Tag Archives: Currency

Venezuelans turn to bitcoins to bypass socialist currency controls

By Girish Gupta CARACAS (Reuters) – Tech-savvy Venezuelans looking to bypass dysfunctional economic controls are turning to the bitcoin virtual currency to obtain dollars, make Internet purchases — and launch a little subversion. Two New York-based Venezuelan brothers hope this … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank fires currency trader

Andy Donaldson, a trader in the Sydney office for two years, is believed to have misreported his activities and incurred losses of less than $ 5m Asia homepage

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Currency Exchange International: Compounding Cash Machine At A Deep Discount To Private Market Peers

By Ariana Research: Recommendation: Purchase Currency Exchange International (OTCPK:CURN) (TSX: CXI/OTC: CURN) common shares as the equity offers investors the opportunity to invest in an owner-operated compounder at a deep discount (~70% upside) to true value and precedent transactions. Operating … Continue reading

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Ready or not – currency volatility is back

Seasoned forex traders have welcomed return of volatility as shown by rising trading volumes, but companies with hedging strategies are not so pleased Asia homepage

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Bitcoin promoter pleads guilty to unlicensed use of currency

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) – A man who helped to promote bitcoin wants to remain in the business despite pleading guilty Thursday to indirectly helping send more than $ 1 million in the digital currency to users of … Continue reading

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Don’t Layer Currency Risk On Top Of Equity Exposure

By WisdomTree: By Jeremy Schwartz, CFA, Director of Research How many people think it is a smart idea to take their exposure to U.S. equities and layer on top of it-dollar for dollar-an additional exposure to the U.S. dollar? This … Continue reading

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Hits and misses in Asia’s currency wars

US and Japan central bank policies have buffeted Asian currencies in the past 12 months, but have also created some unlikely winners and losers across the region Asia homepage

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Samsung Electronics shares jump 3 percent on eased currency woes

SEOUL (Reuters) – Shares of South Korea's Samsung Electronics extended their rebound on Tuesday, rising as much as 3 percent, as currency concerns subsided. "The recent set back in the yen's weakness against the dollar and the won has cleared … Continue reading

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TeliaSonera Remains A Stable Dividend Play, Despite Emerging Markets Currency Weakness

By Power Hedge: TeliaSonera (OTC:TLSNF) announced its fourth quarter 2013 and full year 2013 results on January 30, 2014. Overall, these results were remarkably good given the challenging conditions in the market over the past year. The company enjoyed almost … Continue reading

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Ukraine president signs amnesty but anger remains, currency slumps – Reuters

The Hindu Ukraine president signs amnesty but anger remains, currency slumpsReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday signed into law an amnesty for demonstrators detained during mass unrest and repealed anti-protest legislation, in a fresh bid to … Continue reading

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