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March 22, 2018 8:45 AM Swiss National Bank’s forex interventions fall as franc weakens

Switzerland's lower inflation also meant the real external value of the currency was lower. — Reuters picZURICH, March 22 — Switzerland’s central bank bought nearly 30 per cent less foreign currency during 2017 as its effort to fight the appreciation of the safe-haven franc started to pay off. The Swiss National Bank purchased 48.2 billion Swiss francs 7

March 22, 2018 1:57 AM Here are US targets most vulnerable to China trade retaliation

Workers transport imported soybean products at Langshan port of Nantong Port Group, in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China March 9, 2018. — Reuters picBEIJING, March 22 — China could hit back with measures against America’s US$140 billion (RM548 billion) of annual exports to the Asian powerhouse if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs. The president is expected 9

March 22, 2018 1:29 AM Hong Kong raises base rate after Fed increase

A security guard walks past a directory board of Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in Hong Kong December 20, 2012. — Reuters picHONG KONG, March 22 — Hong Kong’s de facto central bank followed the Federal Reserve’s lead and raised its base rate today. In accordance with rules underlying the city’s currency peg to the US dollar, the Hong Kong Monetary 7

March 21, 2018 12:45 PM Malaysia’s debt profile can mitigate currency, interest rate shocks, says Moody’s

Anushka Shah, assistant VP and analyst for sovereign risk group at Moody’s Investors Service, speaking during Moody’s Inside Asean Spotlight on Malaysia media roundtable in Kuala Lumpur, March 21, 2018. — Picture by Firdaus LatifKUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Malaysia’s debt profile, mainly funded by the ringgit, acts as a mitigating factor in the event of currency 3

March 19, 2018 12:52 AM Growth of crypto-assets may threaten financial system, FSB says

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, speaks to the Scottish Economics Forum, via a live feed, in central London March 2, 2018. — Reuters picBUENOS AIRES, March 19 — The rapid evolution of crypto-assets such as bitcoin may one day make them a threat to the financial system, Mark Carney, chairman of the Financial Stability Board, said in a letter 3

March 14, 2018 8:31 AM Bank Negara: Monthly digital currency transactions stood at RM75m in 2017

Bank Negara said those who used and traded in digital currencies were doing so at their own risk and consumer protection was not guaranteed under any law. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has estimated the average monthly transaction of digital currency in the country last year stood at RM75 million. The Finance Ministry 8

March 13, 2018 6:13 AM Asian currencies subdued on caution ahead of US inflation data

China's yuan rises after a slightly stronger midpoint fixing by the central bank. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, March 13 — Most Asian currencies traded in a tight range ahead of crucial inflation data from the United States due later in the day. Inflation has been a focal point for the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, and could speed up the tempo of interest 15

March 8, 2018 6:11 AM IMF: Malaysia’s debt structure, external assets can buffer external shocks

International Monetary Fund logo seen inside its headquarters in Washington October 9, 2016. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Malaysia’s debt structure and external assets have enhanced its resilience against external shocks and exchange rate movements, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said. “Our authorities welcome staff’s assessment that Malaysia’s 11

March 7, 2018 3:34 PM 600 bitcoin computers nabbed in Iceland heists

REYKJAVIK: Around 600 computers used to mine bitcoin were stolen in Iceland in a series of large-scale heists in December and January, police said Wednesday. The servers were taken from data centres in Reykjanesbaer, near the Keflavik international airport in southwestern Iceland, and Borgarnes on the west coast. Around 10 people were brought in for questioning 12

March 5, 2018 4:08 AM Malaysia’s January exports surge 17.9pc, above forecast

The growth in exports was above the 11.4 per cent rise forecast by a Reuters poll, and up sharply from the 4.7 per cent recorded in December. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Malaysia’s exports jumped 17.9 per cent in January from a year earlier, surging after two months of slower growth, on the back of higher demand for manufactured, mining and agricultural 13