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Dollar rises with stocks as yen and euro slip, ECB awaited

The dollar climbed against the euro and yen on Thursday as global investors tentatively stepped back into equities, tempering demand for the single currency and the Japanese unit. The dollar was up 0.2 percent at 120.570 yen, having rebounded sharply

Will the weak euro benefit European contractors?

There was relief sounded earlier this year when the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that it would buy over $1tn (EUR890m) of sovereign and asset-backed bonds between March 2015 and September 2016. At the time, commentators suggested a weak European

US dollar to shake off China drag

Heightened levels of volatility as a result of strengthening bearish sentiment in China brought a clampdown on financial markets last month. Most major asset classes closed August in the red. The US dollar index, a measure of the greenback against a

Gulf currencies de-pegging to dollar far-fetched

It is not something new. Whenever oil prices drop, speculations about de-pegging of Saudi riyal with dollar begin to make waves - all around. With oil breaching the $40 mark last week, this too is no exception. Stress experienced in Beijing was enough to

TASI surges; dollar peg ‘serves economy well’

The Saudi riyal will remain pegged to the US dollar as it has served the economy well, said the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) on Tuesday. “The Kingdom is committed to keeping the riyal pegged to the dollar,” Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey, deputy

Can sterling recapture the losses?

Sterling ended last week at its weakest point against the euro for two months, as investors reacted favourably to the news of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s resignation and the call for snap elections — although the British currency was able to

IMF freezes benchmark currency basket, defers any yuan addition

The International Monetary Fund said it will freeze its benchmark currency basket until October 2016, giving markets more time to adjust to the possible addition of China’s yuan as part of a review of global reserve currencies. The IMF board is scheduled

US dollar drops as China spooks investors

The US dollar has fallen against other major currencies as weak Chinese data stokes fresh jitters about a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and its impact on global growth. "A hazy outlook for US interest rates and persistent concerns about

Sterling firm after hitting seven-week high vs. struggling dollar

Sterling rose to its highest level in seven weeks against the dollar on Friday as investors pushed back expectations of when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates given concerns about global growth and subdued U.S. inflation. And while investors

Money supply aggregate down by 0.7%

The Central Bank announced that the Money Supply aggregate M1 decreased by 0.7 per cent, from Dhs464.1 billion at the end of June to Dhs460.8 billion at the end of July 2015. Money Supply aggregate M2 decreased by 0.4 per cent, from Dhs1,190 billion at

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