Rand weakens as U.S. fiscal cliff fears loom

Posted On: December 28, 2012
The South African rand weakened slightly against the greenback as the currency was negatively affected by developments in the U.S. concerning the fiscal cliff. [More]

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Yen scrapes 27-month low against greenback

Posted On: December 27, 2012
The monetary unit of Japan pushed past its lowest value in more than 24 months against the U.S. dollar on Thursday as anticipations swirled for the government of the Pacific Rim nation to move forward with intervention. [More]

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Euro climbs as U.S. leaders prepare to discuss fiscal cliff

Posted On: December 27, 2012
Optimism for U.S. political leaders successfully negotiating the fiscal cliff helped the shared currency of the European Union gain in value on Thursday. [More]

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Loonie benefits from U.S. leaders' renewed budget efforts

Posted On: December 27, 2012
The monetary unit of Canada notched its top gains in 14 days against the U.S. dollar on Thursday amid a brighter outlook for U.S. political leaders settling negotiations for the fiscal cliff debacle. [More]

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Aussie, Kiwi continue downward dip

Posted On: December 27, 2012
The value of the monetary unit of Australia plunged against all of its top 16 rivals on Thursday as political leaders in the U.S. prepared to re-convene to negotiate terms and conditions of the fiscal cliff. [More]

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Dollar drives to two-plus-year high against yen

Posted On: December 26, 2012
The value of the U.S. dollar pushed to its top rate in more than two years against the Japanese yen on Wednesday, the first day of rule of the Pacific Rim nation's new prime minister. [More]

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Taiwanese dollar benefits from global investors' interests

Posted On: December 26, 2012
Forwards of the Taiwanese dollar surged to their top value in about six weeks on Wednesday, prompted by worldwide investors' interest gains of assets from the island nation. [More]

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Won notches three consecutive sessions of gains

Posted On: December 26, 2012
The monetary unit of South Korea climbed on Wednesday as government bonds dropped. [More]

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Real climbs after strong currency swap auction

Posted On: December 26, 2012
The monetary unit of the largest economy in Latin America achieved sharp gains on Wednesday in the aftermath of the central bank intervening to boost the value of that monetary unit. [More]

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Yen drops against top rivals as Abe rule begins

Posted On: December 26, 2012
The monetary unit of Japan scraped its 20-month trough on Wednesday as the Pacific Rim nation approved the new prime minister who repeatedly spoke of support for monetary easing programs to boost the world's third-largest economy. [More]

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