Tag: Japan

  • Finland is the safest travel destination in the world

    Finland is the safest travel destination in the world

    Fortunately, there are many places in the world that are safe to travel to based on various metrics. In this article, we explore some of the safest countries to travel to based on factors such as murders, assaults, traffic deaths, natural disaster riskand global peace index. Finland Finland is consistently classified as the safest country […]

  • Denmark in the middle of the table in the InterNations survey, which assesses easy settlement

    Denmark has ended up in the middle of the table a new InterNations survey that assesses how easy it is for internationals to settle when they move abroad. The Expat Essentials Index addresses four key areas in expats’ lives when they resettle: finding accommodation, dealing with administration, dealing with the language and digital life. In […]

  • Finnair scraps plans to outsource cabin crew services on Thai and North American routes

    Finnair scraps plans to outsource cabin crew services on Thai and North American routes

    The contract, valid until the end of 2025, also stipulates that the current cabin crew collective agreement will be extended by one year, until January 31, 2025. “We are happy that we have been able to find solutions together with our employees” said Johanna Karppi, Finnair’s people and culture manager. “The agreements with our employees […]

  • Arms imports to Europe rise despite global slowdown: SIPRI

    Arms imports to Europe rise despite global slowdown: SIPRI

    © Provided by Xinhua During the period 2018-2022, imports of major weapons by European states increased by 47 percent from that in the five years between 2013 and 2017, while global arms transfers decreased by 5.1 percent during the same period. STOCKHOLM, March 13 (Xinhua) — European states’ imports of major weapons in the five […]

  • Japan’s Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel laureate for poetic fiction, dies

    Japan’s Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel laureate for poetic fiction, dies

    Tokyo – Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe, whose darkly poetic novels were built from his childhood memories during Japan’s post-war occupation and from parenting a disabled son, has died. He was 88. Oe, who was also an outspoken anti-nuclear and peace activist, died on March 3, his publisher, Kodansha Ltd., said in a statement on Monday. […]

  • Post-apocalypse: the end of daily mail delivery is in sight

    Post-apocalypse: the end of daily mail delivery is in sight

    Australia Post sees red. A lot of it. After posting a razor-sharp profit of $23.6 million in the last six months of 2022, it is set to post a loss for the full 2022-23 financial year – just the second time since it was incorporated in 1989. The last loss was in 2014-15, following a […]

  • Market rates in China — March 9

    BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,696.66 Euro 100,734.83 Japanese yen 100 5.0762 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.751 British Pounds 100,825.42 […]

  • The US dollar rises as currency traders weigh the outlook for interest rates

    NEW YORK, March 8 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar edged higher in late trading on Wednesday as market participants gauged the Federal Reserve’s rate hike course. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.06 percent to 105.6598 in late trade. In late New York trading, the euro was down to […]

  • The viewers have spoken!  The Danes are the tenth most attractive people in the world

    The viewers have spoken! The Danes are the tenth most attractive people in the world

    Most of us expats – despite rapid globalization and our newborns increasingly having their choice of three or even four passports – still identify with a nationality, although we do our best not to identify as too nationalistic! So when a study comes out showing the world’s most attractive nationalities, we know deep down that […]

  • Market rates in China — March 8

    BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,695.25 Euro 100,733.63 Japanese yen 100 5.0652 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.569 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar soars amid the Fed’s aggressive rate hike stance

    NEW YORK, March 7 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose sharply on Tuesday, supported by expectations of more rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 1.2 percent to 105.5995. In late New York trading, the euro was down to US$1.0552 from US$1.0675 in the […]

  • Market rates in China — March 7

    BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,691.56 Euro 100,738.54 Japanese Yen 100 5.0874 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.102 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar rises as the euro falls

    NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose in late trade on Tuesday amid weakness in the euro. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.18 percent to 104.8709. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0582 from US$1.0607 in the previous session, and the British […]

  • Market rates in China — March 1

    BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,694.00 Euro 100,734.16 Japanese Yen 100 5.0926 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.416 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar falls as the euro rises

