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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Australia plays catch-up in yuan business as deal with China nears

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... as China is already the top buyer of resources in Australia with a dominant share of 52 per cent, and the second in energy purchases following Japan. Australia now has a swap line worth 200 billion ...

  2. News - Asia - CURRENCIES

    Japan considers regulation of bitcoins in wake of Mt Gox failure

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo After the failure of the Mt Gox exchange in the wake of a huge theft, authorities are struggling to find ways of regulating digital transactions Japan considers tax on bitcoins Japan is looking at ways to tax bitcoin transactions, a report said yesterday, in the wake of the spectacular failure of the Tokyo-based Mt Gox exchange after ...

  3. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Euro is heading for a fall

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by DAVID BROWN

    ... with the United States, Japan and Britain- which have embraced major QE programmes- which means the euro will remain a relatively well-bid currency. Since ECB president Mario Draghi declared two years ago ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Peg architect sees little Shanghai impact on yuan

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:28am by BLOOM

    ... and Japan in 1981. Mainland policymakers need to allow companies to fail and liberalise interest rates to overhaul the economy, which will struggle to grow faster than 8 per cent amid a slowdown ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Yuan rebound likely amid Beijing's bid to stem capital flight

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:40am by BLOOM

    ... in a survey. Japan's biggest brokerage said the People's Bank of China had guided the yuan's 2.5 per cent loss this year to help curb speculative bets on appreciation. Second-ranked ... said Craig Chan, Nomura's head of currency strategy for Asia ex-Japan. "Capital flight could be very large and destabilising for the domestic market." The mainland is trying ...

  6. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong shoppers cashing in on weak yen

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Cheaper Japanese food imports prove popular in HK, as weak yen also boosts tourism to Japan Shoppers cashing in on weak yen Japanese food retailers ... and Hokkaido from late last year. Meanwhile, the tension over a territorial dispute between China and Japan has prompted Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways to cut their services to Hong Kong. ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Yuan decades away from being global reserve currency

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:18am by Victoria Ruan

    ... the world in an effort to facilitate trade activities. Central banks in Japan, Thailand and elsewhere have either included yuan assets in their foreign exchange reserves or are considering doing so. ...

  8. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    The greenback is back

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by DAVID BROWN

    ... on the tiller. Powerful central banks like the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan eventually get their way on exchange rates. The hegemony of market forces is a myth. The US economy is far ahead in the recovery stakes [than Japan and the euro zone] Look at the period following the collapse of the dotcom bubble in 2000 and the subsequent 2001 recession. US policymakers pulled out all the stops ...

  9. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Yen weakens as G20 applauds BOJ stimulus moves

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... no opposition to the Bank of Japan's monetary stimulus policies. Japan's currency declined against all its 16 major counterparts after central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda, who oversees his ... of 99.95 on April 11. G20 finance chiefs and central bankers, who met on Friday, praised this month's measures by the Bank of Japan aimed at delivering 2 per cent inflation within two years. ...

  10. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    U.S. complains about yuan, lashes Germany

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 11:47am by AP

    ... said the US planned to closely monitor the currency policies of Japan and South Korea. It cautioned Japan about its policies as its central bank launched a new effort this year to bolster its ...




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