|Turkish currency drops to record low against dollar|
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.The...
© 2018 NZ Herald 9:24pm Argentina's president Mauricio Macri says currency crisis is over
President Mauricio Macri said Wednesday that Argentina's currency crisis is over, speaking as the country's currency rebounded somewhat and prices for its stocks and bonds rose.Macri announced last week that Argentina was seeking...
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu, 17 May 6:04pm Brazil's real continues its slump amid election uncertainty
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's currency is falling again against the dollar amid uncertainty over this year's elections in Latin America's largest economy.Brazil's real was trading around $0.27 on Tuesday — its lowest price in more than...
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed, 16 May 5:34am Clever dog 'buys' cookies every day with leaf currency
A remarkable hound is bidding to prove that money does, in fact, grow on trees after developing his own leaf currency.The black labrador, who lives at the Diversified Technical Education Institute of Monterrey Casanare, in Colombia,...
© 2018 NZ Herald Sun, 13 May 5:04pm Dollar falls across the board after RBNZ's Adrian Orr keeps OCR at 1.75%
The New Zealand dollar fell sharply against the Canadian dollar in a broad-based decline after the Reserve Bank kept interest rates at a record low and said the next move could be up or down. Canada's currency benefited from positive...
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu, 10 May 6:04pm Goldman Sachs to pay $109.5 million for trading violations
NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs is paying a combined $109.5 million to federal and New York state authorities to settle charges that the investment bank's currency traders unlawfully shared customers' order information with other banks.Goldman...
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed, 2 May 5:25am NZ dollar extends gains vs pound on reduced bets BoE will hike next month
The New Zealand dollar gained against the British pound, touching a week-high in New York, after figures showed the UK economy barely grew in the first quarter, denting expectations the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month
© 2018 sharechat.co.nz Thu, 26 Apr 9:05am
Why TV cartoons now pitch to kids of all ages
You don't need to spend too much time flicking through the cartoon channels to work out that despite the rich colour and the many Mel Blanc-inspired voices, there is a distinctively grown-up flavour to the modern animated genre. What is more, changes in the craft and technology used to produce animated programMEs has transformed not just the look of animation but the speed with which it can respond to real-life events. Cartoons, particularly those pitched specifically at a young audience, rarely comment on the headlines, but they are now empowered with greater pop-culture currency.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz Wed 10:54am Macri says Argentina's currency crisis is over
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Mauricio Macri says Argentina's currency crisis is over, speaking as the country's currency rebounded some and prices for its stocks and bonds rose.Macri announced last week that Argentina...
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu, 17 May 10:44am NZ dollar falls back toward 69 US cents, sinks to 3-month low vs Aussie
The New Zealand dollar extended its slide, nearing 69 US cents and sinking to a three-month low against the Aussie after last week's dovish Reserve Bank statement gave investors less reason to hold the local currency
© 2018 sharechat.co.nz Tue, 15 May 9:55am NZ dollar falls across the board after RBNZ's Orr keeps OCR at 1.75%, signals no change
The New Zealand dollar fell sharply against the Canadian dollar in a broad-based decline after the Reserve Bank kept interest rates at a record low and said the next move could be up or down. Canada's currency benefited from positive data and rising oil p
© 2018 sharechat.co.nz Thu, 10 May 5:34pm Sony sinks into quarterly loss, racks up hefty annual profit
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese entertainment and electronics company Sony Corp. has posted a loss in the January-March, quarter, dragged lower by its flagging mobile operations and unfavorable currency rates.Sony reported Friday a fiscal...
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 27 Apr 10:14pm Dollar heads for 2% decline as resurgent US yields stoke greenback demand
The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 2 per cent drop against the greenback this week as rising yields on US bonds and the prospect for US interest rates to go even higher spurs demand for the world's reserve currency. The kiwi...
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 27 Apr 6:14pm