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Australian Dollar Outlook - 22 April 2013

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar had a quiet night on Friday after the volatile movements of last week and opens this morning below 1.0300.

By Christine Gaylican | Apr 22 | IBTimes AU

Yen Slide Continues as Prime Minister Abe Urges 'Bold' Bank of Japan Action

Japan's currency hit a two and a half year low against the US dollar as investors bet BoJ will bow to new government pressure and add trillions in new stimulus.

By Martin Baccardax | Jan 14, 2013 | IBTimes UK

Australian Dollar Outlook - 16 November 2012

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar is lower after reports of large currency sales by the Reserve Bank of Australia and weak global market performances.

By Christine Gaylican | Nov 16, 2012 | IBTimes AU

USDJPY Japan is moving towards recession

The recovery of the Japanese economy, which was supposed to be supported by huge investments in infrastructure damaged by the huge earthquake that ruined much of the northern part of the country, has not materialized.

By Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. | Jul 31, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

Yuan slips against dollar as pact with Japan set to start

The value of the monetary unit of China dropped against the world's reserve currency on Tuesday

May 31, 2012 | iMoneywire

A Recap of Economic Events Around the Globe

Existing home sales US existing home sales picked up unexpectedly in January, but the previous figures were downwardly revised. Initial jobless claims US initial jobless claims stayed unchanged in the week ending February the 18th, while the consensus was looking for an increase.

Mar 05, 2012 | FXEmpire

Asian Stocks and Currencies Tumble over Kim Jong-il Death

There were panic reactions with stocks falling across the board over fears of political instability in the region.

By BS Unnikrishnan | Dec 19, 2011 | IBTimes UK

Japan May Act 'Decisively' on Excessive Forex Movements

Japan's finance minister said Saturday he would take decisive action against excessive and speculative yen moves, threatening to conduct currency intervention after the yen rose to a record high against the dollar.

Oct 22, 2011 | Reuters

Keidanren Calls For Review of Economic and Energy Policies to Boost China's Competitiveness

Six months after the destructive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the yen still continues to skyrocket. In August this year, the government participated in the foreign exchange market to gain an all-time high foreign reserves value of $1.22 trillion.

By Kay Aviles | Sep 19, 2011 | IBTimes AU

Franc party rained on by SNB; yen eyed

The safe-haven Swiss franc nursed heavy losses in Asia on Friday, having posted record one-day falls against the euro and dollar after the Swiss National Bank threatened to step up its fight to curb the franc's strength.

Aug 12, 2011 | Reuters

Asian stocks fall on data, US debt; eyes on yen

Asian shares fell on Tuesday on concerns about a downgrade of the United States credit rating and economic worries after sluggish data, while the yen gave some gains on jitters over the possibility of intervention by Bank of Japan.

By Alex Richardson | Aug 02, 2011 | Reuters

Stocks struggle as U.S. deadlock remains; euro dips

Asian stocks struggled and the dollar wavered on Friday as U.S. lawmakers squabbled over a compromise to avoid an unprecedented debt default, while growing worries about Europe's debt crisis weighed on the euro, adding to investor wariness.

By Saikat Chatterjee | Jul 29, 2011 | Reuters

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