greece paid about 750 million euros ($836 million) to the International Monetary Fund on Monday, a day before it was due, two Greek finance ministry officials told Reuters on Monday. The payment avert..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 22:06
Taggar: finance, financial, market

Greece Still ?hopeful? for Positive Statement


"Greece’s government remains hopeful that a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday will note progress in talks with lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal and pave the way for an easing of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 05:38
Taggar: finance

Weekend Brings Risk Ahead of Eurogroup Meeting


"Greece finds itself on the brink of default and facing a possible exit from the eurozone, banking collapse and massive financial crisis. Or, just another day in the life of a country forced to endure..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 16:36
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, finance, financial

Japan Debt Reaches $8.78 Trillion in March


"Japan’s central government debt stood at a record-high 1,053.4 trillion yen ($8.78 trillion) at the end of March, the Finance Ministry said Friday, in a result that puts pressure on the governme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 16:30
Taggar: finance

Greek PM Sees Happy End to Negotiations


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras forecast a happy end soon to fraught negotiations with creditors on a cash-for-reform deal, and the chairman of euro zone finance ministers said talks were making p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 16:11
Taggar: finance

Greece?s Varoufakis Prepared to go ?down to the wire?


"Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said his government is prepared to go ?down to the wire? in talks with its creditors as policy makers signal they?re losing patience with the country after mont..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 06:18
Taggar: finance

ECB Decision to Depend on Political Talks


"The European Central Bank will decide after next week?s meeting of euro region finance ministers whether to tighten Greek access to emergency liquidity, two people familiar with the matter said. The E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-07 06:09
Taggar: bank, finance

Eurogroup Chair Says No Greek Deal on Monday but Progress is Made


"Many issues remain unsolved between Greece and its lenders and agreement at next Monday’s Eurogroup meeting of euro zone finance ministers is now not possible, Eurogroup chair Jeroen Dijsselbloe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 16:54
Taggar: finance, report

Austria Fin Min Says Greek Talks Making Progress


"Greece’s debt talks with international creditors are making progress but have not yet produced a breakthrough, Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling said on Tuesday, adding he could not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 17:27
Taggar: finance

Greece Launches Effort to Get More Bailout Funds Released


"Greek ministers have launched a concerted effort to persuade European officials to release more bailout money as the government runs out of cash. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was meeting his Fren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 16:57
Taggar: bank, finance

No debt relief for Greece: Germany?s Schaeuble


"Germany’s disciplinarian Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, has rebuffed a report saying the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was insisting on more debt relief for Greece, saying that the co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 14:50
Taggar: finance, report

Tsipras presses for May debt deal, says referendum possible


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday he was confident of an outline deal with international creditors within two weeks, after shaking up his negotiating team and sidelining his finance..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 15:38
Taggar: finance

USD/CAD ? BoC Poloz Opening Remarks to House of Commons


"The Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz, is due to testify, along with Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins, before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, in Ottawa this morning. Bel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 15:07
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece Shuffles Negotiating Team


"Greece reshuffled its bailout-negotiating team, reining in Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, after three months of talks with creditors failed to unlock aid and a meeting with his euro-area counterpa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 19:04
Taggar: finance

Greece Reorganizes Bailout Team


"Greece reshuffled its bailout-negotiating team, clipping Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis?s wings, after three months of talks with creditors failed to unlock aid and a meeting with his euro-area cou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 16:19
Taggar: finance

Debt Payments Loom for Greece


"Greece will look for ways to assemble enough cash to pay its pensioners and employees this week, after euro area finance ministers on Friday said they won?t disburse more aid until bailout terms are m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 06:36
Taggar: finance

EZ and Greece Remain No Closer to Bailout Deal


"Greece appeared no closer to a reforms-for-aid deal after the country’s finance minister met with his euro zone counterparts on Friday.  After the talks, which took place in Latvia’s capit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 03:51
Taggar: finance

Varoufakis Hammered By Finance Ministers


"Greece?s talks with its creditors will remain at the forefront of people?s minds today, as finance ministers meet in Riga to try and thrash out an unlikely deal that would keep Greece solvent a little..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-24 16:38
Taggar: finance, report

Varoufakis Chided as EU Shuts Down Shortcut Bid for Aid


"Euro-area finance ministers hurled abuse at Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis behind closed doors as they shut down his bid to find a shortcut to releasing financial aid. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-24 15:44
Taggar: finance, financial

Difficult Talks with Greece as Time Begins to Run Out


"The spotlight today is on a meeting of eurozone finance ministers, trying to secure a debt agreement with Greece.  The tentative deal back in February was contingent upon Greece undertaking reforms bu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-24 15:23
Taggar: finance

BoE MPC Minutes 8/9 April 2015


"The Governor Mark Carney invited the Committee to vote on the propositions that: Bank Rate should be maintained at 0.5%; The Bank of England should maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-22 14:56
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Greece?s Varoufakis warns of Grexit contagion


"Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that if Greece were to leave the euro zone, there would be an inevitable contagion effect. “Anyone who t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 15:04
Taggar: finance

Creditors Chase Consensus With Greece to Unlock More Aid


"Greece and its creditors remained at loggerheads with time running out to unlock aid and avert a default. The sides haven?t even set 2015 budget targets, let alone on policies to meet them, an officia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 14:41
Taggar: finance

Greece?s fate hangs in balance amid contagion fear


"As negotiations between Greece and its international lenders drag on, and the country’s much-needed financial aid hangs in the balance, euro zone finance ministers told CNBC that the outcome of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 13:30
Taggar: finance, financial

An Important Week Ahead for Greece


"The threat posed by Greece beyond its borders may have diminished but efforts to agree an economic reform program to free up bailout funds and avert default will capture world attention this week.  Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 08:17
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Central Bank Watch:  Hungary and Turkey hold interest rate policy meetings.  Minutes will be published from the policy meetings in Britain and Australia held earlier this month.  RBA Governor Stevens..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 21:20
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Greece Fails in Washington Negotiations Next Round Eurogroup


"Greek debt will be the main topic during the Eurogroup meetings next week. Bond yields have fallen in the rest of Europe as investor demand more yield form Greek bonds. Various finance ministers from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 20:20
Taggar: finance

German FinMin Says New Government Has Damaged Economy


"Wolfgang Schauble, Germany’s finance minister, said Wednesday Greece’s new government has “damaged” the country’s improving economy, Reuters reported. He also said he doe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 16:21
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, report

Eurozone Doubts Greek Deal Will Be Reached Next Week


"The euro zone is doubtful that a deal will be struck with Greece next week on economic reforms for bailout funds, potentially leaving the country perilously short of money. Both the Greek government a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 16:18
Taggar: finance

Greece hits back at reports of euro zone ?shock?


"Tensions between Greece and its creditors took another turn for the worse this weekend, following a report that euro zone officials were “shocked” at Greece’s failure to outline deta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-13 11:59
Taggar: finance, rate, report

Eyes on U.S. Economic Data This Week


"Investors will cast a wary eye on the latest gauges of the United States’ economic health this week, while troubled Europe shows early signs of turning the corner.  As finance ministers and cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-13 06:38
Taggar: bank, finance

Eurozone gives Greece six-day deadline to revise reforms ? paper


"Eurozone deputy finance ministers gave Athens a six working day deadline to come up with revised reform proposals to enable a deal to be reached at a Eurogroup meeting on April 24 to unlock bailout ai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 13:02
Taggar: finance, report

Japan and China to Discuss AIIB in June


"Japan and China plan to hold finance discussions in Beijing in June, which could include topics such as the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tue..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance, investment

Varoufakis: Greece Needs Deal by April 24


"Greece must reach an outline funding agreement with its lenders at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on April 24, its finance minister told a Greek newspaper on Monday. “At the Eurogroup..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 03:47
Taggar: finance

Money is Slowing Renewables? Advance in Asia


"Across Asia, governments are trying to boost renewables’ share of the energy mix, but often, there’s one big obstacle holding projects back: money. “There’s a huge surge in act..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 03:44
Taggar: finance, investment, share

Note to Forex Magnates RSS Feed Subscribers


"Dear readers, With the launch of our new site, this feed will no longer be updated. All of our forex, fintech, binaries, executive and cryptocurrencies news, along with some new surprises, can be foun..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-06 11:56
Taggar: currencies, finance, forex

Greek Finance Minister to Meet Christine Lagarde on Sunday


"In a last ditch attempt to salvage a deal, the finance minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis is going to meet with the Managing Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde on Sunday in Washington D.C. Read m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-04 22:28
Taggar: finance, forex

Currency Cloud Granted E-Money License from the FCA


"Currency Cloud, providers of a cross currency payment engine has announced on their blog that they have been granted an electronic money (e-money) license from the UK?s Finance Conduct Authority (FCA)..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 21:11
Taggar: currency, finance, forex

Former Russian FinMin Says Country Faces 5 Years of Recession


"Russia faces five years of economic stagnation, the country’s former finance minister warned President Vladimir Putin. Speaking Tuesday at a round table discussion devoted to the 15th anniversar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 16:32
Taggar: economy, finance

Former FinMin: Russia Faces ?5 years of stagnation?


"Russia faces five years of economic stagnation, the country’s former finance minister warned President Vladimir Putin. Speaking Tuesday at a round table discussion devoted to the 15th anniversar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 01:06
Taggar: economy, finance

Ben Bernanke Launches a Blog About Finance, Economics and.. Baseball


"After opinions of former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairs have been consistently valued by the investment community, after pioneering quantitative easing in the U.S., Ben Bernanke has decided to become the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 15:27
Taggar: finance, forex, investment

Greece PM Tsipras Seeks Greek Opposition Backing in Stalled Talks


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought to rally a consensus in parliament for his effort to secure bailout funds after his proposals to bolster the nation?s finances failed to satisfy his European..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 06:22
Taggar: finance, rate

Denmark Applies to China Backed Investment Bank


"Denmark has applied to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), China’s Ministry of Finance said on Sunday, becoming the latest European power to join the institution de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 16:42
Taggar: bank, finance, investment

UK, Switzerland and China Latest Applicants to China Investment Bank


"China’s Finance Ministry said on Saturday that the U.K. and Switzerland had been formally accepted as founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a day after Brazil acce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 16:36
Taggar: bank, finance, investment

Greek FinMin Calls End to Blame Game


"Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has called for an end to the “toxic blame game” between Greece and Germany.He made the call as Greece prepares to finalise its list of economic refo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 16:24
Taggar: finance

French FinMin Says Economy is Improving


"France has cut its budget deficit target for 2015 and signalled that the economic recovery is gathering pace. After the release of better-than-expected deficit data for 2014, Finance Minister Michel S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 15:48
Taggar: finance

Greece Given Five Days to Deliver Plan


"Greece has until Monday to show how it will follow through on reform commitments after the euro area ruled out speedy access to aid funds, three officials said following a conference call of finance m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 05:58
Taggar: finance

ECB Gives Greece Extra Funding of $1.1 Billion


"The European Central Bank made more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) of extra funding available to Greek lenders as euro-area finance officials told the Athens government it?s time to prove it can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 05:52
Taggar: bank, finance

Kabbage Scales its Alternative Finance Platform with New Licensing Model


"Inaugurating their new licensing model, Kabbage has partnered with Kikka Capital of Australia, which will use their lending technology platform to begin to offer services to small businesses in May. R..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 17:51
Taggar: finance, forex

Japan FinMin Wary of Joining China Led Bank


"Finance Minister Taro Aso expressed wariness Tuesday about Japan joining a new Chinese-led Asian development bank, backtracking on more positive comments made last week. Japan “is very cautious..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 17:19
Taggar: bank, finance

World Bank and IMF Put Weight Behind China-led Bank


"Global institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, have endorsed a China-led international bank, despite opposition from the U.S. “We are comfortable with t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 03:00
Taggar: bank, finance, market

India Finance Minister: No Disconnect With RBI


"Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government and central bank are having ?free and frank? discussions, dismissing speculation of disputes as the Reserve Bank of India undergoes the biggest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 05:05
Taggar: bank, finance

UK Raises Growth Forecasts by 0.1% in 2015 and 2016


"Britain raised its official growth forecasts slightly on Wednesday as finance minister George Osborne announced an annual budget statement. Growth for 2015 was forecast to be 2.5 percent, up from a fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 16:09
Taggar: finance

Dataminr Grabs $130 Million in Funding as it Expands Customers Base Beyond Finance


"Real time information discovery provider, Dataminr, has announced that they have closed a $130 million funding round to expand the sectors that they service as usage of their products has grown. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 14:57
Taggar: finance, forex

Japan Exports Slow Sharply in February


"Japan’s exports rose at a faster-than-expected pace in February but slowed sharply from the previous month as exports to China waned amid the Lunar New Year holidays. Exports rose 2.4 percent on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 05:15
Taggar: finance

After Fingergate the Greek PM Needs to Repair Greece-Germany Talks


"The influential tabloid Bild newspaper is headlining every single mishap in Greek-German relations, be it the untimely complaints about reparation payments dating from Nazi atrocities in World War II..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 21:25
Taggar: finance

Greek Loan Repayments Spark Drama


"Greece has some hefty loan repayments to make this week. They could drain its remaining reserves, leaving little to pay its bills until Europe releases more rescue loans. Eurozone finance ministers ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 21:23
Taggar: finance

France and Germany Join UK in China Lead Asian Bank Membership


"France and Germany are to join the UK in becoming members of a Chinese-led Asian development bank. The finance ministries of both countries confirmed on Tuesday that they would be applying for members..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 21:20
Taggar: bank, finance, investment

Greek PM Tsipras says there is no going back to austerity


"Greece will not accept any return to austerity, leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday, adding that he was convinced he would strike a deal with international partners to keep finances a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-16 14:04
Taggar: finance

Greek Finance Minister: Liquidity Problems are ?insignificant?


"Greece’s liquidity problems are “insignificant”, the country’s finance minister said on German television on Sunday, pledging that the Greek government would take all steps nec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-16 08:24
Taggar: currency, finance

China?s Fiscal Income Growth Cools in January / February


"Growth in China’s fiscal revenue cooled to its slowest in at least a year between January and February as China’s foundering economy dampened tax collection and other key sources of govern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-16 08:10
Taggar: economy, finance

P2P Lenders Becomes Latest Industry to Attract Affiliates


"P2P lending platform provider Lending Club and HomeAdvisor have partnered to provide home improvement loans on the lending platform to finance building projects for HomeAdvisor users. Read more The po..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-15 14:38
Taggar: finance, forex

German FinMin Warns Greece it Could Leave EUR by Accident


"Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany?s frank and outspoken finance minister, says the lack of progress is increasing the chances of an accidental Greek exit from the euro – a ?Grexident?. He also said the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 15:58
Taggar: finance

Bundesbank Chief Says Saving Greece Not ECB?s Job


"Resolving the crisis over Greece’s funding needs is a job for policymakers and Athens?not the European Central Bank (ECB), the President of the German Bundesbank told CNBC on Thursday. “Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 21:30
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Bank of Canada Says It Will Not Follow Fed?s Lead on Rates


"If the U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates the Bank of Canada would not necessarily be pressured to follow suit, one of the Canadian central bank’s economists said on Thursday. Economist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 16:33
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Merkel and Schauble Went to Bat for Greece Before German Parliament


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel narrowly averted a far bigger rebellion last month on Greece’s bailout extension among her conservatives, many more of whom would have voted ‘Nein’ bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-11 16:03
Taggar: finance

European Union grants France two year deficit extension


"European Union finance ministers have granted France an extra two years to bring its budget deficit below 3% of GDP, as mandated by EU regulations. The move, which was widely expected, is the third ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 16:12
Taggar: finance

Eurogroup Head Said After Talks That Time Was Wasted


"Europe appears to be getting increasingly impatient with Greece, telling it to “stop wasting time” over reforms, as the war of words between the parties intensifies. Following a meeting of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 15:43
Taggar: finance

Consumer Finance Shrinks to become Huge on the Apple Watch


"Consumer Finance Shrinks to become Huge on the Apple Watch as Citibank, Mint, and others create condensed banking, stock watch, and budgeting apps for the new device shown off at Apple's Spring Forwar..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 12:38
Taggar: bank, finance, forex

German Exports Fall in January


"A list of reforms proposed by Greece last week to help it win creditor support is “far from complete,” the head of the Eurogroup said. Speaking at an event in Amsterdam on Sunday, Jeroen D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 16:02
Taggar: finance

Greek FinMin Says if Reforms Are Rejected a Referendum Could be Held


"Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said it is possible that a referendum could be held if the eurozone rejects Greece’s debt renegotiation plans. The comments came ahead of Monday’s Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 15:44
Taggar: finance

EU aides play down Greek reform plan


"Eurozone officials played down plans submitted by cash-strapped Greece to its international creditors in a bid to secure fresh funds, a day after Athens’ outspoken finance minister irked EU part..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 15:37
Taggar: currency, finance

Dollar Longs Looking For A Sign


"China again registers a record high trade surplus ECB formally begins its QE bond buying program EZ finance ministers meet to discuss the Greek reform program EUR hovers atop 11-year lows Historically..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 13:12
Taggar: finance, trading

ECB?s Plan Well Supported


"The prospect of the European Central Bank’s 1-trillion euro ($1.1 trillion) bond-buying program has cheered global markets, but the finance minister of Cyprus told CNBC it must not stop efforts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 04:37
Taggar: bank, finance, market

China Sets Wider 2015 Fiscal Deficit


"China plans a wider budget deficit this year as the government adds fiscal fuel to monetary stimulus to cushion the economy?s slowdown while risks such as a local-government debt binge are reined in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 05:03
Taggar: economy, finance, report

Corporate Spending in Japan Rises 2.8% in January


"Capital spending by Japanese firms rose 2.8 percent from a year earlier in the October-December period to 9.71 trillion yen (about $81 billion), the government said Monday, indicating companies’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 17:57
Taggar: finance, investment, profit

Global Instability to Increase German Defense Expenses


"Germany will spend more on defense in coming years in response to growing global instability, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview published on Sunday. He did not tell newspaper Bi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 17:40
Taggar: economy, finance

Indian Budget Keeps Stock Rally Alive


"While there were no “fireworks” in India’s highly-anticipated budget, investors approved of the government’s various pro-growth initiatives ? which ranged from boosting infrast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 17:10
Taggar: finance, investment, market, rate

USD/INR Below 62 After India Budget Projects Wider Deficit


"Indian rupee forwards dropped the most in a month after the government raised the fiscal-deficit estimate in its federal budget on Saturday.  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley forecast a shortfall equival..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 05:58
Taggar: finance, financial

India May Move Gold Prices Higher


"Gold premiums in top consumer India could jump to as much as $5 an ounce over world prices next week, from being almost at par, after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley surprised jewellers by maintaining i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 05:27
Taggar: finance, gold

Indian Budget Aims for Investment and Growth


"Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday unveiled a budget that aims to ramp up growth, aided by a slowed pace of fiscal deficit cuts and a raft of tax measures to put private domestic and for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-01 01:52
Taggar: finance

Japan Stocks Set for Strong Monthly Gain


"Japanese stocks rose, with the Topix index poised to post its best month since September 2013, as consumer lenders rose while investors weighed data showing inflation slowed last month. Commercial fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 05:38
Taggar: finance, inflation, share, shares

Greece?s Yanis Varoufakis: We didn?t U-turn on reforms


"Greece’s latest deal with its fellow euro zone countries to secure an extension of its bailout program doesn’t mean the country’s new government has bowed to pressure, the country..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 03:53
Taggar: finance

Europe Accepts Greek Economic Measures


"Euro-region finance ministers approved Greece?s package of new economic measures and paved the way for an extension to the country?s bailout agreement. The agreement came on a conference call on Tuesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 05:15
Taggar: finance

Asian Equities Expected Higher on Dovish Yellen


"Asian equities appear set for a firm open on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reassured Wall Street that a rate hike would likely come later rather than sooner. Meanwhile, news that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 02:19
Taggar: finance, rate

Gold Lower Ahead of Fed Chair Testimony


"Gold slid below $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday after the euro zone’s finance ministers approved Greece’s new bailout plan, after Athens submitted reform proposals in the 11th hour. Strength in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 16:39
Taggar: dollar, finance, gold

Nikkei Continues Rally on Weak Yen


"Greece is a step further on its way to receiving a bailout extension after its list of proposed reforms was backed by one of its key creditors. Top European Commission officials called the proposals &..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 16:15
Taggar: finance, point

Greek Proposals Met With Positive Comments from EU


"Greece is a step further on its way to receiving a bailout extension after its list of proposed reforms was backed by one of its key creditors. Top European Commission officials called the proposals &..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 16:14
Taggar: finance, point

Greek Bailout Plan Gets Green Light


"The euro zone’s finance ministers approved Greece’s new bailout plan Tuesday, after Athens submitted reform proposals at the 11th hour.   The approval will pave the way for the final insta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 01:46
Taggar: finance

Cambridge and E&Y Report: European Alternative Finance Market Grew 83% in 2014


"Alternative finance in Europe grew strongly in 2014 led by P2P lending as businesses and consumers flock to the platforms as an alternative to more costly banks. Read more The post Cambridge and E..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 17:55
Taggar: bank, finance, forex, market, report

European Alternative Finance Market Grew 83% in 2014: Report


"The University of Cambridge and E&Y's research shows that the surge is led by P2P lending, as businesses and consumers flock to the platforms as an alternative to more costly banks. Read more The..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 17:55
Taggar: bank, finance, forex, market, report

Greece Undertakes Significant Preparations


"Greece’s government prepared reform measures on Sunday to secure a financial lifeline from the euro zone, but was attacked for selling “illusions” to voters after failing to keep a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 06:10
Taggar: finance, financial

Japan Stocks Continue Winning Ways


"Japanese stocks rose, led by precision instrument makers, as investors await progress on an agreement among euro-area finance ministers on Greece?s bailout program. Nippon Sheet Glass Co., which count..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 05:45
Taggar: finance, market, profit, report

Bailout Funds to Continue Flowing to Greece


"Euro-area finance ministers reached an accord that would keep bailout funds flowing to Greece in return for a commitment to meet certain conditions, buying time to work out the detail of longer-term G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 05:42
Taggar: finance

Greece to Send Draft Proposals to IMF and EU


"Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis was due to send draft proposals to International Monetary Fund and EU institutions on Sunday outlining a set of reforms that would meet conditions laid out in F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 02:41
Taggar: finance

Report: Greece to Submit List of Reforms Tuesday


"Greece on Tuesday will submit a list of fiscal reforms to euro zone finance ministers, missing a Monday deadline that was part of its last-minute deal to extend its financial aid, Reuters reported, ci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 01:40
Taggar: finance, financial, report

EUR/USD ? Slight Losses on Weak German, French PMIs


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Friday, as the pair just above the 1.13 line in the European session. On the release front, French and German Manufacturing PMIs both missed expectations. Later in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 12:11
Taggar: finance

Germany Leaves Door Open for Alternative Arrangements


"Germany is leaving the door open to an agreement on Greece?s bailout funding as officials prepare their negotiating positions going into a meeting of finance ministers in Brussels Friday. German leade..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 05:10
Taggar: finance

ECB Has Advice for Greek Banks


"The European Central Bank intends to tell Greek banks to reduce their holdings of state debt if talks over the country?s finances break down, three people familiar with the discussions said. The ECB?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 05:07
Taggar: bank, finance

Germany Rejects Greek Bailout Offer


"Germany rebuffed Greece?s request for an extension of its aid program as euro-area finance ministers prepare to meet to avert a cash crunch for the region?s most-indebted nation. The Greek proposal ?d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 05:06
Taggar: finance

Eurozone Set for Vital Loan Talks


"Eurozone finance ministers are preparing for a key meeting to consider the proposal by Greece to extend its European loan programme.  Friday’s meeting in Brussels is the eurozone’s third a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 04:24
Taggar: finance

Germany Rejects Greece Request


"Germany shocked Europe-watchers Thursday after it rejected a request from Greece to extend its euro zone loan program by six months, a day before the deadline. The Greek government submitted a letter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 02:08
Taggar: finance

Rising Spanish Leader Emboldens Anti-Austerity


"Pablo Iglesias is just 36 years old, and yet, he could become the next prime minister of Spain. That’s a fact that looms large among European finance ministers as they continue their bailout neg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 02:04
Taggar: finance

Germany Says Nein to Greek Loan Proposal


"Germany has rejected a Greek request for a six-month extension to its eurozone loan programme, after earlier signs that a compromise was possible. Greece had sought a six-month assistance package, rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 16:27
Taggar: finance

Greece to Ask for Loan Extension as Debt Talks Stall


"Greece will reportedly submit a loan extension request for its current ?240 billion bailout program to the eurozone’s finance ministers to avoid the program’s expiry at month’s end..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 23:05
Taggar: finance, report

EU Delivers Ultimatum as Risk of Greek Euro Exit Increases


"Greece edged closer to a euro exit after the currency region?s finance ministers said there will be no more talks on financial support unless the Greek government requests an extension of its existing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 04:54
Taggar: currency, finance, financial

Gold Dips as Markets Eye Greece Bailout Standoff


"Gold prices have dropped on Tuesday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1222.96 in the European session. In the US, today?s highlight is the Empire State Manufacturing Index. The markets are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 12:12
Taggar: finance, gold, market, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Slight Gains Ahead of Key German Data


"The euro continues to have a quiet week, as EUR/USD trades in the mid-1.13 range on Tuesday. On the release front, German and Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment will be released. Both indicators are expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 11:49
Taggar: finance, indicators, report

Talks Between Greece and Euro-Area Finance Ministers Break Up


"European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker?s 11th-hour effort to strike a deal with Greece was parried by euro-area finance ministers refusing to loosen their grip on the country?s economy. Tal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 04:53
Taggar: economy, finance

Greece Rejects Extension of Bailout


"Negotiations over how to keep Greece afloat broke down abruptly Monday, demonstrating a wide gulf between Athens and its European creditors and triggering a new, heightened state of uncertainty about..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 04:48
Taggar: currency, finance

Equities Fall on Break-Down in Greece Talks


"U.S. stock futures and the euro tumbled in early Asian trade on Tuesday after talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers broke down when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month ext..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 04:16
Taggar: finance

Talks Between Greece and EZ Break Down


"Talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers over the country’s debt crisis broke down on Monday when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 04:12
Taggar: currency, finance

Gold Rallies to $1233 on Weaker Dollar


"Gold rose for a third straight session on Monday, as the dollar weakened before a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on how to proceed with Greece’s bailout programme.  Spot gold rose 0.3 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 02:41
Taggar: dollar, finance, gold

EUR/USD Drops to Near 1.13 on Greece


"The euro inched higher on Monday ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers that investors expect will find enough common ground to support Greece beyond its current bailout programme and keep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 02:39
Taggar: currency, finance

Little Evidence of Progress Over Greece?s Future


"The English word paradox has its roots in Greek ? and watching the attempts to reconcile the new Greek government’s wishes for less punishing debt repayment conditions with the remaining part of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 02:18
Taggar: finance

Greece Seeking Credit but No Bailout


"Talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers over the country’s debt crisis broke down on Monday when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 02:11
Taggar: currency, finance

Singapore to Unveil a ?People?s Budget? Next Week


"Singapore’s 2015 budget, taking place as the nation turns 50 and during what could potentially be an election year, will be keenly watched by residents hoping for more financial help for middle..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 01:54
Taggar: finance, financial

German Finance Minister Highlights Differences With Greece Before Key Meeting


"Mr. Schaeble stated in Brussels just before engaging in another round of talks with the Greek government that as long as Greece doesn't want a programme, he doesn't have to think about any options. Re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 18:58
Taggar: finance, forex

Gold Back Above $1233


"Gold held a two-day advance as euro-area finance ministers prepare to meet in Brussels amid an impasse over Greece?s financing. Bullion for immediate delivery traded at $1,230.04 an ounce at 9:04 a.m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 06:02
Taggar: bull, finance, gold

Greece?s Government Faces Crunch Talks


"Greece?s government faces crunch time in its standoff with international creditors as euro-area finance ministers prepare to reconvene in Brussels to try and break an impasse over financing Europe?s m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 05:53
Taggar: finance

Greece Confident of Reaching an Agreement with EU


"Greece said on Sunday it was confident of reaching agreement in negotiations with its euro zone partners but reiterated it would not accept harsh austerity strings in any debt pact.  A day before a eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 05:09
Taggar: finance, rate

Next Week


"Holidays:  U.S. Presidents Day on Monday and the Lunar New Year later in the week.  China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand are closed Thursday and Friday.  The Philippines and Indonesia are..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 22:27
Taggar: finance

Monday Key for Greek Negotiations


"Greece and its international creditors started talks on Friday on reforms needed to keep the country financed, increasing the possibility of a interim compromise deal between the euro zone and Athens..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 17:09
Taggar: finance

Putin Could Offer Greece a Lifeline and Leverage


"As finance ministers from across Europe held emergency meetings in Brussels in an effort to keep a newly assertive Greece in the currency union, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov repeated..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:33
Taggar: currency, economy, finance

Greek-Eurozone Talks Fail to Make Progress


"The Greek government?s confrontation with its eurozone creditors over its campaign to relieve its staggering debt burden while relaxing the terms of five years of austerity resulted in stalemate late..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:29
Taggar: finance

Gold Steady Ahead of Key US Data


"Gold prices remains under pressure on Thursday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1225.26. In the US, we?ll get a look at retail sales reports and unemployment claims, so we could see some m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 12:48
Taggar: employment, finance, gold, report, retail sales, trading

IMF?s Lagarde: ?Very Close? to Agreement on Ukraine Bailout


"The International Monetary Fund is ?very close? to an agreement to bail out Ukraine?s war-damaged economy, Managing Director Christine Lagarde said. Lagarde, speaking to reporters in Brussels after We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 05:07
Taggar: economy, finance, rate, report

Greece and EuroZone to Try Again on Monday


"Greece’s new leftist government and its international creditors failed to agree on a way forward on the country’s unpopular bailout and will try again on Monday, with time running out for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:54
Taggar: finance

Greece Continues to Battle to Stave Off Cash Crunch


"Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis presented his European counterparts with four principles for a new financing deal, according to two euro-area officials, as Greece battles to stave off a cash c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:46
Taggar: currency, finance, financial

Europe and Greece Fail to Agree


"Euro-area governments left tough decisions on the future of Greece?s bailout for next week, after talks failed to bridge differences over the aid program that the Greek government blames for economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:39
Taggar: finance

Europe and Greece Bailout Talks Falter


"Greece was unable to reach a deal with the European Union to stay in an EU bailout program, the Eurogroup’s Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Wednesday, noting talks will continue on Monday. Futures a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 02:51
Taggar: finance, report

Once an Investment Magnet, Australia Loses Allure


"After a good financial crisis, with sound finances, robust banks and buoyant Chinese demand for its commodities, the returns that made Australia a magnet for investors are buckling under the weight of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 02:50
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

