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  1. Ray of economic sunshine glimpsed through gloom

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... president Jean-Pierre Roth. The central bank has slashed interest rates seven times since March 2001, to 0.25 per cent, to halt the Swiss franc's gains on international currency markets and boost the nation's economy. To stress its commitment to maintaining currency stability, the bank has announced it will buy foreign currencies if necessary. The Swiss franc rose 6 per cent ...

  2. Sterling opportunities

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... in currency values and the correction in prices mean there is a 45 to 50 per cent change in prices compared to the same time last year,' he says. 'Expats and locals have been keeping an eye on London and are lining up for the third quarter.' The sterling has fallen in value by about a quarter against the euro, the United States dollar and currencies pegged to the greenback, ...

  3. Brazil is making HK investors dance

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... against a basket of currencies, including the US dollar and British pound, because the country is taking a battering from the global economic storm. Even though Brazil's debt levels ...

  4. Prime time in London

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... and the currency swing.' Liam Bailey, head of residential research at Knight Frank, says values have risen most strongly in the prime central London districts of Kensington, Chelsea and Notting Hill- ...

  5. State meddling blamed for global housing shortage

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... financial crisis and Hong Kong's currency peg with the United States dollar had affected the housing market the most, he said. 'The deflationary spiral in Hong Kong means the man ...



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