Posts Tagged ‘election’

Turkish Lira Jumped After Erdogan Wins Presidential Election

by Forex Rooton August 11, 2014 8:08 am BST
USDTRY rose 0.3 percent to 2.1383 per dollar as of 8:37 a.m. in Istanbul, making it 0.5 percent stronger this year. The lira weakened 0.5 percent against the dollar last week as conflicts raged in Iraq and Syria to the south, Armenia to the east and Ukraine across the Black Sea. The lira advanced as […]

EURJPY drops on Italy updates

by Forex Rooton March 5, 2013 5:41 am BST
The euro fell against the yen before data forecast to show the region’s economy shrank and as Italy edged closer to a new election after an inconclusive vote. The yen strengthened against most major counterparts after testimony from deputy governor nominees to the Bank of Japan (8301) failed to raise expectations for expanded monetary stimulus. […]

Yen slips to nine-month low ahead of Japan election

by Forex Rooton December 14, 2012 7:03 am BST
The yen slipped to nine-month lows on Friday as Japan looks set to get a prime minister keen to push for more money printing by the central bank to stimulate the moribund economy. Japanese media reported that conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is set for a stunning victory in elections on Sunday, cementing speculation that […]

FOREX-Greece optimism drives euro higher

by Forex Rooton November 23, 2012 8:53 am BST
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:53am EST * Euro rises on optimism over Greece aid deal * Yen edges up from 7-month lows vs dollar and euro* German IFO awaited, could weigh on euroBy Anirban NagLONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The euro rose to a three-week high against the dollar on Friday and was