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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Loonie shrugs of oil losses in slight climb against greenback
    banks has done little to calm market fears Concerns for Spain circle around whether the 100 billion in euros that finance ministers in the 17 nation bloc approved over the weekend will merely augment the sizable debt load currently carried by the nation Another risk is that Spain might end up pursuing its own sovereign bailout as have Ireland Portugal and on two occasions Greece Greece is preparing for a second round of elections this Sunday after early May elections did not produce a clear victor according to Reuters 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 loses value against greenback as crude oil slips The value of the monetary unit of Canada fell against its southerly rival on Monday pulled down by Loonie slips from three month high against greenback as oil slides The value of the Canadian dollar dropped against its southerly rival on Monday as the natural resour Loonie climbs from three plus month low against greenback The monetary unit of Canada achieved its top climb in seven days against its southerly rival on Thur 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Loonie-shrugs-of-oil-losses-in-slight-climb-against-greenback.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Euro drops as Greek troubles mounts
    and Spanish yield spreads widening that is building uncertainty and negativity once again head of currency Jeremy Stretch with CIBC world markets told the news source on Tuesday The open dispute between the euro zone and the IMF is hardly encouraging so it looks like the euro is going to remain on the defensive Bloomberg reports the Aegean nation is facing a default on loan obligations that might force it from the euro zone which would spell trouble for the other member nations in the bloc 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 as region approves second Greek bailout The euro declined on March 14 amid the approval of Greece s second bailout package by the 17 euro z A year later Greek economy still troubles Europe Greece gave European civilization the foundational elements of math philosophy and literature but Euro remains pressured by Spanish Greek troubles The shared currency of the European Union mildly climbed from its lowest value in 16 weeks against t 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Euro-drops-as-Greek-troubles-mounts.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Greenback climbs as Spanish, Greek struggles tug down euro
    long term scale it s probably better for the government to request more now than fall short and request more money later Greek leaders denied that the nation is aiming to close a budget shortfall that is almost twice as big as previously estimated Investor s Business Daily reports the U S Dollar Index increased 0 29 percent against rival monetary units as both gold and silver futures dropped on Monday 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 greenback as Greek outlook gains strength Conjecture about debt hobbled Greece taking action to preserve its place in the 17 nation euro zone Euro remains pressured by Spanish Greek troubles The shared currency of the European Union mildly climbed from its lowest value in 16 weeks against t Euro climbs to six week high as dollar struggles High anticipations for a Greek buyback program pushed the common currency of the European Union to i 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 2012 December 51 November

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Greenback-climbs-as-Spanish-Greek-struggles-tug-down-euro.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Currency risk a worry for Japanese companies
    rapid rise Indeed the yen is trading at a level about 10 percent above the point at which export companies could be making a profit Bloomberg says While other nations have sought to curb their currencies recent gains Brazil Korea and Singapore like Japan have intervened in the currency market at least once in the past several months Japanese companies which are heavily export dependent appear to be heavily impacted by the yen s appreciation 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 Currency risk management upgrades needed official Companies with operations in India should upgrade their risk management systems to protect themselve Currency risk an issue for investors economist writes Canada s dollar has risen sharply this year and reached parity with the U S dollar in November But Companies hedge more currency exposure JPMorgan says American European and Japanese companies are hedging more of their foreign exchange exposure as a r 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 2012 December 51 November 109 October 97

