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Euro mixed after Greek poll plunge TOKYO: The euro edged up against the dollar on Tuesday after plunging in the wake of the anti-austerity Syriza party's victory in Greek elections, while the ruble dropped after Standard & Poor's cut Russia's debt rating to junk.In Tokyo, the common currency rose to $1.1241, from $1.1234 in New York. The euro had briefly tumbled to $1.1098 -- its lowest level since September 2003 -- in Asia on Monday, owing to fears the poll result could lead to a Greek exit from the eurozone.The single currency eased to 132.85 yen from 133.12 yen in US trade, although it is still up from levels below 132 yen on Monday in Japan. Victory for the far-left Syriza in Sunday's poll initially sparked fears Athens will refuse to stick to its bailout obligations and eventually leave the eurozone. The party had campaigned on renegotiating terms of the lifeline, which include major spending cuts ...


Euro ticks up after Greek poll plunge TOKYO: The euro inched higher on Tuesday after plunging in the wake of the leftist Syriza party's victory in Greek elections, while the ruble dropped after Standard & Poor's cut Russia's debt rating to junk.In Tokyo, the common currency bought $1.1251 and 133.31 yen, up from $1.1234 and 133.12 yen in New York.The unit had briefly tumbled to $1.1098 -- its lowest level since September 2003 -- in Asia on Monday, owing to fears the ...

Euro rebounds off lows after Greek vote; rouble weakens NEW YORK: The euro rebounded on Monday as investors took advantage of steep losses sustained during two days of dramatic selling, with the final push down to a fresh 11-year low coming after elections in Greece put an anti-austerity government in power. Following the outcome of Sunday's vote, the euro hit its lowest against the US dollar since September 2003 at $1.1098 in Asian trading, according to the EBS trading platform . Greece elected, as ...

Russian rouble weakens sharply after S&P downgrade MOSCOW: Russia's rouble weakened sharply late on Monday to trade around 5 percent lower against the US dollar after ratings agency S&P downgraded Russia's sovereign credit rating to below investment grade. The rouble was trading at 67.56 at 1824 GMT, around 5 percent weaker than the previous close on the Moscow Exchange. Copyright Reuters, 2015

Euro rebounds off lows following Greek vote NEW YORK: The euro rebounded on Monday as investors took advantage of steep losses sustained during two days of dramatic selling, with the final push down to a fresh 11-year low coming after elections in Greece put an anti-austerity government in power.Following the outcome of Sunday's vote, the euro hit its lowest against the US dollar since September 2003 at $1.1098 in Asian trading, according to the EBS trading platform . Greece elected, as expected, ...

Nigeria naira closes at record low, despite intervention LAGOS: Nigeria's naira ended at a record closing low on Monday, despite central bank intervention, as the currency continued to weaken on strong demand for the greenback, dealers said.The unit closed at 191.10, a new record low against the U.S. dollar, compared with Friday's record low close of 190.60 naira. One dealer traded the naira at a one-off rate of 194.10 during mid-day session.The currency had initially gained 1.66 percent to 186.80 naira after the ...

Kenyan shilling steady, stocks inch lower NAIROBI: The Kenyan shilling was little changed on Monday as tight liquidity continued to lend support to the local currency. Stocks inched lower.At the 1300 GMT close, banks quoted the shilling at 91.70/75 to the dollar, barely changed from Friday's close of 91.70/80.A trader at one Nairobi-based commercial bank said the shilling was stuck in a five cent range throughout the day, trading in low volumes amid a shortage of the local currency."The money market ...


 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyNovember
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WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
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