U.S. Stocks Finish Flat with Eyes on Greece


"U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed following a choppy day of trading on Wednesday, as investors continued to watch for developments in negotiations between Greece and euro zone finance ministers. Earli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 02:40
Taggar: finance, point, trading

Russian FinMin Says Country Needs Reforms


"“Radical” changes in the global economy have left Russia in “dire straits,” and it should seize the moment to reform, the country’s finance minister has told CNBC. Speaki..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 18:15
Taggar: economy, finance

China Tells G20 That Economy is Sustainable


"China’s economy is now more sustainable and domestic consumption is steadily rising, Chinese Central Bank Vice Governor Yi Gang told a G20 meeting of finance officials earlier this week. Yi̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 18:12
Taggar: bank, consumption, economy, finance, investment, market

Next 48 Hours Crucial to Greek Negotiations


"Ahead of a crucial meeting in Brussels to discuss Greece’s moribund bailout program, the country’s friends and foes are making their feelings known about the country’s economic futur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 18:08
Taggar: finance

Asian Markets Closed Mixed on Greek Drama


"Asian markets experienced mixed trading on Wednesday, with investors remaining cautious ahead of eurozone meetings over Greece. Finance ministers meet on Wednesday and EU leaders on Thursday, but offi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 18:02
Taggar: consumer sentiment, finance, market, share, shares, trading

Continuing Impasse on Greece and Oil Back Under $50/Barrel


"Ahead of today’s meeting of eurozone finance ministers, Greece and its creditors appear even further apart on solving the debt problem.  Greek debt amounts to 175% of GDP, and the Tsipras G..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 14:03
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of Eurozone Talks Over Greece


"The euro is listless on Wednesday, as EUR/USD continues to have a very quiet week. In the European session, EUR/USD is trading in the low-1.13 range. On the release front, today’s highlight is t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 12:22
Taggar: finance, market, trading

PBOC: Chinese Economy More Sustainable Now


"China’s economy is now more sustainable and domestic consumption is steadily rising, Chinese Central Bank Vice Governor Yi Gang told a G20 meeting of finance officials earlier this week.  YiR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 05:24
Taggar: bank, consumption, economy, finance, investment, market

Asian Equities Subdued with Eyes on Europe


"Asian stock markets were subdued on Wednesday while major currencies barely budged as looming euro zone meetings to discuss the Greek debt crisis overshadowed a firmer finish on Wall Street.  Euro zon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 05:20
Taggar: currencies, finance, market

Germany Gets Tougher with Greece


"Germany and Greece drew battle lines ahead of an emergency meeting of official creditors today, setting the stage for a clash.  German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble doused expectations of a posi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 02:35
Taggar: finance

Greece Situation Leads to Increased Volatility


"Currency volatility increased for a second day as international creditors pressed Greece to reach agreement on meeting the nation?s funding needs. The euro approached an 11-year low against the dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 02:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

RBA Rate Cut May Have Increased Housing Bubble Risk


"Geoff Schippers, a mortgage broker in Sydney, has seen an increase in clients looking for homes to buy since the central bank dropped its benchmark rate to a record last week. ?At least 70 percent of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 02:05
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Hopes Increase for a Greek Compromise


"Despite the strident attitude taken by Greece’s new prime minister over the weekend, the plan that the country will present to its creditors among the euro zone finance ministers on Wednesday is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 00:57
Taggar: finance

Greek FinMin Tries Another Strategy Criticizes Italian Debt


"Italy’s finance minister has hit back at criticisms from his Greek counterpart, arguing that the country’s debt is sustainable and structural reforms are steaming ahead. On Sunday, Yanis V..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 17:16
Taggar: finance

US and Europe Divided on Ukraine


"The brewing crisis over Greece’s debt and the country’s future in the euro zone is expected to dominate talks at the latest G-20 summit in Istanbul Monday as the world’s finance lead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 16:49
Taggar: finance

Greece Debt Talks to Dominate G20 Meeting


"The brewing crisis over Greece’s debt and the country’s future in the euro zone is expected to dominate talks at the latest G-20 summit in Istanbul Monday as the world’s finance lead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 16:49
Taggar: finance

Markets Watching Greece and China Anxiously


"Who’s going to flinch first in the standoff over Greek debt.  Prime Minister Tsipras and his finance minister Varoufakis spoke more emphatically about a break with austerity.  The prime minister..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 16:10
Taggar: finance

Japan Records Another Current-Account Surplus


"Japan reported a sixth straight monthly surplus in its broadest measure of trade in December, aided by stronger exports and a lower energy bill. The current-account balance was in a surplus of 187.2 b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 06:16
Taggar: finance, report

Greece Reaffirms Rejection of Bailout


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reaffirmed his government?s rejection of the country?s international bailout program two days before an emergency meeting with the euro area?s finance ministers. Ts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 02:25
Taggar: finance

Germany?s Merkel Cool to Greece Bailout Compromise


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled little willingness to compromise with Greece over the conditions attached to its bailout as the country tries to drum up support for a bridge funding plan befo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 01:58
Taggar: finance

Greece to Seek $11.3 Billion in Financing


"Greece will seek about 10 billion euros ($11.3 billion) in short-term financing as it tries to stave off a funding crunch while buying time to push its creditors to ease austerity demands. Greece?s Fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 01:56
Taggar: finance

Italy Argues their Country?s Debt is Sustainable


"Italy’s finance minister has hit back at criticisms from his Greek counterpart, arguing that the country’s debt is sustainable and structural reforms are steaming ahead. On Sunday, Yanis V..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 01:07
Taggar: finance

Canada FinMin Says U.S. Can?t Carry Global Economy Forever


"The United States is carrying the world economy at the moment but that is not sustainable, and other major nations must shoulder more of the load, Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on Friday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 18:08
Taggar: economy, finance

Are Russian PAMMs Forex Trend & Panteon Finance the Next Dominos After MMCIS?


"After the Ukrainian brokerage MMCIS has shattered the confidence of a number of Russian retail investors in the managed funds business, another duo of forex trading companies are being questioned by d..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 17:19
Taggar: finance, forex, forex trading, trading

Germany and Greece Finance Ministers Agree to Disagree


"Greece’s talks with its euro zone neighbors over its debt burden and bailout program came to a climax in Germany Thursday as the two countries’ combative finance ministers met for the firs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 05:17
Taggar: finance, financial

EUR/USD Bad for Europe Good for Euro


"  ECB says it will not accept Greek debt as collateral German Central Banker Critical of Greece EU Increased growth forecasts for euro zone The Greek goodwill tour by prime minister Alexis Tsipras and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 15:01
Taggar: bank, finance

Greek FinMin Says IMF Debt Swap Talks Started


"Greece has started negotiations with the International Monetary Fund over a plan to swap its sovereign debt for growth-linked bonds, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said in an interview published on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 17:29
Taggar: finance

Greek PM Says Solution to Debt Stand-off Possible


"Greece’s new prime minister says he believes it will be possible to find a solution to the stand-off with the EU over his country’s debt. Alexis Tsipras said he was “optimistic”..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 17:15
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD Gets Greek Confidence Boost


"Greek PM and Finance Minister calm markets with debt swap offer. Oil higher as energy companies announce production cuts and lower revenues. USD lower across the board after soft economic indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 14:10
Taggar: finance, indicators, market, oil, rate

Greek Debt Plan Receives Cool Reception


"Greek plans to swap government debt for bonds with interest payments linked to economic growth got a sceptical reception from euro zone officials on Tuesday as new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 08:24
Taggar: finance

Malaysia?s Ringgit Rallies on Oil


"Malaysia?s ringgit gained the most since September 2013 and the benchmark stock index headed for the highest close in two months as a rally in the price of oil eased concern the nation?s finances will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 07:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, oil, rate

ECB Plays Hard Ball on Greece Debt


"The European Central Bank is resisting a key element of the Greek government’s new rescue plan, potentially leaving Athens with no source of outside funding when its international bailout expire..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 05:08
Taggar: bank, finance

European Markets Reassured by Greek FinMin Debt Swap


"Hopes for a deal over Greece?s ?315bn (£240bn) debt buoyed markets on Tuesday as new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis stepped up his efforts to get the backing of the country?s creditors. Varoufakis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 22:19
Taggar: finance, market, point

Greek FinMin Presents Bold Debt Swap Deal


"Greece’s radical new government unveiled proposals on Monday for ending the confrontation with its creditors by swapping outstanding debt for new growth-linked bonds, running a permanent budget..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 16:15
Taggar: finance

Russia-Focused Panteon Finance Loses Substantial Amount of Client Funds


"The head of the financial department of the company has been transferring client funds to binary options trading accounts at an Asian brokerage, prompting founders to look how to keep the brokerage so..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 14:09
Taggar: finance, financial, forex, trading

Greece Seeks Third Debt Restructuring


"Greece?s anti-bailout governing coalition wants to reduce the country?s debt burden. Who?s on the hook if they succeed? Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has pledged to repay in full obligations to the In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 09:35
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece Unveils Plan to End Debt Stand-off


"Greece’s radical new government unveiled proposals on Monday for ending the confrontation with its creditors by swapping outstanding debt for new growth-linked bonds, running a permanent budget..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 05:12
Taggar: finance

UK Treasurer Says Greek Debt Dispute Biggest Threat to Economy


"Greece’s new left-wing government has begun a charm offensive across Europe in an effort to drum up support for a new debt deal — but failed to convince the U.K. that it poses no threat to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 20:29
Taggar: economy, finance

Greece and EU Likely to Take a Milder Approach towards Each Other, Unless?


"After a brisk exchange of opinions about the Greek bailout program progress, the rapport of both parties has been somewhat toned down in the run up to more talks between the Greek finance minister and..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 15:19
Taggar: finance, forex

Greece Asks ECB to Keep Banks Afloat


"Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras began the hunt for allies against German demands for austerity as his week-old government appealed to the European Central Bank not to shut off the money tap. Finan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 07:38
Taggar: bank, finance

Eurozone Alarm Grows over Greek Bailout


"Euro zone officials are increasingly worried that Greece’s brinkmanship over its bailout will plunge the country into financial chaos after its finance minister said on Sunday that it would take..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 05:44
Taggar: finance, financial, point

New Greek Government: ?End the vicious cycle?


"Greece’s newly elected government will look to “end the vicious cycle” of bailout and borrowing that has persisted through years of financial crisis, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufaki..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-28 02:12
Taggar: finance, financial

New Greek FinMin Favours a Debt Default but to Remain in Euro


"The economics professor at the University of Athens, who announced his appointment as the country?s finance minister in a posting on his personal blog on Tuesday, has been arguing since the beginning..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 16:56
Taggar: finance, point, share, shares

EUR/USD ? Euro Moves Higher, Pushes Past 1.13


"The euro continues to post gains on Tuesday, as EUR/USD trades just above the 1.13 line in the European session. On the release front, there are no Eurozone economic reports. EU finance ministers will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 12:07
Taggar: finance, report

Asian Equities Heading Towards Two Month Highs


"Asian stocks rose, poised for a two-month high, as a weaker yen buoyed Japanese shares amid optimism the actions of Greece?s new government won?t force the nation to leave the euro currency bloc. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 04:25
Taggar: currency, finance, share, shares

Japan Records Largest Trade Deficit of $108 Billion in 2014


"Japan posted a record trade deficit of 12.78 trillion yen ($108.57 billion) in 2014, as the yen’s drop and growing demand for liquefied natural gas pushed up import costs amid the prolonged halt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 18:28
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD ? Euro Briefly Drops as Far Left Party Wins Greek Election


"The euro briefly lost ground after Greece announced election results late on Sunday, as the far-left Syriza party won the election. In Monday’s European session, EUR/USD is trading in the mid-1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 14:32
Taggar: finance, point, trading

Poland Wants to Limit Forex Exposure


"Poland wants domestic banks to pass on negative interest rates in Switzerland to borrowers to ease the impact of the surging Swiss franc on $35 billion of mortgages denominated in the currency. Financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 16:54
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, market, rate

ECB QE Will Not Solve Greece Liquidity


"Any European Central Bank quantitative easing program would help Greece’s economy but would not be enough to solve its liquidity problems, Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis said on Tuesda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 16:45
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

German Finance Minister Warns Greece about Election Promises


"Germany’s finance minister is cautioning Greek politicians against promising things they can’t deliver in upcoming elections and making clear that he opposes a new debt writedown for Athen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 17:32
Taggar: finance, point

Swiss Finance Minister Expects CHF To Depreciate After Cap Removal


"Swiss officials sought to reassure the country on Sunday that a shock decision by the central bank to scrap its cap on the franc would not destabilize the economy ahead of a crucial week in which the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 16:47
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Korean Government Sticks to its Growth Forecast


"South Korea?s Finance Ministry plans to stick with its growth forecast for this year, putting it at odds with the central bank on the outlook for Asia?s fourth-largest economy. The government stands b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 05:59
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

China Stocks Suffer as Regulator Curbs New Margin Accounts


"Chinese brokerages? shares plunged after the securities regulator suspended three of the biggest firms from adding margin-finance and securities lending accounts for three months following rule violat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 05:18
Taggar: finance, margin, share, shares

USD/JPY Back to 117 on Safe Haven Demand


"The yen gained against all of its major counterparts as stocks in China headed for their biggest drop since 2009, spurring demand for haven assets. Japan?s currency approached a three-month high again..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 05:16
Taggar: currency, finance, margin

China Faces a Severe Fiscal Challenge in 2015


"Local governments in some of China’s smallest cities are snapping up an increasing amount of their own land at auctions, in a destructive cycle designed to prop up property prices but which is r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-13 02:53
Taggar: finance

European Commission Could Pledge Extra $2 Billion Assistance for Ukraine


"The executive body?s President Jean-Claude Juncker made a statement proposing additional help to Ukraine financed under the European Union?s Macro-Financial Assistance vehicle setup to fund partner co..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 12:59
Taggar: finance, financial, forex

Japanese Deficit Expected to Shrink in 2015


"On the back of growth in tax revenue amid improvement in corporate profits, the deficit in Japan?s primary balance is expected to shrink to around ¥14 trillion in fiscal 2015 starting April 1, accordi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-06 16:49
Taggar: finance, profit, rate

German Government Not Concerned on Grexit


"The German government believes that the euro zone would now be able to cope with a Greece exit if that proved to be necessary, Der Spiegel news magazine reported on Saturday, citing unnamed government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-05 16:53
Taggar: finance, report

Japan?s 2015 Budget at Record High $806.1 Billion


"Japan’s general-account budget for fiscal 2015 is likely to reach a record high of around 96.9 trillion yen ($806.1 billion), topping the 95.9 trillion yen set aside for the initial budget for f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-02 16:47
Taggar: finance

December Forex Industry Review: M&A, Capital Introductions, and P2P Finance


"Its official, 2014 is wrapping up today and we head to 2015. As we review the last month of the year, deal making, fintech, Russia, capital introductions and IPOs grabbed the headlines. Read more The..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 20:19
Taggar: finance, forex

Alpari Russia Announces Resumption of USD/RUB Trading


"The Russian ruble is back on the trading board as Alpari Russia and Alpari UK reopen trading after the market volatility has subsided somewhat following aggressive central bank and finance ministry ac..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 15:16
Taggar: bank, finance, forex, market, trading

AlphaMetrix Settles With CFTC for $5.6 mln, Unlikely to Ever be Paid


"Alphametrix LLC has settled with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission after the regulator filed a lawsuit against the firm for using client funds to support its ailing finances last year. Rea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 19:46
Taggar: finance, forex, trading

Japan to Spend up to $30 Billion in Stimulus


"Japan will spend up to $30 billion in a stimulus package to revive the country’s regions but will keep new bond issuance in check, sources say, highlighting the tough balance Prime Minister Shin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 07:23
Taggar: finance

Russian Finance Ministry Commits $7 bln to Prop up Ruble, FX Market Yawns


"A month after the official abandonment of the trading corridor which was acting as a backstop against excessive moves on the forex market, the Russian central bank is facing an endless volatility conu..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-17 16:41
Taggar: bank, finance, forex, forex market, fx market, market, trading

Japan Exports Increase Less Than Forecast


"Japan?s exports rose less than forecast in November, underlining challenges to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s efforts to steer the economy out of recession. Overseas shipments rose 4.9 percent from a yea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-17 04:28
Taggar: economy, finance

Italian FinMin Says Europe is At Fork in the Road


"Italy?s finance minister has warned that time is running out for Europe?s tottering economies to avoid stagnation. Speaking on the eve of a national strike in Italy and after figures showed the countr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-15 20:01
Taggar: finance, industrial production

Oil Decline to Assist India Budget


"A plunge of nearly half in oil prices could help Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reap a fiscal windfall of at least $12 billion when he presents his 2015/16 budget in February, two government sou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-15 02:00
Taggar: finance, oil

Russian TV Alleges MMCIS Founders Financed Ukrainian Politicians


"After the debacle of the Ukrainian brokerage MMCIS, we are seeing yet another turn, as a Russian TV station reports that the client funds allegedly stolen from depositors were used to finance Ukrainia..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 17:46
Taggar: finance, forex, report

Future of Finance is P2P as LendingClub Goes Public with $5.4B Valuation


"It?s IPO day as the long awaited LendingClub public debut takes place. An operator of a peer to peer (P2P) lending marketplace, LendingClub is the leader among a new class of non-bank fintech alternat..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 18:00
Taggar: bank, finance, forex, market

EU Extends Greek Bailout for 2 Months


"European finance ministers on Monday gave bailed-out Greece a two-month extension of its financial lifeline as they argue about whether Athens should impose more budget austerity to meet conditions fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-09 18:01
Taggar: finance, financial

After Irish Recovery Government Wants Looser Mortgage Rules


"Restrictions on mortgage lending proposed by Ireland’s central bank could push up rents and frustrate potential homebuyers, making the country less attractive to foreign firms, the finance minis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-09 17:49
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

France Warns Germany to Watch Critical Comments


"France’s finance minister has called on the German establishment to watch its words when criticizing his country’s economic policies, claiming barbs from Germany are fueling the rise of an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-09 17:05
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Central bank policy meetings are scheduled during the week ahead in Norway, Switzerland, New Zealand, Chile, Peru, South Korea, Indonesia, The Philippines, Iceland, Serbia, and Russia.  Euro area..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-07 00:39
Taggar: bank, finance, industrial production, report

S&P Adds Concern About Japanese Fiscal Health Improving


"Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday cast doubt on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ability to repair Japan’s tattered finances less than two weeks away from a snap election, after MoodyR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 17:47
Taggar: economy, finance

Corporate Japan Spending More in Q3


"Japanese nonfinancial companies? combined capital expenditures in July-September rose 5.5 percent from a year before to ¥9.44 trillion, up for the sixth straight quarter, the Finance Ministry said Mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-01 17:51
Taggar: finance, financial, profit

Thailand Delays Elections Until 2016 Economy Struggles


"Last week, the country’s justice minister said martial law would remain in place “indefinitely”. Meanwhile Finance Minister Sommai Phasee has told the BBC that democratic elections c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 16:37
Taggar: finance, market

Mr Yen Says Currency Weak Enough


"The 14 percent plunge in Japan?s currency since mid-year has about run its course, according to the former Ministry of Finance official known as ?Mr. Yen.? Eisuke Sakakibara, who got his nickname in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-26 17:36
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, rate

RBI Under Pressure to Cut Rates


"India’s economic growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to September, slipping from 5.7 percent in the previous quarter, two senior finance ministry sources said, putting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-26 04:58
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Falling Energy Prices and Sanctions Cots Russia Over $100 Billion a Year


"The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by $40bn, its finance minister has said. Anton Siluanov made the comments on Monday at an inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-24 16:51
Taggar: finance, financial, oil, report

China?s Focus on ?shadow banking? Activity is Producing Results


"But some success for a policy drive to curb risky lending is not all good news for Beijing, as smaller companies may face even bigger struggles to find funding. A cut in interest rates, announced by B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-24 02:19
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Japan?s Trade Balance in Deficit For 28 Consecutive Months


"Japan logged a customs-cleared trade deficit of ¥710 million in October, down 35.5 percent from a year before, the Ministry of Finance said Thursday. The country?s trade balance stayed in the red for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-21 18:05
Taggar: finance, oil, trade balance

Japan?s Fin Min Says Yen Depreciating Too Fast


"Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed wariness about the sharp depreciation of the yen against the U.S. dollar this week, saying rapid moves in the foreign exchange market are “not desir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-21 17:48
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, foreign exchange, market

Oil at $75 Make Patches of Texas Shale Unprofitable


"With crude at $75 a barrel, the price Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says will be the average in the first three months of next year, 19 U.S. shale regions are no longer profitable, according to data compil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 17:04
Taggar: finance, gold, profit

Japan?s Exports Rise Most in Eight Months


"Japan?s exports rose the most in eight months in October, supporting an economy that fell into recession last quarter. Overseas shipments rose 9.6 percent from a year earlier to the highest level sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 04:18
Taggar: economy, finance

Japan Exports Up 9.6%, Beating Expectations


"Japan’s exports rose at their fastest pace in eight months in October, exceeding expectations for a second straight month.  Exports rose 9.6 percent on an annual basis, data from the Ministry of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 02:18
Taggar: finance

French Fin Min Says Economy Might Beat 0.4% Target


"Economic growth in France may exceed the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) 0.4 percent target this year, finance minister Michel Sapin told CNBC over the weekend. &..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-17 17:19
Taggar: finance

IMF Warns Ukraine May Need More than $17 Billion Loan


"A $17 billion loan may not be enough for Ukraine to manage its finances if the conflict with Russia continues, the International Monetary Fund warned over the weekend. All parties involved in the Crim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-17 17:18
Taggar: finance

EU?s Juncker Under Fire For Luxembourg Tax Haven


"The new European Commission president took political responsibility on Wednesday for Luxembourg’s role in helping global companies avoid tax and Germany urged swift action to fight tax evasion i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-13 16:36
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Government Decrease Slightly Now $9.11 Trillion


"Japan’s central government debt stood at 1,038.9 trillion yen ($9.11 trillion) at the end of September, slightly down from the record high of 1,039.4 trillion yen three months earlier, the Finan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-11 17:44
Taggar: finance

China-Australia Free Trade Deal Imminent as Global Summits Prepare to Take Centre Stage


"The APEC, East Asia and G20 Summits converge over the next 10 days with a host of trade and finance issues up for discussion. Meanwhile, APAC leaders China and Australia close in on a lucrative free-t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-10 14:06
Taggar: finance, forex

Gold Continues to Lose Value After ECB Says Stimulus is Needed


"Here?s why the U.S. shale upstarts just might win a confrontation with Saudi Arabia as oil sinks: While the Arab nation is as flush with cash as ever, the finances of some fellow OPEC members are dete..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 18:10
Taggar: dollar, finance, oil

Poor OPEC Members Will Pressure Saudi Arabia to Cut Production


"Here?s why the U.S. shale upstarts just might win a confrontation with Saudi Arabia as oil sinks: While the Arab nation is as flush with cash as ever, the finances of some fellow OPEC members are dete..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 18:05
Taggar: dollar, finance, oil

US Treasury To Reduce Size of 2 and 3yr Note Auctions


"The United States will gradually cut back the size of two- and three-year note auctions over the next three months to reflect a better budget outlook, the U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday. In a stateme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 17:10
Taggar: finance

Global Consumer Confidence Surges According to Nielsen


"Consumer confidence in the United States jumped in the third quarter and improved globally, although people were more optimistic about job prospects than their personal finances, a survey showed on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 19:03
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, finance, market

Russian Budget Based on $100 Oil Price


"Vladimir Putin’s math is looking fuzzy. Russia’s budget is based on oil trading for $100 a barrel, government documents reveal. Finance minister Anton Siluanov calls that an “alterna..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 19:01
Taggar: economy, finance, oil, oil trading, trading

Singapore Minister: Home Prices Need to Decline Further


"Singapore’s longest stretch of property price declines since the global financial crisis may not be enough to prompt the city to ease its housing curbs. ?There is some distance to go in achievin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 06:08
Taggar: finance, financial

French Will Try to Comply with EU Budget Rules Next Year


"France’s finance minister says the country plans to cut its budget deficit by ?3.6-3.7bn (£2.84bn, $4.6bn) next year in a bid to meet European Union rules. The minister, Michel Sapin, made the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 16:07
Taggar: finance

Indian Finmin Favours Interest Rate Cut


"India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favors a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the central bank has signal it will no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 16:31
Taggar: bank, finance, inflation, rate, report

ECB Declares Most Banks Are Healthy after Tests


"Hoping to quell years of anxiety about Europe?s financial health, regulators said Sunday that all but 13 of the continent?s leading banks have enough capital to ride out another economic storm.  The E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 04:56
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

EUR/USD Returns to 1.27 after ECB Stress Tests


"The euro held firm in early Monday trade after the European Central Bank’s stress tests found smaller capital shortfalls among European banks than expected. Twenty-five out of the euro zone̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 04:42
Taggar: bank, finance

ECB?s Draghi Believes Joint Effort Needed to Avoid Recession


"France and Italy renewed their commitment to reform their economies on Friday in the hope of winning more time to bring their public finances in order but the ECB’s president warned more needed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 04:31
Taggar: finance

London Dominates Global Preference for Finance and Banking Jobs ? Record Employment


"The world's financial capital, London, continues to position itself as the global leader for jobs in the sector. A survey by a City based advisory firm has reported a record uptake in the number of pe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-25 01:04
Taggar: bank, employment, finance, financial, forex, report

Draghi Tells EU More Needed to Avoid Recession


"France and Italy renewed their commitment to reform their economies on Friday in the hope of winning more time to bring their public finances in order but the ECB’s president warned more needed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 17:38
Taggar: finance

Japanese Bonds Draw First Negative Yield


"An auction of three-month treasury discount bills held by the Finance Ministry on Thursday drew the average yield of minus 0.0037 percent among successful bids, the first negative yield in the primary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 16:44
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Currency Wars are Back to Steal Inflation


"Brazil Finance Minister Guido Mantega popularized the term ?currency war? in 2010 to describe policies employed at the time by major central banks to boost the competitiveness of their economies throu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 04:45
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, finance, rate

BGC Partners Engages in a Hostile Takeover Attempt of GFI Group Inc


"After the CME Group's takeover proposal has received continued endorsement by GFI's board of directors, BGC Partners decided to begin a fully-financed tender offer to buy all of the outstanding common..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-22 17:53
Taggar: finance, forex, share, shares

Japan Exports Rise Most in Seven Months


"Japan?s exports climbed the most in seven months in September, supporting a rebound in the economy as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighs another sales-tax increase. Overseas shipments rose 6.9 percent f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-22 02:44
Taggar: economy, finance

German FinMin Says Country Needs More Investment But Without Debt


"Germany must increase its investment to improve competitiveness – but not at the expense of higher debt, finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said. His comments, in a newspaper interview on S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 15:54
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, investment, market

Ireland to Deliver Non Austerity Budget


"Ireland’s finance minister is due to deliver the country’s first non-austerity budget in seven years. Tax rises and spending cuts of about 30bn euros (£23.7bn) been have imposed since 2007..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 14:41
Taggar: finance, financial

Mixed Views on ECB Bond Buying


"The “extra push” the European Central Bank (ECB)’s plans to buy bonds will give to some of the region’s bailed-out economies outweighs fears that it will become a “junk b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 02:59
Taggar: bank, finance

China Helps Russia to Weather Western Sanctions


"Russia and China signed energy, trade and finance agreements on Monday proclaimed by Moscow as proof that a policy turn to Asia is bearing fruit and will help it to weather Western sanctions over the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 02:42
Taggar: bear, finance

ECB Yuan Debate Welcomed by China


"Policy makers from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur welcomed plans by the European Central Bank to consider adding the yuan to its foreign-currency reserves. The internationalization of China?s currency emerge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-13 05:14
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, report

Pact Floated as Euro Zone Recession Fears Surface


"Heeding global calls for action to shore up Europe’s sagging economy, euro zone’s top finance official proposed a new growth pact on Friday to break a policy logjam and spur reforms by rew..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-13 02:34
Taggar: economy, finance

Summers and Schauble Debate European Economic Fate


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers went head to head on Thursday, in a discussion over the best way to reinvigorate the European economy. Speaki..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-10 16:42
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

European Officials Disagree on Next Steps


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble differed over what further steps to take if the euro-area economy keeps weakening as the region came under r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-10 09:41
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Japan and South Korean FinMins Meet End of This Week


"The Finance Ministry said Tuesday that the finance ministers of Japan and South Korea will hold talks in Washington on Friday afternoon, their first meeting since November 2012. Finance Minister Taro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-08 16:31
Taggar: bank, finance

Next Week


"Central bank interest rate policy meetings are scheduled next week in Australia, Japan, Britain, Indonesia, South Korea, Poland and Peru.  Minutes from the September FOMC and Bank of Japan Board meeti..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 23:14
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

EUR/USD Rallies to 1.2650 as ECB?s Plan Skimped on Details


"The euro climbed the most since March as the European Central Bank failed to provide details on the size of a plan to buy private debt, curbing bets it would expand the ECB?s balance sheet enough to w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 06:03
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Yen?s Rapid Demise Spreads Unease Through Japan


"The yen?s steepest decline in 20 months is prompting concern in Japan that the central bank?s support for a weaker currency may hurt consumers and companies. Monetary authorities intervention to curb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 05:53
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

RBA Considers Restrictions to Cool Housing Market


"Australian central bank officials signaled any measures to cool the nation?s housing market could extend beyond slowing mortgage lending to investors. The Reserve Bank of Australia is in talks with re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-02 06:06
Taggar: bank, finance, market

France Will Reduce Deficit To Within EU Targets in 2017


"The French government has said it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised. The new forecast indicates the public deficit will fall..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 16:00
Taggar: finance

Canada is ?Very Close? to Eliminating Budget Gap


"Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said his government is getting ?very close? to eliminating its deficit and is preparing to give a budget update that will stress fiscal prudence. The budget update..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 06:43
Taggar: finance

French National Debt Rose to Record 95.1% of GDP


"France’s national debt rose to a record 95.1 percent of annualized economic output in the second quarter, data showed on Tuesday, underlining the country’s struggle to rein in its public f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 18:15
Taggar: finance

IMF Urges Nations to Boost Infrastructure Singles Out US and Germany


"A decline in infrastructure spending over the last 30 years needs to be reversed to boost growth, according to the International Monetary Fund, which meets next week in Washington against a backdrop o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 18:08
Taggar: finance

RBA Considering Ways to Address Housing Market Distortion


"Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens signaled he?s considering steps to limit home loans to investors, who are distorting the housing market. ?Investor finance is growing at double-digit r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 09:48
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

ECB?s Headache Now a Migraine After PMI?s


"Risk trading strategies found some temporary relief overnight, at least before the Euro session opened from the world’s second largest economy – China. It has reversed some of yesterday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 12:56
Taggar: economy, finance, indicators, market, rate, trading

