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Euro exchange rate volatile as Greece dominates sentiment

Euro exchange rate volatile as Greece dominates sentiment

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

The euro exchange rate continues to soften against the pound sterling and US dollar as investors continue to focus their attention on the situation in Greece. [Contributed by TorFX]

ECB chief calls for government reforms now, delays 'dangerous'

ECB chief calls for government reforms now, delays 'dangerous'

23 May 2015 | 0 comments

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Saturday said it was time for eurozone governments to launch reforms, warning that growing structural differences were dangerous for the monetary union."There...

CORRECTED:  Canine from 'Arabian Nights' fetches Palm Dog award at Cannes

CORRECTED: Canine from 'Arabian Nights' fetches Palm Dog award at Cannes

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

The coveted Palm Dog award for best canine was fetched at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday by Lucky, who appears in an epic Portuguese film, "Arabian Nights". The Maltipoo breed -- half Maltese and...

ECB's Draghi lobs ball back to governments on reforms

ECB's Draghi lobs ball back to governments on reforms

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

The economic skies above Europe are clearing after the long years of crisis and it is imperative that governments take advantage of this to get their economies in order, European Central Bank president...

Eurozone outlook 'brighter than for seven years': ECB's Draghi

Eurozone outlook 'brighter than for seven years': ECB's Draghi

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

The economic skies above Europe are clearing after the long years of crisis and governments should take advantage of this to get their economies in order, European Central Bank president Mario Draghi...

Eurovision, a stage for geopolitical conflicts?

21 May 2015 | 0 comments

Behind the kitsch, glitz and smoke machines of the Eurovision Song Contest -- hosted Saturday by Vienna -- hide more serious international geopolitical tensions, says the creator of the world's first university course on the popular music competition.

Low interest rates make saving nearly impossible in Europe

19 May 2015 | 0 comments

While borrowers rejoice at the ultra low and even negative interest rates in Europe, savers fret and life insurance companies and pension funds face what is virtually a mission impossible.

UK inflation data to drive pound movement this week

UK inflation data to drive pound movement this week

18 May 2015 | 0 comments

Extensive movement in the currency market was seen as the UK general election yielded surprising results. [Contributed by TorFX]

Top tips for moving money overseas

Top tips for moving money overseas

11 May 2015 | 0 comments

What are the best ways of moving money overseas? [Contributed by TorFX]

French girl dies from cold off Azores after boat sinks

French girl dies from cold off Azores after boat sinks

7 May 2015 | 0 comments

A six-year-old French girl died from hypothermia on Thursday after a sailboat she and her family were on capsized during the night off the mid-Atlantic Azores islands, the Portuguese navy said."The little...

Portuguese airline pilots begin 10-day strike

Portuguese airline pilots begin 10-day strike

1 May 2015 | 0 comments

Flights were disrupted Friday as pilots working for the Portuguese airline TAP began a 10-day strike as part of their dispute with the government.One in three flights were cancelled, a spokesman for the...

Three exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week

Three exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week

28 April 2015 | 0 comments

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy statement, UK first quarter growth data and the Greek negotiations. [Contributed by TorFX]

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

28 April 2015 | 0 comments

A former Portuguese police officer who headed the investigation into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann was ordered to pay 500,000 euros to her parents in a libel case, according...

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

28 April 2015 | 0 comments

A former Portuguese police officer who headed the investigation into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann was ordered to pay 500,000 euros to her parents in a libel case, according...

NATO calls for 'comprehensive response" to migrant crisis

NATO calls for 'comprehensive response" to migrant crisis

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

The plight of migrants in the Mediterranean requires a "comprehensive response", NATO'S head Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, adding that the alliance would help by trying to stabilise countries in the...

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