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US dollar liquidity tightens in Gulf after downgrades

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Currencies Overview

GCC LAST BID CHANGE
Bahrain (BHD) 0.38 0.05 %
Kuwait (KWD) 0.30 -0.13 %
Oman (OMR) 0.38 0.10 %
Qatar (QAR) 3.64 0.00 %
Saudi Arabia (SAR) 3.75 0.00 %
* Value against US Dollars(USD)
Asia Pacific LAST BID CHANGE
Australia (AUD) 1.31 0.07 %
China (CNY) 6.49 0.19 %
Hong Kong (HKD) 7.76 0.01 %
Japan (JPY) 107.06 -0.94 %
New Zealand (NZD) 1.43 0.30 %
Singapore (SGD) 1.34 -0.13 %
South Korea (KRW) 1,139.69 0.30 %
* Value against US Dollars(USD)
Middle East LAST BID CHANGE
Egypt (EGP) 8.88 0.00 %
Iran (IRR) 30,170.00 0.00 %
Iraq (IQD) 1,165.80 0.00 %
Jordan (JOD) 0.71 0.10 %
Lebanon (LBP) 1,504.00 -0.11 %
Syria (SYP) 218.75 0.00 %
Yemen (YER) 249.90 0.00 %
* Value against US Dollars(USD)
Americas LAST BID CHANGE
Brazil (BRL) 3.49 -0.05 %
Canada (CAD) 1.25 -0.27 %
Mexico (MXN) 17.17 -0.52 %
* Value against US Dollars(USD)
Europe LAST BID CHANGE
Euro (EUR) 0.88 0.28 %
Norway (NOK) 8.10 -0.50 %
Russia (RUB) 64.31 -0.69 %
Sweden (SEK) 8.04 -0.31 %
Switzerland (CHF) 0.96 -0.32 %
United Kingdom (GBP) 0.69 -0.17 %
* Value against US Dollars(USD)
South Asia LAST BID CHANGE
India (INR) 66.48 0.13 %
Pakistan (PKR) 104.76 0.05 %
* Value against US Dollars(USD)

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Currency prices V property prices: Why now might be a good time for UAE expats to sell

Currency prices V property prices: Why now might be a good time for UAE expats to sell

Even with Dubai property prices forecast to decline this year, foreign owners who sell now could still make up to 25% year-on-year by taking advantage of the increasing strength of the US dollar

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Issues over the Iranian Rial reflect impacts of the new Cold War

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