Housing Data Sees U.S. Stocks Fall


"U.S. stocks fell, led by a plunge among small companies, as sales of existing homes unexpectedly dropped and China?s finance minister damped stimulus hopes. The Russell 2000 Index of small-cap stocks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 05:55
Taggar: finance

Housing Data Sees S&P 500 Drop Under 2000


"U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since early August, as the latest housing data came in much weaker than expected, raising new concerns a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 03:47
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

West TX Oil Drops Below $92 with China PMI Eyed


"U.S. crude futures dropped to a 1-1/2-week low on Tuesday on concerns over ample supplies and slowing economic growth in China, the world’s No. 2 oil consumer. Investors are eyeing a preliminary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 03:26
Taggar: finance, oil, point

Oil on Decline Before China PMI


"Brent crude declined for the third time in four days on concern slower growth in China will reduce demand. West Texas Intermediate narrowed its discount to Brent. Growth in the world?s second-largest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 16:53
Taggar: finance, oil

Japan, China and South Korea Agree to Avoid Geopolitical Turmoil


"Financial policymakers of Japan, China and South Korea agreed to work together to ensure that geopolitical tensions will not threaten the region’s economic recovery. “We recognize that the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 16:51
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

China Says It Will Not Alter Economic Policy Dramatically


"China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday, in remarks that came days after many economists lowered growth f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 16:25
Taggar: bank, finance

Fresh Concern about Chinese Growth


"Investor uneasiness that China’s government is not doing enough to promote faster growth were not alleviated by overnight remarks from China’s finance minister, nor from a G20 statement th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 13:38
Taggar: finance

Chinese Worries Deflate Markets


"Concerns regarding Chinese growth are looking most likely to dominate capital markets this week, especially now that the Scottish issue appears to be on hiatus for the immediate future. Already, both..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 13:16
Taggar: finance, market

Asian Equities Strongly Lower Except NZ


"Asian markets started the data-light week on the back foot, with major indices posting steep losses. However, a post-election boost helped New Zealand shares outperform their Asian peers, rallying ove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 09:40
Taggar: bank, finance, market, share, shares

Japan Tells G20 it Continues to Recover Moderately


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday he told his Group of 20 counterparts that the world’s third-largest economy continues to recover moderately despite the temporary pain from a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 07:22
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, rate

IMF?s Lagarde: Confident G-20 Will Achieve Target


"Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is confident that the Group of 20 will achieve their target of boosting global growth by 2 percentage points in time for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 07:13
Taggar: finance, point

G-20 Warns of Potential Market Risks


"Group of 20 finance chiefs and central bankers said low interest rates could lead to a potential increase in financial-market risk, as major economies rely on monetary stimulus to bolster uneven growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 06:26
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market, rate

Asia?s Developing Nations Should Focus on Economic Stability


"Asia?s developing nations may have to sacrifice some growth next year and focus on keeping their economies stable amid potential fallout from higher U.S. interest rates, Indonesian Finance Minister Ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 06:13
Taggar: finance, market, rate

G20: Europe Continues to Pose Problems


"The Group of 20 leading nations say they are tantalizingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs, but Europe’s extended stagnation remains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 04:05
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

U.S. Dollar Holds Strength on Positive Expectations


"The dollar hovered near six-year highs against the Japanese yen on Monday, underpinned by expectations the world’s biggest economy will see the start of its rate-tightening cycle sooner-than-exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 03:54
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, finance, rate

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Release Statement


"After meeting on the weekend in Cairns, Australia, finance ministers and central bank heads from the G20 released a statement that Asserted “growth in the global economy is uneven and remains be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 03:41
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial, market, rate

Next Week


"Tomorrow, September 20th, New York City will be the venue of the People’s Climate Change March in advance of a summit on what can be done to save the planet.  Also on Saturday, a general el..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 18:45
Taggar: bank, finance

Growth Slowdown Pressures G20 To Pass Financial Regulations


"G20 host Australia is leading a push to draw a line under the global financial crisis, urging the group of top economies to swiftly finalize regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the crash and f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-18 16:12
Taggar: finance, financial

IMF Warns Markets About Excessive Risk Taking


"Excessive risk taking and geopolitical hazards pose new threats to a global economy already experiencing an uneven and weaker than expected recovery, the International Monetary Fund has warned. In an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-18 16:03
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Japan Exports Fall Reiterating Challenge for PM Abe


"Japan?s exports declined less than forecast while a drop in imports underscored the challenge to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in stoking domestic demand. Overseas shipments fell 1.3 percent in August fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-18 08:45
Taggar: finance

Japan, China and South Korea FinMins To Meet Ahead of G20


"Finance ministers and central bank governors of Japan, China and South Korea will hold their first meeting in over two years on Friday in Cairns, Australia ahead of the weekend meetings of the Group o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 15:50
Taggar: bank, finance

BoE Carney to Skip G20 To Be Ready for Outcome of Scottish Vote


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will leave a meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors early next week in order to be back in Britain in time for the result of Scotland&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 15:37
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

List of Russian Banks and Oil Companies Under Sanction


"Europe and the U.S. are trying to hit Russia’s economy by restricting its access to Western finance, oil exploration technology and services, and arms. Here are the 18 most important companies a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 15:22
Taggar: economy, finance, oil

France Will Miss 3% Deficit Target in 2014


"France’s finance minister Michel Sapin has said the country will not achieve a 3% EU budget deficit target. France’s budget deficit will be around 4.4% of GDP in 2014, drop to 4.3% next ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-10 16:21
Taggar: finance

UK and France Get European Commission Top Jobs


"The UK will oversee financial services in the new 28-strong European Commission – a surprise move that delighted the UK’s PM David Cameron. The job goes to Jonathan Hill, former leader of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-10 16:20
Taggar: finance, financial

USD/JPY Remains Above 106 Raising Policymakers? Eyebrows


"The resurgent U.S. dollar has trumped most major currencies in its march higher, not least the Japanese yen, whose recent slide against the greenback is raising policymakers’ eyebrows. The dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-10 02:47
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance

Japan FinMin Issues Concern About Currency Volatility


"Finance Minister Taro Aso expressed concern Tuesday about sharp currency moves as the U.S. dollar hit its highest level in nearly six years against the Japanese yen. “A sharp rise in the foreign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 16:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, foreign exchange, rate

Asia May Benefit from Europe?s Turmoil


"The euro’s runaway liquidity will help to support Asian equity market valuations and will provide the region with cheap finance to underpin its buoyant economies. Europe’s intractable poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 06:06
Taggar: finance, market

Aggressive ECB Moves Not Being Taken Well


"It hasn’t been a great year for European economies. Italy has slide back into a recession. German GDP contracted in the second quarter, and German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble reportedly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 03:41
Taggar: economy, finance, report

Japan?s Tax Revenue Rises 17.9% in July


"Tax revenues for the Japanese government jumped 17.9 percent in July from a year earlier to 5,498 billion yen as receipts from individual income tax rose due in part to growth in summer bonuses, the F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-02 16:28
Taggar: consumption, finance

Invstr ? Making Financial Trading Social One App Download at a Time


"Launching recently is social finance app Invstr. The app oofers a gamified version of trading to help users sharpen their investment skills, learn about the market, and communicate with other traders..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-01 18:56
Taggar: finance, investment, market, trading

Chinese Internet Giant Alibaba is Set for Biggest IPO in Tech History


"Towards the $200 billion Wall Street IPO in September, Forex Magnates profiles the empire behind the Chinese versions of Amazon, Ebay and PayPal. Will Alibaba be disrupting finance next as it eyes wes..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-28 19:28
Taggar: finance, forex, paypal

IMF Lagarde?s Legal Issues Continue


"French authorities have formally opened a negligence investigation into Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She has been questioned about her role in awarding 400m eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 16:32
Taggar: finance

Introducing the? Innovation Stage? at the Upcoming Forex Magnates London Summit


"Five new and promising Finance industry start ups will showcase their very best new innovations, going head-to-head for the top prize while five established companies will raise the curtain on their o..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-25 19:49
Taggar: finance

India to Maintain Gold Import Limits


"In a major blow to the Indian bullion industry, the Finance Ministry has ruled out easing its curbs on gold imports any time soon. India’s retail sector has been seeking the softening of import..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-22 19:45
Taggar: bull, finance, gold

Ukraine Asks IMF For $2.2 Billion Aid


"Ukraine wants the International Monetary Fund to combine the expected third and fourth tranches of a $17 billion dollar bailout package for a total of around $2.2 billion, Interfax quoted Finance Mini..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 15:45
Taggar: dollar, finance

Japan?s Exports Increasing but Still Lack Strong Momentum


"Japan?s exports rose more than forecast in July, bouncing back from two straight declines to support an economy that contracted last quarter by the most since a record earthquake in 2011. Overseas shi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 06:06
Taggar: economy, finance

Forex Magnates Launches FinTech, a Spotlight on P2P Lending, Crowdfunding and Investments


"Always with an eye on the next big thing, Forex Magnates launches a new section covering the vast field of Fintech - where technology solutions meets finance and revolutionize trading, investing and f..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 21:02
Taggar: finance, forex, trading

Experts Warn About Stock Market Bubble


"Some of the brightest minds in finance are sounding the alarm about a stock market bubble. They aren’t warning of an imminent crash, but their comments should remind investors that the current b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 19:52
Taggar: bull, finance, market

Indian Gold Smuggling Grew Seven Fold in 2013


"According to the information provided by the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) and the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) to the Ministry of Finance, gold smuggling has witnessed unpre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 19:20
Taggar: finance, gold, rate

New Zealand FinMin Says Economy To Grow at Slower Pace


"New Zealand will post smaller than expected budget surpluses over the coming four years as the economy grows more slowly and the tax take shrinks,Finance Minister Bill English said on Tuesday, trigger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 15:58
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, kiwi

NZD/USD Drops to 0.8440 after ?Slower Growth? Comments


"New Zealand will post smaller than expected budget surpluses over the coming four years as the economy grows more slowly and the tax take shrinks,Finance Minister Bill English said on Tuesday, trigger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 03:37
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, kiwi

Cyprus Watchdog Against Unregulated Binary Brokers, LBinary and Regal Options


"The Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission has issued warnings to traders about the operations of two unregulated Binary Options brokerages, T.B.S.F. Best Strategy Finance Ltd and Chelestra Ltd..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 20:52
Taggar: finance, rate

One Size Fits All in India as New Regulatory Measures Take Shape ? Sharing KYC Data


"Indian retail investors are to benefit from a new shared data solution among participants in the finance and banking sector. Regulators have approved new measures that allow firms to access a centrali..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 00:56
Taggar: bank, finance, share

Japan?s Topix Rises Second Day over Easing Tensions


"Japan?s Topix index rose, extending the biggest gain in almost four months yesterday, as investor relief over easing tensions in Ukraine spread to the world?s second-biggest equity market. Credit Sais..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-12 06:40
Taggar: finance, market, spread

UK FinTech Sector Getting Big Boost with Launch of Innovate Finance


"Last week marked the launch of Innovate Finance in London, with the founding event taking place at the Level39 fintech accelerator space at One Canada Square in Canary Wharf. Backed by Canary Wharf Gr..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-10 20:44
Taggar: bank, brokers, etoro, finance, financial, forex, investment, rate, report, trading

Europe Includes Top Russian Banks in Sanction List


"Europe has cranked up the pressure on Russia by including the country’s top two banks on a list of sanctions. Publishing details of new measures aimed at disrupting activity in Russia’s ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 13:08
Taggar: bank, finance, oil

Asian Equities Higher After U.S. Growth Data


"Asian equity markets rose on Thursday following robust economic data from the U.S. but gains were capped on news that Argentina was unable to secure an agreement with its creditors. Argentina’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 02:54
Taggar: finance, market

EU To Increase Sanctions Against Russia


"The European Union is set to agree new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine. Top Russian individuals and entities are already subjec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 17:23
Taggar: finance

Liga Forex Is No More, Asian Copy Trading Network Goes the Way of MySpace


"Traders given by the end of the week to close positions. E-Global Trade and Finance Group, the BVI regulated firm behind Forex4You and the now defunct Liga Forex, still operates another copy trading n..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-27 16:27
Taggar: finance, forex, rate, trading

Indian Minister Says No Plans to Reduce Gold Import Duty


"India, the world’s second-biggest gold consumer, does not have any current proposal to cut the record 10 percent import duty on gold, junior finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 15:42
Taggar: bull, finance, gold, oil, rate

Indonesian Stocks Rise After Elections


"Indonesia, the world’s fifth largest country by population, is challenged with slowing growth, a weakening currency and widening budget and current account deficits. The Southeast Asian nation a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-23 14:29
Taggar: currency, finance, market

Forex Brokers Update ? July 19th, 2014


"Two new companies have been added to the list of Forex brokers on EarnForex.com this week: Pantheon Finance — a Russian Forex broker registered by the Int..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-19 06:43
Taggar: brokers, finance, financial, forex, trading

LCG Holdings H1 Trading Update: Revenue Lower by 40% y/y and 4% q/q


"After the deal with GLIO Holdings has concluded, LCG Holdings plc is building a balance sheet to finance its expansion into new markets and develop new product offerings, as shares are trading lower b..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-17 13:17
Taggar: finance, market, share, shares, trading

How Much is a Bitcoin in Dollars? Just Google It!


"Another milestone in the digital currency’s road to universal recognition has been reached as the world’s dominant search engine finally joins Microsoft Bing and Yahoo Finance in supportin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-16 22:25
Taggar: currency, finance

Belgian Watchdog Warns Against Unapproved Binary Options Brands


"OBmarkets, Good Option, Ubinary, Triumph Option, Bo Bank/Analysis Finance and BforBroker have been cited by the Belgian regulator FSMA to be providing investment services in the country without author..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-14 13:28
Taggar: analysis, bank, finance, investment, market

India FinMin Says Extra Time Needed to Fix Subsidies


"After delivering India’s budget on Thursday, which fell short on concrete measures to rein in the ballooning subsidy bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said he needs more time to develop a plan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-11 19:36
Taggar: finance

Indian Budget Does Not Impress But Still in The Right Direction


"Indian Finance Minister Jaitley announced he would raise ceilings on foreign investment in the defence and insurance sectors, but still bar non-residents from taking majority control in projects to su..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-10 18:03
Taggar: finance, investment

Finance Minister: China to Keep Intervening on Yuan


"China said it can?t stop intervention in the yuan because economic growth is too weak and capital flows aren?t steady enough to warrant changes. ?The U.S. side has repeatedly asked, in terms of exchan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-10 06:00
Taggar: finance, rate

Survey: Australian Consumer Sentiment Improved Slightly


"A measure of Australian consumer sentiment improved modestly in July as worries about family finances eased, a survey showed on Wednesday, though the depressing impact of an unpopular federal budget c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-09 08:12
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, finance

Australian Consumer Confidence Up in July


"A measure of Australian consumer sentiment improved modestly in July as worries about family finances eased, a survey showed on Wednesday, though the depressing impact of an unpopular federal budget c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-09 03:43
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, finance

Bulgaria?s FinMin Says Run on Banks was Noise


"Bulgaria’s government bond issue late last month is proof that foreign investors are not spooked by the recent bank run in the country, the nation’s finance minister told CNBC, adding that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-08 15:57
Taggar: bank, finance

Japan Posts Fourth Straight Current-Account Surplus


"Japan posted a fourth straight current-account surplus in May, as income from overseas investments outweighed a trade deficit.  The excess in the widest measure of trade was 522.8 billion yen ($5.1 bi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-08 06:19
Taggar: finance, investment, report

Former RBI Chief Praises Rajan


"India’s central bank chief Raghuram Rajan deserves an “A+” grade for his performance over the past 10 months, says predecessor Duvvuri Subbarao. “If there is anything beyond [A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 22:05
Taggar: bank, finance

US and China To Discuss Yuan Monetary Policy This Week


"China and the United States will discuss the yuan’s value as well as the impact of U.S. monetary policy at a meeting this week, Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Monday. Top Chi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 21:00
Taggar: finance

French FinMin Urges World To Diversify From Dollar Centric Payments


"France’s political and business establishment has hit out against the hegemony of the dollar in international transactions after U.S. authorities fined BNP Paribas $9 billion for helping countri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 20:31
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance

Frontier Markets At Risk of Ukraine Crisis


"Slovakia is one of the fastest-growing countries in Europe, but its proximity to Ukraine?which is in conflict with Russia?poses dangers, the Slovak finance minister and deputy prime minister told CNBC..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 17:53
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD: Steady as German Data Continues to Struggle


"EUR/USD is steady on Monday, as the pair trades close to the 1.36 line in the European session. It’s a quiet start to the week, with no US releases on the schedule. In the Eurozone, German Indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 12:35
Taggar: finance, industrial production

UK Car Sales Rise in June


"British consumers are buying new cars at the fastest rate in nine years as they exploit cheap finance deals to buy models with lower running costs. New car sales jumped 6.3% in June to 228,291 vehicle..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-04 15:55
Taggar: finance, rate

Asia May Become Next World Financial Centre


"In 1602 the Dutch East India Company opened the world’s first stock exchange in Amsterdam. The new company was on its way to dominating the lucrative international trade in spices from the Far E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-02 02:26
Taggar: finance

Indonesia?s FinMin Warns Presidential Candidates About Nationalistic Policies


"Indonesia’s presidential candidates are touting nationalist economic policies, but the next leader has to be open to foreign investment to achieve job creation and poverty reduction, said outgoi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 16:08
Taggar: finance, investment

Singapore Aiming for Gold Mark


"Singapore, an Asian hub for banking and finance, is ramping up its bid to become a center for gold trading that may one day rival London.  This week the Southeast Asian city-state unveiled plans to la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 06:02
Taggar: bank, finance, gold, gold trading, trading

German FinMin Warns CBs about Asset Bubbles


"Germany’s finance minister on Monday issued a stark warning that global central banks’ efforts to inject more liquidity into the financial system are feeding asset bubbles — which co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 16:01
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

India Seeking Tax Dodger Info From Swiss Authorities


"India has said it is writing to the Swiss authorities, seeking details of Indians who have parked untaxed wealth in Swiss banks. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s comments came after reports that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 15:11
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Bank of England Obtains New Powers Over Mortgages


"British finance minister George Osborne said on Thursday that he would give the Bank of England stronger powers to curb mortgage lending and reduce the risks that the housing market poses to financial..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 16:28
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market

UK Will Criminalize Currency Rigging But Not Under EU Rules


"British finance minister George Osborne will reject European Union plans to outlaw currency market manipulation on Thursday and instead set out his own proposals to make rigging exchange rates a crimi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 16:08
Taggar: currency, finance, market, rate

?Mr. Yen? Eisuke Sakakibara to Deliver a Keynote at the Forex Magnates Tokyo Summit


"Former Vice-Minister of Finance and Professor at Waseda University and at Aoyama Gakuin University Eisuke Sakakibara will be addressing the visitors in a keynote highliting the challenges for the FX m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-09 21:15
Taggar: finance, fx market, market

Japan?s Ruling Party Agrees to Cut Corporate Tax Rate in 2015


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s tax panel agreed Tuesday to cut Japan’s corporate tax rate from fiscal 2015 on condition the government continues making..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-04 15:47
Taggar: finance, rate

Japan Ready to Cut Corporate Tax Rate


"Finance Minister Taro Aso said Tuesday he will accept Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s proposal to cut Japan’s relatively heavy corporate income tax rate from next fiscal year if financial reso..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-03 17:07
Taggar: finance, financial, rate

UK Companies Expected to Increase Graduates Hiring by 18%


"British businesses are planning a surge in the number of graduates they hire this year, in the latest signal of rising confidence and an improving UK economy. Employers expect to hire 18% more graduat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-02 15:16
Taggar: economy, finance

Mixed Response for India?s New Finance Minister


"India’s newly appointed Finance Minister, Arjun Jaitley, has drawn a mixed response from investors amid concerns about his scant background in economics and a potential clash with the central ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 05:03
Taggar: bank, finance, point, rate

French Tax Strategy is Still 14 Billion EUR Short


"The French government faces a 14bn-euro black hole in its public finances after overestimating tax income for the last financial year. French President Francois Hollande has raised income tax, VAT and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 15:47
Taggar: finance, financial

Japan?s Net External Assets Reach Record High


"The net external asset balance held by Japanese institutions, including the central government and companies, and individual investors reached a record 325.0 trillion yen as of the end of 2013, up 9.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 15:45
Taggar: finance

Korean Won at 1,024.35 per dollar as Volatility Drops


"Volatility in the won dropped for a third day amid concern South Korean authorities will intervene to limit the currency?s appreciation. Steps including direct policy measures should be considered to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-26 04:47
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, rate

China / Russia Gas Deal Could Benefit Rest of Asia


"Russia’s $400 billion gas deal with China may pave the way for cheaper energy for the rest of Asia and put in question the viability of future gas developments around the world. By committing to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-23 06:16
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Trade Deficit Shrinks in April


"Japan?s trade deficit shrank in April as imports rose the least in 16 months after the first sales-tax increase in 17 years crimped consumer spending. Inbound shipments rose 3.4 percent from a year ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 05:20
Taggar: finance

German Lawmakers Critical of ECB Policies


"Lawmakers from Chancellor Angela Merkel?s party are criticizing European Central Bank policies as a German anti-euro party gains support before elections across Europe this week. Misgivings by Finance..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 03:50
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market

ECB Urged to Buy Bailout Bonds


"Mario Draghi could end the search for an asset worth buying if he?d only turn to the euro area?s jointly issued crisis bonds. That?s the analysis of Guntram Wolff, director of the Bruegel institute in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-19 07:08
Taggar: analysis, bank, finance

Greece Posts 1.05 Billion EUR Budget Surplus


"Greece’s central government posted a primary budget surplus of 1.05 billion euros ($1.44 billion) in the first four months of the year compared to a deficit of 306 million euros in the same peri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 16:46
Taggar: finance

USD/JPY near 102 after Japan Current Account Data


"The Japanese yen slipped against other major currencies in Asian deals on Monday, as the country’s current account surplus dropped in March. Data from the Ministry of Finance showed that Japan r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-12 08:16
Taggar: currencies, finance

Japan?s Current-Account Surplus Shrinks to Record Low


"Japan?s current-account surplus shrank last fiscal year to the smallest on record, highlighting challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in driving a recovery in the world?s third-largest economy. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-12 06:19
Taggar: economy, finance

Japan Debt Grows Forcing Abe to Get Real About Fiscal Reform


"Japan’s central government debt stood at 1,025.0 trillion yen ($10.08 trillion) as of the end of fiscal 2013, surpassing the previous year’s 991.6 trillion yen, the Finance Ministry said F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-09 16:41
Taggar: finance

BOJ To Quadruple Rate of Reserves To Offset QE Assets


"The Bank of Japan will set aside four times the amount of money it normally would as reserves to offset the risk posed by the assets it is rapidly adding to its balance sheet with its quantitative eas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-09 16:30
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/USD at 1.3925 may be ?Overly Strong?


"France’s finance minister has called for debate about the strength of the euro, as the currency neared a seven-week peak against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday. The euro zone currency hit $1.3944 on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-07 04:42
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

India?s FinMin Says Growth Will be 6 Percent in 2014


"India’s economic growth will pick up to 6 percent in the current financial year, said Finance Minister P Chidambaram, adding that the government is largely responsible for putting the economy ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-05 16:34
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

Reiji Onizawa Appointed Managing Director at MXT Global


"The new managing director comes to MXT Global with over twenty years of experience in the finance and banking sector and global understanding also having worked and lived in Japan, the UK, US and Sing..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-05 09:55
Taggar: bank, finance

India?s Economic Growth to be up 6%


"India’s economic growth will pick up to 6 percent in the current financial year, said Finance Minister P Chidambaram, adding that the government is largely responsible for putting the economy ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-05 03:25
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

Japan To Promote Government Bonds Abroad


"The Finance Ministry will launch a division in July dedicated to promoting Japanese government bonds abroad amid an increase in the amount of outstanding bonds, ministry officials said Tuesday. The ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 16:40
Taggar: finance, financial

Fitch Upgrades Spain Credit Rating


"The Fitch ratings agency has upgraded Spain’s credit grade, citing an improvement in the outlook of the country’s finances and economy. The agency lifted the country’s sovereign rati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 18:02
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market, report

Russian Government: Forex Regulation Bill Needs More Work


"A vote on the second reading of the forex bill has not materialised as scheduled as the Economic Ministry views the bill to be lacking a clearly defined regulation subject, Finance Ministry says more..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-25 14:13
Taggar: finance, forex

Slovenia Does Not Need to Raise Additional Cash Says Fin Min


"Slovenia’s finance minister has said the country has sufficient cash “for quite a period” and will not attempt any further money raising efforts in the near term as the country readi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-23 17:08
Taggar: finance, market

German Growth To Slow Down in Second Quarter


"German economic growth will slow in the second quarter after an unusually mild winter gave Europe’s largest economy a boost in the first three months of 2014, the Finance Ministry monthly report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-22 21:05
Taggar: economy, finance, market, report

US Consumer Confidence Climbs


"Consumer confidence rose from a nine-week low as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy, their finances and the buying climate. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort (COMFCOMF) Index rose to minus 29.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 16:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, finance, market

AUD/USD up to 0.9370 after China GDP


"The Australian dollar pared losses on Wednesday after China’s first-quarter economic growth slightly exceeded expectations and helped underpin risk sentiment. The safe-haven yen slipped as Tokyo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-16 07:40
Taggar: dollar, finance, market, share, shares

Portugal FinMin Says ECB Ready to Act


"The European Central Bank (ECB) still plans to take action to combat the problem of low and falling inflation despite holding off and disappointing markets over the past few months, Portugal’s f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-15 15:44
Taggar: bank, finance, inflation, market, point

Russia Admits It Could Face No Growth Due to Ukraine


"The Russian economy may see zero growth this year because of the Ukraine crisis, Russia’s finance minister has admitted. The minister, Anton Siluanov, warned the country’s economy faced &#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-15 15:28
Taggar: economy, finance, market

German FinMin Says No European Deflation Signs


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday he sees no signs at all of a deflation spiral in Europe and ECB President Mario Draghi had made a convincing case at the recent IMF meeting th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-14 18:33
Taggar: finance, inflation, market

New French Fin Min: Economy Now Afloat


"France was a ship at risk of sinking, the country’s new finance minister told CNBC, adding that the country is now afloat but needs to speed up its engine to drive growth. Michel Sapin, who took..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-14 03:35
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Forex Brokers Update ? April 13th, 2014


"Here is the list of this week’s updates to the list of Forex brokers: fxUP.me rebranded to UPME Group. FXCM launched trading in Chinese yuan (USD/CNH). X-Trade..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-13 17:23
Taggar: brokers, finance, forex, trading

G20 Statement from Washington D.C.