    NEW YORK, March 1 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar fell in late trade on Wednesday amid strength in the euro. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.37 percent to 104.4849. The euro, the biggest component of the index, rose after data released on Wednesday showed German inflation remained high. […]

  • Market rates in China — March 2

    BEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,688.08 Euro 100,734.17 Japanese Yen 100 5.0576 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.662 British Pounds 100,827.65 […]

  • US dollar firms by jobless claims data

    NEW YORK, March 2 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade on Thursday as market participants analyzed the latest labor market data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.52 percent to 105.0284. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0591 from US$1.0656 in the previous […]

  • Market rates in China — March 3

    BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,691.17 Euro 100,732.67 Japanese Yen 100 5.0576 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.051 British Pounds […]

  • US dollar falls after services PMI report

    NEW YORK, March 3 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Friday, following the release of the February U.S. jobs report. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.48 percent to 104.5242. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0634 from US$1.0591 in the […]

  • Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sweden

    Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sweden

    New Delhi [India]March 3 (ANI): Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held bilateral meetings with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Saudi Arabia’s counterpart Faisal bin Farhan and Sweden’s Tobias Billström on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue. “Happy to meet FM Sameh Shoukry from Egypt. Welcomed his participation in the G20 meeting yesterday. Our discussions […]

  • Danske Bank updates its investment outlook: Stocks and bonds are weighted neutral

    Danske Bank updates its investment outlook: Stocks and bonds are weighted neutral

    The increase in the neutral weight of stocks is due to the fact that the darkest clouds in the market have disappeared. Kivipelto, however, advises stock investors to be cautious about geographical diversification. “We are overweight in emerging markets. In addition, we still have a neutral weight on US and Japanese stocks. Regarding Europe, we […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 28 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,695.19 Euro 100,737.47 Japanese Yen 100 5.1024 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.604 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar retreats after recent gains

    NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Monday as currency traders took some profits off the table following the greenback’s recent rally. The dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major peers, fell 0.51 percent to 104.6775. In late New York trading, the euro rose to US$1.0607 […]

  • China uses courts to capture Western technology

    China uses courts to capture Western technology

    Washington [US]Feb 27 (ANI): Amid growing conflict with the US, China is using its courts and patent panels to undermine foreign intellectual property rights and help Chinese companies, particularly in technology, pharmaceuticals and rare earths, US and EU officials say, The Wall Street Journal reported . China is leaning on a range of levers to […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 27 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,695.72 Euro 100,734.06 Japanese Yen 100 5.104 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.647 British Pounds 100,831.43 […]

  • Finland beat Israel in the basketball World Cup qualifier

    JERUSALEM, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) — Finland’s impressive run in the 2023 FIBA ​​World Cup European Qualifiers continued on Friday with a 97-95 overtime win away to Israel. Finland, together with Germany and Slovenia, has long secured its qualification to the final from the six-team group J, while Israel was outside, together with Sweden and Estonia. […]

  • UN Weekly Roundup: 18–24 February 2023

    UN Weekly Roundup: 18–24 February 2023

    Editor’s note: Here’s a quick snapshot of what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the UN’s perch. One year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Last Friday marked one year since Moscow launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. There were several meetings at UN headquarters during the week to […]

  • The US dollar jumps after hot inflation data

    NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose sharply in late trade on Friday as the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge turned warmer than expected. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.6 percent to 105.2157. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0551 from US$1.0596 […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 24 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,689.42 Euro 100,730.70 Japanese yen 100 5.1267 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.862 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar rises amid economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose slightly in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested the latest economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.01 percent to 104.5868. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0596 from US$1.0601 in the previous […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 23 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,690.28 Euro 100,732.14 Japanese Yen 100 5.1174 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.002 British Pounds 100,831.63 […]

  • US dollar rises after Fed minutes

    NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar climbed in late trade on Wednesday as market participants analyzed the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting minutes. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.39 percent to 104.5801. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0601 from US$1.0649 in the […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 22 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,687.59 Euro 100,732.29 Japanese Yen 100 5.0975 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.67 British Pounds 100,832.89 […]

