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Ringgit to remain uncertain next week (Business Times - 31/12/2011)

The ringgit is expected to remain uncertain against the US dollar in the first trading week of the New Year as investors look ahead for fresh leads against the backdrop of the eurozone debt crisis, dealers said. Investors are likely to remain sidelined,

Forex: GBP/USD well supported at 1.5650 (FXstreet - 30/12/2011)

The intraday level at 1.5650 is proving to be an important barrier in today’s European session so far, preventing the pair from slipping to lower levels. The cross is trading half-way its +24 pips range in the absence of any market-mover, as it remained

FOREX-Euro grasps support from Italy debt sale (Reuters - 30/12/2011)

The euro grabbed support from strong investor demand at an Italian debt sale on Wednesday but the currency's gains against the dollar were limited in thin trade pending an auction of longer-dated bonds. Market players said Italy's auction on Thursday of

Forex: EUR/USD climbs ahead of Italian bond auction results (FXstreet - 30/12/2011)

The EUR/USD has jumped from 1.3060 to above 1.3070 ahead of Italian bond auction results to be published at 10:00gmt. As SEB strategists say: "The uncertainty surrounding the Italian auctions remains high as several European banks recently have made a

Forex: EUR/USD stalled – FX Market Report (nasdaq - 30/12/2011)

"It looks like all the major players on the EU break down story have agreed a temporary truce until hostilities are resumed", says Gavin Grier-Rees, noticing that the EUR/USD has stalled after having been the prime mover of markets before year-end break.

FOREX-Euro falls vs. dollar, bleak 2012 outlook weighs (Reuters - 30/12/2011)

The euro slipped against the dollar on Friday, ending the year on a downbeat note after breaking below key support levels, and looked set to remain under pressure in 2012 from the euro zone debt crisis. The single currency was down 0.3 percent at $1.2916

Rupee loses 17 paise in early trade (The Hindu Business Line - 30/12/2011)

The rupee declined by 17 paise to Rs 53.24 per US dollar in early trade on the Interbank Foreign Exchange today on the back of increased demand for the American currency from importers and strengthening of the dollar against the euro overseas. Dealers

Euro set to end year on sour note; more pain ahead (Guardian.co.uk - 30/12/2011)

The euro was poised to end a roller-coaster year on a downbeat note with an overnight break below crucial support levels boding ill for the year ahead, which again looks set to be dominated by the euro zone debt crisis. Over the past year the euro has

US dollar exchange rate at KD 0.278 (KUNA - 29/12/2011)

The exchange rate of the US dollar against the Kuwaiti dinar stood at KD 0.278 and the Euro decreased KD 0.361 against the Kuwaiti dinar on Wednesday, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) today. The Sterling pound slipped to KD

Euro hits10-year low vs yen before Italy bond sale (Guardian.co.uk - 29/12/2011)

The euro fell to a 10-year low against the yen and its lowest in nearly a year versus the dollar on Thursday, with investors nervous ahead of an Italian bond sale. Trading was thin, with individual orders causing exaggerated moves. Market participants

Rupee stages modest recovery (Business Standard - 29/12/2011)

Recovering from early lows, the rupee on Wednesday closed higher by five paise at 52.97/98 against the US currency on fag-end dollar selling by some banks and exporters. After opening weak at 53.10/11, the rupee fell to the day’s low of 53.44 due to

US dollar exchange rate at KD 0.278 (KUNA - 28/12/2011)

The exchange rate of the US dollar against the Kuwaiti dinar stood at KD 0.278 and the Euro settled at KD 0.363 against the Kuwaiti dinar on Wednesday, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) today. The Sterling pound rose to KD

Euro subdued in year-end trade, Italy bond sale eyed (Guardian.co.uk - 28/12/2011)

The euro held above an 11-month low against the dollar in Asia on Wednesday, with thin year-end trade set to keep the common currency subdued ahead of an Italian bond sale later in the week. Traders expect the embattled currency -- now 12 percent below

