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  1. Continent struck down by particularly nasty bout of euro-sclerosis

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... Rex Aguado THE FRENCH HAVE said non, the Dutch have chosen nee, the Danes are likely to follow with a nej in September- and now an Italian senior minister wants to say ciao to the euro ... of 'euro-sclerosis' that can jeopardise decades of economic liberalisation and integration, and usher in a new self-destructive wave of protectionism and even xenophobia. Hence, one cannot help but notice ...

  2. Falling greenback brings mixed bag for key players

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey What might transpire if the greenback falls a further 25 per cent, so that Euro1 buys you $14? Standard theory suggests that the leisure sector will get a boost due to the linked exchange rate with the dollar. Similarly, international travel for local residents will become more expensive, suggesting more will stay at home or take holidays in dollar zone ...

  3. Good news for European economic freedom

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... the euro zone members changed the rules. Formalising European integration through the proposed monster of a constitution- 448 articles in 450 pages- would do more to micromanage than open ... However, the EU and euro impose a complex regulatory overlay enforced by an unelected bureaucracy in Brussels. Moreover, the euro, which binds together the very different economies of half ...

  4. Bocom's new products seize on euro slide

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong Bank of Communications (Hong Kong) (Bocom) yesterday launched two structured investment products with an eye on a weakening euro and a peaking Hong Kong inter-bank offered rate (Hibor). Treasurer Edmund Lai Kin-sang forecast that the euro would fall below 1.20 to the US dollar because of political concerns, namely the fallout from French and Dutch voters' rejection ...

  5. Casey and Levet lead Euro charge

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chuah Choo Chiang

    ... Chuah Choo Chiang Ryder Cup heroes Paul Casey and Thomas Levet will star in the US$1.3 million Volvo China Open this month alongside Englishman Nick Dougherty. The talented trio will be among the European contingent attempting to wrest the trophy from Wel ...

  6. Esprit feels the impact of weakening euro

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The sinking euro has forced shares of apparel wholesaler and retailer Esprit Holdings to a four-month low as the weakness in the currency dims its profit outlook. The blue ... changing hands. Analysts estimated Esprit's revenue would be cut by 1 per cent for every 1 per cent drop in the euro. Money market experts said the weakness of the euro showed no signs ...

  7. Asia rethinks euro weightings

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson French vote sees currency slip and complicates efforts to kick-start EU economy The euro fell slightly against the US dollar yesterday after French voters rejected a new ... 'non' delivered by the French electorate in Sunday's binding referendum would heighten concerns about sluggish economic growth in the 12-member eurozone and appeared likely to keep the euro ...

  8. Anfield Euro draw likely

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford Liverpool v Chelsea is the pick of next week's Champions League fixtures, with Jose Mourinho's team out for revenge over the reigning champions. Liverpool knocked out Chelsea at the semi-final stage last season, thanks to a con ...

  9. Midweek Euro feast

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford There is a full midweek programme of league action from Spain, Italy, Germany and France, while England focuses on the second round of the Carling Cup, with several Premiership teams entering the fray. The Carling Cup is not the best bet ...

  10. I-Cable pledges to keep Euro leagues

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Pay-television firm ready to defend premium football content with more cash and local film development I-Cable Communications is intent on holding on to the exclusive rights to the four major European football leagues even paying more to r ...




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