  • US dollar companies among financial data

    NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade on Tuesday as market participants sifted through fresh economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.31 percent to 104.1723. In late New York trading, the euro was down to US$1.0649 from US$1.0698 in the previous […]

  • Market rates in China — 21 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,685.57 Euro 100,732.65 Japanese yen 100 5.1062 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.459 British Pounds […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 20 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,686.43 100,733.30 euros Japanese Yen 100 5.1102 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.535 British Pounds 100,825.69 […]

  • The US dollar falls as the euro, the pound rises

    NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar edged lower in late trade on Friday amid strength in the euro and British pound. The dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major peers, fell 0.03 percent to 103.85. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0698 from US$1.0687 in the […]

  • The acute crisis phase is over, says Finnair

    The acute crisis phase is over, says Finnair

    The number of passengers transported by the airline increased by almost 61 percent to 2.5 million, which increased the passenger utilization rate to 72 percent. Topi MannerCEO of Finnair on Wednesday said the airline is leaving behind the acute three-year phase of the crisis and continues to recover. “This is another important step in the […]

  • Market rates in China — 17 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,686.59 Euro 100,731.93 Japanese yen 100 5.1189 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.474 British Pounds […]

  • The US Dollar Falls Amid Economic Statistics

    NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar edged lower in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested recently released economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.03 percent to 103.8780. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0687 from US$1.0683 in the […]

  • Market rates in China — 16 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,685.19 Euro 100,732.28 Japanese Yen 100 5.1171 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.315 British Pounds […]

  • Xinhua World News Roundup at 0030 GMT, 16 February

    PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron met here on Wednesday with Wang Yi, head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee. Wang, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, conveyed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s warm greetings to Macron, before briefing him […]

  • US dollar firms after strong retail sales

    NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade Wednesday after data showed U.S. retail sales rose in January. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.65 percent to 103.9080 in late trade. In late New York trading, the euro was down to US$1.0683 from US$1.0738 […]

  • Market rates in China — 15 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,681.83 Euro 100,732.04 Japanese Yen 100 5.127 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.904 British Pounds […]

  • US dollar falls after inflation data

    NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar fell in late trade on Tuesday after data showed U.S. inflation for January turned out warmer than expected. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, was down 0.12 percent at 103.2355 in late trade. In late New York trading, the euro was […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 14 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,681.36 Euro 100,730.87 Japanese yen 100 5.1493 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86,799 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar falls as traders await key inflation data

    NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar fell in late trade on Monday as market participants awaited a key U.S. inflation report. The dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major peers, fell 0.26 percent to 103.3630. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0715 from US$1.0674 in the […]

  • The US dollar rises as traders assess Fed policy

    NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar edged higher in late trade on Wednesday as market participants gauged the Federal Reserve’s future policy stance. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.005 percent to 103.4170. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0723 from US$1.0721 […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — February 9

    BEIJING, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,679.05 Euro 100,727.53 Japanese yen 100 5.1697 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.517 British Pounds 100,819.60 […]

  • The US dollar slips amid economic data

    NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Thursday after data showed a rise in the number of U.S. jobless workers last week. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.18 percent to 103.2330. In late New York trading, the euro was up at […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 10 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,678.84 Euro 100,728.86 Japanese Yen 100 5.1636 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.479 British Pounds […]

  • US dollar firms ahead of key inflation data

    NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade on Friday as market participants awaited a key U.S. inflation report. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.38 percent to 103.6290. In late New York trading, the euro was down to US$1.0674 from US$1.0736 in the […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 13 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,681.51 100,727.37 euros Japanese yen 100 5.1773 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.819 British pounds 100,821.12 […]

  • Why Holger Rune’s new coach is a promising sign… but where have we seen him before?

    Why Holger Rune’s new coach is a promising sign… but where have we seen him before?

