Tag Archives: higher

Dollar Edges Higher Amid Rate Rise Expectations

That Was the Year That Was – 1966 Image by brizzle born and bred The swinging sixties were in full flow, but in some corners of the world the peace and love mantra of the flower-power generation could not be heard. Even as hippies in London and San Francisco were weaving daisies into their hair, in China Mao Tse-Tung launched the Cultural Revolution, a 10-year political campaign aimed at rekindling… Read More »

Asia stocks edge higher, dollar up before U.S. payrolls

Massed tulips under lights at Canberra Floriade Image by denisbin Floriade. Floriade is a word used for a large international flower exhibition held in the Netherlands every ten years. It moves to a different Dutch city every time. It is also used by the ACT for its bulb and tulip festival each year. As a major world producer of flowers and bulbs the Netherlands also has a tulip festival annually… Read More »

Asia follows Wall Street higher, upbeat US data lifts dollar

Asia follows Wall Street higher, upbeat US data lifts dollar Australian stocks were up 0.9 percent. Japan’s Nikkei was little changed. US stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, supported by upbeat consumer and housing data, with gains in technology shares lifting the Nasdaq Composite to a record close. The dollar was a … Read more on Money Control Australian dollar could fall to US50c: economists Economists are warning the Australian dollar… Read More »

Australian dollar drifts but share market edges higher

Australian dollar drifts but share market edges higher The carnage of the market attack in Berlin will have ramifications for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, happened in front of people gathered at the opening of a photography exhibit in Ankara. Read more on ABC Online ASX, Australian dollar shrug off budget forecast CANBERRA, Australia – Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index opened positively… Read More »