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Hong Kong is the World’s Finance Center

Hong Kong has been chosen the world’s number one financial center for the second straight years, by the World Economic Forum.

By Shayne Heffernan | Nov 01, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

Australian Dollar Outlook - 08/13/2012

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar continued its firm tone this morning on the expectation there will be more bank stimulus in the US, ECB & China.

By Christine Gaylican | Aug 13, 2012 | IBTimes AU

Australian Dollar Outlook - 08/06/2012

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has maintained its firm tone this morning, after US jobs data on Friday night were higher than expected, fueling a jump in major equity indices in Europe and the US.

By Christine Gaylican | Aug 06, 2012 | IBTimes AU

Submerging Markets

The weekend brought a sobering warning from the Bank for International Settlements, which suggested that the emerging markets are facing their own version of the boom and bust cycle that brought the developed world to its knees three years ago.

By Karl Schamotta, Senior Market Strategist | Jun 26, 2012 | iMoneywire

What is Money? A study on money

When we discuss money, we discuss what people get for their work. Money is more than a medium of exchange, it is a transferrable unit of work. That is my addition here to that definition. Now, in physics work might be called something a machine does, or what energy can do etc. Gold for instance is directly tied to oil prices because in principle, the work oil energy can do.

By Chris Laird | May 21, 2012 | Prudents Squirrel

Best Performer This Year May Surprise Investors

Since the stock market's gate opened at the beginning of 2012, emerging countries were off to a fast start. Stocks in Brazil, Colombia and India galloped to the lead, increasing more than 10 percent within the first few weeks of the year.

By Frank Holmes | May 09, 2012 | U.S. Global Investors Inc.

Asia Currency Outlook: RMB, Baht, Peso, Won

China's yuan gained the most in two weeks before a Sino-U.S. strategic economic dialogue in Beijing tomorrow that may include discussions on whether the Chinese currency is undervalued. It appreciated 0.05 percent to 6.3070 per dollar in Shanghai.

By Shayne Heffernan | May 03, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

Australian Dollar Outlook - 04/19/2012

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar is slightly weaker this morning after a mildly negative night in offshore markets.

By Christine Gaylican | Apr 19, 2012 | IBTimes AU

An FXTimes Review of 2011 - Key Events and Themes

In Part 1 of today's webinar we will be reviewing the key stories that were important to financial markets in 2011 (Japan earthquake, Libya war, US losing its AAA credit rating, changes of government in Italy and Greece, and the escalation of the Euro-zone sovereign debt crisis), In part 2 we p...

By Nick Nasad | Dec 28, 2011 | FX Times

China and Singapore Move Closer

Xi Jinping the Chinese Vice President met with Lee Kuan Yew in Beijing on Monday, vowing to boost closer bilateral exchanges and cooperation in trade, culture, national defense and other areas.

By Shayne Heffernan | May 24, 2011 | LiveTradingNews

Strong Risk Aversion Dominates to End the Week

Traders felt that after a turbulent 2 weeks, with lower commodities, fears of restructuring Greek debt, some concerns about higher global interest rates, we're going into the weekend with traders shedding risk.

By Nick Nasad | May 14, 2011 | FX Times

Spending your stash

While gold and silver coins are nice to look at, and there's a certain sense of independence one gets from owning them, most purchasers buy physical precious metals with the goal of eventually spending them.

By Peter Schiff | Apr 02, 2011 | Euro Pacific Precious Metals

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