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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Upward ticks for LatAm monetary units
    the rise but not due to happenings in the euro zone As one of the globe s strongest performing monetary units the peso climbed 0 8 percent against the world s reserve currency as a result of internal economic data The nation s new finance minister indicated the country will not establish capital controls to halt the monetary unit s rise But the strong performance of the peso this year has reduced the competitive level of the nation s exports Mexican peso benefits from ECB prospect Latin America s most traded currency was performing strongly on Wednesday in anticipation of the Thursday meeting according to The Wall Street Journal The Mexican peso was propelled by aspirations of stimulus programs in the euro zone as well as the U S with whom Mexico shares strong commerce and trade relations Mexican stocks also were on the rise on Wednesday as the IPC index which gauges the country s 35 leading shares climbed 0 3 percent to total 39650 points The past seven trading sessions have seen that index close lower six times Real heads up moderately The Brazilian real achieved small gains on Wednesday amid indications of growing appetite for risk among emerging markets The government of Brazil offered to sell more than 1 billion in bonds due for maturity in 2023 according to Reuters That deal will be managed by Deutsche Bank and BTG Pactual according to the nation s Treasury The Wall Street Journal reports only minimal gains for the real were likely on Wednesday due to a slow amount of news being publicized One brokerage manager said the key regions the U S China and Europe were unlikely to release news that would have much of an impact on the real The market is totally stable it should stay around these levels Reginaldo Siaca with Advanced in Sao Paulo told the news source But late in the day on Tuesday the Trade Ministry of Brazil indicated it would increase import taxes on 100 products as a method of preserving various industries in the largest economy of South America including the steel petrochemical pharmaceutical and capital goods sectors Economist Alberto Ramos with Goldman Sachs said the upward tick in tariffs could spell trouble up the road Furthermore the increase in external tariffs may put added pressure on inflation and will likely lead to costly trade diversion Ramos told The Wall Street Journal Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Asian monetary units mark four weeks of gains against dollar The monetary unit of South Korea led Asian currencies toward a fourth consecutive week of gains agai South Pacific monetary units slip Asian stocks slowdown pulled on the Australian and New Zealand dollars on Wednesday South Pacific monetary units gain Wednesday saw the dollars of Australia and

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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Aussie, kiwi stay low against greenback
    U S data are pushing U S yields higher and supporting the dollar That creates some downward pressure for the Aussie and kiwi A Bank of America technical analysis indicated the New Zealand dollar is set to continue dropping below its 60 day low against the U S dollar The Wall Street Journal reports the Aussie dropped against the U S dollar following strong retail sales data released by the U S for the month of July Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Aussie Kiwi stay strong against greenback South Pacific currencies preserved their high value against the U S dollar as investor demand for a Aussie Kiwi drop to lowest value in seven weeks against the dollar South Pacific monetary units scraped their lowest values in 49 days against the U S dollar on Thurs Aussie Kiwi cut into weekly losses against greenback South Pacific dollars were on the rise on Friday as the monetary units cut into losses earlier in th Industry News 1486 Media Coverage 305 News Releases 24 Past Events 28 Recent Posts Aussie hovers as U S leaders struggle with negotiations Loonie benefits from better than expected Canadian U S data Euro rises after stronger than expected U S data released Yen notches top gain in six weeks Peso dips as Obama Boehner encounter snag Pound climbs against dollar after policy makers overwhelmingly supported end of intervention Tag cloud AUD Australia CAN Canada CHF China CNY EUR Foreign Exchange news FX Risk Management news GBP Germany Greece International Payments news Ireland Italy Japan JPY MXN New Zealand Portugal Spain United