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Currency-risk-a-worry-for-Japanese-companies.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Japanese, Swiss officials consider additional monetary intervention
    told The Financial Times that he the body he leads and the nation are prepared to take action for the sake of the yen s moderation and act accordingly out of consideration for the severe situation in which the monetary unit presently finds itself He said close scrutiny of the market might prompt officials to take action With the end of Japan s fiscal half year arriving this month Japan is likely to re enter the market according to Robert Lynch of HSBC The probability that yen purchasing will increase is high Lynch told The Financial Times When Japanese officials intervened in September of last year that was the first time the nation put efforts into watering down the currency in five years Thus the nation does not often execute this type of strategy Market participants will be biased to use intervention related yen weakness as a buying opportunity Lynch told the publication But this month does not only project to hold activity only for the Japanese As the sovereign debt crisis continues churning in the European Union pressure is mounting on investors to invest wisely in safe haven monetary units The Swiss franc fulfills this requirement yet is feeling pressure from high levels of attention it is attracting Businesses also are feeling pressure of a strong franc According to Reuters the amount of visitors to Switzerland slid in July which is due to the great strength of the franc and inclement weather as well Though the franc nearly achieved parity with the euro early last month businesses remain in peril due to the monetary unit s strength While the franc pushed up 20 percent in value against the European Union s shared currency in recent months profits at companies are sliding Tourism is dropping and economists are becoming more vocal about the likelihood of a double dip recession in 2012 To bide time and ensure the integrity of the hotel industry and to stave of threats to unemployment one option is passing an aid package that supports 870 million francs Swiss officials steps from early August included swaps of forex and injecting additional liquidity into the market but the franc resumed its gains Bankers had run out of additional ideas to aid the monetary unit s navigation of the market which one analyst said is a liability to Switzerland The Swiss have lost momentum while trying to control the franc s strength Paul Meggyesi of JPMorgan told The Financial Times 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 Swiss officials consider euro purchases Officials at the Swiss National Bank might be driven to purchase the common currency of the European SNB officials hint at additional intervention Officials in Switzerland indicated they might take yet another step to water down the strength of th Japan eyes markets

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Japanese-Swiss-officials-consider-additional-monetary-intervention.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Japan to consider more intervention later this month
    Lee Hardman with Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ in London told Bloomberg Eyes are focusing on the BOJ meeting scheduled for April 27 as to when additional asset purchasing might ensue That would mark the second monetary easing implementation in Japan in 90 days Reuters reports Kiyohiko Nishimura one of two BOJ two deputy governors said additional easing drives toward aiding the recovery of the economy and minimizing harm caused by deflation He was speaking to business leaders in Western Japan 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 Japanese Swiss officials consider additional monetary intervention National authorities and bankers in two countries are staying abreast of their respective monetary u Japan eyes markets as additional intervention nears Additional intervention to water down the strength of Japan s monetary unit is likely this week Japan s intervention drew down yen s value but volatility remains unchanged Last week s massive intervention to draw down the value of the Japanese yen reduced the strength of 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Japan-to-consider-more-intervention-later-this-month.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Swiss bankers proceed cautiously with efforts to control the franc
    the core of the country s economy are feeling pinched by the devalued franc Reuters reports exporters are pressing national leaders to draw down the franc The Swiss National Bank intervened with the franc s progress in 2009 and in 2010 but neither of those efforts halted the franc s rise Rather the intervention led to sizable losses Yet one economist expressed pleasure about the foundation of the Swiss economy while also praising the nation s 3 percent jobless rate The fundamentals are still intact economist Fabian Heller with Credit Suisse told the Journal Domestic demand is supportive and unemployment is low 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 Bankers policy makers ponder methods of controlling franc The value of the Swiss franc gained Wednesday as the nation considered methods of watering down the Strong Swiss franc batters Swiss National Bank holdings The Swiss National Bank has taken a major hit to its finances as it strives to keep down the price o Franc appreciation pressures Swiss companies Businesses in Switzerland are struggling under the weight of the strong Swiss franc reports indicat 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Swiss-bankers-proceed-cautiously-with-efforts-to-control-the-franc.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Yuan falls against dollar as China establishes wider trade range
    doesn t mean more room for one way appreciation bets Investors are concerned about the magnitude of China s economic slowdown as investment keeps falling The International Monetary Fund projected growth and development will increase 8 2 percent this year an increase from the 8 1 originally forecast The Los Angeles Times reports China is aiming to internationalize its monetary unit and establish it as a reserve currency as a strategy of minimizing dependence on the U S dollar during trade 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 Yuan slips against dollar as pact with Japan set to start The value of the monetary unit of China dropped against the world s reserve currency on Tuesday pus Yuan slips against dollar as PBOC establishes parity rate The value of the monetary unit of China dropped against the U S dollar on Tuesday after the Asian n Yuan falls against greenback as Chinese markets re open The Chinese yuan dropped against the U S dollar after one week of holidays 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Yuan-falls-against-dollar-as-China-establishes-wider-trade-range.aspx (2012-12-22)
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