Tag archive for ‘Foreign exchange market’
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...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: The Chimera of Currency Manipulation

  US President Barack Obama is still pressing to obtain Trade Promotion Authority and use it to conclude negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

AvaTrade denies Teddy Sagi’ PlayTech acquisition rumours

Media reports have revealed that Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi‘s Playtech has bought the currency trading platform AvaTrade, this according to a source with knowledge of the deal. According to Reuters, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Bank of Israel: foreign currency market in April 2015

  The Exchange Rate The shekel strengthened against the dollar parallel to the weakening of the dollar worldwide. In April, the shekel strengthened by about 3 percent against the dollar. The shekel More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

NY Senator Charles Schumer is Threatening President Obama’s Trade Initiatives

– – Senator Charles Schumer has put President Obama on notice that his trade agenda will be in jeopardy if the president does not do something about what Schumer asserts is the Chinese manipulation More...

Stephen Roach On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: Steady on the Renminbi

 Currency wars are raging worldwide, and China is bearing the brunt of them. The renminbi has appreciated sharply over the past several years, exports are sagging, and the risk of deflation is growing. More...

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