Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nissan’s inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Logo of the Nissan Motor Co. is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan TOKYO (Reuters) – Inappropriate inspection practices at Nissan Motor Co (T:) had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, in a new revelation that could further roil Japan’s second-biggest automaker. Nissan said late on Thursday it was suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its final inspection […]

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Ackman urges ADP to consider acquiring Ceridian amid proxy fight By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – William Ackman walks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange BOSTON (Reuters) – Activist investor William Ackman, currently battling for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc (O:), on Thursday said the human resource software company should buy rival Ceridian, in a move that could woo customers with a better product. Ackman said Minnesota-based Ceridian could be acquired for roughly $4 billion, adding, “This may be a case where a larger-than-typical acquisition makes a lot of sense.” Ackman was interviewed […]

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EUR/USD, GBP/USD Down As Brexit Turmoil Gains Attention By Investing.com

© Reuters. Dollar gains in Asia Investing.com – The dollar gained in Asia on Friday with the euro and the pound down on concerns over and as the markets looked for signs President Donald Trump may soon name the next Fed chief. changed hands at 113.26, up 0.64%, while traded at 0.7838, down 0.52%. dropped 0.34% to 1.1812 and GBP/USD eased 0.36% to 1.3112. The , which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, jumped 0.35% to 93.34. Reports suggest British Prime […]

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Singapore Airlines to finalize $13.8 billion Boeing order next week By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A man walks past a Singapore Airlines signage at Changi Airport in Singapore By Jamie Freed SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore Airlines Ltd (SI:) said on Friday it will finalize an order for 39 Boeing Co (N:) aircraft worth $13.8 billion at list prices when Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits Washington D.C. next week. The airline said in February it would order 20 777-9 and 19 787-10 widebodies as part of plans to modernize its fleet over the next decade, but […]

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Boulé brings voting to the Blockchain with upcoming ICO

<p>Boulé is a pioneering new voting system using blockchain technology to enable governments and electoral bodies to run secure, transparent elections. This revolutionary e-governance tool hopes to make electoral processes visible to all citizens, provide 100 percent accurate results, increase voter turnout and produce faster, cheaper and safer elections. Strengthening democracy "So many areas of &#8230; <a target=’_blank’ href="http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/20/boule-blockchain-voting-ico/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Boulé brings voting to the Blockchain with upcoming ICO</span></a></p> <p>The post <a target=’_blank’ rel="nofollow" href="http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/20/boule-blockchain-voting-ico/">Boulé brings voting to the Blockchain with upcoming ICO</a> appeared first […]

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Japanese Yen Stable Ahead of Weekend Elections

Receive the DailyFX Asia AM Digest in your inbox every day before Asian equity markets open – signup here The US Dollar (via DXY Index) is starting Friday’s session in Asia on its back boot, retesting its rising trendline from the September 8, September 20, and October 13 lows. While there weren’t any significant data releases in the previous session, a further pullback in US Treasury yields weighed on the greenback; interest rate sensitive pairs like USD/JPY traded lower around the dip in yields. The Australian Dollar’s […]

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PBOC Sets Yuan Parity At 6.6092 Against Dollar By Investing.com

Yuan parity Investing.com – The People’s Bank of China set the yuan parity rate against the dollar at 6.6092 on Friday, compared to the previous close of 6.6170. The China Foreign Exchange Trade System sets the weighted average of prices given by market makers. The highest and lowest offers are excluded from the calculation. The central bank allows the dollar/yuan rate to move no more than 2% above or below the central parity rate. Market watchers see a yuan level of 7 against the dollar, , as […]

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Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite By Reuters

© Reuters. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares inched slightly higher on Friday, but grappled for firmer leads as speculation about who the next U.S. central bank chief will be kept global investors wary. Shares in New Zealand slipped 0.1 percent, snapping 13 gaining sessions, after the nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with center-left Labour Party following weeks of political negotiations. MSCI’s broadest index […]

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