On Thursday, the euro climbed to trade near a five-week high against the dollar as investors placed for the European Central Banks (ECB) to keep interest rates unchanged with rising German yields providing it support.
The single currency grew 0.2 percent against the dollar to $1.3617, having hit $1.3640, its highest since late October, in early European trade on Thursday.
On Thursday China's central bank warned that virtual currency Bitcoin carries considerable risks barred financial institutions from handling Bitcoin transactions.
In China demand for Bitcoin has been predominantly strong, where investors have enthusiastically accepted the currency and helped to steer its price to spectacular new high above $1,000 in recent weeks.
Profound discounting by retailers is spreading disinflation said the Bank of Canada. This is a happening due to more consumers crossing the border to shop for the new arrival here of U. S. chains such as Target Corp.
The bank blamed excessive supply in the economy and discriminating competition in the retail sector, which it said are proving to be more persistent than predicted.
Today the $57 million class action against ANZ has begun and it could turn into a multi-billion-dollar claim against the nation's banks. Lawyers representing 43,500 Australian ANZ customers in a dispute over fees claim that the bank's directors drove plans to charge the maximum amounts possible from the customers.
Mark Carney, The Bank of England's governor say that supporting mortgage lending was "no longer necessary".
Considering the price rise in many regions he mentioned that an overheated housing market would be a risk to the economy.
Funding for Lending will be refocused on businesses from January 2014, the governor said.
Customers of the state-owned Kiwi Bank who want to join hands in filing lawsuit against the bank asserting unfair penalty fees have time until 11 pm tonight to register.
On Tuesday, the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) the country’s first all-women national commercial bank.
On its very first day the bank guaranteed higher interest rate on savings bank accounts and introduced “kitchen loans” and to entice women customers.
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