"G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on the periphery of the World Bank/IMF semi-annual meetings released a statement that mostly lays out work to be done before the Brisbane Summi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-12 14:36
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, market

Next Week


"The IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, D.C. continue to run through the weekend of April 12-13.  Later today, a communique will be released jointly by the Group of Twenty finance minis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-11 20:03
Taggar: bank, finance

UK Chancellor Says Economy Has Proven IMF Wrong


"George Osborne will on Friday round on detractors who said Britain’s economy could not grow amid austerity and set out a vision for strong growth with healthy public finances. Attending the spri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-11 16:14
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Greek Bond Sale Had Huge Demand


"Yes, you read that right. Greece has sold new bonds to international investors for the first time since its economy collapsed four years ago. The Greek Finance Ministry said Thursday that it raised ?3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-10 19:17
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Japan Returns to Surplus in Current Account


"Japan’s current account balance shifted to a surplus in February for the first time in five months but economists warn of a return to deficits as exports to emerging markets remain weak. The sur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-08 15:36
Taggar: finance, market

Larry Summers Says Global Leaders Need To Spend


"Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has urged global leaders to form a global growth strategy to combat economic stagnation and has called upon the U.S. government to ramp up investment expen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-07 15:44
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, investment, market, rate

Mr Yen Supports Tax Hike


"There is no better time to raise Japan’s consumption tax, former vice finance minister Eisuke Sakakibara, said on Tuesday as a rise in the tax took effect. Japan’s sales tax has been lifte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-01 17:45
Taggar: consumption, finance, market

Greece To Receive Next Bailout Tranche


"Greece is fully financed for the next 12 months and does not want to ask the euro zone for a third bailout,although it is too early to say if it can fulfill that ambition, the chairman of euro zone fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-01 17:16
Taggar: finance, market

Japan Consumer Inflation Steady Weather To Blame


"Japan’s core consumer prices rose for a ninth straight month in March from a year earlier and labor demand improved – further evidence the economy is making headway against years of deflat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 16:10
Taggar: economy, finance, inflation, market, retail sales

Fin Min English: NZD Level Too High


"New Zealand’s dollar, the best-performing major currency this year, is too strong and this poses a challenge for the nation’s exporters, according to Finance Minister Bill English. “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 11:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, investment, market

S&P Downgrades Brazil To BBB Minus


"Standard & Poor’s cut Brazil’s sovereign debt rating closer to speculative territory on Monday in a blow to President Dilma Rousseff, whose efforts to stir the economy from a years-lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-25 15:55
Taggar: economy, finance, investment, market

Greece Could Issue Bonds Soon


"Greece could opt to sell 1.5 to 2 billion euros of five-year bonds in a test issue in the first half of the year to end its four-year exclusion from bond markets, a senior Greek finance ministry offic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 17:10
Taggar: finance, market

End Of EM Rate Hikes? Vietnam Cuts Rates From 7% To 6.5%


"Vietnam will cut its refinance rate and other policy interest rates as the government tries to support businesses and bolster a struggling economy. The refinancing rate will be lowered to 6.5 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-17 05:11
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, rate

Virtu Financial?s IPO Becomes a Bright Spark in the Doom & Gloom Affecting the Industry


"One of the largest high frequency trading firms has filed an initial public offering. US based Virtu Finance files with the US Securities Exchange Commission, the move looks to open-up the discreet wo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 09:41
Taggar: finance, trading

China Puts Priority On Jobs Not Growth


"China’s finance minister said Thursday that creating jobs is the government’s priority this year and economic growth below the official target of 7.5 percent might be acceptable. The econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 21:24
Taggar: finance, market

Russia Pushing for IMF Reforms Without the US


"Russian officials are pushing for the International Monetary Fund to move ahead with planned reforms without the United States, which could mean the loss of the U.S. veto over major decisions at the g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 21:13
Taggar: finance, market

Week in FX Americas ? The Loonie?s Flight of Fancy


"USD/CAD bulls have been cocksure of themselves this year. Being long dollars against the commodity and interest rate sensitive currency has been many speculators? go-to profitable trade for 2014. Thes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 21:25
Taggar: bank, bull, currency, dollar, finance, loonie, market, profit, rate

PBOC Expected To Widen Yuan Trading Band In Q2


"China?s central bank is forecast to double the yuan?s trading band in the coming quarter as policy makers loosen exchange-rate controls to promote greater usage of the currency in global trade and fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 03:58
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, market, rate, trading

Brazil?s Growth Surprises at 0.7 Percent


"Brazil’s economy unexpectedly notched up a growth rate of 0.7% in the last quarter of last year. Finance Minister Guido Mantega told reporters: “It was a surprise even for the government.&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-27 22:15
Taggar: economy, finance, market, rate, report

Indian Central Bank Warns About Spillover Effects of Tapering


"The implications of monetary policy in developed countries for the developing world have been a key theme at the G-20 meeting of world finance ministers and central bankers in Australia. Rajan said he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 17:43
Taggar: bank, finance, market

PBOC Sees China Growing By 7-8%, Downplays Shadow Banking Risk


"China?s Finance Minister Lou Jiwei played down yuan declines and the risks from shadow banking as central bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan signaled that the nation?s economy can sustain growth of between..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 03:33
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market

G-20 Wants Stimulus To Stay As They Target Higher GDP Growth


"The Group of 20 nations said monetary policy should remain accommodative for now in many advanced economies and pledged a coordinated push to boost growth by more than $2 trillion over the next five y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 03:24
Taggar: bank, finance, market

G20 Meeting to Focus on Global Growth


"The market turmoil sparked by the Federal Reserve’s steps toward removing the U.S. economy from life support is expected to be a top agenda item when finance chiefs from the world’s bigges..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 18:45
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, oil

Japan?s FinMin Asks Fed To Improve Tapering Communication


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday urged the United States to keep explaining to financial markets how it plans to wind back its massive monetary stimulus, noting the tapering is a good thin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 18:18
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market

G20 Meeting Will Highlight Global Wealth Divide


"The world’s rich nations pushed back on Friday against emerging market complaints about the spillover effects of their monetary policies, saying they had to get their own houses in order and get..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 16:58
Taggar: bank, finance, market

German FinMin Warns EM To Fix Structural Issues Before Asking for Help


"Emerging market economies should “do their own homework” on key structural reforms before they can ask for solidarity from other developed countries, Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 16:51
Taggar: finance, market

UK Finance Surplus Lower Than Last Year


"Government finances for January showed a surplus of £4.7bn, the Office for National Statistics has said. That was less than the £6bn surplus recorded a year ago. For the financial year-to-date, govern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 16:47
Taggar: finance, financial, market, point

IMF: India Need Emergency Plans For Potential Rupee Meltdowns


"India should prepare a plan to respond to volatility in global currency markets that may come as the U.S. Federal Reserve reduces monetary stimulus, the International Monetary Fund staff said in a rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 03:46
Taggar: currency, finance, market, report

Finance Minister: Australia Economy Can Do Better


"Australian Finance Minister Mathias Cormann told CNBC he was not satisfied with the performance of Australia’s economy, despite the International Monetary Fund’s recent praise of the natio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 03:32
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market, report

German Central Bank Warns Housing 25 Percent Overvalued


"Fears of a property bubble in the euro zone’s largest economy are mounting, with the German central bank warning that house prices in Germany have spiked in as many as 125 cities in the country..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-20 18:40
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, investment, market

UK Households Optimistic About Recovery


"U.K. households are seeing the squeeze on their finances ease, with Britons feeling the most optimistic in five years, a new survey shows. The Markit Household Finance Index, which tracks sentiment to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-20 18:39
Taggar: finance, market

Steen Blaafalk to Join Saxo Bank as New Global Head of Finance and Risk Operations


"Saxo Bank has announced that its consolidating the organisation by appointing Danske Bank veteran, Steen Blaafalk the new Global Head of Finance and Risk Operations and a member of the Board of Manage..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-18 13:09
Taggar: bank, finance, point

Next Week


"U.S. markets will be closed Monday for President’s Day.  European finance ministers hold another meeting early in the week.  The EU Commission will be releasing new forecasts. On the c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 23:03
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

Osbourne Warns Scotland Leaving Union Means Losing Pound


"British finance minister George Osborne warned Scotland on Thursday it cannot keep the pound if it votes for independence in a Sept. 18 referendum. “The pound isn’t an asset to be divided..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 17:50
Taggar: finance, market, pound

Japan Government Debt up to Record Levels


"Japan’s outstanding government debt rose to a record at the end of last year, data from the finance ministry showed on Monday, highlighting the worsening state of public finances in a country th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 08:22
Taggar: finance, market

Japan?s Current-Account Deficit Hit Record High


"Japan?s current-account deficit widened to a record in December on soaring imports, adding to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s challenges as he tries to drive a recovery in the world?s third-biggest econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 03:43
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Russia Warns Citizens: Bitcoin Use Might Be Illegal


"Ordinary Russian citizens as well as companies that will exchange Bitcoin for cash or use it as payment might be considered violating the country’s anti money laundering and anti terror finance..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-28 15:06
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Some of the central bank policy meetings next week are taking place at the Fed, Reserve Bank of India, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Bank of Mexico, Bank Negara Malaysia, Bank of Israel, and South Afri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-24 21:44
Taggar: bank, finance

CySEC Quick to Suspend TBSF CedarFinance.com After One Month of Registration


"The Binary Options Broker T.B.S.F BEST STRATEGY FINANCE LIMITED, the legal entity established in the Republic of Cyprus that owns Cedar Finance, has 30 days to comply with a suspension issued today by..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-19 14:26
Taggar: finance, rate

Executive Interview: David Kedmey President & Co-Founder of EidoSearch


"Kedmey tells Forex Magnates how while studying for an MBA at the University of Chicago, he met a scientist working with NASA and The Human Genome Project and together they founded a firm to analyse fi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-13 09:00
Taggar: finance, forex

KCG Announces $100 Million Credit Facility Repayment


"Also according to today’s announcement, a credit facility of $535 Million was needed to finance the merger of GETCO and Knight Capital into KCG Holdings back in July, $300 Million of which is al..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-04 18:15
Taggar: announcement, finance

China To Clamp Down On Rogue Local Finances


"China?s Communist Party signaled a bigger focus on fiscal concerns during President Xi Jinping?s tenure, setting the scene for a clampdown to control the finances of indebted regional authorities. Loc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-18 03:20
Taggar: finance, market, rate

Greek Finance Minster Warns Austerity is Dangerous


"Greece will not yield to pressure to impose further austerity measures, said Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, responding to the Eurogroup’s call for the indebted country to step up reform eff..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 16:53
Taggar: finance, market

Thailand Will Not Restrict Capital Outflows


"Thailand will not resort to capital controls to stem the outflow of hot money from its economy, even as the prospect of a scale-back in U.S. monetary stimulus looms ever larger, Deputy Prime Minister..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 03:14
Taggar: economy, finance, market

China October Fiscal Revenues Up 16 Percent


"China’s fiscal revenues in October rose 16.2 pct from a year earlier to 1.2 trillion yuan ($197 billion), the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday, accelerating from September’s 13.4 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 17:40
Taggar: finance, market

Japan Reaffirms G7 Commitment Not To Target FX Devaluation


"Japan and the United States reaffirmed on Tuesday a commitment by the Group of Seven and the Group of 20 economies that their policies are not targeting exchange rates, a Japanese finance ministry off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 16:47
Taggar: finance, market, rate

US and Japan Confirm Cooperation for End of Year TPP Deal


"Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso said Tuesday he agreed with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that the two countries would cooperate toward the completion of talks for the Trans-Pacific Partner..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 16:40
Taggar: finance, market, rate

EU to fine rate rigging banks billions


"A number of finance firms, including Royal Bank of Scotland and Rabobank face billions of euros in fines next month from European Union regulators for colluding on global benchmark interest rates, rei..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 03:09
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market, rate

Italian Banks Won?t Fail Stress Tests Says FinMin


"Italy’s banks won’t fail the European stress tests, the country’s economy and finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday, despite fears that the country’s banks are struggling under..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 17:41
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market

Italian Finance Minister Urges ECB to Act on Strong Euro


"The European Central Bank (ECB) should show that it is ready to tackle the strong euro as well as stimulating growth when it meets later this week to decide its next monetary policy move, Italy’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 17:40
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, rate

Japan?s Debt Poses a Major Risk to its Finances


"Even if Japanese policy makers manage to pull off 2 percent inflation within their two year target, it may not be enough to save the struggling economy, Capital Economics has warned. According to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 02:08
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, inflation, market

Greece To Explain Budget Shortfall to Troika


"Greece’s international creditors are due to meet the country’s finance minister Tuesday for talks over the country’s bailout program and the holes in its budget, discussions which ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-05 16:21
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Japan Finance Ministry: Domestic regions are recovering gradually. Assessment for 7 of 11 districts raised.


"The post Japan Finance Ministry: Domestic regions are recovering gradually. Assessment for 7 of 11 districts raised. appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 09:18
Taggar: finance, market

Asia Misses on Increased Global Consumer Confidence


"The latest survey of consumer confidence around the world revealed that while confidence was returning to developed markets such as the U.S. and Europe, confidence had been shaken in emerging market e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 06:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, finance, market

Poloz: No Longer a Bias Towards Higher Interest Rates


"Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he dropped the central bank?s language about raising interest rates last week because there is a higher risk of inflation (CACPIYOY) lagging the 2 percent ta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 02:10
Taggar: bank, cpi, finance, inflation, market, rate

Bond Market Approves PM Abe?s Ability


"The lowest bond risk in three years is showing investor confidence in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s ability to repair Japan?s finances and maintain the world?s lowest borrowing costs. The cost to protec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 08:10
Taggar: finance, market

Jump in China Money-Market Rates seen as Strength


"China?s brokerages are betting the biggest jump in money-market rates since June?s record cash crunch is a sign of strength in the nation?s economy rather than finance-industry weakness. The central b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 08:37
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, point, rate

Korean Won Heads Toward Two-Year High at 1,061.23 per dollar


"South Korea?s won headed toward a two-year high on speculation exporters are converting overseas income to pay for month-end expenses. Sovereign bonds fell. The government will strengthen efforts to l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 05:12
Taggar: dollar, finance, market

Australia?s Financial Position Worse since New Government


"Australia?s Liberal-National government, which took power seven weeks ago, says the budget position has worsened since its election victory, with the $1.5 trillion economy struggling for momentum in n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 02:38
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market

Canada to Move Decisively into Budget Surplus


"Canada will move decisively into surplus in the fiscal year that begins April 2015, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said today.    Speaking to reporters after meeting economists in Ottawa today, Flahert..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 01:52
Taggar: finance, market, report

Bank of England to Boost Lending


"The Bank of England intends to boost the availability of finance for banks, a move which could help them lend to consumers. Describing the bank as “open for business”, he said it would off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 17:06
Taggar: bank, finance, market

East Meets West ? ChartIQ Partners with m-FINANCE in HTML5 Integration Deal


"HTML5 based financial charting and technology company, ChartIQ, and m-FINANCE, a Hong Kong based forex/bullion trading platform provider have announced a web and mobile application partnership. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 15:16
Taggar: bull, finance, financial, forex, trading

Australian Loans Drop Reducing Housing Bubble Speculation


"The housing finance data released last week by the ABS put a bit of a halt on the housing price bubble story, and also a halt on any changes to interests rates in the short term. After a few weeks of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-21 13:33
Taggar: finance, market, rate

South Korea?s Finance Ministry: Policy authority will curb FX volatility if needed


"The post South Korea’s Finance Ministry: Policy authority will curb FX volatility if needed appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-16 03:03
Taggar: finance, market

Global finance leaders have warned a U.S. debt default would be ?utterly catastrophic?


"The post Global finance leaders have warned a U.S. debt default would be “utterly catastrophic” appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-13 00:27
Taggar: finance, market

G20 Warns US About Effects of Default


"Top finance officials from the G20 leading economies looked set to keep their focus on the receding risk of a U.S. default at talks on Friday as hopes grew that Washington could soon clinch a stop-gap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-11 14:57
Taggar: finance, market

India Wants To Join Bond Indexes To Spur Demand


"India is talking with JP Morgan and others to gain entry to benchmark indexes for emerging market debt in hopes of attracting billions of dollars in investment and may ease some restrictions on foreig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-11 08:04
Taggar: dollar, finance, investment, market

Serbia Outlines New Austerity Reform Package


"Serbia has announced plans to cut public sector wages by as much as a quarter, as part of wide-ranging austerity measures. The reform package also includes raising taxes and slashing subsidies for los..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 22:27
Taggar: bank, finance

Serbia Outlines New Austerity Reform Package


"Serbia has announced plans to cut public sector wages by as much as a quarter, as part of wide-ranging austerity measures. The reform package also includes raising taxes and slashing subsidies for los..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 22:27
Taggar: bank, finance

China and Japan Warn US About Credit Default


"Washington’s march toward self-inflicted financial calamity is setting off alarm bells around the world as general befuddlement turns into genuine concern over a possible default by the world..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 22:14
Taggar: finance, financial

China and Japan Warn US About Credit Default


"Washington’s march toward self-inflicted financial calamity is setting off alarm bells around the world as general befuddlement turns into genuine concern over a possible default by the world..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 22:14
Taggar: finance, financial

China May Warn US But Has Little Power to Break US Deadlock


"As Congress drags its feet against a looming deadline to increase the nation’s borrowing limit or risk default, China urged Washington this week to act quickly and ensure the safety of its U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 22:13
Taggar: economy, finance, investment

China May Warn US But Has Little Power to Break US Deadlock


"As Congress drags its feet against a looming deadline to increase the nation’s borrowing limit or risk default, China urged Washington this week to act quickly and ensure the safety of its U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 22:13
Taggar: economy, finance, investment

India Renews Austerity Policy Regardless of Upcoming Elections


"The Indian government will have to rein in spending and cut subsidies to meet its fiscal deficit target, the country’s finance minister said on Monday, underlining that an austerity drive will n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 16:52
Taggar: finance

India Renews Austerity Policy Regardless of Upcoming Elections


"The Indian government will have to rein in spending and cut subsidies to meet its fiscal deficit target, the country’s finance minister said on Monday, underlining that an austerity drive will n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 16:52
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Current Account Surplus Falls Sharply


"Japan?s current-account surplus unexpectedly shrank to a record low for an August, underscoring drags on the economy as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tries to drive an exit from 15 years of deflation. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 05:24
Taggar: economy, finance, report

India Keeping Austerity Stance To Contain Deficit


"The Indian government will have to rein in spending and cut subsidies to meet its fiscal deficit target, the country’s finance minister said on Monday, underlining that an austerity drive will n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 02:51
Taggar: finance

New Zealand Reduces Deficit Beats Forecast


"New Zealand’s government says it’s on track to return to a fiscal surplus next year after finding its books are in better shape than forecast. The government announced Monday that it poste..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 16:48
Taggar: dollar, finance, financial

China Warns US About The Effect to the Global Economy of a Debt Crisis


"A senior Chinese official has warned that the “clock is ticking” to avoid a US default that could hurt China’s interests and the global economy. China, the US’s largest credito..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 16:34
Taggar: economy, finance

Greece to Exit Recession in 2014


"Greece has predicted that it will emerge from its six-year long recession next year, in a sign it may be finally recovering from its debt crisis. The Greek government made the forecast in a first draf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 16:30
Taggar: economy, finance

China Enters U.S. Shutdown Discussion


"The Chinese government has warned the U.S. that the government shutdown and prospect of Washington’s first ever default were threatening the value of its U.S. investments. In its first official..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 01:20
Taggar: finance, investment

India To Cut Own Budget Aggressively To Avoid Credit Downgrade


"India’s finance minister may have to slice at least 200 billion rupees ($3.2 billion) from government spending to prevent a budget blow-out, which could threaten to send the country’s cre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 17:21
Taggar: finance

Finance Minister P Chidambaram: India to pick up pace


"Finance Minister P Chidambaram sees the Indian economy doing better in the second half of the fiscal year than in the first six months ? perhaps well enough to mark a revival after the slump in the ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 06:33
Taggar: economy, finance

Week in FX Asia ? Singapore Warns the FED To Expand


"Earlier this week the Singaporean Finance minister called on the Fed to expand its mandate ? potential Fed monetary actions could continue to have a financially unstable effect especially amongst the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 19:44
Taggar: dollar, finance, financial, market, trading

IMF Warns Ireland To Not Ease Austerity


"The International Monetary Fund has kept up pressure on Ireland not to ease off on austerity just days after finance minister Michael Noonan said next month’s budget may not need to be as tough..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 19:31
Taggar: bank, finance

Bank of England Could Increase Powers to Avoid Housing Bubble


"The Bank of England could get new advisory powers to intervene in Britain’s Help to Buy scheme, aimed at freeing up mortgage lending, if there are signs it is creating a housing bubble. Critics..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 19:28
Taggar: bank, finance

In Search of Market Clarity


"No single market theme stands out.  Quarter-end is fast approaching.  Another U.S. fiscal showdown looms.  Overnight data have been mixed.  Esther George, K.C. Federal Reserve Pres..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 14:09
Taggar: finance, market

Indonesia needs to Prepare for Fed Taper


"Indonesia needs to prepare its defense for the day when the Federal Reserve starts to pump less money into global markets, its finance minister said Thursday. “It’s inevitable that the Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 07:59
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, inflation, market, report

Euro could be next in Currency Wars


"If the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented quantitative easing program started a currency war, the euro may offer the next battleground. The euro zone’s policy makers are set to launch the nex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 06:59
Taggar: currency, finance, rate

Indonesia Prepares Defense for Fed Tapering


"Indonesia needs to prepare its defense for the day when the Federal Reserve starts to pump less money into global markets, its finance minister said Thursday. “It’s inevitable that the Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 17:33
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, inflation, market, report

Hollande out to Convince European Commission


"President Francois Hollande will attempt to show the European Commission that France is serious about public-spending cuts with his 2014 budget today, after changes to the pension system failed to imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 08:52
Taggar: finance

Korean Won down to 1,075.41 per dollar on Intervention Concern


"The won fell, reversing an earlier gain, amid concern South Korean authorities will intervene to moderate the currency?s advance after it touched an eight-month high. Government bonds were steady. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 09:18
Taggar: currency, finance, market, rate

Asian Stocks Rise after China Manufacturing Data


"Asian stocks rose, with a regional benchmark index trading near a four-month high, after a private measure of Chinese manufacturing jumped more than forecast. Trading on Hong Kong markets was delayed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-23 05:13
Taggar: bank, finance, gold, market, share, shares, trading

Greece tries to avoid third Bailout by EU and IMF


"The Greek finance ministry is looking at a plan that could see state-owned property assets used as collateral for loans that could help it avoid a third bailout by the EU and IMF. According to a repor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-23 02:17
Taggar: finance, report

Greek Finance Minster Says Economy Moving Slowly Towards Recovery


"The Greek finance minister has said his country’s economy is heading “slowly towards recovery” after it saw growth in the second quarter of the year. Yannis Stournaras said available..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 15:45
Taggar: economy, finance

NZD/USD to Four-Month High at 0.8410 after N.Z. Growth


"New Zealand?s currency reached a four-month high against the dollar after data showed the South Pacific nation?s economy beat estimates in the second quarter. Associate Finance Minister Steven Joyce s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 09:03
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, finance, kiwi, rate

Fitch Concerned about China?s Debt Again


"When the current crop of Chinese leaders assumed power, they wasted no time in ordering an extensive audit of local government debt.   Presumably the new team, led by President Xi Jinping, wanted to k..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 04:58
Taggar: finance

AUD/USD up to 0.9360 Before Fed Decision


"The New Zealand and Australian currencies snapped two-day gains versus the greenback as Federal Reserve policy makers debate a reduction in U.S. stimulus that?s elevated asset prices across the globe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 08:21
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, finance, indicators, kiwi, report

NZ Deputy PM: Property Prices a ?Concern? but OK


"New Zealand’s frothy property market is a key concern but the bubble will likely deflate over the next two to three years, New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Bill..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 07:49
Taggar: finance, market

Japanese Congress Still Undecided on Corporate Tax Cut


"Cabinet members in charge of economic and fiscal policies remained at odds Tuesday over whether to cut Japan’s corporate tax rate to soften the negative impact of a planned sales tax hike from 5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 15:27
Taggar: consumption, finance, point, rate

French Finance Minister Favours Spending Cuts to Tax Hikes


"According to Pierre Moscovici, the finance minister in France’s socialist government, the country’s citizens pay “just enough” taxes, meaning the country’s stubbornly hig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 18:37
Taggar: finance

Korean Won Gains a third week to 1,085.13 per dollar


"South Korea?s won headed for a third weekly advance as a pickup in the economy prompted overseas investors to add to their holdings of the nation?s stocks. Government bonds gained. Gross domestic prod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 05:22
Taggar: economy, finance, investment, rate, report

Brazil Could Face Double Whammy As Credit Downgrade and Higher Rates Await Next Year


"Brazil’s finances are set to deteriorate substantially next year, leaving the government with few options to revive a sputtering economy and raising the threat of a credit downgrade. The govern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 22:27
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

Abe Asks Ministers to Prepare Stimulus Package to Offset Sales Tax Hike


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed his ministers to draw up a stimulus package to offset a possible negative impact on the Japanese economy from the planned sales tax hike in April, Finance Minister..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 22:18
Taggar: consumption, economy, finance

Fed Tapering may not be the end of all QE


"The Federal Reserve may be preparing to taper its bond buying program, but the rest of the developed world is ready to compensate, said Tim Adams, managing director of the Institute of International F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 09:21
Taggar: bank, finance

Inflation Concern sees Indonesia 10-Year Yield Rise to 2011 High


"Indonesia?s bonds fell, pushing the 10-year yield to the highest level since February 2011, on concern the weakening rupiah will spur inflation. Global funds pulled 3.5 trillion rupiah ($298 million)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 09:14
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, finance, inflation, market

Fed Tapering Main Topic Around G20 Meeting in Russia


"Russia and China warned on Thursday that the end of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program could have a profound impact on the global economy and urged caution. Speaking ahead of the sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-05 18:15
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance

Bill Gross Warns on Increasing Instability of Global Economy


"Pimco’s Bill Gross, manager of the world’s largest bond fund, said on Thursday the global economy has become difficult to stabilize and that investors should seek safety in shorter-dated b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-05 18:07
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial, inflation, investment, rate

Liga Forex Social Trading Network To Be Launched ? China on the Agenda


"E-Global Trade and Finance Group today announced the forthcoming Launch of Liga Forex, its new social trading network, which will be unveiled at the CIOT Expo in China on September 13. Read more ̷..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-04 09:58
Taggar: finance, forex, trading

RBA Running Out of Rate Cut Room


"Australia?s central bank is running out of room to implement emergency stimulus measures should they be needed with interest rates at historical lows, Shadow Finance Minister Andrew Robb said. The cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-03 08:29
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, rate

Abenomics To Face Stern Tax Cutting Test


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces rising pressure to expand tax relief for Japan?s companies after the longest slump in business investment since 2009, setting up a potential battle with the Finance Min..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-03 03:01
Taggar: finance, investment, rate

BoJ Member Warns Emerging Markets About Outflows


"The global economy could be hurt if the withdrawal of funds from emerging markets picks up ahead of an expected reduction in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary stimulus, a Bank of Japan board m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 16:32
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market

China To Increase Taxes On The Rich


"China plans to levy consumption taxes on more luxury goods and may expand a pilot property tax beyond Shanghai and Chongqing as it moves to reform the world’s second-largest economy. The officia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 03:17
Taggar: consumption, economy, finance

Lower Non Resident Indians Inflow Hurting India Further


"The patriotism of wealthy Indians living abroad has helped India avert economic crises in the past, so it comes as no surprise that embattled policymakers are turning to them to plug a record trade ga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 03:16
Taggar: finance

Fed Proposing New Mortgage Regulation To Reduce Risks


"A new regulatory proposal offered Wednesday is trying to ensure that the country?s housing-finance system is protected from another mortgage meltdown. The plan from the Federal Reserve and five other..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 03:02
Taggar: finance

German Finance Minister Says 11 Billion in Greek Aid Not Unrealistic


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said an estimate by the International Monetary Fund that Greece will need an additional 11 billion euros to see it through to 2015 was “not completely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 16:14
Taggar: finance

Dutch Government Will Cut Additional $8 Billion In Budget


"The Dutch government has agreed a further $8 billion in budget measures to honor the European Union’s deficit ceiling next year, Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem told reporters on Tuesday. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 02:54
Taggar: finance, report

Indian Government Announces 28 Billion Dollars in Infrastructure Projects


"The Indian government has approved infrastructure projects worth 1.83tn rupees ($28.4bn; £17.7bn) to revive the economy and boost the falling rupee. Finance Minister P Chidambaram said 36 stalled proj..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 15:16
Taggar: announcement, currency, dollar, economy, finance, investment, oil

Germany Fin Min Schaeuble Does Not See Future EU Bailouts


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says the eurozone’s problems are not solved, but “we are in a much better shape than we used to be some years ago.” Asked whether he foresa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 15:13
Taggar: finance

Indian Rupee Rises Above 66 As Government Scrambles


"The Indian rupee hit a record low and shares slumped on Tuesday after parliament’s approval of a $20 billion plan to provide cheap grain to the poor renewed doubts about the government’s r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 15:11
Taggar: announcement, finance, share, shares

Japan Debt Costs Will Hit 257 Billion Next Year


"Japan expects to spend a record $257 billion to service its debt during the next fiscal year, a document obtained by Reuters showed, underscoring the huge burden created by the government’s borr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 15:06
Taggar: bank, finance

Thailand issue ?Not Chronic? ? Finance Minister


"Thailand was “ground zero” for the Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s, and the country is once again experiencing slowing growth, a current account deficit and a weakening currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 03:19
Taggar: currency, finance, financial

Greece Needs New Loan But no Austerity


"Greece may need a third bailout but would not accept new austerity measures, the Greek finance minister has said. Yannis Stournaras said: “If there is need for further support to Greece, it will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 17:11
Taggar: finance

Greece Could Ask for a Renegotiation of Bailout Terms


"Greece may seek to ease its debt burden by renegotiating its bailout terms, the Greek finance minister said on Monday. Yannis Stournaras told German newspaper Handelsblatt this could involve lower int..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 17:10
Taggar: finance

German Finance Minister: ECB Will Raise Rates Once Economy Recovers


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a newspaper interview on Friday the European Central Bank (ECB) has made clear it will raise interest rates again once the economy improves and that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-23 16:15
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Settles Down As Markets Await US Housing Data


"After some sharp movement in mid-week trading, EUR/USD has steadied, as the pair trades quietly in the mid-1.33 range in Friday trading. In economic releases, US Unemployment Claims, a key release, lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-23 12:01
Taggar: day trading, employment, finance, home sales, market, trading

Ex-Citigroup Executive Michael S. Collins Appointed To Senior Position At TradeStation


"TradeStation today announced the appointment of Michael S. Collins as Head of Prime Brokerage Sales, following an extensive career with his penultimate post having been Director of Prime Finance Sales..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-22 16:01
Taggar: finance, point

India Considering Issuing Eurobonds to Tackle Deficit Gap


"India, running out of options to avoid a full-blown currency crisis, may resort to selling a foreign-currency sovereign bond to raise much-needed foreign capital and finance a yawning current account..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-22 02:50
Taggar: currency, finance

India may Sell a Foreign-Currency Sovereign Bond


"India, running out of options to avoid a full-blown currency crisis, may resort to selling a foreign-currency sovereign bond to raise much-needed foreign capital and finance a yawning current account..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-22 02:08
Taggar: currency, finance

UK Borrowing Rises in July


"The Treasury ran up a rare July deficit last month, raising doubts about the coalition’s progress in tackling the black hole in Britain’s public finances. July traditionally sees a surplus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 21:29
Taggar: bank, finance

Outsourcing Could Cost Europe 1.9 Million Jobs


"Large firms in Europe are losing over 130,000 jobs each year in IT, finance and other areas, as jobs are increasingly offshored to cheaper locations, meaning that by 2017, some 1.9 million European jo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 21:25
Taggar: finance, report

Greece Requires 3rd Aid Package ? Germany


"Germany’s finance minister admitted for the first time on Tuesday that Greece would need a third aid package, as a source in Athens said the sums involved in any new deal would be far smaller th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 03:01
Taggar: finance

German FinMin: Greece Will Need a Third Aid Deal


"Germany’s finance minister admitted for the first time on Tuesday that Greece would need a third aid package, as a source in Athens said the sums involved in any new deal would be far smaller th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-20 18:39
Taggar: finance

Germany Recogonizes Bitcoin as Legal Tender


"Virtual currency bitcoin has been recognized by the German Finance Ministry as a “unit of account”, meaning it is now legal tender and can be used for tax and trading purposes in the count..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-20 02:44
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, foreign currency, trading

Japan?s Deficit Swells as Exports Rise Most Since 2010


"Japan?s exports jumped by the most since 2010 in July, aiding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s efforts to drive an economic recovery even as rising energy costs boosted the trade deficit. Exports increased..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-19 05:00
Taggar: finance

Evidence of Japan Growth Constraints


"Japan?s exports grew at a slower-than-forecast pace while imports swelled in July, highlighting limits on the economy?s growth that could fuel opposition to a planned sales-tax increase. Exports rose..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-19 02:22
Taggar: economy, finance

Japanese Investor?s Purchases of Foreign Bonds Surge


"Weekly purchases of foreign bonds by Japanese investors surged to a three-year high last week, as low domestic rates encouraged local institutions to search for higher returns overseas. Domestic inves..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 15:48
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

India Raises Gold Tax a Third Time


"India, the world?s biggest gold user, raised the tax on imports for a third time this year to curtail demand and contain a record current-account deficit that?s weakened the rupee to an all-time low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 15:33
Taggar: finance, gold, rate

Bundesbank Forecasts Greece New Agreement in 2014


"German news weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country’s central bank believes international creditors will have to agree a new bailout for Greece by early next year. The move would come months..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-12 16:42
Taggar: bank, finance, report

France FinMin Says Country Could Shrink 0.1 Percent in August


"France’s finance minister has denied that the eurozone’s second-biggest country has revised down its economic prospects for 2013. Pierre Moscovici was quoted on Saturday as saying that Fra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-12 16:35
Taggar: economy, finance

Japan Debt Tops One Quadrillion Yen


"Japan’s finance ministry released data Friday showing that the country’s debt burden has topped 1 quadrillion yen for the first time. Yes, more than 1 quadrillion. If you want to get speci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-09 15:57
Taggar: dollar, finance

Japan PM Abe Calls for Expert Opinions Before Final Tax Hike Decision


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will call for opinions from about 50 experts on the economy and finance before deciding on whether to raise Japan’s sales tax in April as planned, officials said Thursd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-08 16:18
Taggar: economy, finance

Obama supports Continued Governmental Support for Housing Market


"President Barack Obama said private capital must take the lead role in the nation?s mortgage market with the U.S. government continuing to provide a backstop only against catastrophic risk. In a speec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-07 02:58
Taggar: finance, market, rate

Egypt Finance Minister Says Current Political Crisis is a ?Buying Opportunity?