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  • Western Union Business Solutions - South African currency climbs as Fed policy makers prepare to convene
    in the Global Bond Index which has resulted in the massive inflows into our bond market We will still end up with a record inflow into the bond market and that is what is helping us to finance this Economists had forecast the current account deficit to climb 4 7 percent Mail Guardian reports Gains to the rand of South Africa were attributable to high hopes for an easing announcement after the two days of meetings kick off Wednesday for the Federal Open Market Committee with the U S Federal Reserve Bloomberg reports Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Aussie Kiwi slip as Fed policy makers prepare to convene South Pacific monetary units lost value against the world s reserve currency on Monday South African currency climbs then falls The monetary unit of the African continent s largest economy rallied for a second consecutive tradin Yen climbs against greenback as policy makers prepare for two day summit The value of the Japanese yen gained against the U S dollar on Wednesday amid indications that the Industry News 1486 Media Coverage 305 News Releases 24 Past Events 28 Recent Posts Aussie hovers as U S leaders struggle with negotiations Loonie benefits from better than expected Canadian U S data Euro rises after stronger than expected U S data released Yen notches top gain in six weeks Peso dips as Obama Boehner encounter snag Pound climbs against dollar after policy makers overwhelmingly supported end of intervention Tag cloud AUD Australia CAN Canada CHF China CNY EUR Foreign Exchange news FX Risk Management news GBP Germany Greece International

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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Euro retains strong position against dollar, other currencies
    that it has also performed well against the yen recently in spite of the fact that the economic crisis in Portugal dragged that country s bond rating lower for the second time in three weeks Differing interest rates Japan has been trying to push the yen s value down in order to help mitigate the enormous reconstruction costs it faces are a large part of the substantial shift in the relationship between those two currencies Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Euro climbs against dollar following strong economic data The value of the shared currency of the European Union notched its top value in seven days against t Yen climbs against rival currencies as pivotal European elections await The value of the Japanese yen advanced against its top rival currencies on Friday as the Pacific Rim Euro surges against dollar franc The euro rose on Wednesday to a two month high against the dollar and a four week high against the S Industry News 1486 Media Coverage 305 News Releases 24 Past Events 28 Recent Posts Aussie hovers as U S leaders struggle with negotiations Loonie benefits from better than expected Canadian U S data Euro rises after stronger than expected U S data released Yen notches top gain in six weeks Peso dips as Obama Boehner encounter snag Pound climbs against dollar after policy makers overwhelmingly supported end of intervention Tag cloud AUD Australia CAN Canada CHF China CNY EUR Foreign Exchange news FX Risk Management news GBP Germany Greece International Payments news Ireland Italy Japan JPY MXN New Zealand Portugal Spain United Kingdom

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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Further declines expected for euro
    currency has proven weak in recent days it slid on December 20 to an all time low against the Swiss franc Its slide continued on December 21 exaggerated the Wall Street Journal reported by light trading volume At the end of the year traders close out their positions and the ensuing slowdown in trading can make currencies more volatile The Journal quoted analysts as saying that the euro is likely to resume its decline when trading picks up in January Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Euro rebounds but further losses anticipated The euro is on track to have its best week since mid 2009 but some market watchers say the currenc Euro zone leaders advocate for Greece European Union Leaders in Europe must merge efforts to counter the ill effects of the sovereign debt crisis by esta Further volatility seen in euro The euro moved higher against the dollar on January 12 but analysts said the currency could dip onc Industry News 1486 Media Coverage 305 News Releases 24 Past Events 28 Recent Posts Aussie hovers as U S leaders struggle with negotiations Loonie benefits from better than expected Canadian U S data Euro rises after stronger than expected U S data released Yen notches top gain in six weeks Peso dips as Obama Boehner encounter snag Pound climbs against dollar after policy makers overwhelmingly supported end of intervention Tag cloud AUD Australia CAN Canada CHF China CNY EUR Foreign Exchange news FX Risk Management news GBP Germany Greece International Payments news Ireland Italy Japan JPY MXN New Zealand Portugal Spain United Kingdom United

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Further-declines-expected-for-euro.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Euro's gains curtailed by Spanish bond yields
    short the euro from yesterday so we have just done the stops and are squeezing people out a London based trader told the news source Steady increases in Spain s bond yields are of increasing concern particularly in the aftermath of a U S jobs report for March that was weaker than anticipated The increasing yields on Spanish bonds also drove investors toward safe havens such as the Japanese yen according to The Wall Street Journal Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Euro drops against the dollar as Spanish bond yields climb The value of the shared currency of the European Union dropped Monday in anticipation of Spain prepa Euro climbs against greenback yen as Spanish bonds recover The shared currency of the European Union achieved a second consecutive trading session of gains aga Pound gains against euro falls against greenback The English pound climbed in value against the shared currency of the European Union on Tuesday but Industry News 1486 Media Coverage 305 News Releases 24 Past Events 28 Recent Posts Aussie hovers as U S leaders struggle with negotiations Loonie benefits from better than expected Canadian U S data Euro rises after stronger than expected U S data released Yen notches top gain in six weeks Peso dips as Obama Boehner encounter snag Pound climbs against dollar after policy makers overwhelmingly supported end of intervention Tag cloud AUD Australia CAN Canada CHF China CNY EUR Foreign Exchange news FX Risk Management news GBP Germany Greece International Payments news Ireland Italy Japan JPY MXN New Zealand Portugal Spain United Kingdom United States USD Archive

