In calm after Brazil currency storm, bonds, Treasuries end session down
- Brazilian devaluation helps munis; Bear Stearns reprices N.Y.C. GOs. Polyak, Ilana; Showalter, Monica // Bond Buyer;01/14/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30558, p2
Looks at the positive effects of the devaluation of the Brazilian currency on the municipal bonds in the United States. Benefits of the flight-to-quality buying caused by the devaluation and the resignation of the country's central bank chief; Decline of equity markets.
- 'Relentless Selling' Drags Down Munis. Curran, William; Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;5/15/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32381, p2
The article reports on the performance of municipal bonds and Treasury bills in the U.S. Traders revealed that tax-exempt yields increased by two to four basis points while the 10-year treasury note yield grew by five basis points to 5.19 percent. The rising prices could lead to higher inflation...
- Muni Prices End Stronger as New Issues Price. Barnett, Chip; Weitzman, Aaron // Bondbuyer.com;8/11/2015, p1
Prices of top-rated municipal bonds finished stronger on Tuesday, traders said, as yields on some maturities weakened by as much as five basis points. China's surprise currency devaluation caused a flight to quality move into U.S. Treasuries pushing up prices as stock markets in Europe and...
- SARS Currency Risk Will Ease. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/12/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the on the dollar depreciation risk in Singapore, affected by the severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003. Growth concerns in the PMI index for the manufacturing sector; Possibility of increase of capital outflows; Forecast on the strength of currency.
- Poland revalues. Bayer, Alexei // Treasury & Risk Management;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p14
Reports on the revaluation of Poland's currency, zloty.
- The Central and East European currency phenomenon reconsidered. Stolze, Frank // Eastern European Economics;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p5
Reconsiders the currency undervaluation story in Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC). Proposed alternative explanation of the currency phenomenon; Factors that influence price changes of CEEC's reform economies; Price structure differences between postsocialist economies and West...
- Mexico's peso debacle: Evidence from 1993-95. Rahman, Matiur; Foshee, Andrew; McNeil, Douglas // American Business Review;Jan1998, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p36
Explores the immediate reasons for the Mexican peso devaluation using simple statistical tools. Determination of Mexico's real exchange rate; Events which triggered capital flight; Implications of the swelling of capital account deficit.
- Ask Dr. Dollar. Miller, John // Dollars & Sense;Jan/Feb98, Issue 215, p37
Provides information on a question which relates to the currency crisis in Asia, with focus on the effect of the crisis on other Far-East markets. Indication that Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand show an increase in the market for three years before the currency debacle; Effects of the decrease...
- Devaluation and growth: The case of tourism-dependent economy. Nwanna, Gladson I. // Atlantic Economic Journal;Mar1994, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p93
Focuses on the use of devaluation as a tool for structural adjustment and as a means for stimulating economic development in the Bahamas. Impact of devaluation on the tourism-dependent economy of the Bahamas; Constraints on agriculture-based economies.