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  1. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Worst to come for Canadian 'loonie' as oil prices fall

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... are boosting bets the Canadian dollar will keep weakening. Hedge funds and other large speculators pushed net-bearish wagers on the currency to 16,167 contracts in the week ending October 17, the most ... currency, so the currency gets crushed" as raw materials drop, said Michael Craig, who manages fixed-income hedge funds at the company. "It's a pretty simple play book. You're ...

  2. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Pound traders braced for more political turbulence

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... other Group of 10 currency. "Currencies don't like political uncertainty," said Neil Jones, the head of hedge fund sales at Mizuho Bank. "The election will be very tight ...

  3. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Beijing's political ties crucial to liberalising the yuan

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by Jeanny Yu

    ... of International Monetary Fund meetings in Washington at the weekend, said some countries were already using the yuan in their foreign-currency reserves without announcing it publicly, Bloomberg reported. ... for nearly 61 per cent of global allocated reserves at the end of last year, according to International Monetary Fund data. This proportion, however, has been on the decline since 2001, when 71 per ...

  4. Business - Companies - CURRENCIES

    Soaring greenback poses earnings threat to US companies

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 12:14pm by Reuters

    ... everybody wants them. The number of funds in the region's distressed debt market doubled to 200 in the past two years as money managers seek to boost returns in a world of record-low interest ... non-performing loans has been gathering momentum." New investors are shaking up a market that has been dominated by a handful of large US firms, including Lone Star Funds and Apollo Global ...

  5. Business - Money - CURRENCIES

    Yuan proves to be a bulwark against strong US dollar in Asia

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:55am by Jeanny Yu

    ... has historically caused fund managers to flee emerging-market assets but Asia seems to be bucking the trend this time, largely because of the yuan. At a time when nearly all Asian currencies ... Kong and Indonesia were the markets fund managers preferred. "Investors with a view that the US dollar may continue to strengthen might prefer to allocate the capital in Asian hard ...

  6. Business - Money - CURRENCIES

    Pound rallies, underscoring Britain's economic recovery

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:10am by Bloomberg

    ... to push back the likely timing of the BOE's first rate increase since 2007, just as speculation grew for an early boost to the US federal funds rate. While the pound is down 2.4 per cent ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Currency hedge funds welcome a return to market volatility

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 01:09am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Hedge funds make most of volatility to reap gains After posting three straight years of losses that thinned the ranks of hedge funds specialising in currencies, the foreign-exchange market is showing signs of rebounding. Parker Global Strategies' index of leading currency funds climbed 0.9 per cent in August, the most since January 2013 and trimmed losses in 2014 ...

  8. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Surging yuan trade sees Russia tilt towards China

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... counterparts from China, India, Brazil and South Africa created their own development lender and reserve fund with the equivalent of US$200 billion of combined capital. History shows that fighting ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Emerging-market exchange rates slump

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... on foreign investment to fund current account deficits. Fed officials raised their median estimate for the federal funds rate at the end of next year to 1.375 per cent, compared with 1.125 per cent ... period, said the official, who asked not to be identified because the measure has not been formally announced. US-based investors have pulled US$4.7 million from exchange-traded funds specialising ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Goldman Sachs bullish on dollar as Fed moves toward higher rates

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Bloomberg

    ... to save the currency amid the region's sovereign debt crisis. It has taken less than four months for investors to wipe out more than one-third of that gain since May 8 amid improving growth ...




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