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GCC money markets slowing down: report

GCC money markets are slowing down, with softening of foreign exchange, credit default swap, corporate bond and equity market pricing resulting from continued macro-economic uncertainty, a report said. Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain have all suffered

Pound plunges as UK minister warns of Brexit ‘rollercoaster’

The pound hit a three-year low against the euro Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain will trigger Brexit negotiations by the end of March and her finance minister warned of “turbulence.” Sterling weakened to 87.46 pence against the euro,

Russian ruble hits 2016 high

The Russian ruble hit its highest against the dollar this year and Moscow-listed stocks rose on Monday as Brent crude held above $50 a barrel, supported by a planned production cut by oil exporters’ club OPEC. At 1015 GMT, the ruble was 0.7 percent

China’s yuan joins elite club of IMF reserve currencies

China’s yuan joins the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies on Saturday in a milestone for the government’s campaign for recognition as a global economic power. The yuan joins the US dollar, the euro, the yen and British pound in

Sterling in worst run of quarterly losses since 1984

Sterling edged up on Friday but was on track for a fifth consecutive quarter of losses against the dollar — the currency’s worst run since 1984. The pound plunged to a 31-year low after Britain voted to leave the European Union, falling as low as $1.28

US dollar slips against commodity currencies after OPEC deal

The US dollar hit a roughly five-month low against the Norwegian crown and fell against other commodity-linked currencies on Wednesday after OPEC sources told Reuters the producing group agreed to reduce its oil output. The agreement on Wednesday marked

Egypt’s pound falls to black market record

The Egyptian pound fell to a record low on the black market on speculation that policymakers will weaken the official exchange rate for the second time this year. The currency dropped to 12.99 per dollar, according to the average quote of four dealers

Yuan steps on to world stage

China last week announced it was establishing the first clearing bank for yuan or renminbi (RMB) in the United States. This is seen as a milestone in the internationalisation of the Chinese currency just before the yuan is due to join a select club at

Money supply increases to Dhs473.3 billion: Central Bank

The UAE Central Bank has announced that the Money Supply aggregate M1, increased by 0.7 per cent, from Dhs469.8 billion at the end of July 2016 to Dhs473.3 billion at the end of August 2016. The Money Supply aggregate M2, decreased by 0.6%, from

Riskier currencies jump as Clinton gets nod in debate

The yen dropped and higher-risk currencies surged Tuesday as markets appeared to give Hillary Clinton the edge over Donald Trump in the first US presidential debate. Investors had moved into assets seen as safe bets, such as the yen, ahead of the highly

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