Archive for December 29th, 2009

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Farewell to the Noughties

December 29, 2009

The decade from 2000 to 2009 was an age of irony and mis-framed missions.  Within countries and between them, diplomatic relations became more fractious.  As in the century left behind, ideological thinking and the corrupting force of power in various different manifestations hampered economic development.  The period is ending with unfinished business on many fronts.  […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Australian and New Zealand Dollars Strengthened

December 29, 2009

The U.S. dollar traded down 1.0% against the Australian dollar and 0.9% relative to the kiwi.  The greenback also lost 0.3% against the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% against the Canadian dollar.  The yen edged 0.1% lower, and sterling is steady. Stocks closed flat in Japan and off 0.8% in South Korean, but other […] More