"Investors should view Egypt’s political crisis as a buying opportunity and get in “sooner rather than later”, the country’s finance minister told CNBC on Thursday. Ahmed Galal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-02 03:48
Taggar: finance

IIF: Bank Lending Conditions Have Tightened in Asia


"Bank lending conditions in emerging Asian nations have tightened the most since the global financial crisis, according to the latest survey from the Institute of International Finance (IIF). The repor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-29 07:22
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, report

Greece Payout ?Likely? to be Delayed ? But no ?Serious? problems spotted


"The European Commission notified Berlin Tuesday that it can?t vouch yet that Greece has fulfilled all the conditions to receive its next slice of bailout loans, Germany?s deputy finance minister said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-24 03:06
Taggar: finance

Japan Government Releases Inflation Escape Report


"apan’s economy is on the verge of escaping from nearly two decades of deflation as it has picked up since the beginning of this year, a government report said Tuesday, emphasizing positive aspec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 19:47
Taggar: economy, finance, report

FinMin Aso: Japan Needs to Raise Sales Tax


"Japan must raise its sales tax rate next year as scheduled to show it is serious about fixing up its tattered finances, the finance minister said on Tuesday as the government upgraded its view of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 19:44
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

France FinMin Worried About Economy But Hopeful about 2H 2013


"France is in a worrying situation, the country’s finance minister told CNBC, but growth will return in the second half of the year as measures to stimulate job creation bear fruit. “We are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 15:51
Taggar: bear, finance

AUD/USD ? Almost Unchanged As Week Starts With a Whimper


"The new trading week is starting very quietly, as AUD/USD trades in the low-0.92 range in the European session on Monday. The G20 meeting wrapped up in Moscow on the weekend, and the G20 promised that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 15:32
Taggar: finance, home sales, trading

BoJ Member Stresses Importance of Pushing Reforms


"Japan’s government must push through reforms to restore the country’s tattered finances to help ensure a sustained economic recovery, a central bank board member said on Monday, adding a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 14:58
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, point

SNB Affirms 1.20 EUR/CHF Floor


"Swiss National Bank (SNBN) President Thomas Jordan said he has no intention to change or scrap a franc ceiling of 1.20 versus the euro. ?We will maintain our current policy for as long as necessary,?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 10:11
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

G-20 Concerned Over Premature QE Tapering


"Global finance chiefs sought to buttress the global economic recovery with pledges to avoid spooking markets as China moved to scrap a lending rule that had constrained its banks. Group of 20 nations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 03:36
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

Russia not seeking weaker Ruble ? Fin Min


"Russia’s finance minister told CNBC it was not in the country’s interest to devalue the ruble, although last month he argued that a weaker currency would help boost flagging economic growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 03:06
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

G-20 Pledges to Put Growth before Austerity


"The Group of 20 nations pledged on Saturday to put growth before austerity, seeking to revive a global economy that “remains too weak” and adjusting stimulus policies with care so that rec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 02:51
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial, market

G-20 Looks for Policy Around Stimulus Tapering


"Global finance chiefs sought to buttress the global economic recovery with pledges to avoid spooking markets as China moved to scrap a lending rule that had constrained its banks. Group of 20 nations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 02:48
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

Week in FX Europe ? For Now EUR A Bust, G20 A Must


"With little else to occupy the forex market, traders shifted their focus towards Moscow where Putin and Russia host the two-day meet of the Group of 20 nations? finance ministers. One of their primary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-20 16:11
Taggar: finance, forex, forex market, market

Week in FX Europe ? For Now EUR A Bust, G20 A Must


"With little else to occupy the forex market, traders shifted their focus towards Moscow where Putin and Russia host the two-day meet of the Group of 20 nations? finance ministers. One of their primary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-19 17:11
Taggar: finance, forex, forex market, market

GBP/USD ? UK Public Sector Borrowing Disappoints, but Pound Continues to Points Upwards


"GBP/USD continues to improve, as the pair trades in the mid-1.52 range in the European session on Friday. The pound has enjoyed a strong week, gaining about 150 points against the US dollar. In econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-19 15:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, market, point, pound

Advice to Europe: Focus on Boosting Jobs and Growth


"As G20 finance ministers arrived in Moscow for a two-day meeting, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has told Europe it is time to focus on boosting growth as President Obama has done since the 2008 fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-19 05:53
Taggar: economy, finance, financial

German FinMin Praises Greek Bailout Measures


"Germany’s finance minister has praised Greek economic reforms just hours after parliament passed a bill cutting thousands of public sector jobs. Wolfgang Schaeuble visited Athens on Thursday ami..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 19:26
Taggar: finance

USD/JPY at 99.70 on Bets G-20 Will Endorse BOJ Stimulus


"The yen held losses against most major peers on bets Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers meeting this week will endorse the Bank of Japan?s monetary easing aimed at stoking 2 percent inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 03:33
Taggar: bank, finance, inflation

USD/INR Below 60 as RBI Governor Prepares for G20 Meeting


"The Indian Rupee had a volatile start to the trading week. After opening the currency went through the 60 rupee per dollar price level where it remained for most of the morning. There was some INR app..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 19:05
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, trading

AUD/USD at 0.9065 Eagerly Awaiting China GDP Report


"The Australian dollar rose from near its weakest level since September 2010 on speculation recent declines have been excessive and before China reports on its second-quarter gross domestic product. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 03:46
Taggar: aussie, dollar, finance, report

EURO Dollar Drifts In Dead Cat Bounce


"So far today, markets are happily steady in the aftermath of the ‘big’ Bernanke market spike this week and before key Chinese GDP data over the weekend. Most investors would happily take F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-12 12:42
Taggar: dollar, finance, market

India Government Wants to Sell Overseas Debt to Strengthen Rupee


"India?s government plans to meet as many as eight bankers as it weighs selling debt abroad to raise dollars and help steady the rupee, according to two Finance Ministry officials with direct knowledge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-12 08:14
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance

Luxembourg PM Juncker Resigns Due to Spying Scandal


"Luxembourg will hold new elections after Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker announced he would resign following a secret service scandal. Mr Juncker, Europe’s longest-serving head of government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-11 14:47
Taggar: finance

Singapore Property Market Cooling Finance Minister


"Singapore’s hot property market has shown signs of stabilizing but the government would like to see some softening of prices and is not ready to relax its cooling measures just yet, Finance Mini..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 16:58
Taggar: finance, market, rate

AUD/USD Moves To Resistance Level at 0.92


"Australia?s dollar rose to its highest level in a week amid speculation its recent decline has been excessive. The Aussie recovered from an earlier loss that had been fueled by concern that trade is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 08:05
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD ? Dismal Chinese Data Trumps Rate Hike Talk


"Busy busy day for NZD/USD during early Asian trade today. The Kiwi traded lower overnight due to the strengthening of USD led by US stocks, but started to recover when the New Zealand exchange opened..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 06:05
Taggar: bank, finance, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Drops to 0.9150 After Imports in China Unexpectedly Drop


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell against their major peers after imports unexpectedly declined in China, the biggest market for both South Pacific nations. The Aussie and kiwi reversed two-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 05:40
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi, market, rate

Japan Fin Min Says Taxes Won?t Be Raised if Economy Not Growing


"Finance Minister Taro Aso suggested Tuesday that the government will not go ahead with the planned sales tax hike from the current 5 percent to 8 percent in April 2014 unless Japan’s economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-09 16:58
Taggar: consumption, economy, finance, rate

EUR/JPY at 130.25 After EU Reaches Greek Aid Agreement


"The euro strengthened for a third day against the yen as European Union finance ministers meet in Brussels, a day after agreeing to release 3 billion euros ($3.9 billion) of aid for Greece. The dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-09 11:01
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance

Greece receives bailout funds from Euro-Zone


"Greece secured a 6.8 billion euro ($8.7 billion) lifeline from the euro zone but was told it must keep its promises on cutting public sector jobs and other reforms in order to get all the cash, offici..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-09 03:14
Taggar: finance

Japan?s Registers Current Account Surplus for 4th Month in a Row


"Japan logged a current account surplus for the fourth consecutive month in May, as growth in direct investment income outweighed a trade deficit triggered by a rise in fossil fuel imports, government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 16:26
Taggar: finance, investment, report

IMF Could Upgrade UK Growth Forecast After April Downgrade


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be forced into an embarrassing U-turn this week and upgrade growth forecasts for the U.K, analysts said on Monday. “It seems highly likely that they w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 16:22
Taggar: bank, finance

Greece On Track To Receive Bailout


"International lenders have paved the way for Greece to gain the latest payment of bailout money. The European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund said they had comple..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 16:19
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/USD ? Euro Higher to Start Off Week


"EUR/USD couldn’t say goodbye to last week fast enough, as the pair posted  sharp losses late last week. The euro has reversed direction on Monday, moving up to the mid-1.28 range in Monday?s Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 12:27
Taggar: employment, finance, trade balance

Japan Sold Record U.S. Treasuries in May


"U.S. Treasury sales by Japanese investors exceeded purchases by a record in May amid the biggest monthly drop for the securities in more than three years. Money managers in the Asian nation unloaded a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 07:53
Taggar: finance

Euro-Zone to make Greece Decision Today


"The euro zone must decide on Monday how to keep Greece on a lifeline but is divided over whether to delay aid payments to Athens in an attempt to force through unpopular reforms ranging from sacking p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 03:20
Taggar: finance

Japan Tax Revenue in 2012 was a 4 Year High


"Japan’s tax revenue for fiscal 2012 totaled 43.93 trillion yen ($440.7 billion), the highest since fiscal 2008 when the global financial crisis started to weigh on the country’s economy, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-04 20:38
Taggar: economy, finance, financial

US Treasuries Rise as Portugal Concern Fuels Safety Bid


"Treasury 10-year notes rose for a third day as investors sought the safest assets after two of Portugal?s ministers resigned from the government, reigniting concern the European debt crisis is worseni..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-03 15:43
Taggar: bank, finance

Equities Hit by New European Concerns


"Portugal’s finance minister, and the head of the center-right coalition partner, resigned.  The root cause is an old theme, mounting intolerance to relentless and unworkable austerity. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-03 14:04
Taggar: finance, share

Portugal Finance Minister Quits


"Portugal’s Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar has resigned, the president’s office has announced. The minister has been praised by international creditors for keeping a tight rein on Portuguese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-02 15:33
Taggar: employment, finance

Polls shows Australians prefer Rudd than Gillard


"Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced a new ministerial team as opinion polls show he has narrowed the governing Labor party?s gap with the opposition in opinion polls since ousting Julia Gil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-01 03:49
Taggar: finance, point

Turkish Finance Minister Calls Protests Hiccup for the Economy


"Protests in Turkey that have led to weeks of turmoil and exacerbated a sell-off in the lira and Turkish stocks have been described as a “hiccup” by the country’s finance minister. Me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 17:45
Taggar: economy, finance, market, oil

European Union Agrees to Investors Sharing Cost of Bailouts


"The European Union agreed on Thursday to force investors and wealthy savers to share the costs of future bank failures, moving closer to drawing a line under years of taxpayer-funded bailouts that hav..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-27 16:34
Taggar: bank, finance, share

European Finance Ministers Seek To Shield Tax Payers from Bank Collapses


"The European Union will make a fresh attempt on Wednesday to share out the costs of future bank failures, starting a regime to spare taxpayers further bailouts and maintain momentum to integrate the b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 15:08
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, share

Exclusive: Israel?s Finance Committee Receives Stringent New Proposals From National Regulator On OTC Markets


"In an exclusive report by Forex Magnates, the State of Israel’s Knesset Finance Committee has been presented with a set of detailed procedures for reforming regulations in Israel, relating to le..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-24 08:11
Taggar: finance, forex, leverage, report

China Central Bank Hits At Shadow Banking by Limiting Liquidity


"China’s central bank faced down the country’s cash-hungry banks on Friday, letting interest rates again spike to extraordinary levels as it increases the pressure on the banks to rein in r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-21 15:52
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate, trading

EU Finance Ministers to Decide Bank Bailout Investment


"Euro zone finance ministers will decide on Thursday when and how their bailout fund can invest in a bank to save it from failure, laying a cornerstone of the banking union seen as vital to restore eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-20 17:25
Taggar: bank, finance

M/M increase in Japanese Exports Highest since 2010


"Japan?s exports surged by the most since 2010 as the yen weakened and shipments to the U.S. jumped, boosting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s campaign to revive the world?s third-largest economy. Overseas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-19 03:06
Taggar: economy, finance

Italy Moves Away from Austerity


"A deeper-than-expected recession is hurting Italy’s public finances but it can still keep the budget deficit below 3 percent of output without more fiscal tightening, Economy Minister Fabrizio S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 17:25
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

ECB Continues Showdown with Bundesbank Chief in German Courts


"Germany’s top economic policymakers have clashed in court, setting out very divergent views on the legality of measures to tackle the eurozone crisis. At Germany’s Constitutional Court, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-12 15:23
Taggar: bank, finance

Mr Yen Pessimistic About Major Reforms in Japan


"With elections to Japan’s upper house of parliament around the corner, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan, says he’s not hopeful Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will announ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-11 15:36
Taggar: finance

S&P Affirms US AA+ Rating, Outlook Stable


"Citing the strength of the U.S. economy and the dollar?s standing in the world, Standard & Poor?s on Monday raised its outlook on the U.S. credit rating ? even as the ratings agency said Washingto..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-11 02:54
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance

Japan Current Account Surplus Doubles from Last Year


"apan’s current account surplus for April doubled from a year before, marking the third consecutive monthly gain, as an increase in direct investment income outweighed a trade deficit, government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-10 16:39
Taggar: finance, investment, report

Japan?s Economy Forecast Raised to 4.1% vs initial 3.5% estimate


"Japan?s economy grew more than the government initially forecast in the first quarter, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to sustain confidence in his campaign to defeat deflation. Gross domestic produ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-10 02:45
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

Japanese Government Pledges Fiscal Rehab Offers no Details


"The government pledged Thursday to simultaneously achieve fiscal rehabilitation and economic growth in a draft of its longer-term economic and fiscal policy blueprints but gave no details on how to pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-07 16:49
Taggar: finance

USD/JPY Below 96.50 as Aso Says No Intervention


"The yen extended its biggest gain in three years after Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said he wouldn?t intervene to weaken the currency. The yen headed for its largest weekly advance since October..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-07 06:50
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

USD/ CAD ? Canadian Ivey PMI Sparkles


"USD/CAD continues to trade quietly, as the pair trades in the mid-1.03 level early in the North American session on Thursday. The pair has settled down after strong volatility to start the week. In ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 16:25
Taggar: bank, employment, finance, market

India Gold Import Duties Rise to Curb Demand


"India has increased the duty on gold imports for the second time in six months, in an attempt to rein in surging demand for the precious metal. The finance ministry said it had raised the duty to 8% f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 16:18
Taggar: finance, gold, investment

Poll showing Americans confident about own finances


"Americans are feeling more secure about their own finances with stock and home values rising, even as a growing number say the country is headed down the wrong track, according to a Bloomberg National..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-05 03:15
Taggar: economy, finance, financial

Germany to Provide Loans to Spanish SMEs


"Germany will grant Spanish small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) aid of roughly 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) as part of a push to combat rising unemployment in southern Europe, a paper from the fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-03 17:20
Taggar: bank, employment, finance

Japanese Net Sellers of Nikkei


"Latest data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) published on Thursday showed foreign investors remained net buyers of stocks last week ? a period during which the country’s equity marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 16:33
Taggar: finance, market

Rising Yields Making BOJ Efforts Harder


"A Japanese government fiscal advisory panel warned that a failure to improve the nation?s finances could trigger a spike in bond yields that makes central bank easing less effective. Prime Minister Sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 03:18
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Exit from U.S. and Japan QE Won?t be Smooth


"It is difficult to see a smooth exit out of quantitative easing in the world’s largest economy, the U.S. or Japan, said Charles Dallara, former managing director of Washington-based bank lobby g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-27 08:19
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Investors Are Still Holding Cash Despite Higher Market Confidence


"Today’s wealthy investors seem to have split personalities. Part of them is brimming with confidence and optimism. Survey after survey shows that they are back to pre-crisis boom years when it c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-23 03:11
Taggar: economy, finance, investment, market

Abenomics working? Japan Exports miss estimates again


"Japan?s exports missed estimates in April and the trade deficit swelled, highlighting weakness in global demand that may weigh on efforts to revive the world?s third-biggest economy. Overseas shipment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 03:03
Taggar: economy, finance

Japan Exports Rise in April but Trade Deficit Remains


"Japan’s exports are expected to have risen in April from a year earlier for a second straight month led by U.S.-bound shipments of cars and Asian demand for electronics parts in a sign a weak ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-21 14:33
Taggar: currency, economy, finance

THB weaker on lower than expected GDP growth


"Thailand?s growth was slower than economists estimated in the first quarter as exports cooled, boosting the case for the central bank to cut interest rates. Gross domestic product increased 5.3 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-20 09:00
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

NZD/USD ? Testing 0.818 despite Budget?s optimism


"New Zealand released its 2013 Budget at 10am EDT yesterday, showing a larger degree of optimism as compared to before. Finance Minister Bill English announced that the Government will be able to see b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-16 11:35
Taggar: dollar, finance, kiwi

Russian Banks can withstand a 5% Shrinkage in Economy


"The Russian banking system is stable enough to survive a worst-case economic crisis, central bank stress test showed on Tuesday, even after it assumed an even greater contraction than in previous test..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 05:07
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

UK Drops in Economic Wellbeing


"The UK has plunged down an economic wellbeing league, falling from fifth place to 12th over six years, according to a new report that underlines the pressure on Britons’ finances amid rising une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-14 15:27
Taggar: employment, finance, market, rate, report

Europe Divided Over Banking ? ECB vs Germany


"The European Central Bank clashed with Germany on Tuesday over how quickly the euro zone should set up a full banking union, calling for it to be ready by mid-2014 after Berlin declared it wanted a sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-14 15:23
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Cyprus Continus to Look at Rusia for Bailout Help


"Cyprus is continuing talks with the Russian government to relax the terms of a 2.5 billion euro loan, the country’s finance minister told CNBC on Monday ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 16:11
Taggar: finance, financial

G7 No Comment on Japanese Monetary Policy Triggers Weaker Yen


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda may have felt relief as Group of Seven financial chiefs concluded their two-day meeting Saturday without overtly criticizi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 16:06
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, financial

EU and IMF Meet to Approve Bailout Funds for Greece and Cyprus


"Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels to agree bailout payments for Cyprus and Greece. Cyprus is expected to get approval for the first 3bn euros (£2.5bn; $3.9bn) of its bailout package..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 15:56
Taggar: economy, finance

Concern over How Markets and U.S. Economy Will Tolerate Fed Wind-Down of QE3


"Equities and bonds are reacting adversely to a WSJ article on May 10, claiming that Fed officials are starting to plan for phased reductions in monthly asset purchases (i.e., the third round of quanti..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 13:28
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/USD ? Drops Below 1.30 as US Numbers Improve


"The EUR/USD continues to lose ground, as the pair dipped below the 1.30 level on Friday. The dollar strengthened thanks to improving US employment numbers, which has raised speculation that the US Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 13:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, finance, retail sales

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bearish Breakout vs Channel Bottom Rebound


"Last week was not a good week for the Kiwi, well if you are a bull that is. I’m sure RBNZ Gov Wheeler and also Prime Minister Key and Finance Minister English will be happy with a weaker NZD/USD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 09:42
Taggar: bull, finance, kiwi

USD/JPY Technicals ? Bulls starts week well with 102 tagged


"USD/JPY continue its upward trajectory above 100.0 after G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers gave tacit approvals to BOJ’s Yen weakening efforts. The group reaffirmed their collective commi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 05:51
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, rate

Europe Austerity May Have Reached its Political Limits


"European policy makers expressed a willingness to consider new ways to revive their ailing economy as they confronted fresh U.S. pressure to take action. The bloc?s finance ministers and central banke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 03:58
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

USD/JPY Touches 102 After G-7


"The yen fell past 102 per dollar, declining for a fourth day, after Group of Seven finance chiefs indicated they will tolerate a slide in the currency for now as they intensified their focus on Japan?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 03:48
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, rate

US Stock Futures Fall while USD/JPY maintain gains on early Monday trade


"The yen maintained losses as Group of Seven finance chiefs signaled they will tolerate the decline in the Japanese currency. U.S. stock futures fell. The yen changed hands at 101.83 per dollar as of 8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 02:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, rate

Japan Investors Fuel Capital Outflow


"The yen hit a four-year-low of 101 against the U.S. dollar on Friday, extending losses beyond the key 100-mark amid signs that Japan’s bid to reflate its economy is finally leading domestic inve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 15:09
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance

BoJ Kuroda Says He is Not Targeting Currency Rates


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday that the central bank’s monetary policy does not target currency rates and is instead aimed solely at achieving its 2 percent inflation goal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 15:08
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, inflation, market, rate, report

G7 Meeting To Focus on Banking, Cyprus and Carney


"Finance ministers from the G7 group of industrialised nations are set to begin a two-day meeting on Friday. Banking reforms will be top of the agenda at the meeting, which is being held close to Londo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 15:06
Taggar: bank, finance

Japan Current-Account Surplus Growing on Weaker Yen


"Japan?s current-account surplus rose in March to the highest level in a year as a depreciating yen boosted repatriated earnings and brightened the outlook for the nation?s exports. The excess in the w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 02:54
Taggar: dollar, finance, trading

USD/JPY Near 101 on Stronger U.S. Data


"The dollar crossed the key 100-yen level for the first time in four years Thursday, on stronger U.S. data but also amid speculation about a report on Japanese capital flows. The weekly Japanese Minist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 02:47
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, rate, report

Inexpensive Mortgages and Rising Demand for U.S. Homes


"U.S. foreclosure filings fell in April to the lowest level in more than six years as inexpensive mortgages and rising demand for homes allowed troubled owners to refinance or sell before losing their..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 09:36
Taggar: finance, report

Japanese Yen Gains as Forex Traders Take a Step Back


"Yen in currency tradingJapanese yen is gaining ground today as forex traders take a step back. Finance Minister Taro Aso made a few comments earlier that lead many to believe that the yen weakness was..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-07 11:47
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, finance, forex, forex trade, point, pound, trading

IMF Reports Greece Has Made Progress Warns about Tax Evasion


"Debt-laden Greece has made progress in improving its finances, but the country must do more to fight tax evasion, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a report, the IMF said Greece had made &#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 20:16
Taggar: finance, report

Era Of Austerity Over For France


"French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici declared the era of austerity over after his German counterpart offered flexibility on deficit cutting, an interpretation that portends renewed bickering betwe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 09:03
Taggar: finance

Stephen Poloz Named New Bank of Canada Governor


"Stephen Poloz has been appointed the new governor of the Bank of Canada, replacing Mark Carney, whose term ends June 1. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty named Poloz to replace Bank of Canada Governor Mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-02 22:19
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, investment, market, point

Japan Stock Exchange Loses for 4th Session in a Row


"Tokyo stocks remained under selling pressure Thursday amid caution ahead of U.S. nonfarm jobs data due out Friday, sending the Nikkei index lower for the fourth straight session. The 225-issue Nikkei..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-02 15:13
Taggar: finance, point

Singapore consumers confidence rising


"Consumer confidence in Singapore has remained stable throughout the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest Consumer Confidence Index by Nielsen. The global information and measurement company..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-02 06:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, finance, point

Greece Passes Law Needed to Receive Bailout


"Greek lawmakers on Sunday approved a reform law to unlock about 8.8 billion euros ($8.9 billion) of rescue loans from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund. The law, which was a condi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 16:09
Taggar: finance

Germany denies negative impact from austerity


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble lashed out at European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on Thursday, telling lawmakers the euro zone’s woes had nothing to do with strict budge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-26 11:39
Taggar: finance

Japan to buy ASEAN Bonds to Foster Growth


"To demonstrate its support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Japan will pursue a proposed financial framework that uses its foreign-currency reserves to purchase government bonds issued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 20:36
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, rate

Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru Meet to Discuss Currency Intervention


"Finance Minister from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru met in Lima to discuss the options available to deal with the effects of their respective currencies fast appreciation. Exporters in the four cou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 20:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, finance

Foreign Investors Start Selling Japanese Equities


"The fall of Japanese yen has been accompanied by the rise of the Nikkei Index. Data from the Ministry of Finance might be a warning sign that foreign investors are starting to doubt the sustainability..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 16:58
Taggar: bank, finance, market, report

Cyprus FinMin Lowers Gold Sale Option Priority


"Cyprus is not giving priority to a sale of gold reserves under the international bailout agreed this month and is still exploring all options to meet its side of the deal, Finance Minister Harris Geor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-23 15:56
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, gold

Investors Weigh Japan Bond Purchases as USD/JPY Near 100


"The yen traded 0.7 percent from 100 to the dollar as traders weighed the investment intentions of Japanese fund managers after the nation?s largest life insurance firm forecast a stronger currency in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-23 03:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, investment, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Remains Under Pressure


"AUD/USD remains under pressure as we begin the new trading week. In Monday’s European session, the pair was trading in the upper-1.02 range. The Aussie lost about 140 points last week, in large..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 14:45
Taggar: aussie, finance, home sales, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Closes in on 100


"USD/JPY continues to trade close to the 100 level. The pair was trading in the 99.80 range in Monday’s European session. The G-20 meeting wrapped up in Washington, and any ill feeling toward Jap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 13:28
Taggar: bank, finance, home sales, trading

Weaker Yen and Stronger Share Prices after G20 Meeting


"G20 central bank governors and finance ministers gave rubber-stamp approval to Japanese stimulus policies.  See my review.  Japan’s Prime Minister Aso said as much. The yen touched ove..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 13:28
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, share

New Evidence Suggest Austerity May Not Be the Answer


"Global policy makers and economists are staging a retrial of austerity as new evidence arises. Facing another slowdown in the world economy, the U.S. and International Monetary Fund are pitched agains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 11:41
Taggar: economy, finance, point

USD/JPY So Close Yet So Far to 100


"The yen weakened to within striking distance of the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Monday, yet breaking that key psychological barrier is proving to be hard. The current fall in the yen was trig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 06:15
Taggar: dollar, finance

Japanese FSA Releases Letter to US Secretary of Treasury on Cross Border OTC Derivatives Reform


"Japanese regulator the Financial Services Agency has issued a ministerial-level letter to the US Secretary of Treasury Jacob J. Lew, signed by nine senior government officials from other countries in..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-21 09:08
Taggar: finance, financial

GBP/USD ? Rally Continues as Pound Points Upwards


"The British pound continues to pick up gains against the US dollar, as GBP/USD was trading in the mid-1.53 range in Friday’s European session. The pound has now gained about one cent over the pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 14:50
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, market, pound, trading

Market Tone Set by Weaker Yen


"Japan’s delegation got its spin of the Group of Twenty talks out first.  Finance Minister Aso said no objection was made to Japan’s reflationary policies, which are meant to end defla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 13:32
Taggar: bank, finance

USD/JPY ? Yen Slumps as 100 Again in Sight


"The Japanese yen lost ground on Friday, and USD/JPY has once again moved closer to the elusive 100 level. The pair pushed above 99, and was trading at 99.25 in the European session. The yen took a hit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 12:51
Taggar: finance, trading

Yen Gets The Green Light ? 100 On Horizon


"This has certainly not been a dull week in Capital Markets. The intraday investor has been exposed to just about everything. As of Friday, we have a commodity market that is telling the investor that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 12:35
Taggar: finance, market

USD/CAD Near 1.0250 Before G-20 Meeting


"The Canadian dollar traded at almost a one-month low before a Group of 20 meeting that may offer clues about measures by central banks to jump-start economic growth. The loonie, as the currency is nic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 05:13
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, dollar trade, finance, loonie

USD/JPY at 98.50 as G-20 Members Not Opposed to BOJ Policies


"The yen dropped against the dollar after Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said policies that have driven the currency to a four-year low escaped criticism at the Group of 20 meeting in Washington. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 05:11
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance

IMF Lagarde Summoned to Court


"The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has been summed to appear before a French court to provide testimony over a ruling which benefited a French businessman while she was the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 16:28
Taggar: finance

G-20 Draft Affirms Pledge to Avoid Competitive Devaluations


"Group of 20 nations will affirm a commitment to avoid weakening their currencies to gain a trade advantage, according to a draft statement prepared for a meeting this week in Washington, Bloomberg BNA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 14:34
Taggar: bank, currencies, finance, market, rate, report

Spotlight on the United States


"The IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington D.C. kick off today.  G20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs attending those meetings will be holding separate talks and issuing a communiq..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 13:44
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Lower Ahead of G20


"The Japanese yen has edged lower in Thursday trading, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-98 range in the European session. The markets will be keeping a close eye on the G20 meeting in Washington, as financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 13:43
Taggar: bank, day trading, finance, market, trading

CFTC & Regulatory Principals Convene in Readiness for Forthcoming G-20 Finance Ministers Meeting


"In preparation for the forthcoming Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of 18-19 April, the principals of the authorities with responsibility for the regulation of the over-the-coun..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 15:02
Taggar: bank, finance, market

India?s Deficit Eased by Dip in Gold Prices


"The gold rout may narrow India?s record current-account deficit, easing pressure on the rupee, damping inflation and boosting scope for a further reduction in interest rates. Gold purchases account fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 03:18
Taggar: bank, finance, gold, inflation, rate

Bank of Japan Governor Tells Parliament to Curb Spending and Increase Revenue


"The Bank of Japan governor urged the government on Tuesday to take steps on both revenue and spending as public finances are on an unsustainable path. Haruhiko Kuroda, speaking in parliament, also to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-16 15:42
Taggar: bank, finance

South Korea Unveils Fiscal Measures of 17.3 Trillion Won (US$15.4 billion)


"South Korea unveiled a 17.3 trillion won ($15.4 billion) supplementary budget to support exporters pressured by a weaker Japanese currency and revive an economy that grew last year at the slowest pace..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-16 05:54
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, point

BOJ Boosts Economy but Draghi Doesn?t See Currency War


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated support for Japan?s efforts to beat deflation by suggesting they aren?t aimed at weakening the yen. With Group of 20 finance ministers and centra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-16 05:46
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Greece to Receive Next Round of Aid


"Greece received a clean bill of health from its international creditors on Monday, securing more rescue aid and prompting its finance minister to say he would ask for much more debt relief if Athens k..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-15 16:44
Taggar: finance

Cyprus President wants more EU ?assistance?


"Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday he will appeal to EU chiefs for extra assistance for the island as it faces ever more crippling terms for a eurozone debt bailout. Mr Anastasiades s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 10:50
Taggar: economy, finance

German Finance Minister Declares MOU for Cyprus is Ready


"A final memorandum of understanding between Cyprus and international creditors on the island’s bailout has now been finalized, a German finance ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. Martin Kotth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-10 15:11
Taggar: finance, investment, market

Sliding Yen Drives Japan Gains From Trade to Consumers


"Japan rebounded to a current-account surplus and a measure of sentiment matched a record high as a falling yen, rising stocks and stimulus bolster the outlook for the world?s third-biggest economy. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 10:59
Taggar: economy, finance

BOJ Moves Leads to Weakest Yen Since June 2009


"The yen dropped to the weakest level since June 2009 as investors sold the currency amid concern Bank of Japan (8301) measures to fight deflation, announced last week, will debase the currency. The ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 05:47
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, report

Chinese Local Government Debt Soaring


"China?s local governments may have more than 20 trillion yuan ($3.2 trillion) of debt, former Finance Minister Xiang Huaicheng said, almost double the figure given in a 2011 report by the National Aud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 03:03
Taggar: finance, report

Intervention Speculation Sees Thai Baht Near a Two-Week Low


"Thailand?s baht dropped toward a two-week low on concern the central bank will seek to curb appreciation that threatens exports. Bonds advanced. The baht, Asia?s best-performing currency this year, ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-04 06:36
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, rate

South Korea lowers growth forecast


"South Korea has cut its growth forecast for the second time in three months, amid a slowdown in its exports. The finance ministry now expects the economy to grow by 2.3% in 2013, down from its earlier..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 14:30
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Spanish Bonds Fall 2nd Day as Cyprus Concern Damps Yield Demand


"Spanish bonds fell for a second day as Cyprus?s banks reopened for the first time in almost two weeks amid concern fallout from its financial turmoil will spread to Europe?s other high debt and defici..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 14:16
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, oil, spread

Commission hopes ESM will not be used to recapitalise banks


"The European Commission has confirmed that it hopes the ESM fund will not be used for directly recapitalising banks. Speaking this lunchtime , a spokesman said that while work is continuing on the ins..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 16:46
Taggar: bank, finance

U.S. to Release Several Indicators Today


"Misgivings persist over the Cyprus bailout, which continues to be handled clumsily.  Banks in that country remain closed today and tomorrow.  European finance ministers first suggested the d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 13:27
Taggar: bank, finance

Owning EURO?s Needs Convincing


"Good luck with your next bailout Europe – is most likely what the Russians are saying or at least should be. Watching EUR/RUB plummet yesterday in a hair’s breadth looked only to be the be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 13:00
Taggar: finance, market

Markets in Rollercoaster Mode due to Mixed Message From Europe


"The euro, stocks and other risk assets took a roller coaster ride after a European official’s comments sparked fear that the new normal in Europe will now be that regulators look to a bank’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 02:39
Taggar: bank, finance, market, point

USD/CAD Back Near 1.02 as Oil Rises


"The Canadian dollar gained against the majority of its 16 most-traded peers as crude oil, the nation?s largest export, touched a one-month high after Cyprus agreed with creditors on a bailout. Canada?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 02:36
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, oil, report

EUR/GBP Moves to Six-Week Low Below 0.85 on Cyprus


"The pound rose to a six-week high against the euro amid concern political wrangling over a 10 billion-euro ($13 billion) bailout of Cyprus has undermined faith in Europe?s financial system. Sterling e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 02:34
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, pound, report

Growing Debt Problem Gives Rajoy Budget Headache


"Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy?s progress in curbing a deficit worsened by the cost of servicing Spain?s swelling debt load will be revealed this week with the release of data on the country?s finances..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 10:17
Taggar: finance, inflation, retail sales

Cyprus Agrees to International Bailout


"Cyprus agreed to the outlines of an international bailout, paving the way for 10 billion euros ($13 billion) of emergency loans and eliminating the threat of default. The accord between Cyprus and the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 04:55
Taggar: finance, report

Yen Moves to 94.80 as South Korea Escalates Concern With Japan Policies


"South Korea?s newly-appointed finance minister, Hyun Oh Seok, revived his nation?s concerns over weakness in the yen and said that the Group of 20 nations should revisit the issue. ?Japan?s expansiona..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 03:04
Taggar: bank, finance, point, report

EUR/USD Moves Through 1.30 as Cyprus Bailout Deal Reached


"The euro rose versus most of its 16 major counterparts as an agreement in principle on a bailout package for Cyprus boosted demand for the 17-nation currency. Cyprus and the so-called troika that over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 02:54
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance

Japan Policy Makers Hedge Bets on Inflation Target Timeline


"After Haruhiko Kuroda was appointed Governor of the Bank of Japan he reiterated his commitment to the Abe government’s 2 percent inflation target and his own 2 year timeline to achieve it. ̶..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-22 16:12
Taggar: bank, finance, inflation, point, rate

US10Y ? No Panic Over Russian Snub


"News headlines are flooded with Cyprus news this week after the EU bailout package for Cyprus has been announced. As part of the package, Cyprus is expected to tax banks on their deposits in order to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-22 10:02
Taggar: bank, finance

Europe Considering Closing Cyprus Banks and Asset Freeze


"Euro-area finance chiefs, pressuring Cyprus to shrink its banking system as the condition for a bailout, are reviving demands they jettisoned last week as too extreme, four European officials said. Fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-22 08:27
Taggar: bank, finance

Turkey May Block Natural Gas for Cyprus Bailout Negotiations


"Turkey could challenge any move by Cyprus to speed up offshore natural gas exploration as a way of attracting desperately needed investment to save its teetering economy, senior Turkish officials said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-22 03:47
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, financial, investment, rate

EUR/NZD ? Dismal PMI Data Brings Woes Beyond Cyprus


"When it rain it pours. Just when Cyprus bailout situation appears to be improving with Finance Minister announcing that a deal may be reached soon with assistance from Moscow, worse than expected Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 11:57
Taggar: finance

Cyprus may enact new laws to prevent bank runs


"Doubt over Cyprus? financial future showed no sign of lifting Thursday, with officials reportedly set to introduce new legislation to try to prevent capital exiting the country, amid negotiations to s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 10:43
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, report

Russia and Cyprus Discuss Banking and Natural Gas Deals


"Cyprus and Russia are discussing cooperation in the banking and energy sectors in addition to a loan, and any deal to solve the island’s debt crisis should also be in Moscow’s interests, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 10:19
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Portugal FinMin Recovery will Take Decades


"Portugal?s Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar has said the country?s bailout lenders have agreed to ease its debt-reduction targets amid deteriorating economic prospects. Gaspar also warned that fully rest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 22:24
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, report

IMF Lagarde Apartment Searched for her role in 1997 Case


"This news becomes pressing as if Christine Lagarde is put under formal investigation as she might be forced to resign. The EU does not need another scandal that could distract from very delicate bailo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 19:25
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

Won Falls to Lowest Level Since September on Fund Flows Curb Concerns


"South Korea?s won touched the weakest level since September after the government said it will consider steps to curb capital flows if needed. Government bonds dropped. Eun Sung Soo, director general a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 09:10
Taggar: currency, finance, financial, market, report

French Finance Minister EU Cannot Lend Cyprus more than 10 billion


"The euro zone cannot lend more to Cyprus than the 10 billion euro ($13 billion) bailout it agreed at the weekend, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici said on Tuesday. “Above 10 billion euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-19 17:22
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Japan to Arrange a 10 Trillion Stopgap budget for 50 days


"The Japanese government is arranging to compile a stopgap budget for fiscal 2013 to fund its spending for 50 days from April 1, as the initial budget for the year is unlikely to be enacted until May..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-19 16:04
Taggar: finance

Cyprus Parliament Unlikely to Pass Levy Vote


"Cyprus’s parliament is unlikely to pass legislation taxing deposits which has prompted turmoil in its banking system, falling short on a condition for an international bailout, government spokes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-19 08:34
Taggar: bank, finance, oil

RBI Moves for Second Time in 2013


"India?s central bank cut interest rates for the second time this year to revive investment and bolster the weakest economic growth in a decade, while saying the scope for further monetary easing remai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-19 08:25
Taggar: bank, finance, investment, rate

EU wants 5.8 Bln From Cyprus no matter what


"Euro-area finance ministers told Cyprus to raise 5.8 billion euros ($7.5 billion) from bank depositors to unlock emergency loans, maintaining the revenue target while suggesting sparing small-scale sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-19 03:40
Taggar: bank, finance

Cypriot Shock Heard Round the World


"Global financial markets were shocked over the weekend by a deal between EU finance ministers and the government of Cyprus, pending ratification by Cypriot legislators,that subjects all bank deposits..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 13:20
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market

Economists: UK Needs $15 Billion Spending ?Kick Start?


"U.K. finance minister George Osborne, facing a double whammy of higher borrowing and lower growth, should announce an extra 10 billion pounds ($15 billion) of capital spending when he unveils his budg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 10:26
Taggar: finance, point, pound

EUR/USD Falls to 2013 Low Under 1.29 on Cyprus


"The euro dropped to its lowest level this year against the dollar after an unprecedented levy on bank deposits in Cyprus threatened to derail the nation?s bailout and spark a new round in Europe?s deb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 08:47
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance

AUD/USD Drifts to 1.0365 as Cyprus Turmoil Damps Sentiment


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell, halting two days of gains, after an unprecedented levy on Cypriot banks raised concern a new round in Europe?s debt crisis will damp demand for higher-yiel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 08:38
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, finance

UK to Unveil Additional 10B GBP Spending to Spur Economy


"U.K. finance minister George Osborne, facing a double whammy of higher borrowing and lower growth, should announce an extra 10 billion pounds ($15 billion) of capital spending when he unveils his budg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 04:06
Taggar: finance, point, pound

Mr Yen Not a Fan of Abenomics


"“Abenomics” will not be able to achieve the two percent inflation target in Japan, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Friday, referring to Prime Minister..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 17:02
Taggar: economy, finance, inflation

Majority of Europe Wishes to Exit Austerity, not Germany


"Germany has ignored calls from its euro zone partners for more economic stimulus by tabling plans to cut spending and balance its budget ahead of schedule on the eve of an EU summit dedicated to growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-14 15:24
Taggar: finance

Greek Troubles Continue as Statisticians used as Scapegoats


"An Economist hired to reform the Greek Statistics Authority in 2010 is at the eye of the storm as his own countrymen have launched a criminal investigation accusing him of aiding Germany to push Greec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-14 15:22
Taggar: finance

U.S. Retail Sales Advance by Most in 5-Months


"Sales at U.S. retailers rose in February by the most in five months as an improved job market and stronger household finances cushioned the effect of higher payroll taxes. The 1.1 percent advance exce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 15:14
Taggar: finance, market

Retail Sales in U.S. Probably Advanced as Job Market Picked Up


"Sales at U.S. retailers probably rose in February for a fourth consecutive month as a better job market and stronger household finances helped consumers adjust to a higher payroll tax, economists said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 07:01
Taggar: employment, finance, market, report

KERIUS Finance Boosts Risk Management and Hedging Advisory Services with Numerix Analytics


"Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management announced that KERIUS Finance, an independent service and advisory company specializing in financi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 00:37
Taggar: finance, financial

RBI?s $91 Billion Bond Buying Makes Fight Against Inflation Challenging


"The biggest critic of India?s $100 billion budget deficit is also one of the largest purchasers of the debt that finances it: the central bank. The Reserve Bank of India faults government expenditure..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 02:47
Taggar: bank, finance, inflation

Central Banks Buying Up AUD Bonds


"Central banks are taking over as leading buyers of Australia?s bonds after Japanese investors sold the securities at the fastest pace in at least eight years. Investors from the Asian nation with the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-11 07:19
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance

Japan Nominates Vice Finance Minister to Replace Kuroda at ADB


"Japan has nominated Takehiko Nakao, its deputy finance minister for international affairs, to become president of the Asian Development Bank. The Finance Ministry proposed that Nakao succeed current A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-07 18:15
Taggar: bank, finance

UK Osborne Stands Alone as EU Push for Bank Bonus Cap


"Earlier UK Chancellor George Osborne had addressed a meeting of EU Finance Ministers to explain his position not supporting a cap on bank bonuses. London is a beneficiary of hosting one of the premier..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 20:55
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

Euro Deal Would Cut Irish Borrowing


"Ireland made steps towards extending the time it has to pay back its bailout loans last night after euro zone finance ministers backed a proposal on the issue. Finance ministers from all 27 EU states..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 16:30
Taggar: finance, market

UK Chancellor Osborne Against EU Cap on Bank Bonuses


"Chancellor George Osborne has told European Union finance ministers that he cannot support proposals to curb bankers’ bonuses. At a meeting of the EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Counc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 16:11
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, share

China?s 2% Budget Deficit ? Higher Spending = Better Economy


"China’s Ministry of Finance projected a spending increase of 10% to 13.8 Trillion Yuan ($2.2 Trillion USD). This proposed budget will create a deficit of 1.2 Trillion Yuan (US$190 Billion), a 50..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 10:24
Taggar: finance

Euro Leaders ? No Way Out of Austerity


"European leaders demanded that euro members press on with budget cuts to end the debt crisis as Italy edged closer to a new election after an anti-austerity vote last week resulted in political deadlo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-04 03:46
Taggar: currency, finance

Italy Nears New Vote as Euro Leaders Demand Austerity


"European leaders demanded that euro members press on with budget cuts to end the debt crisis as Italy edged closer to a new election after an anti-austerity vote last week resulted in political deadlo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-04 02:51
Taggar: currency, finance

India face ?more than likely? Risk of Downgrade


"Despite Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s promise to put India’s fiscal house in order in his latest budget plan, ratings agency Fitch said the country’s credit rating ? which is teet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 09:03
Taggar: economy, finance

USD/SGD ? Finance Minister says No Rate Cuts


"No stimulus needed. Singapore Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was clear in his words. Instead of non-committal rhetoric such as “if necessary”, “when needed”, Tharman w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 06:52
Taggar: finance, inflation, rate

UK to Challenge EU Banker Bonus Cap


"Britain is to challenge an EU agreement to slash bankers’ bonuses at a meeting of European finance ministers next week after Boris Johnson condemned the proposal as a “deluded measure̶..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 18:47
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

India to Increase Public Spending and Tax Rich in 2013


"India’s finance minister has announced an unexpected rise in public spending for the next financial year in an attempt to revive its sluggish economy. However, he vowed to cut the country’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 18:46
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, investment, rate

USD/INR ? Rupee Weakens on Tax Hike


"India’s Finance Minister Chidambaram pulled no stops when he said that India must embrace growth “unhesitatingly”. To meet growth targets, public spending will be 16% higher in 2013..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 11:28
Taggar: finance, investment

India Trying to Creat Room for Further Rates Cut


"India?s government may curb spending growth in the budget tomorrow to pare the widest fiscal deficit in major emerging nations, seeking to boost the central bank?s scope to reduce interest rates as th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-27 03:11
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, gold, rate

Jack Lew Backed by Senate for Confirmation Vote


"The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday backed President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Treasury, Jack Lew, overlooking the perks he got from previous employers and clearing the way for a fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 20:19
Taggar: finance

Political Deadlock in Italy Weighs a Bit on Risk Appetite


"European currencies lower against the US dollarEuropean currencies are lower against the US dollar today, thanks in large part to the latest news out of Italy.  The election of prime minister pre..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 10:28
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance, forex, forex trading, fx market, market, pound, trading

USD/SGD ? 2013 Budget Good for long term economy, Little Impact on SGD.


"Despite the Budget address being 2 hours long, there was very little that was mentioned that could move SGD significantly. Finance Minister Tharman did attempt to tackle several concerns of Singaporea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 04:45
Taggar: finance

Sweden Endorses BOJ ?Natural Steps? Intervention


"Japan is taking ?natural steps? in trying to buoy its economy through a more expansionary monetary policy and a weaker yen, Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said. ?Once you?ve cut the interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 03:11
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, rate

BoC Governor and Future BoE Carney Gives Talk to B-school


"Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney gave a speech to Richard Ivey Business School in London, Ontario earlier today. The biggest highlight was his Five C initiatives to bring back trust in institutiona..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-25 20:09
Taggar: bank, finance

No Unanimous Support For New Indo Central Bank Chief


"President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono?s surprise choice of Agus Martowardojo to run Indonesia?s central bank met with mixed reactions, with some questioning his record as finance minister and others prai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-25 05:09
Taggar: bank, finance

Spain will Miss Deficit Reduction Targets in 2013


"The main laggard was Spain, which badly missed the 6.3 percent of GDP deficit target for 2012 with a result of 10.2 percent. Even money the government spent on recapitalizing banks, the 2012 deficit i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-22 18:05
Taggar: bank, finance

Currency Battle Brewing in Asia


"Just a few days after global finance ministers’ and central bank chiefs’ meeting in Moscow dismissed talk of a currency war, it appears that a battle is brewing in Asia to keep the value o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-21 08:42
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, finance

Less Foreign Labor potentially bringing up cost for Singapore Firms


"Singapore will probably force companies to further reduce their reliance on foreign labor in the 2013 budget, after a public backlash against the influx of workers led to the biggest demonstration in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-21 07:33
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/NZD ? RBNZ dovish surprise kick starts Channel upswing


"The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Wheeler stated that the NZD is overvalued in his address to the press Today, stating that he is willing to intervene to bring NZD lower if needed. This is a su..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-20 06:10
Taggar: bank, finance

Yen Inflates Imports as Japan Trade Deficit Swells to Record


"Japan?s trade deficit swelled to a record 1.63 trillion yen ($17.4 billion) on energy imports and a weaker yen, highlighting one cost of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s policies that are driving down the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-20 05:06
Taggar: currency, finance

USD/JPY ? Little Change as BOJ Releases Minutes of Policy Meeting


"The Japanese yen is steady, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-93 range. The pair had tested the 94 line on Monday, but retracted after Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso stated that the government would no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 16:21
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate, trade balance, us market

Yen Weaker after G20 Statement?s Release


"A statement from G20 finance ministers and central bank governors did not single out Japan.  Officials said competitive currency devaluations should be avoided by allowed domestic macroeconomic s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 14:07
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, inflation

Japanese are Selling Huge Amounts of Australian Debt


"Japanese investors are selling record amounts of Australian debt, betting a rout in the yen that sent it to a four-year low against the Aussie dollar has run its course. The biggest investors in Austr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 05:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, finance, point

EUR/JPY Technicals ? Words from Central Bankers propelling price


"Yen crosses started the week higher as G20 ministers refused to call out Bank of Japan (BOJ) on their efforts to weaken the Yen. Though finance chiefs from across nations pledged not to “target..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 05:14
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Australia ok with Abenomics ? Everyone has stake in Japanese growth


"Australia indicated support on Friday for Japan’s monetary policy saying that as long as it was pro-growth it was appropriate, despite concerns by some that it was weakening the yen. “Inso..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 03:15
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Asian Markets have Started Well on Monday


"Asian stock markets rose on Monday as a weaker yen fueled profits in Japanese exporters after G20 finance ministers in Moscow opted not to criticize Japan’s economic policies, while banks led th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 02:55
Taggar: bank, bull, finance, financial, market, profit

G-20 is Against Governments Influencing Rates


"Group of 20 finance chiefs sharpened their stance against governments trying to influence exchange rates as they sought to tame speculation of a global currency war without singling out Japan for crit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 02:50
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, rate

G-20 Urges Action to Address the Weak Global Economy


"Global finance ministers and central bank chiefs attending the Group of 20 nations (G-20) meeting in Moscow dismissed talk of currency war over the weekend and said they would “refrain from comp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 02:47
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, finance

Japan Stimulus Supported by G-20


"Global finance chiefs signaled Japan has scope to keep stimulating its stagnant economy as long as policy makers cease publicly advocating a sliding yen. The message was delivered at weekend talks of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 02:44
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, rate

G20 Statement Doesn?t Call Japan a Currency Manipulator


"A statement released today by Group of Twenty finance ministers and central bank chiefs reiterates general policy principles but, as discovered in earlier leaked drafts, does not sanction the behavior..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-16 01:29
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, market, rate

Next Week


"The meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank leaders concludes tomorrow.  China reopens for business after the week-long Lunar New Year celebration, but next week opens with Monday holid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 23:36
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Japan PM Abe Close to Selecting Head of Central Bank


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is close to selecting his nominee for governor of the Bank of Japan and a decision could come in the next few days, sources close to the process told Reuters. They s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 17:08
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Russian Happenings


"A large meteorite fell to earth in Chebarkul near the Ural Mountains, injuring about 300 people. G20 central bank leaders and finance ministers meanwhile began the first session of a two-day meeting i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 14:35
Taggar: bank, finance, foreign exchange

Yen in G-20?s Firing Line


"Japan’s economic policies, which have driven down the yen’s value and given local exporters a powerful boost, are expected to be in the firing line at a meeting of G-20 finance ministers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 08:41
Taggar: dollar, finance

Russia To Stand Firm at G-20 on Currency Manipulation


"Russia wants to head off a global currency war by pushing policy makers to make stronger commitments against exchange-rate manipulation as Group of 20 officials search for common ground in Moscow this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 05:52
Taggar: currency, finance, rate

Yen Moves Back to 92.50 Before G-20 Officials Meet in Moscow


"The yen maintained a three-day advance before Group-of-20 finance ministers and central bankers start a two-day meeting today in Moscow. The euro traded 0.3 percent from a three-week low on signs the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 05:36
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, finance, market, report, retail sales

G20 to discuss Yen in Moscow meeting


"It won’t quite be hand-to-hand combat, but ‘currency wars’ will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan’s expansive policies..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 03:33
Taggar: currencies, currency, finance, financial, market

US Treasury Nominee Lew Faces Confirmation Committee


"Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew seemingly breezed through tough questions posed by Republicans during his first confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Washington insiders expect Lew, currently the Whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 16:27
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, investment

Russia Actively Moving Away from Currency Manipulation


"As tension over exchange rates grows and central bankers across the globe try to cool talk of a “currency war”, Russia on Wednesday denied it was manipulating its currency. “We are a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 17:48
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, rate

Obama?s 2013 State of the Union Address: Summary and Reaction


"Key takeaways: On Deficit Reduction: - “Harsh, arbitrary cuts” jeopardize military readiness - Attempts to Cuts on Medicare and Social Security benefits “even worse” - Deficit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 05:58
Taggar: economy, finance, manufacture, oil, rate

International Banks Warn About Currency War Scenario


"The G20 group of richest nations must act to avoid a currency war and halt a damaging drift toward fragmented regulation, the world’s leading banks said Monday. The Institute of International Fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 21:54
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, market, rate

Verbal Support for Weaker Yen, Soft Dollar, and Firm Euro


"G7 finance ministers and central bankers released a standard statement on FX policy that failed to criticize Japan: ?We, the G7 Ministers and Governors, reaffirm our longstanding commitment to market..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 14:40
Taggar: bank, finance, foreign exchange, market, rate

Cyprus Rescue Package Could Mean Losses for Depositors


"A radical new option for the financial rescue of Cyprus would force losses on uninsured depositors in Cypriot banks, as well as investors in the country’s sovereign bonds, according to a confide..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 17:38
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

Brazilian Finance Minister Calls Out EURO Devaluation


"The currency war, which the countries that are devaluating their currencies don’t seem to acknowledge, while the countries who are slipping as their competitive advantage erodes due to a strong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 17:27
Taggar: currencies, currency, finance, market, point, report, share, shares

G20 to Look Ahead Rather than Back


"With the road ahead looking a bit smoother, G20 finance ministers will be happy to ignore the wreck in the rear-view mirror when they meet this week to steer a course for the world economy. The euro z..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 05:24
Taggar: economy, finance, report

EUR/USD Moves Below 1.34 Slowdown Signs


"The euro touched a two-week low against the dollar on signs the region?s economy is slowing amid political uncertainty in Italy and Spain. The 17-nation currency declined against the yen for a fourth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 02:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, finance, industrial production

Unrest Returns and Euro Ministers Seek New Crisis Momentum


"European finance chiefs will seek to win back crisis-management momentum to navigate the currency area through emerging political pitfalls after markets signaled last week that the three-year crisis i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 02:28
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, market

Next Week


"On the central banking beat, interest rate policy meetings are scheduled next week in South Korea, Sweden, Japan and Indonesia.  The Bank of England’s quarterly Inflation Report, the ECB..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-08 23:25
Taggar: bank, bull, finance, inflation, rate, report

Week in FX Asia ? After G20 Aso Comments Will Have Been Forgotten


"The market may be confused about what Japan?s Finance Minister Aso said or did not say. However, no one can be confused about Abeconomics and what it is supposed to achieve. Japan was very much likely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-08 19:52
Taggar: finance, market

Japan Surplus is Smallest on Record


"The monthly deficit was 264.1 billion yen ($2.83 billion), Ministry of Finance data showed on Friday, much larger than a median estimate of 144.2 billion yen in a Reuters poll. That cut the full-year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-08 18:49
Taggar: finance

Yen Surprise


"The Japanese yen rose 1.1% against the dollar, strengthened by the remarks of Finance Minister Aso that the currency’s fall from 78 through 90 had been faster than expected.  There was conf..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-08 15:16
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

Greece?s Stournaras Concerned with Euro?s High Level


"Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said the strength of the euro is a concern even as its current level shows a return in confidence in the 17-nation currency. ?I?m concerned about the high leve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 03:07
Taggar: currency, finance

Japan Finance Minister Looking to the Past


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the government is imitating his Depression-era predecessor, Korekiyo Takahashi, who told the Bank of Japan to underwrite government debt to fund deficit spendin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 07:15
Taggar: bank, finance

Yen given free reign to weaken? G20 unlikely to admonish Japan over ?Competitive Devaluation?


"The world’s top economic policymakers are likely to discuss how Japan’s new monetary and fiscal policy drive is weakening the yen when they meet next month, but will stop well short of cal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 05:04
Taggar: bank, finance

South Korean 2013 revised growth estimate from 3.9% to 3%


"The International Monetary Fund is likely to pare its forecast for South Korea?s economic growth for 2013, catching up with reductions by the nation?s central bank and finance ministry. The full-year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 03:34
Taggar: bank, finance

Is The Real Money Investor Missing Out On The Yen?s Decline?


"Is there a strong ?silent? currency war in play? If so, the real investor needs to be officially invited so they can avoid betting against Central Banks this year. Looking at the yen, it remains one o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-25 12:55
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance

France Plans to Implement Financial Transaction Tax


"France plans to implement a tax on financial transactions at the end of 2014 and believes the levy to be rolled out by 11 European countries will raise “tens of billions of euros” a year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-23 17:53
Taggar: finance, financial

US Budget Dischord Threat To Globaal Economy


"Global investors say the state of the U.S. government?s finances is the greatest risk to the world economy and almost half are curbing their investments in response to continuing budget battles, a Blo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-23 15:56
Taggar: economy, finance, investment

Poll: U.S. Government?s Finances is the Greatest Risk to the World Economy


"Global investors say the state of the U.S. government?s finances is the greatest risk to the world economy and almost half are curbing their investments in response to continuing budget battles, a Blo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-23 05:56
Taggar: economy, finance, investment

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower Ahead of Eurogroup Meeting


"After a busy week, EUR/USD is steady in early Monday trading, ahead of a key Eurogroup meeting later today. The pair is trading just above the 1.33 level. US releases ended last week on a sour note, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-21 17:02
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, finance, market, trading, us market

Historic Bank of Japan Two-Day Policy Board Meeting Began


"Currency markets will lack U.S. leadership today.  It’s Martin Luther King Day, and attention will be fixed on the Obama inaugural speech. A warning directed at China by U.S. Secretary of S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-21 14:06
Taggar: currency, finance, market

Disagreements expected over ESM Funds Meeting


"European finance ministers gathering for the first time this year begin the long march to enacting policies they promised to subdue the debt crisis, beginning with how to channel firewall funds direct..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-21 10:10
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/USD ? Loses Ground After Juncker Bashes Euro


"EUR/USD lost ground after negative reaction to comments by Jean-Paul Juncker, head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers. Juncker stated that the value of the euro was too high, and the currency respo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 16:34
Taggar: currency, finance, inflation, point, retail sales

Juncker: Euro Exchange Rate Is ?Dangerously High?