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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Debt worries pull down loonie against U.S. dollar
    S data will steadily improve throughout the rest of this year and that will contribute to better prospects for Canada as well The Canadian dollar marked its strongest price against its rival to the south in three years on April 29 The loonie fell on July 8 upon news that the U S created less jobs in June thatn anticipated About three quarters of Canadian exports are shipped to the U S The sovereign debt crisis might spread to Spain and Italy from Greece Ireland and Portugal the Canadian Press reports Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Loonie hovers against greenback as Bank of Canada prepares for interest rate discussion on Tuesday The value of the Canadian dollar hovered against its southerly rival on Monday in anticipation of Tu Loonie nears parity against the U S dollar The value of the Canadian dollar solidified on Monday against the world s reserve currency amid upli Loonie climbs to highest rate since early May against U S dollar The value of the Canadian dollar pushed to its highest rate in more than three months against the U Industry News 1486 Media Coverage 305 News Releases 24 Past Events 28 Recent Posts Aussie hovers as U S leaders struggle with negotiations Loonie benefits from better than expected Canadian U S data Euro rises after stronger than expected U S data released Yen notches top gain in six weeks Peso dips as Obama Boehner encounter snag Pound climbs against dollar after policy makers overwhelmingly supported end of intervention Tag cloud AUD Australia CAN Canada CHF China CNY EUR Foreign

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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Gold prices surge to four-month high and knock on door of $1.7k
    in late 2008 the price of gold has more than doubled in value according to Reuters Thursday s boost representing bullion s seventh consecutive day of gains was edging toward 2 percent advancement The precious metal s gains come in the aftermath of the Wednesday release of the minutes which suggest that another round of monetary stimulus is more so a when rather than an if Earlier this year the precious metal had been struggling to gain which was in part due to no firm commitment from the Fed to intervene But the late July early August FOMC meeting evidently changed that An august August The price of gold is driving toward gains of more than 3 percent this month Reuters reports That performance would be second to gold s gains from January when the commodity soared 11 percent The default action has changed from do nothing to do something analyst David Jollie with Mitsui Precious Metals told Reuters This means that we can expect to see some action soon but the latest minutes imply the Jackson Hole and the September 12 13 meetings are not likely to see QE3 launched That suggests some of the current strength is unjustified or at least premature even though the prospects of further QE seem to have grown significantly However poor U S economic news is now likely to be greeted as potentially opening the door to further quantitative easing Another threshold within striking distance With Thursday s gains gold is moving closer toward achieving another benchmark By Friday s close bullion might push past the 1 700 per troy ounce mark head trader and strategist Matt Zeman with Kingsview Financial in Chicago told MarketWatch Gold is moving higher on the notion of a QE3 Zeman told the news source also noting that bullion appears poised to move after months of marinating in no man s land This is a pretty clear breakout He did warn that some strange mishap or other uncommon occurrence in the eurozone could prove to be an obstruction to gold s upward surge An air of caution Some analysts are cautiously optimistic because nothing is guaranteed The Wall Street Journal reports Not even easy money President James Bullard with the St Louis Federal Reserve Bank said economic development ranging around 2 percent might stave off more stimulus He basically said that the minutes are stale given the recent string of positive economic data commodities research associate Howard Wen with HSBC told the news source Category Industry News Share Foreign Exchange Services for Business With a focus on payment services Western Union Business Solutions enables businesses of all sizes to send funds internationally through our global payment solutions See our available FX payment services Related posts Gold prices touch one month highs The price of gold was on the rise on Wednesday pushing to its top value in one month Gold prices edge higher as Fed prepares to release minutes The price of gold was edging up in value

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Gold-prices-surge-to-four-month-high-and-knock-on-door-of-2417k.aspx (2012-12-22)
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