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USD/JPY Outlook to Remain Bullish on Fed, BoJ Policy Divergence

The near-term outlook for USD/JPY remains mired by Japan’s December 14 snap election, but the ongoing deviation in the policy outlook should continue to produce a further advance in the exchange rate as a growing number of Fed officials show a greater

British Pound May Finally Mount a Sustained Recovery versus USD

The British Pound finished the week modestly higher but continued to trade in a tight range versus the US Dollar. A busy week ahead threatens to force a decisive break in the GBPUSD and other pairs. The simultaneous release of UK Jobless Claims and

Dollar rises on confidence in US growth

The dollar rose against other currencies in Asia on Friday as a strong US retail sales report reinforced investor confidence in the world’s largest economy. The dollar was at 118.81 yen in afternoon trade compared with 118.65 yen in New York and sharply

Private-sector moves keep Tunisia’s Islamic finance hopes alive

Tunisia’s Amen Bank launched two Islamic mutual funds this week while a leasing company prepares to convert into a full-fledged Islamic lender, welcome steps for the industry which has been waiting for the government to issue a debut Islamic bond.

USD stable against Kuwaiti dinar at KD 0.291

The USD exchange was stable against the Kuwaiti dinar in Thursday's trading at KD 0.291 while the euro went up to KD 0.363, compared with Wednesday's rates, said the daily bulletin of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). The pound sterling exchange rate

JPY and Gold benefit as investors close USD positions

The sell-off in stocks yesterday wasn’t just limited to the Asian and European markets, with bearish pressure also felt in US Stocks when the US trading session commenced. The S&P 500 suffered its biggest decline since the global sell-off in October with

Gold Price Surged As Dollar Fell Against The Board

The carnival of Chinese stock market experienced a full stop and fell over 5% after it refreshed a 4-year high. The fear spread to Western markets later along with the news of Greek political instability. The need for a safe haven surged and boosted the

Essel Finance eyes $1 billion revenues in forex business

Essel Finance, the financial services arm of Mumbai-based Essel Group, which has inked a deal to pick up 63% stake in Chennai-based VKC Credit and Forex, a money changing services company, is targeting $1 billion sales in 2-3 years. The new entity, which

China to promote development of interbank forex market

China’s foreign exchange regulator announced on Dec 10 that it will facilitate financial institutions to enter the interbank foreign exchange market. China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said the regulation would promote a

FOREX-Dollar bulls shaken out of crowded positions, China eyed

The dollar nursed hefty losses early on Wednesday following a brutal shakeout of bullish positions as investors found excuses to take profits as the year-end loomed. Spooking markets, political uncertainty in Greece appeared to have reignited worries

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