    Holger Rune is not just one of the best young tennis players in the world – he is also an excellent value to watch as you never know what might happen next. We already had his mother – her, the world number nine screamed to leave Roland Garros when he struggled in the French Open. […]

  • The US dollar rises as the pound, the yen falls

    NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade Monday amid weakness in the British pound and the Japanese yen. The dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major peers, rose 0.1 percent to 102.1140. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0860 from US$1.0854 in the […]

  • We work ourselves to death

    We work ourselves to death

    Prolonged stress can cause several different diseases. Heart attacks and strokes, but also psychological ailments such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression, which in the worst case can lead to suicide. Long-term stress is a growing problem, and it is often connected with the increasingly intense modern working life. P3 Dystopia unravels why we have […]

  • The need to produce less steel if we want to achieve zero emissions: Research

    The need to produce less steel if we want to achieve zero emissions: Research

    A new study focused on the Japanese steel industry shows that if we are truly committed to zero emissions, we must prepare for a scenario where the amount of steel produced is lower. Japan has set a goal of reducing steel emissions by 46 percent by 2030 and zero emissions by 2050. For now, the […]

  • The US dollar falls as the euro rises

    NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar eased in late trade on Friday amid momentum in the euro. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.04 percent to 102.0160. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0854 from US$1.0831 in the previous session, and the […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 20

    BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,677.02 Euro 100,733.61 Japanese yen 100 5.2729 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.456 British Pounds 100,839.15 […]

  • The US dollar slips amid mixed economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested a slew of mixed data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.32 percent to 102.0570. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0831 from US$1.0795 in the […]

  • Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    “The growth opportunities of the food industry in Finland are limited. With the growth of exports, the capacity of the food industry can be increased, which also strengthens the domestic market and improves crisis resilience,” says director Esa Wrang. From Business Finland’s Food from Finland program. Food exports are strategically important in terms of Finland’s […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 19

    BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,676.74 Euro 100,730.44 Japanese Yen 100 5.2658 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.487 British Pounds 100,835.38 […]

  • US dollar edges higher amid economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose modestly in late trade on Wednesday as market participants digested a flurry of economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, added 0.004 percent to 102.3810. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0795 from US$1.0794 in […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 18

    BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,676.02 Euro 100,729.13 Japanese Yen 100 5.2693 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.434 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar falls as the pound rises

    NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar edged lower in late trading on Tuesday, amid momentum in the British pound. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.1 percent to 102.3770. In late New York trading, the euro was down to US$1.0794 from US$1.0820 in the previous session, […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 17

    BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,672.22 Euro 100,727.92 Japanese Yen 100 5.2395 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.064 British Pounds […]

  • Over 2,000 athletes compete in the ironman triathlon at Lake Taupo in New Zealand

    TAUPO, New Zealand, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) — More than 2,000 athletes from over 40 countries and regions competed in two ironman triathlon races in heavy rain, both held on Saturday in and around New Zealand’s Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater lake in Australasia . Ironman New Zealand sees athletes swim 3.8km starting and finishing on […]

  • US dollar edges higher after PPI data

    NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose slightly in late trade on Friday after U.S. producer inflation turned warmer than expected. The U.S. producer price index (PPI) rose 0.3 percent in November, above the 0.2 percent consensus, for a 7.4 percent annual increase, the Labor Department reported on Friday. PPI excluding food, […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 9 Dec

    BEIJING, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,695.88 Euro 100,734.60 Japanese Yen 100 5.0912 Hong Kong Dollar 100 89.382 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar slips amid economic data

    NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade Thursday as market participants digested a flurry of economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.31 percent to 104.7760. In late New York trading, the euro rose to US$1.0561 from US$1.0515 in the previous session, […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 8 Dec

    BEIJING, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,696.06 Euro 100,731.66 Japanese yen 100 5.1036 Hong Kong Dollar 100 89.353 British Pounds 100,849.78 […]

  • The US dollar falls during the recession

    NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Wednesday, driven by concerns that the Federal Reserve’s policy tightening could push the economy into recession. The dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major peers, fell 0.45 percent to 105.1000. In late New York trading, the euro rose to […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 7 Dec

    BEIJING, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,699.75 Euro 100,732.46 Japanese Yen 100 5.1115 Hong Kong Dollar 100 89.934 British Pounds 100,848.91 […]

  • The US dollar rises amid expectations of higher interest rates

    NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar appreciated in late trade on Tuesday as traders bet on further rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. The dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major peers, rose 0.27 percent to 105.5760, after a 0.71 percent jump in the previous session. The rally came as […]