"The euro?s 8.4 percent gain against the U.S. dollar in the past six months is posing a fresh threat to the European economy just as it shows signs of escaping the debt crisis, said Jean-Claude Juncker..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 02:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, finance, rate

JPY Crosses Technicals ? Slight panic post Amari comments but no changes in big picture


"Japan Finance Minister Amari was quoted saying that yen has corrected to a level in-line with fundamentals, which came as a surprise because it suggest that Japan and BOJ are ok with current Yen level..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 06:17
Taggar: finance

Euro Leaders Declaring Worst Is Over Turn to Economy Woes


"European leaders declaring they?ve gained the upper hand in the three-year-old debt crisis are sharpening efforts to channel a rebound in financial markets to an economic recovery to chip away at soar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-14 10:28
Taggar: currency, employment, finance, financial, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Weakens as Japan Purchases ESM Bonds


"USD/JPY climbed higher in early Asian trading, as the pair reacted to Tuesday?s announcement that the Japanese government would purchase bonds from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). The Japanese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-09 17:15
Taggar: announcement, finance, oil, trading

Attention Turns to Central Banks


"Japanese government officials — Prime Minister Abe, Finance Minister Aso, and Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga — sustained rhetorical pressure on the Bank of Japan overnight to intensify monet..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-09 14:36
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Somewhat Firmer Yen


"The yen, which had fallen sharply over the past 1-1/2 months, has corrected upward 0.3% against the dollar.  Finance Minister Aso spoke hopefully that a formal change in the Bank of Japan law may..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-07 14:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, kiwi

Germany Plans to Cut 6 billion to Reach a Balanced Budget


"Germany plans further spending cuts worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.9 billion)in order to achieve its target of a structurally balanced budget in 2014, a newspaper said on Friday, quoting finance mini..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-04 16:36
Taggar: finance

Higher Y/Y Home Prices In China ? 1st time in 9 months


"China’s home prices recorded their first year-on-year increase in nine months in December, an independent survey showed Friday, but it said a huge rebound nationally was unlikely. The cost of a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-04 06:31
Taggar: finance, margin

Currency Market Disconnection


"Industrial economies are fouled up beyond all recognition.  Emerging nations aren’t compensating for this slack in demand.  A whole lot of deleveraging still must be done in the privat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-03 22:23
Taggar: finance

Singapore Grows 1.1 percent Beating Estimates


"Singapore’s economy has averted a technical recession, as it reported better-than-expected growth data for the fourth quarter. The economy expanded 1.1% in the October to December period, from a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-02 17:28
Taggar: economy, finance, report

German Elections in 2013 A look at one of Merkel?s Rivals


"Excerpt from the Guardian’s article on Peer Steinbrück Whether you agree with all of Steinbrück’s positions or not, he has two important qualities that are in short supply in the current c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-02 17:14
Taggar: finance, financial

Euro Heads Higher on Fiscal Cliff Deal Expectations


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is heading higher against its major counterparts today, gaining ground as expectations for a fiscal cliff deal rise. Many expect that a deal will be done, and that is adding..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-27 08:37
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, forex, forex trading, trading

UK Households Pessimistic about 2013 Economy


"Consumers are braced for another year of austerity after the chancellor’s autumn statement failed to lift the gloom that has descended on the UK economy. According to a survey this month of atti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-24 18:16
Taggar: economy, finance, investment

UK Growth Revised Downward in Q3


"There was bad news for chancellor George Osborne as official figures showed growth in the UK economy was slower than initially thought in the third quarter, along with a deterioration in public financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-21 17:38
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Old Worries Return


"Fiscal cliff talks appear to have bogged down. Greek Finance Minister Stournaras said a Greek departure from the euro zone remains possible and called 2013 a make or break year. Weak revenue growth in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-20 14:33
Taggar: finance

Japan Posts Third Highest Trade Deficit


"Japan’s trade deficit stood at 953.4 billion yen for November, the third-biggest on record, as exports to China and Europe continued to shrink amid the global economic downturn, the government s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-19 17:59
Taggar: finance, market, report

SEC Charges TheStreet for Accounting Fraud


"The SEC has announced that it has charged the TheStreet Inc and three former executives for accounting fraud performed at the company. TheStreet Inc manages the TheStreet.com, an investing portal whic..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-18 20:43
Taggar: finance, market, report

India Revised Growth to 5.8 percent


"India’s economy will grow by about 5.8% this year, representing the slowest rate of growth in a decade, according to revised official forecasts. The country’s finance ministry said Monday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-17 18:36
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, rate

Merkel Warns More Austerity Needed


"“If Europe today accounts for just over 7 percent of the world’s population, produces around 25 percent of global GDP and has to finance 50 percent of global social spending, then it’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-17 18:34
Taggar: finance

Time May Have Come for Currency Wars to Heat Up


"Finance Minister Montega of Brazil first coined the term “currency war” in September 2010, but the concept of competitive depreciation on a multilateral scale has not become a dominant cur..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 20:58
Taggar: currency, finance, inflation, market

EUR/USD Dec. 14 Eurogroup releases bailout funds to Greece


"EUR/USD is showing some volatility in Friday?s European session, and has fallen below the 1.31 level. The euro has still posted an impressive rally this week, having gained close to two cents against..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 15:40
Taggar: dollar, finance

Mario Draghi Wants New Powers Against Banks


"The EU needs fresh powers to wind up failing banks in a speedy push to the next phase of banking union, according to Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, after a landmark agreement on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 05:54
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, point

Yen Hits 9-Month Low


"The yen touched the weakest level since March against the dollar on bets that Shinzo Abe?s Liberal Democratic Party will win Japanese elections this weekend and push the central bank to expand monetar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 02:48
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, manufacture

S&P Affirms UK Rating Revises Outlook to Negative


"We now expect the United Kingdom’s net general government debt as a percentage of GDP to continue to rise in 2015, before declining again. Future employment or growth shocks could pressure gover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 20:53
Taggar: employment, finance

EUR/USD Rallies for Fourth Day


"EUR/USD extended its rally today, rising for the fourth day, as Greece secured the next tranche of bailout. European finance ministers decided that the European Central B..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 17:49
Taggar: bank, employment, finance, indicators

EU Releases 49.1 billion euros in Greek Aid


"Euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to release 49.1 billion euros in aid to Greece by the end of March, with most of that sum flowing immediately, senior EU off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 17:36
Taggar: currency, finance

Europe Reaches Deal for ECB to Supervise Banks


"European finance ministers have reached a deal on rules for supervising eurozone banks, ahead of an EU summit. Around 200 of the biggest banks will come under the direct oversight of the European Cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 17:21
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

Euro's Recent Gains Arrested


"17-nation currency pauses in forex tradingEuro's recent gains have been arrested, and the euro is struggling a little bit right now. Some of it might be consolidation, but the euro is down against the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 09:03
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Fed Concludes Meeting as Dollar Remains Lower Versus Euro


"The dollar remained lower after a two-day decline versus the euro with the Federal Reserve expected to announce today an expansion to asset purchases that tend to weaken the U.S. currency. The greenba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-12 02:01
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance

MICEX Changes Minimum Tick Value for Some Ruble Pairs


"The Moscow Exchange (MICEX) has announced that starting today, the tick value for the USDRUB and EURRUB has been raised to RUB 0.0005 from RUB 0.0001. Commenting on the change in tick size Igor Suzdal..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-10 12:14
Taggar: finance, trading

Official: Greece Is Close to Reaching Debt Buyback Target


"Greece is near to reaching its target in a buyback of sovereign debt that will unlock aid from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, according to a Greek government official. The amo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-10 02:52
Taggar: finance, report

US Michigan Index Plunges in December


"Americans’ outlook on the economy and their finances took a turn for the worse in early December due likely to anxiety about the potential for higher taxes resulting from contentious discussions..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-07 17:21
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, finance

Contender to BOJ Governor Post: BOJ can/should do more


"It is strange to see BOJ taking criticism about doing “too little”, especially as BOJ has been the most aggressive Asian Central Bank in its attempt to weaken the Yen and keeping interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-07 04:16
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Battle of the Quants ? Hong Kong December 12-13th, 2012


"Hong Kong welcomes the mighty quantitative traders as a difficult trading year comes to an end. The Battle of the Quants is a series of events that looks at innovative techniques to find solace in the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-05 06:09
Taggar: analysis, day trading, finance, market, trading

Jean-Claude Juncker to Step Down End of December


"Eurogroup head Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that he is stepping down at the end of December. The Luxembourg prime minister has held the post of Eurogroup head since 2005, and his move was widely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-04 17:39
Taggar: currency, finance

France and Germany Clash on Eurogroup Banking Supervision


"Germany and France publicly clashed on Tuesday over plans to put the European Central Bank in charge of supervising banks, deepening a dispute over the scope of the ECB’s powers that threatens t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-04 17:08
Taggar: bank, finance

Investor Hope in a Time of Uncertainty


"The downside risks are formidable.  Global growth slowed this quarter.  The U.S. fiscal negotiations remain stalemated.  The European recession persists, and finance ministers from the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-04 14:44
Taggar: dollar, finance

Greece?s Bond Buyback enough to resolve debt crisis ? European Fin Chiefs


"European finance ministers voiced confidence that Greece will pull off a successful bond buyback, the key element in a revamped effort to stem the debt crisis in the country where it started. ?I?m con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-04 11:37
Taggar: finance, market, report

Euro Higher In Spite of Doubts for the Future


"Euro forex trading forecastEuro is heading a bit higher today as concerns about the future begin to assert themselves. Even though the 17-nation currency is gaining right now, there is a chance that i..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-04 09:07
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, forex, forex trading, market, trading

Has the EUR the Green Light to Pass ?Go??


"The end of another week and month has global capital markets proceeding with caution this Friday, and especially so ahead of the German vote to approve the latest Greek ?Band-Aid? solution. The propos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-30 13:42
Taggar: finance, market

Germany Signals more Aid Needed for Greece


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble signaled that Greece may need additional help as the country?s most-read newspaper slammed a rescue accord as a ?never-ending story? financed by German taxpa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-28 16:21
Taggar: finance

Eurozone States face potential losses on Greek Debt


"Eurozone governments could be forced to accept losses on their rescue loans to Greece after Monday?s late-night deal to overhaul its bailout failed to agree how to reach new debt targets for the strug..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-28 11:21
Taggar: finance, financial

The NetDania App to Top the Global App Stores


"- The NetDania iPhone App now ranks #1 in Apple’s uK store in the category “forex”. The UK is a cornerstone of global finance, and the apps top UK ranking comes shortly after a promi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 16:39
Taggar: currency, currency pair, finance, forex, rate

India Q3 GDP to grow by 5.5% ? Fin Min


"India’s economy logged around 5.5 percent growth in the last financial quarter, the finance minister estimated on Saturday — a rate that could boost calls for lower interest rates to spur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 09:00
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, investment, rate

EU Reaches Greek Aid Deal, however Debt Relief Ruled Out


"European finance ministers cut Greece?s interest rates and gave it more time to pay back rescue loans while dismissing for now calls for debt relief that may be needed to keep the country afloat over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 05:12
Taggar: finance, rate

Euro Falls from 1.30 as Lack of Detail in Greece Plan Weighs Heavily


"The euro edged lower against the dollar and yen on Tuesday as optimism about a Greek debt deal gave way to worries about the lack of details in the plan. The single currency shared by 17 countries had..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 00:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, share

Greek Haircut puts German Political Capital at Stake


"The IMF has come up with a sustainable debt and repayment timeline for Greece. The IMF proposal is to get the debt to GDP rate down to 120 percent, from current 190 levels and give Greece until 2022..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-26 19:36
Taggar: finance, rate

Trying for a Third Time for Greece


"International lenders take a third stab on Monday at reaching an agreement on lowering Greece?s debt to sustainable levels. A positive outcome would pave the way for the release of key aid to Athens a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-26 06:07
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Aussie and Kiwi Near 2-Week Highs


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars traded near their strongest levels in two weeks as speculation euro-area finance ministers will unlock bailout funds for Greece boosted demand for higher-yieldin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-26 05:29
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, dollar, finance, kiwi, share, shares

Euro-Zone Leaders to Meet Today on Greece Payment


"Euro-area finance ministers try for the third time this month to clear an aid payment to Greece and forge a blueprint to keep the country a solvent member of the currency bloc. Finance chiefs from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-26 03:00
Taggar: currency, finance

Poland Criticizes European Response to Crisis


"Despite bucking the economic gloom of the euro zone in recent years, Poland?s Finance Minister warned that the region?s debt crisis could derail the economic strides made by the country. ?Forty percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-22 20:19
Taggar: economy, finance

Thanksgiving Day Special


"Overseas investors this Thanksgiving Day of 2012 were cheered by China?s preliminary 50.4 reading on the November purchasing managers preliminary survey and have disregarded discouraging Ezone PMI res..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-22 18:00
Taggar: finance

EU to dip into European Financial Stability Fund to Reach Greek Compromise


"German objections to suffering losses on official loans to Greece have forced the euro zone to explore more complex means of helping Athens cope with its debt mountain. After almost 10 hours of intens..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-22 17:40
Taggar: finance

Germany refuse ?illegal? cuts on bilateral loans to Greece


"German objections to suffering losses on official loans to Greece have forced the euro zone to explore more complex means of helping Athens cope with its debt mountain. After almost 10 hours of intens..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-22 09:48
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD Gains as Finance Ministers Talk About Greece


"EUR/USD erased its losses today on hopes that European finance ministers will reach an agreement about a bailout for Greece. Earlier, the currency pair dropped as yesterd..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-21 21:18
Taggar: currency, currency pair, finance, report

Greek PM Eurozone Stability at Stake


"The failure of eurozone ministers to reach a deal to give Greece its latest bailout payment threatens the whole bloc, leaders have said. Following nearly 12 hours of talks in Brussels, the Eurogroup s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-21 19:50
Taggar: finance

Angela Merkel Believes Greek Solution Monday


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she sees a chance for a deal to release emergency aid for Greece at a meeting of European finance ministers on Monday, but rejected the idea that big..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-21 19:19
Taggar: finance

Merkel Backs Greece to Support EUR


"After failing to reach and agreement on Greek debt Merkel has issued a statement where she is confident there will be a deal reached next Monday. The failure to reduce the debt Greece owes to 120 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-21 18:03
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD Erases Losses Ahead of European Ministers? Meeting


"EUR/USD was soft today, but managed to erase losses as European finance ministers prepare to meet for a discussion of the Greek bailout, improving confidence among i..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-20 18:52
Taggar: finance, market, rate

EZ expected to reach deal on Greek aid


"Euro zone finance ministers are likely to approve the next tranche of loans to Greece on Tuesday although the money is unlikely to be disbursed before December and a deal on debt reduction may need fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-20 16:29
Taggar: finance

Eurogroup Dictates the Next EUR Move


"So far, it looks like most investors have shrugged off first-hand France losing its coveted triple A credit rating late Tuesday. Global equities have weakened only modestly or if at all. Throughout th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-20 13:31
Taggar: finance, market

Finance Chiefs Meet to Discuss Greek?s EUR32.6 billion Gap


"European finance ministers aim to stitch together Greece?s next aid payment this week as a sputtering euro-area economy and a spat with the International Monetary Fund cloud efforts to resolve the deb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-19 10:59
Taggar: economy, finance

Next Week


"Key European talks are scheduled, first among finance ministers early next week and then a summit of leaders on Thursday and Friday. Many U.S. traders will be taking off both Thursday and Friday for T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-16 18:36
Taggar: bank, finance

Japan PM Dissolves Parliament Fiscal Cliff Averted


"A bill was passed before the lower house of parliament was dissolved which allows the government to issue debt to finance any shortfall. Japan dissolved parliament’s lower house on Friday for a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-16 18:09
Taggar: finance

Greece needs another +EUR32b If Target Moved


"Greece will need 32.6 billion euros in extra financing if the country reaches its primary budget surplus target of 4.5 pct of GDP in 2016, two years later than originally planned, a draft document pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-12 22:45
Taggar: finance, report

Greece move 1 step closer to receive Bailout Aid


"The Greek Parliament on early Monday passed its 2013 budget, reports from Athens said, marking another key step in releasing aid payments to shore up the nation’s finances. The lawmakers approve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-12 05:12
Taggar: finance, margin, rate, report

USD/CNY estimated to reach 6.22 in 2013 ? HSBC


"HSBC foresees an increasing role of the yuan for trade settlements between China and the rest of Asia and emerging economies. For the first half of this year, 10 per cent of Chinese trade settlement w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-09 07:13
Taggar: currency, finance

Japan Faces Debt Legislation Crisis


"Japan’s House of Representatives started deliberations Thursday on a bill to finance the fiscal 2012 budget, with opposition parties putting more pressure on Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda to dis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-08 17:55
Taggar: finance

Greece Facing Cliff Hanger Vote


"Greece headed for a cliffhanger vote on austerity measures needed to keep the bailout on track as a 48-hour general strike began and European officials squabbled over the timing of a deal to unlock re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-06 16:28
Taggar: finance

G20 Finance Chiefs wants US Fiscal Cliff addressed


"Finance chiefs of the world’s 20 leading economies are ringing alarm bells over the U.S. fiscal cliff and Europe’s debt woes at a meeting in Mexico this weekend as they look to push back d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-05 03:47
Taggar: economy, finance

Next Week


"U.S. presidential, congressional and key state and local elections will be held Tuesday. Group of Twenty finance ministers and central bank chiefs meet November 4-5 in Mexico City. The Greek parliamen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-03 21:25
Taggar: bank, finance

Lagarde had a list of 2,000 Greek Tax Evaders in 2010


"Greece?s parliament has been asked to investigate why two former finance ministers did not pursue possible tax evaders on the so-called ?Lagarde list? of 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts. George..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-02 16:15
Taggar: bank, finance, market

EZ Sets Sight on Nov 12 for Greek Deal


"Euro Zone finance ministers expect a deal on restarting emergency lending to Greece on Nov. 12 if Athens agrees to necessary reforms and takes action on them before then, the head of the ministers sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-31 17:12
Taggar: finance

Eurozone Unemployment Hits 11.5 Percent


"Spain and Greece continue to head the list of the highest unemployment rates in the EU. Both countries have over 25% unemployment and more worrisome over 50% youth unemployment. The rate reported by E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-31 15:44
Taggar: employment, finance, market, rate, report

RBI hold rates at 8.00%, cuts CRR by 25bps


"The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) left interest rates on hold on Tuesday but cut the cash reserve ratio for banks, defying pressure from the government to lower rates for the first time since April but..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-30 08:38
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Spanish Pain Deepens


"Spanish data this week will reveal the extent of damage wrought on the euro-area?s fourth-biggest economy as the government fights to cap a swelling deficit that is propelling the country toward requi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-29 20:01
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, retail sales

Draghi backs German calls for a European Super-Commissioner


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has backed German calls for a European super-commissioner to oversee national government budgets.  German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble wants the ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-29 05:23
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Maehara Presses BOJ to Ease after Japan Exports Tumble 10%


"Japan?s exports fell the most since the aftermath of last year?s earthquake as a global slowdown, the yen?s strength and a dispute with China increase the odds of a contraction in the world?s third-la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-23 02:11
Taggar: economy, finance

Spain is offered a German Lifeline


"Two senior politicians from Angela Merkel’s team have gone on record supporting the Spanish bailout. Their comments hint at a softening of the harsh stance a couple of months ago. Not all German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-16 15:59
Taggar: finance

Greece Expects to Continue Receiving Bailout Funds


"Greece will conclude austerity talks with its lenders to continue receiving the bailout funds it needs, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Monday, but officials said the talks would most likely no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-16 15:18
Taggar: economy, finance, report

China Inflation Slows Down


"Chinese consumers paid 1.9% more for goods in September than they did a year ago, the government’s National Bureau of Statistics reported Monday. That’s down from a 2% increase in August..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 15:52
Taggar: finance, inflation, report

Lower Interest and Stronger INR needed ? India Finance Minister


"Indian Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram talks about the nation’s economy. Chidambaram said India needs lower interest rates to bolster economic growth and sought a stronger exchange rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 05:59
Taggar: economy, finance, inflation, rate

Week in FX Europe Spain holds on Bailout Request


"Last week Spanish Finance Minister de Guindos stated that Spain doesn’t need a bailout. That statement was met with laughter, but to his credit Spain has not asked for a bailout… this week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-12 22:20
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Spain Has Plan Might Involve Bailout Request


"Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos who last friday made the crowd laugh with his claim that “Spain doesn’t need a bailout at all” was one of the centers of attention at the IMF..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-12 16:33
Taggar: bank, finance

Focus on Europe and China


"A who’s who list of officials have gathered in Tokyo for the IMF/World Bank semi-annual meetings.  G7 finance ministers are met today on the sidelines.  Investors hope that Spain will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-12 16:24
Taggar: bank, finance

Kalita-Finance Brings ISL/RUR Trading To Its GUI-Robot


"While not well known, Moscow based broker Kalita-Finance can definitely be considered an innovator within their market. The firm entered FX trading in 1999, but unlike other new entrants did it with a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-12 14:52
Taggar: finance, fx trading, market, trading

Spain Downgraded and Still no Bailout Request


"As I wrote last week on the Spanish Bailout, there are no clear reasons on why the government is waiting to submit the bailout request. The speculation is heavy on Germany asking for the request to be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-11 16:22
Taggar: finance

Australian Dollar Rallies From 3 Month Low to above 1.02 on Europe Fund and Iron Ore


"The Australian dollar rallied from a three-month low reached yesterday after finance ministers in Europe declared the region?s permanent aid fund operational and gains in commodity prices boosted dema..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-09 06:57
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, finance

Europe Hails Greece?s Determination to Reshape its Economy


"European finance ministers hailed Greece?s determination to cut the budget and reshape its recession-wracked economy, raising the chances that aid will keep flowing to stop the country from careening..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-09 02:59
Taggar: economy, finance

European Finance Ministers to discuss Spain?s overhaul effort


"European officials will move to prevent Spain from triggering a new round of convulsions as policy makers begin preparing for a summit next week aimed at easing the region’s three-year-old debt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-08 08:45
Taggar: bank, finance, oil

European Officials Will Meet to Attempt to Contain Spanish Troubles


"European officials will move to prevent Spain from dragging the single currency into a new round of convulsions this week as a series of high-level meetings aim to ease the three-year-old European deb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-08 04:14
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Next Week


"The United States, Japan, and Canada are closed Monday in respective observance of Columbus Day, Sports Day, and Thanksgiving.  Spain has a holiday on Friday.  Friday also sees the start of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-07 03:08
Taggar: bank, finance

Japan to Discuss Strong Yen with G7 members


"Japan will explain about downside risks to the economy from the rising yen at an upcoming meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized economies, Finance Minister Jun Azumi said Friday. Finance minist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-28 17:29
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, report

Malaysia Debt to Rise 10 percent this year


"The Malaysian government’s debt is expected to increase 10.1 percent this year to 502.4 billion ringgit (164 billion U.S. dollars) on account of higher domestic borrowings to meet funding requir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-28 17:23
Taggar: dollar, finance, report

Disposition to Keep Losses and Cut Winners


"I have recently read a scientific research paper by Terrance Odean that was published in The Journal of Finance back in 1998. It is called Are Investors Reluctant to..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-28 13:18
Taggar: finance

Greek Government Agrees to Cuts


"Greek finance minister Yannis Stournaras says the three parties in the country’s governing coalition have reached a “basic agreement” on the austerity package for 2013-14. The measur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-27 17:47
Taggar: finance

Yen Pulls Back after Rising on the News of Jun Azumi


"Yen in forex tradingJapanese yen is pulling back after initially rising on the news that finance minister Jun Azumi would be leaving his post for a new position in his political party after the next e..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-25 09:21
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance, forex, forex trading, trading

RBA: Financial Stability Review September 2012


"Reserve Bank of Australia published their September Financial Stability report. A few nuggets to highlight: The Euro Area Crisis and Sovereign Debt Markets (pg 5)  Here you will be able to read about..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-25 05:03
Taggar: announcement, bank, finance, financial, market, report

Japan Azumi: there will be no vacuum in FX policy


"Japanese Finance Minister Jun Azumi said on Tuesday it is a mistake to assume there will be a vacuum in currency policy because he will be taking up a new position next month in the ruling Democratic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-25 04:08
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, finance, report

German deputy minister says ESM leverage being discussed


"German Deputy Finance Minister Steffen Kampeter said on Monday there is a discussion going on in Europe about leveraging the new permanent bailout scheme for the euro zone – and he promised that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 08:57
Taggar: finance, leverage

Equinix Expands London Presence with LD5 Progress


"Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, has opened the third phase of its London LD5 International Business ExchangeTM (IBX®) data center. Driven by demand from customers across t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 01:59
Taggar: finance, trading

Italy, Spain to Shun Aid Unless Yields Jump, Polillo Says


"Italy and Spain won?t request bailouts unless a new surge in bond yields leaves them shut out of markets as no government will voluntarily accept conditions imposed for the aid, a senior Italian gover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-21 10:50
Taggar: finance, market

EUR Event Premium To Remain Intact?


"Markets this morning are heavy, under profit taking and somewhat disappointed at the lack of ?substantive news out of the weekend?s EcoFin meeting.? It seems that the FX market space have returned to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-17 12:35
Taggar: bank, finance, fx market, market, point, profit

Spain Needs to Clarify Financial Needs


"Euro zone finance ministers pressed Spain on Friday to clarify whether it will seek financial support after the announcement of the European Central Bank’s new bond-buying program brought Madrid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 15:43
Taggar: announcement, bank, finance, financial, market

Japan Minister To Act on Yen Appreciation


"Finance Minister Jun Azumi said Friday Japan “will act decisively” to stem the yen’s sharp appreciation against other major currencies if necessary, indicating possible market interv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 15:34
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, finance, market

France FinMin If Spain Asks Tools are Available


"The European Union has the available mechanisms ready if Spain needs to request financial assistance to help deal with its borrowing concerns, France’s finance minister said, praising the “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 15:31
Taggar: finance, financial

Daily Market Close ? German Courts and Greece Politics


"EUR Germany?s highest court will issue a ruling this week on bids to halt the country?s participation in the European Stability Mechanism and the fiscal pact. The Federal Constitutional Court will dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-10 23:14
Taggar: cable, finance

Soros calls for Germany to ?lead or leave euro?


"International financier George Soros has called for Germany to “lead or leave the euro” days before a crucial ruling on the eurozone’s bailout fund by Germany’s constitutional..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-10 07:36
Taggar: finance, inflation

Eurogroup?s Juncker to attend ECB meeting on Thurs


"Jean-Claude Juncker, the chairman of the euro zone’s 17 finance ministers, will attend Thursday’s critical meeting of the European Central Bank’s Governing Council, his office said i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-06 08:08
Taggar: analysis, bank, finance, financial

Australian Economy Grows 0.6 Percent in Q2


"Australia’s growth slowed to 0.6 percent in the second quarter which the government said Wednesday showed the nation’s mining-fueled economy is not immune from global woes. The growth for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-05 20:57
Taggar: economy, finance, report

The Russian Finance Ministry replies to CRFIN: positively considers forex regulation in Russia


"We continue reporting on the regulatory efforts in Russia which seem to pick up lately. Latest report was about Russian Finance Ministry drafting a framework, however this has not been publicly confir..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-03 16:09
Taggar: finance, report

Brazil rates at adequate levels


"Brazil’s economy is picking up steam as borrowing costs fall to adequate levels and a weaker currency boosts competitiveness, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said on Thursday. The world’s s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-31 15:17
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, rate

Germany and France to Launch Working Group


"The finance ministries of Germany and France will launch a working group with a view to making joint proposals on euro zone issues like fiscal and banking union, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schae..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-27 17:17
Taggar: bank, finance, report

Euro Remains Lower Before German Business Confidence Data


"The euro remained lower following a drop at the end of last week before a report today that may show German business confidence fell to a two-year low, adding to evidence Europe?s debt crisis is hurti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-27 08:58
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, report

Francois Hollande piles pressure on Greek PM Samaras


"French President Francois Hollande has urged Greece to prove it can pass reforms demanded by international creditors, after talks with Greek leader Antonis Samaras.  Mr Samaras has been appealing for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-26 01:41
Taggar: finance, report

China central bank dismisses reports of lost gold reserves


"The central bank said Wednesday that reports of authorities investigating the loss of 80 tonnes of gold reserves from the national treasury are untrue and “pure rumor.” The remarks came in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-23 15:48
Taggar: bank, finance, gold, report

Greece Asks for More Time as Junker Visits Athens


"Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras called for ?more time? to carry out policy changes to address with Greece?s debt woes as he prepared to receive Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker in At..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-22 15:49
Taggar: economy, finance

Greece needs more time for cuts, says PM Samaras


"Greece’s Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, has called for more time to implement tough spending cuts and reforms, ahead of talks on its bailout.     Mr Samaras told German daily Bild that Greece..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-22 15:20
Taggar: finance

The Regulatory Evolution of Israeli Forex


"It was only a few of weeks ago, that a group of Forex executives and representatives of the industry gathered together in one room with the Knesset?s (Israeli Parliament body) Finance Committee, to di..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-15 12:10
Taggar: finance, forex, market, trading

IMF Says Currency Flows Reversing


"Just three months after the biggest developing economies sold dollars to support their currencies, policy makers from Colombia to China are moving to weaken exchange rates and revive exports as the In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-14 15:06
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, finance, rate

France Avoids a Recession with Zero Growth


"France’s economy managed zero growth in the second quarter of 2012, data showed on Tuesday, beating expectations it would begin a slide into recession. In its first flash estimate for the second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-14 11:58
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Japan Current Account Surplus Falls to Record Low


"Japan’s current account surplus dropped to a record low 3,036.6 billion yen ($38.7 billion) for the six months through June, heavily affected by growing energy imports amid fears of electricity..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-08 15:39
Taggar: finance, investment, report

Geithner to meet Schaeuble and Draghi Next Week


"U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner will meet with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi in separate sessions on July 30. The meeting with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-28 10:00
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Japanese Bought Net 164.2 Billion Yen Overseas Debt Last Week


"Japanese investors were net buyers of foreign bonds during the week ended July 20 according to figures based on reports from designated major investors released by the Ministry of Finance in Tokyo. Ja..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 16:38
Taggar: finance, report

Retail Investors Barred from Investing in Hedge Funds ? Germany


"Europe’s largest economy is planning to introduce new legislation which ‘prohibits’ retail investors from making investments in hedge funds. The German Finance Minister Wolfgang Scha..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 02:13
Taggar: economy, finance, investment

What's Next for Japan? More Monetary Easing?


"Japanese yen forex trading forecastRecently, the Japanese yen has been appreciating. With so much uncertainty surrounding the global markets, and with Europe still on the brink, there are worries that..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-25 09:33
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, forex, forex trading, market, trading

Germany Pushes back against Moody?s


"Chancellor Angela Merkel?s government said Germany will remain Europe?s haven during the financial crisis, pushing back against Moody?s Investors Service?s decision to lower the outlook on the country..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-24 15:10
Taggar: finance, financial, market, point

German FinMin Euro to Stabilize or Breakup


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble does not mince words. Adressing the German Constitutional Court on Tuesday he painted a binary scenario. Putting pressure on the court to agree to the ESM ai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-11 14:41
Taggar: bank, finance

Spain to Receive Emergency Funds as German Courts decide on ESM


"The European Finance ministers agreed early on Tuesday to grant Spain an extra year until 2014 to reach its deficit reduction targets in exchange for further budget savings. They also set the paramete..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-10 12:15
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, finance

Junker to Remain Head of Eurogroup


"The official statement out of the European Finance Minister’s meeting point to Junker staying as the head of the group as his term is close to an end and no clear successor is in line. Due to p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-10 12:00
Taggar: finance, point

Euro Pulls Higher on Hopes for Eurozone


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is pulling higher in forex trading today, gaining as hopes for the eurozone continue. European finance ministers are meeting to hammer out the details of how to make the comm..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-09 10:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, forex, forex trading, market, trading

NYSE Euronext and TradingScreen join forces to give institutional investors access to the European Central Order Book


"NYSE Euronext and TradingScreen today announced a partnership to give institutional investors easier access to corporate bond markets that meet the criteria defined by the Cassiopeia Committee in Apri..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-04 15:16
Taggar: finance, market, rate, trading

Next Week


"The week kicks off with parliamentary elections on Sunday, June 17 in Greece and France.  A summit of G20 leaders in Mexico is scheduled for Monday – Wednesday, and EU finance ministers hav..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-17 05:30
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Italy too may need bailout


"Raising the stakes in Europe’s debt crisis, Austria’s finance minister said Italy may need a financial rescue because of its high borrowing costs, drawing a furious rebuke on Tuesday from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-12 15:01
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial, oil

US Wealth Fell -38.8% in ?07-?10 on Housing


"The financial crisis wiped out 18 years of gains for the median U.S. household net worth, with a 38.8 percent plunge from 2007 to 2010 that was led by the collapse in home prices, a Federal Reserve st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-12 14:44
Taggar: finance, financial

EUR/USD Falls as Spain Expected to Require Rescue


"EUR/USD dropped today as eurozone finance ministers will meet on the weekend to discuss whether Spain needs aid. The prospect for fueled fears that the crisis is spr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-08 17:27
Taggar: currency, finance, share, spread, trade balance

ECB Preview


"The June meeting of the ECB Governing Council is being held on Wednesday rather than the customary Thursday.  This is an important meeting, coming a day after Group of Seven finance ministers are..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-05 17:25
Taggar: bank, finance

Japanese Yen Higher Today


"Jun Azumi hints at possible interventionJapanese yen is higher today, and Finance Minister Jun Azumi is hinting at a possible intervention. Indeed, with the yen moving higher against other majors, Jap..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-31 08:36
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, forex, forex trade, market

Euro and Bund Yields fall on Spain


"Germany’s 10-year bond yield hit a fresh record low while the euro edged towards its weakest in two-years on Tuesday as doubts grew over Spain’s plan to recapitalise its banks and obtain f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-29 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, point, report

Rajoy Backtracks on Bankia Bailout Plan


"Spain backtracked on a plan to use government debt instead of cash to bail out Bankia, as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy struggles to shore up the nation?s lenders without overburdening public finances..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-29 15:52
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, margin

Japanese Yen Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"Gains for the yenJapanese yen is headed higher in forex trading on the currency market today, gaining ground as concerns about the eurozone dominate the markets. Euro is dropping against major currenc..."

