Daily Archives: 2016-06-24

Sterling tumbled ahead of the final countdown

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets FX – Now is the time of the extreme volatility. Sterling tumbled nearly 1000 pips, or 6.5% early this morning, to the 1.41 area from the 1.50 area, as the early votes show the exit side in the lead in the UK’s referendum on EU membership. Although it is still too early to jump to …

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FIDH: Government’s response to UN review a major setback for human rights

Paris, 24 June 2016: FIDH -International Federation for Human Rights said in a press release that the Singaporean government’s failure to accept a large number of key recommendations received during its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a major setback for human rights. Singapore did not accept 112 of the 236 recommendations made by UN member states on 27 January …

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