  • The US dollar is climbing amid expectations of further Fed policy tightening

    NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade Monday as positive U.S. economic data raised expectations that the Federal Reserve could continue its aggressive tightening. The Institute for Supply Management reported on Monday that the US services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) registered 56.5 percent in November, up from October’s reading […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 6 Dec

    BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,697.46 100,732.51 euros Japanese Yen 100 5.1067 Hong Kong Dollar 100 89.775 British Pounds […]

  • Right now: Japan vs. Croatia in the World Cup round of 16

    Right now: Japan vs. Croatia in the World Cup round of 16

    16.00-18.00 approx FootballMen’s World Cup Round of 1616.00 Japan-Croatia (Andreas Matz and Jon Persson) Program manager: Linn Nenzén

  • Market exchange rates in China — 5 Dec

    BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,703.84 Euro 100,741.91 Japanese yen 100 5.232 Hong Kong Dollar 100 90.453 British Pounds 100,864.81 […]

  • US dollar strengthens amid Fed comments

    NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose in late trading Monday as market participants digested comments from Federal Reserve officials. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.68 percent to 106.6810. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0342 from US$1.0414 in the previous session, […]

  • Market rates in China — Nov. 29

    BEIJING, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,719.89 Euro 100,744.61 Japanese Yen 100 5.1866 Hong Kong Dollar 100 92.115 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar rises as traders await the Fed chairman’s speech

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  • Market Exchange Rates in China — Nov 30

    BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,717.69 Euro 100,741.29 Japanese Yen 100 5.1723 Hong Kong Dollar 100 91.869 British Pounds 100,857.48 […]

  • The US dollar slips after Powell’s speech

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  • Market exchange rates in China — Dec. 1

    BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,712.25 Euro 100,742.35 Japanese Yen 100 5.1712 Hong Kong Dollar 100 91.304 British Pounds 100,860.07 […]

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    NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar fell in late trade Thursday as the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge eased in October. The U.S. Commerce Department reported Thursday that the U.S. personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index rose 0.3 percent in October, up 6 percent from a year earlier. That’s down from the […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 2 Dec

    BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,705.42 Euro 100,742.82 Japanese Yen 100 5.2177 Hong Kong Dollar 100 90.687 British Pounds 100,865.02 […]

  • US dollar slips amid jobs data

    NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Friday as market participants digested the latest U.S. payrolls data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.18 percent to 104.5460. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0537 from US$1.0522 in the […]

  • President Droupadi Murmu receives credentials from five envoys

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  • Right now: Germany must defeat Costa Rica

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    Blur will perform at Roskilde as part of their 35th anniversary celebrations

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  • Danish News Round-Up: Historic increase in economic inequality

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  • Right Now: Belgium vs. Canada

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  • Market rates in China — 23 Nov

    BEIJING, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,712.81 Euro 100,734.81 Japanese Yen 100 5.0498 Hong Kong Dollar 100 91.182 British Pounds 100,847.64 […]

  • US dollar retreats after previous session’s rise

    NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Tuesday, giving up some of the strong gains from the previous session, amid an improvement in risk appetite. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.57 percent to 107.2230, after a 0.85 percent jump the previous […]

  • Market rates in China — Nov. 22

    BEIJING, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,716.67 Euro 100,733.78 Japanese Yen 100 5.0428 Hong Kong Dollar 100 91.859 British Pounds […]

  • The US dollar jumps amid risk-averse sentiment

    NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose in late trade on Monday as market participants pulled away from riskier assets. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.85 percent to 107.8350. In late New York trading, the euro was down to US$1.0243 from $1.0331 in the previous […]

  • Market rates in China — Nov. 21

    BEIJING, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,712.56 Euro 100,735.51 Japanese yen 100 5.077 Hong Kong Dollar 100 91.108 British Pounds 100,846.54 […]

  • The US dollar rises as traders assess Fed policy

    NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose in late trade on Friday as market participants bet on more rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.22 percent to 106.9300. In late New York trading, the euro was down at US$1.0331 from […]