Defending champions Spain suffered the ignominy of losing their opening World Cup match for the second successive edition as a superb Holland outfit scored at will. The Group B opener at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador on Friday witnessed Vicente del Bosque`s side conceding five goals to one.
Stating that Spain has been the biggest stumbling block for his country over the past few years, former German goalkeeping star Jens Lehmann said he "does not expect" the reigning world champions to make it two in a row in the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was condemned to roll a boulder to the top of the hill, only to see it roll all the way down again. It looks as if the eurozone will be carrying its Sisyphean burden for a long time.
The euro was on the defensive against the dollar on Thursday, having shed all the week`s gains as investors doubted a massive 489 billion euro tender by the European Central Bank would solve the EU debt crisis.
The complex agreement reached in Brussels in the early hours of Thursday lends credence to the view that the euro zone will somehow muddle through. But it is not the Grand Plan that optimists had hoped for: what was the 14th summit in less than two years to tackle the crisis will not be the last.
The exchange-traded currency
futures will now be expanded to the euro, pound and yen
pairing with the rupee, giving the investors more flexibility
to hedge their risks against volatility in exchange rates.
The Reserve Bank of India fixed the Reference rate for the US currency at Rs 46.51 per
dollar and the single European unit at Rs 66.48 per euro from
Rs 46.65 per dollar and Rs 66.83 per euro respectively, as on
The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday
fixed the Reference rate for the US currency at Rs 46.83 per
dollar and the single European unit at Rs 69.80 per euro from
Rs 46.58 per dollar and Rs 70.01 per euro respectively
The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday fixed the Reference rate for the US currency at Rs 46.04 per dollar and the single European unit at Rs 68.95 per euro from Rs 46.27 per dollar and Rs 68.97 per euro respectively on October 16.