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Dollar falls in Asia as Fed rate hikes seen as gradual TOKYO: The dollar eased from seven-month highs against the euro Thursday as risk appetite was boosted by an upbeat outlook in the US economy and dealers bet an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike will be slow.The dollar also weakened against the yen after the Bank of Japan decided against ramping up its stimulus programme despite the country's economy falling into recession.Minutes from the Fed's October policy meeting showed board members confident the world's biggest economy could withstand a rise next month as their concerns about the global outlook ease.The positive reading boosted regional markets with equities rallying Thursday after a surge on Wall Street, while emerging market currencies were lifted by a more confident view of riskier, higher-yielding, assets."If the Fed is successful in convincing investors that the up(ward) move in rates will be very gradual, it would be less favourable for the dollar, particularly against risk currencies which ...

Sri Lankan rupee edges up from record closing low on bank dollar sales COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan rupee edged up on Wednesday, recovering from a record closing low in the previous session as dollar selling by two private banks helped outpace importer demand for the greenback, dealers said.Two private banks sold dollars in a range of 142.25 to 142.30, which is seen as the central bank's desired level, they said.The rupee ended at 142.25/30 per dollar. On Tuesday, the currency hit an all-time low of 142.50 per dollar ...
China tightens offshore yuan market to slow outflows, rates rise BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China has moved to restrict trade at offshore yuan clearing banks, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, stepping up capital controls even as Beijing positions its currency for inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's reserve basket.The move suggests Chinese regulators still harbor concerns about depreciation pressure, which could put China's IMF bid at risk, even though capital outflows eased in October.It marks the latest in a series of steps by the central bank to control ...
Dollar holds strength against euro in Asian trade TOKYO: The dollar sat at seven-month highs against the euro and stood firm against the yen Wednesday following a pick-up in US inflation, while traders await minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting for clues about its plans for interest rates.Ongoing weakness in the eurozone and Japanese economies continues to put pressure in their central banks to increase stimulus, adding to weakness in their respective currencies.The euro fell to $1.0634 Wednesday -- its lowest ...
Sri Lankan rupee falls to record low on importer dollar demand COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan rupee fell to an all-time low of 142.50 per dollar on Tuesday due to importer dollar demand ahead of the budget, but the central bank's moral suasion prevented a further fall in the currency, dealers said.The currency fell 0.35 percent, surpassing its previous low of 142.25 hit on Friday. The central bank restricted trades below 142.50 per dollar, dealers said.The rupee ended at 142.33/40 per dollar, weaker from Monday's close of ...
Sri Lankan rupee near record low on importer dollar demand COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan rupee ended weaker on Monday, not far from an all-time low hit in the previous session, on importer dollar demand, while a private bank's greenback sales prevented further fall in the local currency, dealers said.The rupee ended down at 142.20/30 per dollar from Friday's close of 142.00/05.The currency fell 0.25 percent on Friday to a record low of 142.25, though the central bank prevented it from falling further by restricting trades ...
Euro sinks as safe havens rally after Paris attacks TOKYO: The euro fell against its major peers in Asia Monday as dealers shifted back to safer investments after the deadly weekend terror attacks in Paris reinforced concerns about the impact on the already struggling eurozone economy.The risk-off mood, also stoked by fresh data showing that Japan's economy slipped back into recession in the third quarter, weighed especially on the euro as foreign exchange markets opened for the first time since the attacks that killed ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,813.39 0.01
Arrow Nasdaq 5,116.15 0.26
Arrow S&P 2,088.87 0.01
Arrow FTSE 6,337.64 0.96
Arrow DAX 11,169.54 2.15
Arrow CAC-40 4,892.99 1.51
Arrow Nikkei 19,847.58 0.39
Arrow H.Seng 22,498.00 0.40
Arrow Sensex 25,775.74 0.17

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Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.197 bln
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