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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Euro suffers from tumult in Greece, Spain
    2010 is preparing for June 17 elections since the May 6 rendition of the democratic process delivered inconclusive results Conjecture indicates political parties and factions that stand opposed to the deep slashes of austerity measures for those tranches of bailout aid are projected to fulfill strong showings when voters return to the polls CNN reports that Greece s experience during the past 24 months has opened the opportunity to freely discuss how much longer the Aegean nation will be a part of the euro zone a prospect that is sure to adversely impact worldwide markets banks and financial systems This past week s collapse of discussions about how to move forward and establish a new government leadership also encouraged that conversation to gain momentum Country president Karolos Papoulias noted that the euro equivalent of 900 million was withdrawn from Greek banks earlier this week Apprehension might strengthen to panic in the nation that is driving toward its fifth consecutive year of living beneath the scepter of an economic recession For that reason one observer noted that significant changes to the monetary system are a foregone conclusion Doug McWilliams with the Centre for Economics and Business Research projected Greece s unplanned departure from the euro zone will run as high as 1 trillion The end of the euro in its current form is a certainty McWilliams told CNN A currency with the name euro may survive but even if it does it will be radically transformed Shifting west concerns about Spain are very rapidly growing and gaining momentum Agence France Presse reports Spanish publication El Mundo The World stated managers of Bankia relayed to the financial institute s board that 1 16 billion in euros had been pulled out during the first quarter of the year news that only drove higher concerns about withdrawals from the past week Markets are worried about euro zone bank deposit runs and an escalating banking crisis economist Neil MacKinnon with VTB Capital told AFP Bankia is the nation s fourth largest bank and its deposits at the end of the first three month period of this year amounted to 112 billion euros in client deposits The first quarter of the year also saw the economy of Spain s economy constrict 0 3 percent which equaled the same contraction from the fourth quarter of last year and entered the nation into a recession 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 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 Spain becoming flashpoint of debt scourge as euro swoons Government bonds of two euro zone nation s long rumored to be on the cusp of being snared by the tal Ireland Portugal Greece Spain all play

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Euro-suffers-from-tumult-in-Greece-Spain.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Aussie drops after Greek referendum calls
    Michael Turner with RBC Capital Markets in Sydney told Dow Jones Newswires As the U S central bank wraps up two days of policy meetings the body is likely to reduce growth forecasts for the U S economy which is considered the globe s largest RTT News reports the body led by central bank chairman Ben Bernanke is unlikely to change interest rates but Bernanke will speak later at a press conference when his words will be closely parsed 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 lose value against greenback as Greek election nears South Pacific currencies lost value against the U S dollar on Wednesday as worries grow about the s Canadian central banker endorses Greek referendum The Greek president s call for citizens yea or nay as to if the country should accept a bailout is Aussie Kiwi climb amid Greek approval of austerity measures South Pacific currencies climbed in value against the world s reserve currency on Monday after the p 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Aussie-drops-after-Greek-referendum-calls.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Canadian dollar resumes weakness amidst Greek tumult
    the Canadian dollar remain strong there is a tendency for near term weakness in periods of risk aversion U S manufacturing sales trumped median forecasts prompting a brighter viewpoint for growth in North America Stronger U S housing starts also drove that sentiment Nine days of discussion among political power players in Greece since the May 6 election prompted additional elections which are scheduled for June 17 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 Canadian dollar rises against Australian New Zealand dollars Currencies competing with the Canadian dollar lost value Wednesday following news about increased Ju Canadian dollar drops again from conjecture about Greek drama Conjecture about deepening severity of the sovereign debt scourge in the euro zone should Greece pul Canada Dollar Up Slightly On Firm Oil Broad US Dollar Weakness What does the crisis in the Middle East and resulting higher oil prices and lower US dollar value 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Canadian-dollar-resumes-slippage-from-Greek-tumult.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Euro gains against the dollar as discussions for Greek bailout terms set to begin again
