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March 12, 2018

The US dollar had a mixed week amid hopes for peace in the Korean peninsula, fears of trade wars and also a mixed jobs report. What’s next?. Markets will be digesting the latest news from a busy week before focusing on US inflation.  Here are the highlights for the upcoming week.

The US Non-Farm Payrolls was mixed: no l...

March 9, 2018

Bitcoin is the first successful cryptocurrency in history, and it became 
successful because of the many positive merits not found in traditional or 
fiat currency (this is your country’s national currency). In this article, you’ll 
find out about five advantages Bitcoin has over fiat currency.

1 – Bitcoin Is Decentrali...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Thursday it had no immediate plans to issue bills to prop up the local dollar until it hit the limits of its trading band but warned that it had sufficient firepower to defend the currency.

The authority, which is the city state’s de facto central bank, also...

March 8, 2018

There are basically two general types of wallets to keep your bitcoins, and 
other cryptocurrencies, safe. There are cold wallets and hot wallets. In this 
article, you'll find out the pros and cons of each type of wallet so you can 
make an informed decision when choosing which wallet to go for.

Hot Wallets

Hot wallets...

March 7, 2018

President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on aluminum and steel, in a move that sent shockwaves all over the world. For Canada, a steel exporter to the US, it has a significant adverse effect.

Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews:

CIBC Research discusses its reaction to the new US tariffs announced today on of 25% on ste...

March 7, 2018

One of the most prominent currency-markets gurus says the Canadian dollar will plunge to levels not seen in more than 15 years as trade turmoil intensifies.


John R. Taylor, who formerly headed what was then the world’s biggest currency hedge fund, says his analysis of statistical patterns projects the loonie to weaken...

March 6, 2018

As with everything in life, there is always evolvement as the years go
by, and the currency industry is certainly not excluded from that. You
see, with the fantastic advancement in technology, the idea of having
money in physical form just seems like a constant tie to the 17th
century.

Now, although physical money is st...

January 31, 2018

Tells lawmakers central bank taking creative measures to reverse trend as dollar hits seven-year low

With the dollar trading at its lowest against the shekel since 2011, despite efforts by the Bank of Israel, central bankers urged lawmakers to have patience before taking their own measures aimed at weakening the Israeli...

Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.100 to close at NT$29.302, the lowest in five years, as foreign investors moved more funds into the region, dealers said.

Dealers said the local central bank continued to intervene in a bid to bolster the U.S. dollar and protec...

December 29, 2017

SINGAPORE: The Singapore dollar is poised to extend its uptrend against the US dollar in 2018, with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) set to finally move to tighten its policy next year, said analysts.

This comes as the domestic economy staged a remarkable recovery in 2017.

Rather than setting interest rates, the...

July 19, 2017

Denmark's left wing Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) says it wants to abolish the 1,000-krone note, the largest available denomination of the country's currency.


Worth around 135 euros or 155 US dollars at current exchange rates, the party argues that the note is of little use to Danish citizens and primarily benefits...

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Ginette Petitpas Taylor today unveiled a commemorative $10 bank note celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This special note—showcasing our history, land and culture—was revealed during a ceremony at the Bank’s...

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