Dollar Rally Loses Momentum

Posted On: December 30, 2010
The Wall Street Journal recently quoted Tyson Wright at Western Union Business Solutions in an article analyzing a year-end rally in the USD. “Tyson Wright, senior position trader at Western Un... [More]

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Korean companies fret about won volatility

Posted On: December 30, 2010
The Korean won - like many other emerging-market currencies - has appreciated in recent months, and its rise is presenting challenges for Korea's companies [More]

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Dollar slides after strong auction hits bond yields

Posted On: December 29, 2010
A recent article appearing on Reuters online quoted Western Union Business Solutions’ Brendan McGrath, amongst other currency market specialists, on the state of several major currencies as... [More]

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Swiss franc's rise challenges Switzerland's companies, economy

Posted On: December 29, 2010
The rapid rise of the Swiss franc this year is presenting significant challenges for the Swiss exporters and the country's economy as a whole, reports indicate. [More]

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Exchange-rate issues drive sale of Constellation's Australian arm

Posted On: December 29, 2010
Constellation Brands, the world's largest wine and spirits company, announced December 23 that it was selling its Australian and British segment to a Sydney-based private-equity firm - a decision motivated largely by currency fluctuations. [More]

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Taiwanese official cites need for capital controls

Posted On: December 29, 2010
Across the developing world, central banks and finance ministries are putting taxes, investment restrictions and other capital controls in place to limit foreign capital inflows - and Taiwan may soon follow their lead, economic official Christina Liu said December 23 to Bloomberg News. [More]

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Yen's appreciation proves worrisome

Posted On: December 28, 2010
The strength of the yen is presenting challenges for Japanese companies and policymakers, reports suggest. [More]

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Banks' risk-management measures need improving: panel

Posted On: December 27, 2010
Financial firms have made progress in understanding and responding to risk factors, a group of bank regulators said December 23. But their risk-management strategies, the panel noted, may not yet be up to snuff. [More]

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Ringgit rises as risk sentiment improves

Posted On: December 27, 2010
A surge in oil prices is contributing to gains in Malaysia's ringgit, Bloomberg News reported December 23. [More]

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Emerging markets act to limit capital inflows: MarketWatch

Posted On: December 27, 2010
Investors are pouring money into emerging economies in a bid to capitalize on their rapid growth and take advantage of some of the world's highest interest rates. But many emerging nations' governments are looking to foist further inflows. [More]

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