foreign exchange market

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foreign exchange market

The market in which one foreign currency is exchanged for another.
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Analysts said that South Africa's central bank would consider intervening in foreign exchange markets to ensure 'orderly market conditions.
Foreign exchange markets experience a modest stress increase, and funding markets remain flat.
Such a measure could stimulate foreign exchange activity and foster an understanding of exchange rate risk - that is, a currency may either appreciate or depreciate, and help create future and forward foreign exchange markets.
presents a collection of 17 previously published empirical papers on the behavior of exchange rates and foreign exchange markets.
Today perhaps the largest and certainly most unpredictable force affecting foreign exchange markets involves, of all factors, Japanese housewives and heads of households who are now heavy purchasers of foreign fixed income investments and increasingly are bypassing financial institutions in making their purchases.
said, "while a number of economies continue to use pegged exchange rates and/or intervene in foreign exchange markets, a peg or intervention does not in and of itself satisfy the statutory test for currency manipulation.
The Japanese monetary authorities conducted yen-selling interventions in the foreign exchange markets in Japan, the United States and Europe on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the yen's advance from impeding Japan's economic recovery.
Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa downplayed Wednesday the volatility of stock and foreign exchange markets at his meeting with Filipino Finance Secretary Jose Isidro Camacho, a ministry official said.
When the economic imbalances finally got out of hand, the adjustment required was more painful than it would have been had the foreign exchange markets been able to discipline policymakers.
monetary authorities intervened in the foreign exchange markets, selling a total of $833 million against the Japanese yen.
The Microstructure of Foreign Exchange Markets, edited by Jeffrey A.
I asked him about a story in that morning's Gleaner (Jamaica's newspaper of record) which reported that the Bank of Jamaica was considering taking a $24 million loan from the World Bank to defend the declining Jamaican dollar on the foreign exchange markets.

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