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Dollar consolidates as payrolls-inspired rally cools SYDNEY: The dollar hovered just below a seven-month peak against a basket of major currencies early on Tuesday, having consolidated its payrolls-inspired rally in a subdued session overnight.The dollar index last stood at 99.033, drifting down from Friday's peak of 99.345, a high not seen since mid-April. Against the yen, the greenback fetched 123.15 yen, just off a 2-1/2-month high of 123.60.The euro traded at $1.0753, having been as low as $1.0704 on Friday. Versus the yen, the common currency stood at 132.20 yen, drifting off a six-month low of 131.45 plumbed recently.Not helping the euro, four governing council members said a consensus is forming at the European Central Bank to take one of its benchmark interest rates deeper into negative territory in December.In contrast, the Federal Reserve is now considered very likely to tighten U.S. monetary policy next month for the first time in nearly a decade following Friday's ...

Australia, NZ dollars run into profit-taking after large gains SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars ran into profit-taking on Friday following two sessions of hefty gains, with the kiwi poised to shine with a rise of around 2 percent for the week. The New Zealand dollar edged down to $0.6829, having started the session at a 3-1/2-month peak of $0.6897.It briefly rose a quarter of a cent after slightly higher-than-expected inflation data added to speculation the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) may ...
Australia, NZ dollars nurse losses as China weighs SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars nursed losses on Wednesday as concerns about China and global growth sent investors to the safety of government bonds.The Australian dollar dipped to $0.7234 from $0.7273 early, having skidded 1.6 percent on Tuesday.Commodity currencies, including Brazil's real, took a blow overnight following a sharper-than-expected fall in Chinese imports. China is the world's largest importer of commodities."One of the reasons behind the weakness in the Australian dollar remains global ...
Dollar stung by Fed minutes, commodity currencies outperform SYDNEY: The dollar started trade in Asia on Friday under a cloud, having come under renewed pressure after minutes of the Federal Reserve's September meeting reinforced doubts that the central bank will hike interest rates this year.The minutes revealed a deeply cautious central bank that delayed a long-anticipated tightening because policymakers wanted to make sure that a global economic slowdown would not threaten to derail a U.S. recovery."The minutes were viewed as mirroring the dovish ...
Australian, NZ dollars underpinned by global equities rally SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: The Australian and New Zealand dollars were on a firmer footing on Thursday, as a sharp rebound in Asian stock markets and better than expected business spending plans in Australia encouraged buying.The Australian dollar rose to $0.7142, from $0.7110 early, pulling away from a 6-1/2-year trough touched on Monday. Resistance was found at $0.7155 where dealers cited stops. The Aussie regained some ground against the yen at 85.71, having dropped to a low of ...
Australian, NZ dollars capped by Chinese market turmoil SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: The Australian and New Zealand dollars were held hostage on Wednesday to developments in China in another choppy trading session, with sentiment remaining brittle amid concerns over the Asian giant's economy.The Australian dollar was down 0.1 percent at $0.7132, having swung between positive and negative territory. It received a modest boost after data showing domestic construction work rose 1.6 percent in the second quarter, handily beating forecasts of a 1.5 percent fall."The positive is ...
Australia, NZ dollars seen lower again on rate outlook SYDNEY: Analysts have again cut their forecasts for the Australian and New Zealand dollars to reflect the diverging outlook on interest rates between the Antipodean nations and the United States. A Reuters poll of 50 analysts found the Aussie was seen falling to $0.7100 on a 12-month horizon, compared with July's forecast of $0.7300.It touched a six-year low of $0.7234 last week to currently stand at $0.7366, a level that seems better suited for the ...


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Arrow DJIA 17,798.49 0.08
Arrow Nasdaq 5,127.52 0.22
Arrow S&P 2,090.11 0.06
Arrow FTSE 6,375.15 0.28
Arrow DAX 11,293.76 0.24
Arrow CAC-40 4,930.14 0.32
Arrow Nikkei 19,883.94 0.30
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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
Exports $1.729 bln
Imports $3.926 bln
WeeklyNovember 23, 2015
Reserves $19.713 bln