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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Kruisherenhotel, Maastricht

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by ED PETERS

    ... currency and the border-busting European Union was drawn up here in 1992, and it's difficult to think of a more easy-going, cosmopolitan, multicultural city. The broad, pedestrianised main ...

  2. Magazines - Money - CURRENCIES

    Will the yuan rule?

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin McQueen Kevin McQueen finds a US economist hedging his bets There is no doubt that China is determined to fully internationalise its currency. The only question is the speed at which ... policy think tank Brookings Institution in February, assessing the currency's role in the global monetary system. Prasad thinks the yuan will become a reserve currency in the next decade, ...

  3. Magazines - Money - INVESTMENT: CURRENCY

    Yuan products- a shopper's guide

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by KEVIN MCQUEEN

    ... Kevin McQueen There has been an expansion in the number of ways retail investors can gain exposure to China's currency, writes Kevin McQueen Yuan products- a shopper's guide ... as an international currency. The market has more "depth" to it says Vishal Goenka, head of local currency and global credit trading for Asia at Deutsche Bank. "This is positive," he says, ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A forgotten knight: Why Sun Yat-sen mentor Sir Kai Ho Kai died penniless and powerless 100 years ago

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... and medical jurisprudence at the Hong Kong College of Medicine. The situation deteriorated further for Ho when the government banned the use of Chinese currency on public transport in 1912. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When an investment fund goes bad

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... performers in its class. Asked where the fund's money has gone, Drake blames costly margin calls on currency hedges used by the fund to protect foreign investors against the lost value ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: taking note

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie As governments fail to heed the lessons of hyper-inflation, alternatives to hard currency soak up personal savings, writes Jason Wordie Taking note What happens when a population starts to lose confidence in its paper currency? People begin to convert it into other items- some of them portable, others less so- which might retain value over time. With luck, ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Escape plan: Tips for a quick getaway

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... so much easier and there's pretty much an app to cater for every need. Download FlightTrack to keep tabs on departures, Wifi Finder to avoid hefty data roaming charges, XE Currency ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ou Xiufang

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Bernice Chan

    ... gone. At first I had a home, food and a job. But one day, after I had settled in, my godmother told me she had sold me off for 2,450 fabi (Republican-era currency). That was a lot of money; what ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Afro-Chinese marriages boom in Guangzhou: but will it be 'til death do us part'?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... Somalis in flowing Muslim robes haggle over mobile phones before exchanging currency with Malians in leather jackets, who buy lunch from Turks sizzling tilapia on street grills, and then order ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Let there be light

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... Kenny Hodgart Kenny Hodgart Let there be light Trading in the online currency Bitcoin has just gone the way of most things the central government doesn't understand (they're ... they of reining in alternative currencies, or thought? East and West alike seem to fear "the dark web". We learn that it's a nasty place, one where people sell drugs and plan terror attacks ...




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