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Joost developed the TCX concept and was responsible for TCX’s initial capital raising whilst the Head of Capital Markets at the Dutch development bank FMO. Until 2006 Joost was Director of the Africa Department of FMO. He previously worked at ABN AMRO Bank, holding a number of positions in the project finance and capital markets divisions. Joost holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management and an MSc in Mining Engineering from the Delft University of Technology. Bert van Lier, Head of Trading, Senior Vice President Before joining TCX in December 2007, Bert worked for ING Financial Markets in ALM, Fixed Income, ...
EFSE Provides EUR 10 mil in Local Currency to ProCredit Bank ...
The European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), the largest microfinance investment fund worldwide, is lending ProCredit Bank Romania S.A. (PCBR) EUR 10 million in local currency. The loan agreement has been signed today by Dr. Klaus Glaubitt, Chairman of EFSE's Board of Directors, and Michael Kowalski, General Manager of ProCredit Bank Romania, during EFSE's 2nd Annual Meeting that takes place in Sibiu from May 6-8, 2008. PCBR will use the loan to refinance loans for very small and small domestic entrepreneurs, especially for those in rural areas. This financing will address the issue that very small and small ... market research, surveys and trends
mfx solutions to address currency risks in microfinance
MFX Solutions Inc., a new company dedicated to managing global currency risk in the microfinance industry, has announced the launch of its services in making modern hedging instruments accessible to microfinance lenders in developing markets. MFX has secured $13 million from 17 investors in its first round of financing, with Omidyar Network providing a commitment of $9.3 million. MFX aims to help microfinance institutions (MFIs) and investors (MIVs) to analyze, quantify and reduce currency risk, adresses the disparity problem MFIs face when they borrow in dollars or euros and lend in a different local currency. MFX provides ... market research, surveys and trends


The Currency Exchange Fund NV
Dec 10, 2008 ... $441 million, compared with $81 million payables on the swap .... Forty percent of notional exposure is in Asian currencies (including ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
MICROCAPITAL.ORG STORY: MFX Solutions Closes First Currency Hedge ...
MFX Solutions Inc., a company providing currency hedging solutions designed specifically for microfinance, closed its first hedging transaction, a USD 4 million currency swap with MicroVest I, LP. The cross-currency swap transaction allowed MicroVest I, a Washington DC-based microfinance investment fund, to make a USD 4 million, 3-year loan in Columbian pesos to Fundacion Mundo Mujer, a Columbian-based microfinance institution. [3] MFX Solutions Inc. is a microfinance industry initiative providing currency hedging and analytic tools that aim to meet the specific needs of microfinance lenders. MFX aims to offer MIVs products like ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Growing Outcry Over China's Export Boom
China's trade surplus with the rest of the world ballooned to $28.7 billion last month, a sign that the country's promises to adjust its currency haven't yet begun to bite. That could spell increasing friction with Washington, where lawmakers facing reelection in November are increasing demands for retaliation. China's customs bureau said exports to the U.S. and other countries increased 38.1% in July to $145.5 billion, while imports were up 22.7% at $116.8 billion. The surplus was the highest in 18 months and comes after China announced June 19 that it would allow its currency, the yuan, to move higher ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Public Storage Reports Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2010
For the three months ended June 30, 2010, net income allocable to our common shareholders was $60.8 million or $0.36 per diluted common share, compared to $135.5 million or $0.80 per diluted common share, for the same period in 2009, representing a decrease of $74.7 million or $0.44 per common share. This decrease is primarily due to a foreign currency exchange loss of $49.2 million during the quarter ended June 30, 2010 as compared to a foreign currency exchange gain of $33.2 million during the same period in 2009. These foreign exchange gains or losses result from ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


The Currency Exchange Fund
The Currency Exchange Fund. Herengracht 574. Tel: +31 (0)20 521 9370. 1017 CJ Amsterdam. Fax: +31 (0)20 521 9333. The Netherlands. Email: ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Financial Arrangements - ATMs, Credit Cards, Currency Exchange and ...
Not all ATM machines are well-connected to international networks popular in the U.S. ATMs found at post offices, 7-Eleven convenience stores and Citibank branches in Japan allow you to withdraw cash by credit and debit cards issued outside of Japan. International ATMs can also be found at international airports, major department stores and some Shinsei bank locations. In order to use international ATMs, ensure the following in the United States before leaving for Japan: Make sure that your credit or debit card can be used abroad. Notify your bank that you are going to use your card overseas, since many banks will block a card ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
As China's accession into the World Trade Organization leads the ...
Hong Kong's currency board system, however, is far from traditional. First, Hong . Kong's currency board, the Exchange Fund, is not the institution that ...
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Google Answers: Currency Exchange Stabilisation: USA, Britain ...
Dear Bryan, Thank for the confirmation. Economics is not my strong point. The UK suspended gold payments on September 21, 1931. In the Finance Act, 1932, an Exchange Equalization Fund (or Exchange Equalization Account) was established for "checking undue fluctuations in the exchange value of sterling". (According to The Times, Friday, June 17, 1932, the bill received royal assent on June 16) On September 25, 1936 a tripartite agreement was signed between the UK, US and France on Monetary Stabilization. These are various sources which explain how it worked and some with historical background information. Bank of ...
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