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  1. News - World - CURRENCY

    Ecuador set to be first country to issue its own digital currency

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:14pm by AP

    ... Ecuador set as its currency in 2000 after a crippling banking crisis. The official in charge of the new currency, Fausto Valencia, said the software was already used in Paraguay by cellphone ... Associated Press in Quito, Ecuador Ecuador to issue its own digital money Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, with some analysts saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581896/ecuador-set-be-first-country-issue-its-own-digital-currency
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Currency traders looking to profit from price swings

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:50am by BLOOM

    ... cent during the worst of the global financial crisis in October 2008. Price swings have widened this month for nine of 31 major currencies, led by Israel's shekel and with Russia's ... Bloomberg in London Rise in volatility brightens prospects for forex dealers, despite increased uncertainty and risk Traders looking to profit from price swings Currency traders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1561372/currency-traders-looking-profit-price-swings
  3. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Crisis mode in the euro zone

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:06am by Nicole Elliott

    ... Nicole Elliott Chart of the day: Crisis mode in euro zone Investors seem to be thinking that the euro-zone economy is again in imminent danger of collapse, at least if the chart ... collapsed and European Central Bank president Mario Draghi was famously forced to promise to do "whatever it takes" to ensure the single-currency bloc's survival. Whatever confidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1555887/chart-day-crisis-mode-euro-zone
  4. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Risky times for fragile five currencies

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Rising oil prices have raised concern over the currencies of Indonesia, South Africa, India, Turkey and Brazil Risky times for fragile five After months spent working to erase their image as emerging markets to avoid, the Iraqi crisis and its influence on oil prices are putting the fragile five currencies back on investors' sell lists. The Indonesian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1539902/risky-times-fragile-five-currencies
  5. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    EU easing under ‘Draghinomics’ a pipedream

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:25am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... economy. In July 2012, when financial markets feared that Europe's single-currency area might break apart, Draghi promised to do "whatever it takes to preserve the euro", which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1590030/eu-easing-under-draghinomics-pipedream
  6. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    There's currency in having CY jnr as a tutor

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by Peter So

    ... There's currency in having CY jnr as a tutor How much would "top-quality", one-on-one private English tuition for primary-school children cost per hour? Leung Chai-yan, daughter of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, has set the price at "$300". A post selling tuition services appeared on her Facebook page yesterday and circulated online before disappearing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1599623/theres-currency-having-cy-jnr-tutor
  7. The lesson Europe could learn from the Asian currency crisis

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... per head for Thailand and Indonesia, again indexed to 100 in 1996, the year before the Asian crisis forced them to abandon their pegged exchange rates and devalue their currencies. Recovery ... to be a practical solution to the crisis. 'Drastic spending cuts may prove more than the public are willing to swallow,' it warned. 'In that case, a Greek default and devaluation could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992916/lesson-europe-could-learn-asian-currency-crisis
  8. News - World - FRAUD

    Digital currency executive pleads guilty to fraud and money laundering

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Liberty Reserve was used to launder US$6 billion in criminal proceeds Digital currency boss faces jail in US The head of technology for Liberty Reserve, an alternative digital currency used in what authorities called a massive global fraud scheme, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. Maxim Chukharev, 28, of Costa Rica, pleaded guilty on Tuesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599722/digital-currency-executive-pleads-guilty-fraud-and-money-laundering
  9. Property - International - HUNGARY

    Rate cuts pull home seekers back into Hungarian market

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:07am by Bloomberg

    ... in Europe. Hundreds of thousands of families who held Swiss franc mortgages faced soaring monthly payments when the national currency- the forint- plunged after the 2008 financial crisis. Hungary ... the Swiss franc since 2008. A post-crisis high of 23 per cent of all foreign-currency mortgages were non-performing in the second quarter, according to the central bank. "Hungary has the lowest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1598811/rate-cuts-pull-home-seekers-back-hungarian-market
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australia faces currency dilemma

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Low interest rates, a rebounding economy and speculative bubbles are putting pressure on the reserve bank to keep the currency from rising Australia in a dilemma The Reserve ... the currency into a new phase of unbridled strength. The aussie is a quicksilver currency. If the climate is right, buying the aussie can be a lucrative, self-fulfilling one-way bet for currency bulls, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1509918/australia-faces-currency-dilemma

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