Posts Tagged ‘year’

GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro, shares gain as Greek deal seen closer

by Forex Rooton November 23, 2012 10:48 am BST
Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:48am EST * Euro hits 3-week high on Ifo survey, Greek hopes * European shares extend weekly gains by 0.1 pct* World shares on track for best week since mid-Sept* Japan closed, U.S. markets curtailed by holidayBy Richard HubbardLONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The euro hit a three-week

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ softens in quiet trade after weak retail data

by Forex Rooton November 22, 2012 9:45 pm BST
Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:45pm EST * C$ at C$0.9972 vs US$, or $1.0028 * Canada retail sales weaker than forecast * China HSBC PMI indicates pace of growth increase * U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving By Alastair Sharp TORONTO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened marginally against the U.S

UPDATE 2-Brazil recovery widens current account gap in Oct-cenbank

by Forex Rooton November 22, 2012 6:51 pm BST
Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:51pm EST * Brazil posts larger-than-expected $5.4 bln c/a deficit * Economic recovery boosts imports and profit remittances* Foreign direct investment marks new record for OctoberBRASILIA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's current account deficit widened more than expected in October as a recovering economy bolstered imports and

UPDATE 2-Brazil cenbank says ready to act if real weakens too much

by on November 22, 2012 5:00 pm BST
Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:00pm EST * Cbank chief Tombini says ready to increase supply of dollars * Tombini says central bank has no official currency band* Real gains, analysts divided on ceiling of FX bandBy Tiago Pariz and Alonso SotoBRASILIA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Brazilian policymakers stand ready to protect the local currency