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Ghana cedi begins to chase the U.S. dollar

Government’s announcement of fresh dollars into the economy to arrest the unbridled appreciation of the United States dollar has succeeded in redeeming some value...
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Zambia mulls swapping Chinese debt repayment from U.S. dollar to yuan

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will begin engaging the Chinese government on the possibility of swapping the repayment of the southern...
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Zimbabwe starts foreign exchange trading at 2.50 to U.S. dollar

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) on Friday pegged the floating exchange rate of the local currency at 2.50 to the United States dollar...
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Kenyan shilling unchanged against U.S. dollar

The Kenyan shilling was unmoved against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday amid surging demand for the dollar from importers. The shilling traded at an average...
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Kenya shilling bounces back against U.S. dollar, ends losing streak

The Kenya shilling bounced back from a losing streak on Friday to gain against the U.S. dollar amid rise in inflows. The local currency traded...
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Gold futures fall on stronger U.S. Dollar, good job data

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Wednesday as traders reacted to a stronger than expected employment...

Feb. 17 world news summary at 0030 GMT

SEOUL -- A South Korean court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for the heir apparent of Samsung Group, the country's largest family-controlled conglomerate,...
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U.S. dollar rallies against British pound

The U.S. dollar rallied against British pound on Monday after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would spell out her Brexit strategy over...
gold

Gold down on stronger U.S. dollar

The most active gold contract for December delivery fell 8.2 U.S. dollars, or 0.67 percent, to settle at 1,208.70 dollars per ounce. ...

Oil prices decline on strong U.S. dollar

Oil prices declined Thursday as strong U.S. dollar offset market's optimism over an oil output freeze deal. The West Texas Intermediate for...
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Chicago agricultural commodities close lower on stronger U.S. Dollar

The most active corn contract for December delivery fell 3 cents, or 0.88 percent, to 3.3725 dollars per bushel. December wheat delivery dropped 9...
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Gold down on continued reaction to U.S. election

The most active gold contract for December delivery fell 2.6 U.S. dollars, or 0.21 percent, to settle at 1,221.70 dollars per ounce. ...
The Fed believes that the US economy is growing once more and that extra support is not as necessary?

US Dollar Slumps Before Federal Reserve’s Reports

The Fed will announce its latest rate decision when it concludes a two-day meeting on Wednesday. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to...
soybean

Crop damage fears, grains and soybeans gained on weak US dollar

Chicago wheat led the gains as the most active wheat contract for July delivery rallied 10 cents, or 2.09 percent, to 4.8775 dollars per...
South African rand

South African Rand Appreciated Against U.S. Dollar

The rand took a nose dive in December 2015 when South African President Jacob Zuma fired Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, forcing the rand to...
Naira

Naira and renminbi currency swap forces USD rate down

Aminu Gwadabe, President of the Association disclosed this to reporters in Abuja, saying since the announcement, the Naira had appreciated by 10 naira against...
Gold

Gold Prices Shoot Up as US Dollar and Equities run weak

The most active gold contract for April delivery rose 4.5 U.S. dollars, or 0.37 percent, to settle at 1,230.8 dollars per ounce. ...

Positive data shows US dollar strong over the yen

The U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday that the country's retail and food services sales for January were 449.9 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of...
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Dollar declines again during worldwide disorder

U.S. stocks declined broadly amid global sell-off. Japanese equity market plummeted more than 5 percent Monday as investors fled to safety. European stocks also...
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Weaker U.S. dollar sinks Gold more

The most active gold contract for April delivery rose 16.2 U.S. dollars, or 1.42 percent, to settle at 1,157.50 dollars per ounce. The U.S. Dollar...
Kenya

Kenyan foreign currency depreciation linked to fragile global trade environment

"The currency depreciation seen in 2015 across Africa is very similar to that seen in a number of other frontier and emerging markets,"...
yuan

Chinese Yuan unlikely to suffer any depreciation

The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, is expected to keep stable with the support of the Chinese economy and intervention of China's central...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Continues euro weakness spells bad news for Italy

By Eric J. Lyman The euro currency has continued its slide against the U.S. dollar so far in 2016, and in recent weeks some...

Weak US dollar pushes up gold prices

The most active gold contract for February delivery rose 14.9 U.S. dollars, or 1.35 percent, to settle at 1,120.2 dollars per ounce. The precious...
stock market

Sacking of South African finance minister shakes markets

President Jacob Zuma announced his decision on Wednesday night to sack Nene and replace him with David van Rooyen, a largely unknown MP. Responding...
dollars

US dollar up again after quick decline

The U.S. dollar soared against other major currencies on Tuesday after slumping to seven-month lows against the Japanese yen and euro in the previous...
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Low demand and a stronger US dollar shifts Gold downward

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange closed lower Thursday, snapping a five-day winning streak, as the U.S. dollar...
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U.S. dollar climbs against euro on Greek uncertainties

U.S. stocks pared early losses to end mildly higher Tuesday, as investors were assessing the impacts of the unfolding Greek debt crisis. The Dow...
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U.S. dollar swims in uncertainty following Fed announcement

The U.S. dollar traded mixed against other major currencies on Tuesday as investors were awaiting the Federal Reserve announcement on Wednesday for more clues...
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Turkey’s Central Bank cut interest rates on foreign exchange deposit

Turkey's Central Bank on Monday cut the interest rates on foreign exchange deposits to control the slide of the Turkish lira amid political uncertainty...