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The ringgit moves closer to the psychologically significant level of RM4 to the US dollar, firming to levels last seen in September 2016. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, Dec 5 — Asian currencies firmed today as last week's ascent of the US dollar on the back of positive tax reform news stalled.
Royale Partners Investment Fund, a Mauritius-based entity with backing from one of the six ruling Sheikh families of UAE, is the likely new owner of Sahara's two luxury hotels in New York (NY).
My best estimate as of June 2017 with respect to total above-ground gold reserves within the Chinese domestic market is 20,193 tonnes. The majority of these reserves are held by the citizenry, an estimated 16,193 tonnes; the residual 4,000 tonnes, which is a speculative yet conservative estimate, is held by the Chinese central bank, the People's Bank of China.
While it is accepted wisdom that energy is the most important commodity complex, representing over 80% of the dollar volume of trading in commodity markets, there are dozens of important raw materials and soft commodities that also serve as important barometers of the global economy.
China is the world’s second-largest economy after the U.S. and nearly 300 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) trading in the U.S. offer some exposure, led by a king among China ETFs, iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI).
The bank has the biggest foreign exposure of the major Chinese banks, which reduces the potential effect of the macro risks on it.
China’s amazing GDP growth and recovery experienced since the 2008 – 2009 crisis is slowing down. The rate of growth continues on a downward trajectory, as more economic problems begins to emerge that are accelerating its slowdown for the economy and global growth. These problems have been building for some time now and many of the problems now faced by China have stemmed from the economic policy decisions that the Government implemented to fight off the last crisis.
BullionStar took the opportunity to translate a speech by Teng Wei, Deputy General Manager of the SGEI, named "How China's Gold Market Can Help The RMB Achieve International Status" that was held at the Renminbi World summit in Beijing on the 29th and 30th of November 2016.
From the moment Donald J. Trump got elected as the next President of the United States, on November 8, 2016, the price of gold tumbled 8% in the remainder of the month - from $1,282 USD/oz to $1,178 USD/oz. Usually these cascades in the gold price go hand in hand with physical selloffs in the West and strong demand Asia. It appears November has been no exception. The volume of physical gold withdrawn from vaults of the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) in November accounted for 215 tonnes, the highest amount in ten months.
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The supply and demand data of the firms falsely presents gold to be more of a commodity than a currency.
To identify the most liquid Chinese stocks traded on the Hong Kong Exchange, we can use the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (NYSEARCA:FXI). This tracks the FTSE/Xinhua China 25 index and offers exposure to 25 of the largest and most liquid Chinese stocks. The index is a market capitalization weighted index subject to a 10% weighting cap.
At the LBMA conference in Vienna, which was held from 18th to 20th October 2015, the executive director of the Austrian central bank, Peter Mooslechner, was interviewed by the editor-in-chief for Kitco News, Daniele Cambone. You can watch the interview here. This particular interview is interesting, because the central banker from Austria made some exceptional remarks about repatriating gold, and indirectly about gold management by central banks around the world in our current economic climate.
On a firmly rising gold price, the UK is one of the largest net importers of gold in 2016. The gold price went up 25% from $1,061.5 per troy ounce on January 1 to $1,325.8 on June 31. Over this period, the UK net imported 583 tonnes and GLD inventory mushroomed by 308 tonnes.
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Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
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Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
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Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...