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Zloty Slumps to 15-Month Low Against Euro as Bonds Decline
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Zloty Slumps to 15-Month Low Against Euro as Bonds Decline
The zloty tumbled and Polish bonds fell on concern the currency crisis battering Russia ’s economy may spread to neighboring nations. The zloty lost as much as 0.8 percent to 4.2846 per euro, the weakest level since September 2013. Its 2 percent drop in the past five days is the most among 24.......
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European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014
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Friday, 19 December 2014
European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014
European stocks climbed 0.5 per cent early on Friday after a 3 per cent rally on Thursday, leaving them poised for a weekly gain about the same size. LONDON: ...
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Express Ranking Votes For Emefiele
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Express Ranking Votes For Emefiele
Comparison of central bankers can be difficult and unfair especially when they are responsible for different economies and suffering from very different issues...
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European Stocks Set for Biggest Weekly Gain of 2014
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Friday, 19 December 2014
European Stocks Set for Biggest Weekly Gain of 2014
LONDON — World markets are ending their last full week of 2014 on a high, as Wall Street made its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 and European shares h...
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Russian government adopts anti-crisis plan, ready for any turn of events — Kremlin aide
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Russian government adopts anti-crisis plan, ready for any turn of events — Kremlin aide
SKOLKOVO, December 19. /TASS/. The Russian government has adopted a plan of anti-crisis measures and is ready for any turn of events, presidential aide Andrey ...
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Putin isn’t worried, but the West should be
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Putin isn’t worried, but the West should be
BERLIN – A mere two weeks after delivering a weak, stumbling state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin is back on form as a consummate popu...
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Premarket: European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Premarket: European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014
European stocks climbed 0.5 per cent early on Friday after a 3-per-cent rally on Thursday, leaving them poised for a weekly gain about the same size. French IT...
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FTSE LIVE: Santa Rally back in town as Footsie jumps again with global stocks up on soothing Fed
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Friday, 19 December 2014
FTSE LIVE: Santa Rally back in town as Footsie jumps again with global stocks up on soothing Fed
10.00: The Footsie maintained its gains as the morning session progressed, extending yesterday’s strong performance after US stocks posted their biggest two-da...
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Russia Forcing SNB Hand Drains Arsenal Before ECB Move
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Russia Forcing SNB Hand Drains Arsenal Before ECB Move
SNB President Thomas Jordan said, “Many market participants have yet to fully comprehend the measures -- how strong and how drastic they will be, and what a bu...
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Why Germany's having a merrier Christmas
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Why Germany's having a merrier Christmas
Christmas in Germany will be that little bit merrier this year as positive business and consumer confidence points to a much-needed turnaround for the euro zon...
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European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014
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Friday, 19 December 2014
European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014
The gains came amid relief that the Federal Reserve appears in no rush to withdraw stimulus from the U.S. economy and as investors began to see the advantages ...
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Greek PM Samaras confronts peril putting his Greek transformation to vote
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Greek PM Samaras confronts peril putting his Greek transformation to vote
By Jonathan Stearns and Nikos Chrysoloras. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has become the stabilizing figure during the Greek financial crisis. Now he’s facing ...
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Entering 2015, Europe Is Losing America
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Entering 2015, Europe Is Losing America
No matter which president sits in the White House, Europeans indulge in one of their favorite pastimes: criticizing their transatlantic partner. There was no s...
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Entering 2015, Europe Is Losing America
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Entering 2015, Europe Is Losing America
No matter which president sits in the White House, Europeans indulge in one of their favorite pastimes: criticizing their transatlantic partner. There was no s...
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Ruble Weakens Against U.S. Dollar as Traders Unconvinced by Putin Speech
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Ruble Weakens Against U.S. Dollar as Traders Unconvinced by Putin Speech
The ruble edged lower against the dollar on Thursday, with traders saying President Vladimir Putin had offered few concrete measures at his end-of-year news conference to pull Russia out of a crisis. At 7:49 p.m. in Moscow, the ruble was about 3 percent weaker against the dollar at 62.13 after opening more than 1 percent higher....
