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Foreign Exchange Update

March 2, 2015Interbank mid-market spot exchange rate indications for transaction amounts greater than US $1 million equivalent - Rates reflect North America Eastern Time opening levels.

CountryCurrencyExchange Rate
Czech RepublicKoruna24.4477
New ZealandDollar$.7535
South AfricaRand11.7010

News & Events

March 2, 2015
The US Dollar held steady vs the Euro in subdued trading overseas. The Dollar continued to find support on the growing prospects of a rise in US interest rates from the US Federal Reserve later this year. In contrast, the European Central Bank is set launch its new quantitative easing program later this month. In Euro Zone government bond markets, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese yields fell to record lows. Euro losses were limited, however, after German manufacturing activity expanded further in February as new orders rose while Italian manufacturing posted its first expansion in 5 months. French activity, however, slowed further in February. The Canadian Dollar drifted lower after Canada's current account deficit was wider than expected in the 4th Qtr. China, which experienced its slowest growth in decades in 2014, lowered its benchmark interest rates over the weekend. Expectations of demand from China lifted Gold to a 2 week high. Brent crude fell to $61.40 a barrel, due to Dollar strength and a rise in Libyan oil output. US stocks looked to be headed for a steady open in New York. US January Personal Income highlights today's economic calendar.    
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