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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 expected, left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras of the anti-bailout Syriza party. Tsipras's party won 149 seats in the 300-seat Greek parliament, setting Athens on a collision course with international lenders and potentially threatening its place in the euro. In late New York trade, the euro was up 0.52 percent to trade at $1.1262, just off its high for the day of $1.1295. US trading activity dropped off significantly in anticipation of a major East Coast winter ...

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 $1.1098 in Asian trading, according to the EBS trading platform . Greece elected, as expected, ...
C$ extends retreat as BoC rate cut impact lingers TORONTO: The Canadian dollar continued to test new 5-1/2 lows against its US counterpart on Monday, extending last week's hefty losses after the Bank of Canada blindsided markets with a 25 basis point cut to its benchmark interest rate.The Bank of Canada delivered the wholly unexpected rate cut last Wednesday, its first rate change since September 2010, ending the longest period of unchanged rates in Canada since 1950."It's a continuation of what we've seen over ...
C$ eases moderately after data and as bank policies weigh TORONTO: The Canadian dollar on Friday slipped to its weakest close in 5-1/2 years against the greenback, which hit 11-year highs against a basket of other major currencies as central bank policies around the world diverged sharply from those of the Federal Reserve.US crude prices , an influential driver for the oil-sensitive Canadian dollar, also fell on data that showed US crude stockpiles in Cushing, Oklahoma, rose 2.7 million barrels in the week ending Tuesday ...
Canadian dollar firms after Canadian CPI, retail sales data TORONTO: The Canadian dollar strengthened against the US dollar on Friday after Canadian CPI data showed an increase in core inflation.The Canadian dollar, which had briefly weakened to a session low following the data, was trading at C$1.2393 against the US dollar, or 80.69 US cents. This was stronger than just prior to the data's release and Thursday's finish at C$1.2404, or 80.62 US cents. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...
C$ holds steady after inflation, retail sales data TORONTO: The Canadian dollar was steady against the greenback on Friday after data showed a surprise jump in Canadian retail sales to a record high in November and an increase in core inflation in December.The currency, battered by this week's shock Bank of Canada rate cut, was higher overnight but then weakened to a 5-1/2 year low after the figures showed Canada's annual inflation rate in December dropped to 1.5 percent from 2.0 percent, a ...
Euro slumps after ECB launches bond-buying stimulus program NEW YORK: The euro sank to a more than 11-year low against the dollar and a three-month low against the yen on Thursday after the European Central Bank launched a landmark bond-buying program that will pump up to one trillion euros into a sagging euro zone economy. The ECB said it would buy government bonds from this March until the end of September 2016 despite opposition from Germany's Bundesbank and concerns in Berlin that it ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
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