WORLD FOREX: Euro Little Changed, But Eyes On Europe, ECB Tender (The Wall Street Journal - 28/12/2011)

The euro advanced marginally Monday, holding above an 11-month low as thin holiday trading and a dearth of bad news about Europe's debt woes made investors momentarily reluctant to probe its downside. Trading holidays in the U.K., Canada and parts of

Forex - EUR/USD up during the Asian session (Forexpros - 28/12/2011)

The Euro was higher against the U.S. Dollar on Tuesday. EUR/USD was trading at 1.3073, up 0.11% at time of writing. The pair was likely to find support at 1.3019, Thursday’s low, and resistance at 1.3196, Wednesday’s high. Meanwhile, the Euro was up

US dollar exchange rate at KD 0.278 (KUNA - 27/12/2011)

The exchange rate of the US dollar against the Kuwaiti dinar stood at KD 0.278, and the Euro rose to KD 0.363 against the Kuwaiti dinar on Tuesday, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). The Sterling pound also rose to KD 0.434, the

Forex: EUR/USD rallies well capped at 1.3080 (FXstreet - 27/12/2011)

In the first trading session after Christmas holiday the single currency operated higher during the Asian business hours although the 1.3080 level proved too difficult to break through. Thin volume and a bit of volatility are expected in the upcoming

Forex: USD/SGD holds above 1.2900 (NASDAQ - 27/12/2011)

USD/SGD is bouncing off from session lows at 1.2907 to current 1.2954 asks, about flat for the week from last weekly close past Friday, and near session highs at 1.2960. After nearing the 1.2900 round area for the fourth time early in the session today

Forex: EUR/USD climbs to 1.3075 (FXstreet - 27/12/2011)

The EUR/USD has extended its rally into the 1.3075 price zone ahead of the European session from an earlier low of 1.3040. The pair is higher as the dollar remains bracketed in recent ranges against major rivals in thin trade on Tuesday, with the euro

Forex: USD/INR lower as rupee tracks Sensex (NASDAQ - 27/12/2011)

The Indian rupee rose against the U.S. dollar Monday, ending at 52.71 from 52.96 late Friday, after ranging between 52.65/52.96. Rupee strength was largely tracking local equities in the midst of thin liquidity with major currency markets closed for the

Forex: USD/JPY around 78.00 ahead of BOJ (NASDAQ - 27/12/2011)

USD/JPY traded a tight 77.85/78.01 range on Monday, and markets across the board will likely see a stagnant trade throughout the Asian session. "In bigger time frames range is leading the way, with 77.70/78.10 as today's probable trading zone," says

FOREX: Ringgit Firms Against Dollar (Bernama - 27/12/2011)

The ringgit strengthened against the US dollar, in early trade, this morning more investors returned to emerging currencies, including the ringgit, dealers said. At 9am, the ringgit was quoted at 3.1540/1570 against 3.1550/1600 at 5pm on Friday.

Forex Flash: The Eurozone faces challenging funding conditions in 2012 (FXstreet - 27/12/2011)

Given the contraction in the investor base for most Eurozone sovereigns on the back of the increased market volatility and spread widening experienced by most issuers, the UBS team expects funding conditions to be quite challenging next year. "We expect

Forex: EUR/USD downtrend intact and still powerful (FXstreet - 27/12/2011)

The EUR/USD remains steady on Monday, on a low volume session, trading around 1.3050/70. "The fact that the prices have remained below the important 1.3195 Fibonacci level is a sign that the current downtrend not only remains intact but it is still

Rupee declines by 8 paise vs dollar (Business Standard - 27/12/2011)

The Indian rupee fell by 8 paise to Rs 52.79 per US dollar in early trade on the Interbank Foreign Exchange today, weighed down by a lower opening in the domestic equity market. The domestic currency had notched up a gain of 25 paise to close at Rs

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