    be done means the euro continues to find some support senior currency strategist Jane Foley with Rabobank International in London told Bloomberg regarding the Aegean nation The Treasury of Spain sold 2 4 billion euros worth of 12 month bills and 639 3 million euros worth of 18 month debt according to the Bank of Spain Also pushing up the value of the euro on Tuesday was speculation that the U S Federal Reserve and the Bank of England could embark on additional economy spurring measures 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 Pound gains against euro falls against greenback The English pound climbed in value against the shared currency of the European Union on Tuesday but Euro climbs against dollar as pound Australian dollar slip Europe s shared currency recovered against the U S dollar Friday morning as the euro regained some Dollar gains against euro after U S job data Positive news from the U S Bureau of Labor Statistics helped the dollar push back against the euro 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/Euro-gains-against-the-dollar-as-discussions-for-Greek-bailout-terms-set-to-begin-again.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Euro notches one-month highs as Greece learns more aid en route
    Lena Komileva a senior vice president at Brown Brothers Harriman in London The euro notched one month highs amidst the Associated Press reporting Greece the recipient of a June 2010 bailout will receive another phase of aid The Aegean nation will not be compelled to restructure repayments of its debt Debt monitors from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union said the aid to Greece will be delivered in early July May s jobless rate climbed to 9 1 percent from 9 percent the month prior according to the Labor Department 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 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 Euro climbs as leaders work toward keeping Greece among the euro zone The value of the shared currency of the European Union advanced against the world s reserve currency Euro suffers from tumult in Greece Spain The value of the shared currency of the European Union declined against the world s reserve currency 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/Euro-notches-one-month-highs-as-Greece-learns-more-aid-en-route.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - Currency risk an issue for investors, economist writes
    affordable currency depreciation can erode returns And he said currency risk is a major worry particularly for investors who are planning for the long term If the investor takes a short term time horizon there is usually less currency risk but most individual investors take a longer term horizon and unless their investment is hedged currency risk is real Pastrick indicated His words reflect the problems that currency risk can pose for individual investors and large multinational companies alike 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 WEBINAR Currency Risk Management Solutions for Atlantic Canada September 29 2011 This 45 minute Webinar is a must see if you are a CEO a CFO a controller or treasury personnel ch For Chinese electronics firm currency risk management comes into focus Chinese electronics maker ZTE Corp may be developing a new robust currency risk management strateg 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/Currency-risk-an-issue-for-investors-economist-writes.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - South African rand endures pressure of sovereign debt crisis
    there could be some near term respite for the rand should the European Central Bank announce a much awaited bond purchase program this week But those losses were tempered by the anticipations of the ECB announcing the debt purchasing plan later this week when its policy makers convene according to Bloomberg On Monday foreign investors purchased the equivalent of 137 million in South African rand in bonds according to data from JSE Ltd cited by Bloomberg 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 Debt crisis pushes down rand versus dollar The South African Rand lost ground to the U S dollar as a result of the deepening crisis with debt Franc less pressured due to easing euro debt crisis SNB chief says The monetary unit of Switzerland is less pressured these days which the chairman of the Swiss Natio South African rand has two straight weeks of losses against greenback Friday saw the monetary unit of South Africa drop for the second straight week against the U S doll 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/South-African-rand-endures-pressure-of-sovereign-debt-crisis.aspx (2012-12-22)
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  • Western Union Business Solutions - South African rand pulled down by poor pace of global growth
    Josina Solomons with Rand Merchant Bank in Johannesburg according to Bloomberg Ultimately the rand is a high beta play on growth Reuters reports the rand was driving toward a second straight session of losses to the U S dollar as a consequence of a bleak outlook for the global economy For a third straight trading session stocks from South Africa also dropped in value as a result of growth reduction data issued by China a top global consumer of commodities 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 South African rand endures pressure of sovereign debt crisis The value of the monetary unit of the African continent s largest economy pulled back from its highe South African rand climbs on strength of Chinese manufacturing increase The monetary unit of South Africa gained in value Tuesday capitalizing on news about manufacturing South African rand slips against the greenback The value of the monetary unit of the largest economy on the African continent dropped against the w 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

    Original URL path: http://business.westernunion.sg/resource-centre/articles/post/South-African-rand-pulled-down-by-poor-pace-of-global-growth.aspx (2012-12-22)
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