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Swiss Central Bank Announces Negative Interest Rates To Stem Flight Into Franc
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Swiss Central Bank Announces Negative Interest Rates To Stem Flight Into Franc
Free access to myAJC for AJC subscribers. Explore (Reuters) - Switzerland's central bank said it would start charging banks for deposits in francs for the firs...
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Société Générale CEO Oudéa stresses European unity ‘financial solidarity’
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Société Générale CEO Oudéa stresses European unity ‘financial solidarity’
Société Générale CEO Oudéa stresses European unity, ‘financial solidarity’ Friday 19th December, 2014. The euro lives on and the sovereign debt crisis has sta...
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Russia Forcing SNB Hand Drains Arsenal to Fight ECB Stimulus
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Russia Forcing SNB Hand Drains Arsenal to Fight ECB Stimulus
Lights illuminate the facade of the Swiss National Bank's headquarters in Bern. Close Lights illuminate the facade of the Swiss National Bank's headquarters in...
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Russia situation 'extremely grave': Trichet
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Russia situation 'extremely grave': Trichet
Russia's economic crisis is an "extremely grave" situation not only for the country itself, but for the rest of the European Union, the former president of the...
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Putin Says Russian Economy Will Rebound
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Putin Says Russian Economy Will Rebound
Russian President Vladimir Putin has attempted to assuage fears of economic collapse and promised rapid recovery as he faced hundreds of journalists amid the w...
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FTSE LIVE: Footsie higher after Fed boost for global markets helped by a rally in the oil price
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Friday, 19 December 2014
FTSE LIVE: Footsie higher after Fed boost for global markets helped by a rally in the oil price
Sterling was also a cent higher versus the single currency at over €1.27. The Russian rouble was trading at about 61 roubles a dollar, slightly lower than its ...
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EU summit agrees 300 billion euro fund to avert crisis
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Friday, 19 December 2014
EU summit agrees 300 billion euro fund to avert crisis
EU leaders have agreed to launch an investment fund that could generate up to 300 billion euros to jump start the bloc’s sluggish economies and ignite job grow...
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EU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growth
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Friday, 19 December 2014
EU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growth
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Thursday to create a strategic investment fund that could generate up to 315 billion euros ($386 billion) in priv...
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Samaras Confronts Peril Putting His Greek Record to Vote
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Samaras Confronts Peril Putting His Greek Record to Vote
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has become the stabilizing figure during the Greek financial crisis. Now he’s facing a vote that may determine whether he become...
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Swiss rates target foreign banks
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Swiss rates target foreign banks
Foreign banks in Switzerland probably will be more affected than the country's own lenders by the central bank's decision Thursday to charge interest on deposi...
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Germany needs to adopt a win-win approach and fast
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Germany needs to adopt a win-win approach and fast
In 2014, we have commemorated the 100th anniversary of the start of First World War and the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The former led to ...
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EU Adopts New Crimea Sanctions As Summit Weighs Crisis
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Friday, 19 December 2014
EU Adopts New Crimea Sanctions As Summit Weighs Crisis
December 18, 2014 by RFE/RL. The European Union on December 18 agreed to new sanctions against Moscow-annexed Crimea as EU leaders prepared to discuss a 'tough...
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Asia Stocks Boast Biggest Rise In 15 Months, BOJ Quietly Confident
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Asia Stocks Boast Biggest Rise In 15 Months, BOJ Quietly Confident
(Reuters) - Asian shares enjoyed their best day in 15 months on Friday, after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 amid relief the F...
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Swiss central bank imposes negative interest rates
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Swiss central bank imposes negative interest rates
The Swiss National Bank said yesterday it would impose negative interest rates on cash held by other banks at the central bank, seeking to discourage safe-haven buying by investors anxious about the crisis in Russia and oil’s slide. In a brief statement, the SNB said it would impose an interest rate of -0....
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Death Threats to Sydney Siege Gunman's Lawyers, Magistrate
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Death Threats to Sydney Siege Gunman's Lawyers, Magistrate
Lawyers who defended the Sydney siege gunman on a string of charges and the magistrate who bailed him have received deaths threats, officials said Friday, amid...
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In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness
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Friday, 19 December 2014
In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness
It is a problem that is replicated, to varying degrees, in nations across the Middle East where more than 3.3 million Syrians have found safe haven from the in...
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