Tag archive for ‘Currency’
News Brief On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Fidelity’s $55-billion money manager says worst over for loonie

After avoiding Canada during its currency’s historic three-year collapse, Fidelity Investments is sensing the rout is nearing an end. David Wolf, who manages $55-billion ($40-billion U.S.) for the world’s More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

GBP to USD: British Pound Crash Coming in 2016

British Pound Could Crash in 2016 Where is the GBP to USD exchange rate headed in 2016? That’s the question on my mind, as central banks on both sides of the Atlantic consider raising interest rates More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Canadian Dollar: Is the CAD/USD Exchange Rate About to Hit $0.61?

Has the Canadian Dollar Hit Bottom? Not Likely. Markets have been beating down the Canadian dollar, but there’s still room for the CAD/USD exchange rate to drop further. Imagine, for a moment, that More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Yen to USD: Huge Crash Ahead for the Japanese Yen

How Far Can the Yen to USD Rate Rise? The Japanese yen is in for a bumpy ride over the next few years, as all indicators point to depreciation against the U.S. dollar. The yen to USD exchange rate has been More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 4th, 2015

IMF Includes Yuan in SDR Basket; Does This Threaten a Dollar Collapse in 2016?

Will This Threaten a U.S. Dollar Collapse in 2016? The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the inclusion of the yuan (or renminbi), the Chinese currency, in its basket of reserve currencies, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Israel’s foreign currency market in October 2015

  The Exchange Rate : Strengthening of the shekel against the dollar against the background of the dollar’s mixed trend worldwide. In October, the shekel strengthened by about 1.4 percent against the More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: China’s Forex Follies

BERKELEY – On August 11, China devalued its currency by 2% and modestly reformed its exchange-rate system. This was no earth-shattering event, but financial markets responded as if a meteorite had struck More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: China Confronts the Market

CAMBRIDGE – China’s current economic woes have largely been viewed through a single lens: the government’s failure to let the market operate. But that perspective has led foreign observers to misinterpret More...

Hillel Koren On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Greek vote sends shekel-euro rate even lower

Against the background of events in Greece, the shekel is mixed at the start of this week’s trading on the foreign exchange market. The shekel-dollar exchange rate is currently up 0.25% in comparison More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 29th, 2015

Bloomberg: Shekel Is World’s Worst Currency

– – Bloomberg declared the Israeli Shekel to be the “World’s Worst Currency” after it went on an up and down ride last week. The Shekel had appreciated by 2.1% against the Dollar More...

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