Euro Banks Unprepared for Greek Exit


"Europe?s banks, sitting on $1.19 trillion of debt to Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland, are facing a wave of losses if Greece abandons the euro. While lenders have increased capital buffers, written..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-23 15:32
Taggar: bank, finance

Last Effort to Avert Greek Election Do-over in June


"Released European data overnight were mixed.  The United States releases many economic indicators as well today.  German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande meet today, and there..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-15 13:46
Taggar: dollar, finance, indicators, loonie

Next Week


"An interest rate meeting is scheduled next week in Iceland, and the FOMC releases minutes from its last meeting.  EU finance ministers meet Monday and Tuesday, and the G7 leaders hold their annua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-11 23:24
Taggar: finance, rate

Will Japan Intervene to Keep the Yen Lower?


"Japanese yen strengthens in forex tradingThe Japanese yen is strengthening in forex trading on the currency market today, heading higher on risk aversion. Concerns about the global economy are at the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-23 09:24
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, trading

G20 Weekend Statement Will Not Bring the Euro Debt Crisis to Closure


"Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Twenty meeting in Washington D.C. on Saturday released a statement that confirmed leaked reports of an accord to raise IMF resources “..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-23 02:04
Taggar: bank, finance, report

G20, IMF and Wold Bank Meet in Washington


"The following are highlights of comments by finance ministers and central bankers in Washington this week for a meeting of the Group of 20 and the semiannual meetings of the International Monetary Fun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-20 15:16
Taggar: bank, finance

Watching G20 Talks and French Election


"Finance ministers and central bank leaders from the Group of Twenty meeting in Washington are talking mostly about the euro debt crisis. The first round of French Presidential elections on Sunday is e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-20 13:17
Taggar: bank, finance

French downgrade rumours lift Bunds


"European stock markets erased gains, the euro fell and German Bund futures hit a new record high on Thursday, with traders citing rumours that Moody’s might be set to downgrade France’s so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-19 14:57
Taggar: finance, market

Next Week


"Central bank interest rate policy meetings are scheduled next week in Canada, Sweden, Brazil, Turkey and the Philippines.  Published minutes of meetings earlier this month are due from the Bank o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-14 15:48
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Spain on Target for Record Debt Levels


"Spain’s debt levels will jump to their highest since at least 1990 this year as the economy sinks into recession and borrowing costs rise. The rising debt levels add to a gloomy outlook for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-03 15:03
Taggar: economy, finance

Firewall Top-Up Signals Eurozone Expects Crisis to Worsen


"Last week, the Eurozone finance ministers voted to increase the ?firewall? rescue fund from 500 billion euros ($667 billion), to 800 billion euros ($1.07 billion). The fund was established last year t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-02 20:56
Taggar: economy, finance

Lots of New Data for Markets to Digest


"China’s two purchasing manager surveys send conflicting signals. Euroland unemployment rises to another record high. Bank of Japan quarterly business survey produces somewhat disappointing resul..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-02 14:10
Taggar: bank, employment, finance, point

EUR/USD Rallies on Increase of Bailout Fund, Can It Keep Gains?


"EUR/USD climbed today, erasing yesterday’s losses, after European finance ministers agreed to boost the firewall against the debt crisis. The euro’s rally stalled, thou..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-30 16:52
Taggar: currency, finance, report, share

Euro Zone to Increase Its Firewall


"Finance ministers are meeting in Copenhagen later on Friday to discuss increasing the size of the euro zone?s rescue funds. The size of the firewall could be increased from 500 billion to 700 billion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-30 12:46
Taggar: finance

EUR Firepower Expansion to Backfire


"A combination of factors is working against the reserve currency of choice first thing this morning. The mighty dollar is attempting to flee March under pressure on month and quarter-end rebalancing f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-30 12:24
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, market

UK Economic Output Revised Down


"According to the data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK’s economic growth for the last three months of 2011 was revised down, contracting to negative 0.3 percent. The earlier..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-28 12:42
Taggar: finance

EU to Increase Firewall as Italian Derivative Bet Unravels


"The European Union is planning to increase its bailout fund from close to 500 billion to 700 billion. The main objective is to calm the markets after the Greek bailout as contagion fears are spreading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-16 14:12
Taggar: bank, finance, market, spread

EU Finance Ministers not worried about Spain


"The EUR and Spain received a vote of confidence minutes ago as the comments started pouring out of the meeting of EU finance ministers. Hungary was not so lucky as it stands to lose its funding becaus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-13 20:34
Taggar: finance, report

Greek Aid Plan is on Track, but Risks Remain


"Euro zone finance ministers signed off on a second Greek bailout. The first payment from the 130 billion-euro package is to be made this month. Greece is now eligible to receive more than 100 billion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-13 12:50
Taggar: finance, financial

After Greek Debt Swap Eurogroup turns to Spain


"The expected sign off from the Euro zone finance ministers will be announced on Wednesday, but already their attention has been more focused in Spain as its set to miss its deficit targets. Ongoing a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-12 21:25
Taggar: finance

Greek and Spanish Economies on the Agenda in Brussels


"Euro zone finance ministers from the 17 nations sharing the euro will meet in Brussels today to discuss the final approval on the second bailout package for Greece, after bondholders agreed last week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-12 13:52
Taggar: finance

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “The debt-swap results show that international markets see the prospects the Greek economy has to regain a sustainable fiscal situation” - Evangelos Ven..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-12 12:27
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, economy, finance, fundamental analysis, market

Week in FX Europe Mar 4-9


"The Greece debt swap agreement was reached as 95.7 percent of private bondholders accepted or had clauses enacted to accept the deal. This will mean Greece has reduced their outstanding obligations by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-09 20:40
Taggar: finance

Greece Moving Ahead With Debt Swap


"According to the Greek Ministry of Finance, 85.8 percent of private investors are taking part in the voluntary swap of bonds regulated by Greek law and 69 percent of its international debt holders agr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-09 13:55
Taggar: finance

Bondholders see One Trillion EUR Default Risk


"A disorderly Greek default would cause more than a trillion euros ($1.3 trillion) of damage to the euro zone and could leave Italy and Spain dependent on outside help to stop contagion spreading, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-06 15:53
Taggar: finance, spread

Swedish Economy Suffers From The Euro Zone Crisis


"The euro zone crisis pushes one of the strongest European economies, Sweden, into recession. The country?s gross domestic product shrank 1.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011. The central bank es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-01 13:30
Taggar: bank, employment, finance

Fast Money Sells EURs


"In this market, one should not put too much faith on a deal being signed, sealed and enjoyed by investors, despite knowing that anything is possible, look at Berlusconi! G20 came and went this past we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-27 13:28
Taggar: finance, market

G20 Demands Euro Zone to Increase Its Rescue Fund


"The world’s leading economic powers said they would not allocate more money to fight euro zone debt crisis until the European members increase their own contributions. According to the statement..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-27 13:24
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Central banks hold interest rate policy meetings next week in The Philippines, Hungary and Israel.  G20 finance ministers and central bankers are meeting this weekend in Mexico City, and an EU su..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-24 00:40
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Greece Narrowly Avoids Default


"By Daniel James Hayden IV Greece and finance ministers from the other 16 euro zone countries agreed to terms for Greece to receive a 130 billion euro ($172 billion) aid package that they hope will hel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 23:03
Taggar: finance

Dukascopy Afternoon Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR 17-nation currency appreciated against the Greenback and the Japanese Yen after European Finance Ministers approved the second rescue package for indebted Greece. E..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 19:19
Taggar: analysis, currency, dukascopy, finance, fundamental analysis, profit, report

Second Greek Bailout Agreed and Met with Market Skepticism


"EU finance ministers in Brussels reached agreement on a Greek bailout in the wee early hours of Tuesday.  EUR/USD initially advanced to $1.3294 but settled back to $1.3222 currently, a net overni..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 14:14
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, kiwi

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “We?ve set out to wrap up the decision on a new aid program for Greece. I?m confident” - Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Finance Minister ?We still have a bi..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 10:42
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, finance, fundamental analysis

BMO rolls out SunGards GlobalOne technology


"Canada’s Bank of Montreal has expanded its offering of Sungards financial products and is now using the GlobalOne software for securities lending from its Toronto office. Global One is a suite o..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 00:29
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

Dukascopy Afternoon Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR Finland’s Finance Ministry considers the next Greek bailout is likely to be finally approved by the week which starts March 12. Currently, all necessary eleme..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-20 20:47
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, finance, fundamental analysis

Hopeful about Eurogroup Meeting in Brussels


"European officials are said to be near agreeing on a EUR 130 billion Greek bailout.  Their meeting starts at 14:00 GMT.  Greek Finance Minister Venizelos asserted that all conditions for aid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-20 14:34
Taggar: finance

Japan, China to Help Eurozone Through IMF


"Japanese Finance Minister Jun Azumi met with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan in Beijing on Sunday to discuss funding support to the eurozone through the International Monetary Fund. The IMF said last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-20 13:00
Taggar: dollar, finance, financial

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “We expect the Greeks to rise to their responsibilities. This coming Monday, we will see whether Greece delivers or whether we will be forced to decide on ano..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-20 10:37
Taggar: analysis, dollar, dukascopy, finance, fundamental analysis

Week in FX Europe Feb 12-17


"This weeks highly anticipated teleconference meeting only produced ?sound bites?, allowing another day to be wasted and another day closer to default. The next Euro finance meeting is this coming Mond..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-17 20:03
Taggar: finance, market

Greek Austerity Proposals Not Enough


"A new shock wave of risk aversion hit markets as EU finance ministers rejected the Greek proposed reforms for being insufficient. German Finance Minister Schaeuble projected that Greek debt to GDP wou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-10 14:39
Taggar: finance, market, point

Persistent Worry about Greece and Other Peripherals


"Greek Prime Minister Papademos is to hold more meetings with the main political factions today, as a deal on austerity remains elusive.  Concern is also mounting that Portugal may default, too. F..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-07 14:37
Taggar: finance

Euro Could Survive Greece Exit


"Yesterday, Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said the negotiations in Athens were “so tough that as soon as one chapter closes another opens”. The negotiations will continue today..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-07 13:22
Taggar: bank, finance, market

US Curve Flatter Despite a bid EUR


"Even stronger domestic fundamental data cannot pressure US bond prices. Longer dated securities again have caught a bid on concerns that the Greek Prime minister has requested the country?s finance mi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-06 21:39
Taggar: finance

Land of the Rising Yen


"Japan?s Finance Minister Azumi said that the government will take decisive currency steps if needed and that speculative moves in the currency market are increasing. He and his policy makers can breat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 19:33
Taggar: currency, finance, market

Japanese Yen Gains Against the US Dollar


"Yen higher in forex tradingJapanese yen is gaining against the US dollar in forex trading today, heading higher as concerns about the US economy persist. Even though there is some good news coming out..."

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “The cost of postponing a solution [debt swap] is extremely high for Europe, but especially for the future of the euro” - Giovanni Bossi, chief executiv..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-27 12:14
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, finance, fundamental analysis

EU Finance Ministers Meeting Today


"A slow start to the week, as many Asian markets were closed for the Lunar New Year holiday.  Closed markets include Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Taiwan, Si..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-23 14:03
Taggar: finance, market

Are EUR Bears Losing the Fight?


"What ever happened to the Greek haircuts? Market perception saw it as a done deal, where further details were supposedly forthcoming over the past weekend. According to the IIF, negotiations are ongoi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-23 13:15
Taggar: finance, market, report

Yen and Aussie have their own Battle


"Finance Minister Azumi says Japan is closely watching the EUR?s decline versus the Yen. Currently, the market is seeing more Yen intervention dangers if the declines accelerate much further. Today?s m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-06 18:45
Taggar: currency, finance, market, rate

Will the US Dollar Remain Strong in Forex Trading?


"US dollar forex trading forecastThe US dollar has had a pretty good bull run in 2011. The dollar has strengthened as worries in the eurozone and concerns about the global economy have prompted an inte..."

Euro Officials to Ask for $261 Billion


"European finance ministers will today seek to meet a self-imposed deadline for drawing additional aid to the debt crisis and to form new budget rules as investor confidence that a comprehensive soluti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-19 15:57
Taggar: finance

US Dollar Lower Against Euro


"Greenback in forex tradingEuro is gaining ground as the latest information on German confidence provides some support for the 17-nation currency. Euro has been embattled lately, falling as concerns ab..."

Euro Sinks in Forex Trading


"Lower euro in currency tradingLast week ended on a high note for the euro in forex trading on the currency market. This week, though, things are already reversing for the 17-nation currency. Indeed, n..."

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “Everyone is concerned [about France?s credit rating], not just France. It’s all the euro zone countries” - Francois Baroin, French Finance Minist..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-30 17:25
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, finance, fundamental analysis, report

World?s Largest Central Banks Joining EUR Debt Fight


"Many of the world’s leading central banks have signed-on to a coordinated effort to help protect the global economy from a worsening European debt crisis. The US Federal Reserve, the European Ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-30 16:38
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, finance, rate

EUR/USD Rallies But Can?t Hold Gains


"EUR/USD was rising today on the speculation that the European leaders will seek a way out of the crisis. The European finance ministers are meeting today to dis..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-29 18:12
Taggar: currency, currency pair, finance

Eurozone Officials Meet in Brussels


"A meeting of Eurozone finance ministers today in Brussels was expected to produce a statement on the release of additional bailout funds for Greece as well as plans to expand the European Financial St..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-29 16:10
Taggar: finance, financial

Sanguine Market tone Amid Data Deluge


"Stocks and commodities are mostly higher, and the dollar has given back more ground.  Italian sovereign debt auctions fetched much higher yields but were mostly subscribed.  EU finance minis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-29 15:24
Taggar: dollar, finance

Beginning of the dollar pain trade?


"The USD is opening this weeks account a good deal weaker. Asian and Euro-bourses have rebounded from their biggest selloff in nearly two-months amid speculation policy makers are intensifying their ef..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-28 13:11
Taggar: finance, report

Next Week


"Central Bank meetings will be held next week in Mexico, The Philippines, and Brazil.  There is a meeting of EU finance ministers on Wednesday, and purchasing manager manufacturing survey results..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-26 18:32
Taggar: bank, finance

S&P Hints JPY Downgrade ?Closer?


"Saying that Japan has not done enough to reduce its public debt, Takahira Ogawa, Director of Sovereign Ratings at Standard & Poors, said in an interview today that the outlook for Japan was movin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-24 23:42
Taggar: finance

Cumberland Advisors? David Kotok: The Eurozone Crisis and The U.S. Economy


"By Scott Rubin Benzinga Radio recently had the opportunity to speak with David Kotok, the founder and Chief Investment Officer at Cumberland Advisors. Kotok is a frequent contributor to CNBC, Bloombe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-17 15:51
Taggar: finance, financial, investment, point

Japanese Yen Stronger Despite Last Week's Intervention


"Yen in forex tradingThe Japanese yen is stronger in currency trading on the FX market today, even after last week's intervention. The intervention was meant to weaken the yen in forex trading, and it..."

What will the BoJ do?


"Recent comments by Japanese Finance Minister Azumi suggest that the authorities have grown more concerned about JPY strength. Just look at how many time authorities have been on the wires this week tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-28 19:28
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, market

Finance Minister Says No Recession Likely for Canada


"Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told a press conference on Tuesday that despite uncertainty in the Eurozone and a slowing U.S. economy, he expects Canada will remain resistant to recession. Nev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-26 17:34
Taggar: economy, finance

When Does the EURO Deadline Slippage Begin?


"This current market movement is being fueled by ?perception and optimism? and financed by US corporate earnings and constructive news from Europe. The market recognizes that Europe has finally develop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-25 12:37
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

Week in FX: Europe 16-21


"European finance ministers are meeting today and have already said not to expect anything substantive; it has most likely been pushed off until Wednesday. Then that probably will be pushed off until t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-21 18:54
Taggar: finance, market

Germany Says Quick Debt Solution Are Just ?Dreams?


"Global markets received a shock today following comments by a highly-placed German official that seemed to run counter to the growing optimism for the upcoming European summit. The meeting, which is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-17 18:54
Taggar: finance, market

Banks Balk at 50% Euro Debt Haircut


"Not surprisingly, Europe’s largest banks are rejecting calls to take a rumored 50 percent haircut on Greek sovereign debt as part of a Eurozone debt relief program. The banks claim they had agre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-17 15:16
Taggar: bank, finance

EURO premium to be priced out?


"A reality or a warning? This morning’s verbal damage comes from the German Finance Minister. Wolfgang Schaeuble views have caused the EUR to trade lower, with profit taking selling beginning to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-17 12:32
Taggar: finance, market, profit

Will Greek Debt be Restructured?


"Euro lower in forex tradingThis past weekend, G20 finance ministers met to discuss what's next for the global economy. In particular, they discussed what could happen next with the eurozone sovereign..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-17 09:27
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, finance, forex, forex trading, gold, market, trading

Next Week


"G20 finance ministers will be meeting October 15 in Paris.  Central bank interest rate meetings are scheduled in Turkey, Norway, Brazil and The Philippines.  The Reserve Bank of Australia an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-14 22:22
Taggar: bank, finance, industrial production, rate

Michigan Sentiment Index Falls


"Confidence among U.S. consumers unexpectedly dropped in October as Americans? outlooks for the economy and their finances slumped to the lowest level since 1980. The Thomson Reuters/University of Mich..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-14 17:20
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, finance

A More Constructive Tone for the Euro


"Despite the lack of a big breakthrough in resolving the euro area’s debt crisis and a one-notch Spanish credit rating downgrade by S&P, this week’s more hopeful mood among investors ha..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-14 13:42
Taggar: dollar, finance

Greek Deficit Widens on Lower Revenues


"Despite claims it is doing everything possible to meet its deficit reduction obligations, Greece’s Minister of Finance admitted that the deficit actually widened for the first nine months of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-12 14:59
Taggar: finance

FX: Europe?s Unresolved Crises


"Safe-haven buying drove US bond yields to the lowest level since 1950, and the dollar rose as the tumultuous summer of 2011 drew to a close with no solution in sight to the twin banking and debt crise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-11 20:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance

Fiddling While the Euro Burns


"By: John Browne Senior Market Strategist, Euro Pacific Capital, Inc. Last week, eurozone finance ministers postponed, yet again, the most difficult decisions on the Greek debt crisis. The assembled p..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-09 12:40
Taggar: finance, market, rate

BoE increases size of APP


"The Bank of England?s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%. The Committee also voted to increase the size of its asset purc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-06 15:18
Taggar: bank, finance, market, rate

Greece Forced to Wait for Next Rescue Payment


"Despite protestations that the next bailout payment is needed by the middle of the month in order to make the next round of salary and pension payments, Greece has been told it must wait until early N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-04 15:15
Taggar: finance

How Much Lower for EURO?


"The market is getting the feeling that Euro finance ministers are stalling as they move as stealthy as a bull in a china shop in taking control of this crisis. They are beginning to drop hints that bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-04 12:29
Taggar: bull, finance, market

Japan Authorizes 15Bn for Intervention


"After disappointing industrial output figure the Japanese government announced an increase in their currency intervention fund. Finance Minister Jun Azumi said the government would authorize a further..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-30 17:26
Taggar: currency, currency trade, finance, market, point

Traders know leverage. Do EURO Policy makers?


"It no wonder investor confidence is at such low levels when you have to interpret irresponsible politicking as well. It seems that Euro finance ministers cannot whistle to the same tune. There has bee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-27 12:34
Taggar: finance

Greek Default Grows More Likely


"Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos was quoted in two newspapers stating that an “orderly” default was one possibility facing Greece. The Minister even laid out the possible structu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-23 15:46
Taggar: bank, finance

Only a Brief Respite after G20 Communique


"Today is the first day of the semi-annual IMF/World Bank meetings in Washington.  G20 finance ministers and central bankers released a statement overnight that promised a coordinated response to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-23 13:06
Taggar: bank, employment, finance, financial, market, share

No Accountability in Currency Bloodbath


"The market is taking a deep breath. It seems to be pinning its hopes on the G20 and IMF meetings to produce a policy response to the recent market panic. Already the G20 finance ministers’ commu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-23 12:11
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, market

Three Potential Outcomes One FOMC Winner


"In the past 24-hours the market has dealt with 1.25 CHF peg rumor, a weak German ZEW print, an Italian downgrade, an IMF growth cut and a dovish BoE this morning. You gotta believe it?s easier to pred..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-21 12:21
Taggar: finance, market

Stocks Fall on Renewed Euro Fears


"North American stock markets appear poised to follow European and Asian markets as new worries of a Greek default sent investors to the sidelines on Monday. A flight to safety is being blamed for a tw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-19 15:46
Taggar: finance, market

Anxiety Attack over Greek Debt Slams Equities


"Weekend developments from Europe were worrisome. More street protests in Athens. Euro leaders still haggling over terms of their July 21 aid agreement to Greece. Greek PM Papandreou cancels planned tr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-19 13:10
Taggar: finance

Optimism About Europe Wanes, EUR/USD Down


"EUR/USD reversed its rally today on concerns the European leaders won’t be able to contain the debt crisis. The European Union finance ministers meet today in Wrocl..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-16 16:15
Taggar: finance

Ministers Spar on Collateral From Greece


"Europe’s challenges in stemming the debt crisis were underscored by snags over collateral to underpin Greece?s rescue loans and German objections to altering European treaties. European finance..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-16 13:23
Taggar: finance, report

U.S. Dollar Gains in Currency Trading


"Greenback higher on FX marketThe U.S. dollar is gaining in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks mainly to euro weakness. Once again, the dollar is trading in tandem with gold prices, which..."

Euro Lower as Forex Traders Consider Likelihood of Greek Solution


"Euro down in forex tradingThe euro is lower in forex trading today, heading down as forex traders consider the likelihood of a solution to the sovereign debt crisis. Once again, finance ministers in E..."

The Most Overbought Currency in the World


" (And How I?m Using it to Finance My [...] "

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-16 07:23
Taggar: finance

Canadian Economy Contracts in 2nd Quarter


"Statistics Canada announced this morning that the Canadian economy contracted during the 2nd quarter by 0.1 percent. Earlier predictions were for zero growth. The government agency blamed the decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-31 15:12
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Yen Falls as Officials Pledge Action on Currency


"In response to a record high of 75.95 yen to the dollar, Japan?s Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda promised ?bold actions? noting that he ?won?t rule out any possible options? in dealing with the yen?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-23 15:47
Taggar: dollar, finance, trading

CHF backed by lack of Bonds


"A resemblance of calm has returned to this market after last week?s significant volatility. Traders are beginning to focus on Merkel?e and Sarkozy?s meeting tomorrow, where they seek a solution to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-15 12:26
Taggar: finance, market

Bank of Japan Running Out of Levers as Yen Climbs


"Last week Japanese officials intervened in the markets in an attempt to dampen enthusiasm for the yen ? this week the Finance Minister appears to be trying to talk investors into giving the currency a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-10 22:43
Taggar: currency, finance, market, rate

G7 Leaders Pledge Support for Global Economy


"The Group of Seven finance ministers issued a communique assuring investors that the G-7 is united in effort and will “take all necessary measures to support financial stability and growth.? The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-08 14:58
Taggar: bank, finance, financial

Numerous Official Efforts to Halt Market Turmoil Mostly Failing


"After markets closed Friday, S&P downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+ and retained a negative outlook, meaning more downgrades are possible. Stocks in Israel tumbled almost 7% on Sund..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-08 13:35
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Japan Intervenes Heavily and Increases Quantitative Easing


"There has been massive intervention by Japan’s Ministry of Finance applied constantly.  The dollar leaped 3.8% against the yen, getting as high as 80.25 versus a low of 76.76 yesterday...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-04 13:37
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, finance

Italian Bonds Decline After Borrowing Costs Rise


"Italian bonds fell for a second day, increasing the yield spread over German bunds, after the nation?s borrowing costs rose at a sale of 10-year debt and Standard & Poor?s said Greece risks furth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-28 15:09
Taggar: finance, spread

EUR Longs Getting out of Dodge for a Few Days


"It?s time. Before yesterday?s session, the EUR seemed suspended in motion, confined to a tight trading range. Something had to give. If it was not the US debt stalemate, it had to be something of a Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-28 12:21
Taggar: finance, market, trading

BoJ concerned about yen rise


"Japanese officials today expressed growing discomfort over persistent yen rises, putting markets on alert for possible action in response to ever louder business complaints that an unchecked currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-26 14:45
Taggar: currency, economy, finance, market

America?s Jobs Deficit and Budget Deficit


"The U.S. economy has substantial imbalances in its labor market and public finances.  Politicians from both the Democratic Party and Republican Party have chosen to attach higher priority to corr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-21 18:43
Taggar: economy, finance, market

EUR/USD Rebounds on Hopes for EU Summit


"EUR/USD pared losses today as Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos suggested that agreement among the European leaders on a way out of the debt crisis is “att..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-19 15:09
Taggar: finance, market, report

Less Risk Aversion Than Yesterday


"Markets are more hopeful about a resolution to Greece’s debt crisis. The German Dax and Paris Cac have risen 1.5% and 1.1%.  The British Ftse has firmed 0.4%. Austria’s central bank c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-19 12:56
Taggar: bank, finance, market

Debt Contagion Fears Spread to Italy


"Stop me if you?ve heard this before, but Italian finance officials took great pains recently to state that the country is perfectly capable of dealing with the national debt on its own and that the id..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-11 23:49
Taggar: finance, market, point, spread

Attention Turns to Italy?s Debt Woes


"Eurozone finance ministers are scheduled to meet in Brussels today to discuss growing concerns over the debt crisis in Greece spreading to other countries. Spain and Portugal have already been identif..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-11 14:53
Taggar: finance, spread

Now Italy?s in the Cross-Hairs


"As European Finance Ministers meet, contagion fears have turned to Italy.  While estimates released in late April put the third largest Euroland economy’s fiscal deficit-to-GDP at 4.6% in 2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-11 13:33
Taggar: economy, finance

Quantitative Easing Ends, U.S. Dollar Higher


"Greenback in currency tradingThe U.S. dollar is higher across the board today in forex trading on the currency market. It's the first day without quantitative easing, and the greenback is doing better..."

EURO Longs Squeezed


"The EURO continues to struggle this morning, under weight from a combination of ?soggy? PMI data and continuing concerns over Greece?s finances. The possibility that austerity measures may not pass th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-23 12:22
Taggar: dollar, finance, market

Bailout Expected But Greece Required to Cut Spending, Sell Assets


"While latest discussions have not yet resulted in an agreement to provide Greece with a bailout to avoid default, it is expected that the Eurozone finance ministers will ultimately agree to terms. How..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-20 15:27
Taggar: finance

Aid Tranche to Greece Still Not Approved


"The meeting in Luxembourg of EU finance ministers postponed paying Greece EUR 12 billion, the next part of the EUR 110 billion package.  They’ll try again in July but insist that Greek poli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-20 13:21
Taggar: finance

Next Week


"Central Banks in the United States, Norway, Hungary and Czech Republic hold interest rate policy meetings next week, and those in Australia and Britain will be releasing minutes from meetings held ear..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-17 23:33
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

New Hope Regarding Greek Situation


"Markets are showing a little less extreme risk aversion as the third week of June draws to a close.  Former Greek Finance Minister Papconstantinou has been replaced by Defense Minister Venizelos..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-17 12:57
Taggar: finance, market

EURO waits and waits


"No one is sure if the Merkel-Sarkozy meeting can bear fruit. Will they produce a compromise on the controversial issue of private sector participation in new financing for Greece? Within the hour we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-17 11:50
Taggar: bear, finance, market, trading

Euro Falls on Greek Debt Crisis


"An apparent stalemate has developed during an emergency meeting of Eurozone finance ministers on how to proceed with a rescue package for Greece. The growing uncertainty has pushed the euro lower in e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-15 15:06
Taggar: finance, rate, report, trading

Greek Woes Depress Euro Against Dollar and Crosses


"European Finance Ministers did not make progress finding a way to share the cost of a restructured Greek debt. Moody’s is reviewing the rating of three French banks that are vulnerable to such a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-15 13:50
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, kiwi, share

Things Get Violent in Greece, Sending the Euro Lower in Forex Trading


"EUR/USD slides in currency tradingThe Greek protests that have been going on for months have turned violent. Clashes between police and protestors in Athens are causing problems in the Greek capital t..."

Look out below EURO


"At the Euro-finance ministers meeting they sought to narrow differences on how investors share the cost of easing Europe?s biggest debt burden.They failed and now they have to ?pay the piper?. The ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-15 12:08
Taggar: bear, currency, finance, market, share

This Week


"Three central banks holding interest rate policy meetings this week are the Bank of Japan, Swiss National Bank and Sedlabanki in Iceland.  The Bank of Japan monthly economic assessment, ECB month..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-13 02:28
Taggar: bank, bull, finance, rate

Germany Raises Specter of Greek Debt Restructuring


"A letter from Germany to other European Union members has once again thrust the possibility of a restructuring of Greek debt that could see investors suffer losses into the forefront.The letter was se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-08 15:29
Taggar: finance

Forex Week in Review May 15-20


"Developments with respect to Greece remain a source of stress for the markets. How will Greece find the ?27bn it needs to fill its 2012 ‘funding gap’? Restructure, reprofiling? The market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-20 19:48
Taggar: finance, market, report

Thank God It?s Friday and a Quiet One at That


"Not to much is happening this Friday.  No U.S. data releases are scheduled.  The euro has dipped back under $1.43.  The Bank of Japan made no further changes at this month’s Polic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-20 13:25
Taggar: bank, finance

Officials Now Say Greek Debt Restructure Possible


"For the first time since the depth of the European debt crisis first came to light, officials are now openly discussing the possibility of debt restructuring as part of the solution. Jean-Claude Junck..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-18 16:55
Taggar: finance

Restructuring is Verboten in EURO


"It?s not a market surprise that the Euro-finance meeting did not provide a definitive solution to Greece’s debt issue. However, consensus appears to be moving closer, albeit slowly, to the idea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-18 12:22
Taggar: finance, market

To Reprofile or Restructure the EURO?


"What?s in a word? A lot apparently. Even European policy makers are finding it confusing this morning. It?s ?re-profiling? not ?restructuring? of Greek debt supposedly. This is understood to involve e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-17 12:27
Taggar: finance

EUR/USD Gains as EU Meeting Brings Hopes for Greece


"EUR/USD rose as the European Union finance ministers condu