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The following  is one thought on the situation.  Reprinted from Baja Insider and written by Tomas:

The Mexican peso (MXN) has fallen 12% since June against the dollar.

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The exchange rate "needs" to come down?

I’ve been continuing to reflect on Graeme Wheeler’s repeated observation that New Zealand’s exchange rate “needs” to come down. I’m still not entirely sure what he means. 289 more words

Exchange Rate

Divergent UK sectoral borrowing trends and reduced foreign demand for UK debt: monetary policy implications?

This morning’s BoE data (for June) contained two potential downsides: (i) weak corporate borrowing, actually involving net repayments on the month even on the broader total external finance measure and a rise in borrowing rates equivalent to a 25bp MPC rate hike; (ii) a… 1,235 more words

Monetary Policy

Australian dollar falls below Singapore dollar for the first time since 2009

Australian bank notes and coins.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

SINGAPORE – The Australian dollar on Monday morning weakened below parity against the Singapore dollar for the first time since it last closed below that level in March 2009 during the global financial crisis. 308 more words


Rand today, gone tomorrow

Yesterday’s Business Day published a very informative, if not entirely terrifying article entitled “SA cannot bank on bulwark against reckless racial agenda”. Written by John Kane-Berman, who works at the South African Institute of Race Relations, it provides a frank view on new SA government transformation regulations, including allowing tenders to be adjudicated on the 50/50 rule going forward for contracts under R10m in value, and highlighted the continual goal post shifting for BEE rules and targets that companies must comply with. 432 more words


Confused Numerology. Critical News, 26th July 2015

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com

For those of us who chose to ignore Finance Minister Seth Terkper’s mid-term budget review, we probably missed a lot in the art of numerology. 1,374 more words

Sydney Casely-Hayford

Cost of Living

I was with a friend from another country recently and listening to her speak made me realize the number of ways in which I currently waste money. 334 more words