Ukraine's fragile hryvnia currency is likely to remain steady in the next two months, backed by stronger demand ahead of the year-end, Serhiy Yaremenko, the head of the central bank currency regulation department, said on Thursday.
Taiwan's central bank lashed out at Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp (HSBC) on Thursday, saying it had consistently undervalued the local currency in its foreign exchange forecasts.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority will provide a quarterly schedule of its issuance plans for Exchange Fund bills and notes, beginning with the December-to-March period, it said Thursday.
The Bank of Thailand said on Wednesday the dollar/baht market had returned to normal after gridlock over the past week as onshore banks scrambled to pare credits to offshore counterparties and funding costs soared.
Including gold in a diversified portfolio can improve investment performance and make the investment better able to cope with shocks to the system. World Gold Council institutional investment head Dr Robert Weinberg said gold can improve investment…
Indian foreign exchange market players are eagerly waiting to see if the Reserve Bank of India makes any direct or indirect comments on the foreign exchange markets and interest rates at the 21st Asia-Pacific Forex Congress.
European Central Bank (ECB) member Otmar Issing said he felt the amount of foreign reserves held in the Eurozone was well within the range of estimates, but was evasive on whether this constituted an optimal level.
The Bank of Thailand clamped down further on baht speculation on Monday, telling local banks it would start strictly enforcing a ban on one-day, tom/next and forward dollar/baht deals with offshore parties if there was no underlying commercial purpose.
The People's Bank of China, the country's central bank which has a monopoly on domestic gold trading, has taken the first step to deregulate the domestic gold market by reducing its authorised gold purchasing points in all provinces, industry sources…
The governor of the central bank of Zambia said on Friday he expected the kwacha to go on falling against the dollar and his bank would not waste resources on trying to intervene and stop the slide.
Taiwan central bank's abrupt easing of its efforts to defend the Taiwan dollar against the US dollar in yesterday's late trading session, has wrong-footed both institutional and individual speculators who tried to take advantage from the central bank's…
Democratic Republic of the Congo's central bank has eased restrictions on who can trade in foreign exchange and extended a list of transactions in which it can be used, state radio reported on Friday.
Moroccan foreign reserves fell 5.5% to 55,860 million dirhams ($4.98bn) at the end of September compared with the same period last year, the entral bank said on Friday.
The implementation of the second-stage foreign exchange liberalisation plan next year is unlikely to lead to a sudden flight of domestic capital to foreign countries, Bank of Korea governor Chon Chol-hwan said yesterday.
Russia's gold and foreign currency reserves were $26.5bn on 17 November, up from $26bn on 10 November, the central bank said in a press release on Thursday.
The Swiss National Bank still sees gold as a good tool to diversify its reserves even though the central bank is gradually selling off half its original holdings of the metal, SNB Chairman Hans Meyer said.
The Australian dollar bounced back from this week's record lows against the US dollar on Wednesday, buoyed by talk of central bank support in the options market.
The Russian government is hoping to resume its talks with the International Monetary Fund in the middle of December, a source close to the talks told the Russian news agency Interfax on Tuesday.
Domestic and foreign investors in Egypt are waiting for some sign from the monetary authorities on a new exchange rate policy nearly two months after the country abandoned a long-standing fixed peg against the dollar.
Brazil's central bank intervened in the foreign exchange markets today, saying that it does not want the real to strengthen too much against the dollar as it could be detrimental to Brazil's trade balance.
Today, on his return from Sarajevo, where a meeting had taken place of the heads of the national banks of the countries that emerged after the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia broke up, Ljube Trpeski, governor of the Bank of Macedonia, stated…
European Central Bank President Wim Duisenberg said on Friday that the dollar played a leading role among world currencies but the euro was gaining ground, despite initial disappointments.
During the last week, Venezuela's international reserves rose by 59m dollars to reach 17.34bn dollars, the central bank announced.
Korea's foreign exchange reserves rose to a new high of $93.38 billion, Nov. 15, up $680 million from the end of October, the Bank of Korea said yesterday.