Assessing Currency Vulnerabilities

October 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2007, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p8
Country Report
Country Report
The article discusses the move of central banks over the economic deficits' effect on currency in Asia. According to the article, Asian banks were intervening risks that could bring losses to currency. Among the currency units affected by the crisis were Indonesian rupiah, Philippine peso and Indian rupee. Several factors supporting Asian currencies are presented, which include forex reserves at record levels, economies' current account surpluses and export expansions.


Related Articles

  • SRI LANKA: DATA FORECASTS.  // Asia Monitor: South Asia Monitor;Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p7 

    The article highlights the data forecasts for Sri Lanka. The author states that the year-on-year exchange rate target of the country is revised to LKR118.0/US$ due to the downward pressures of the Sri Lankan rupee and the increasing inability of the government to defend the currency's peg to the...

  • Indonesia: End-2009 Rupiah Target Raised To IDR9,500/US$.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;9/28/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p7 

    The article reports on the increased end-2009 rupiah target for Indonesia in view of the continued strength in the country's assets. It cites the strong domestic economy of Indonesia, which analysts believe will cushion against any weakness in external demand over the coming quarters. The...

  • Exchange Rates: Outlook.  // Indonesia Country Monitor;Jan2012, p10 

    The article presents outlook on the exchange rates for Indonesia. It states that the country's rupiah is fundamentally well supported by strong external balances, such as higher inflows of foreign capital and trade surpluses, but it is vulnerable to panicky selling in terms of heightened...

  • Indonesian Rupiah To IDR10,500/US$.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/22/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p7 

    Reports on the decline of the foreign exchange rate of rupiah in Indonesia, in August 2005. Exchange rate of the currency; Overview of the four-day instrument with interest rate to be offered by Bank Indonesia; Factors that caused the country's currency rate.

  • Slow and Steady Wins the Race? Prabhaker, Paul // Siliconindia;Jul2002, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p58 

    Analyzes the decline of rupee value as of July 2002. Factors for the decline in rupee value, such as inflation rate and foreign exchange reserves; Reasons for the difficulty in predicting the direction of the rupee.

  • Rupee may look up only after June 2014.  // India Business Journal;Sep2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p51 

    The article offers a look at the exchange-rate performance of the Indian rupee against the U.S. dollar in September 2013.

  • Rupee weakens to 20-month low, may correct to 65/$.  // FRPT- Finance Snapshot;5/10/2015, p15 

    The article reports that most recent data show that the rupee breached the 64 rupees per dollar mark, and that even though it has weakened by 2.8 percent against the dollar since end-March 2015, market participants say more correction is due and the currency could even touch the 65 per dollar mark.

  • Rupee closes below 67.  // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);12/15/2015, p10 

    The article reports that an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve led to the Indian rupee falling below the 67-mark to close at more than a two-year low of 67.09 against the dollar.

  • EFFECT OF MACRO ECONOMIC FACTORS ON RUPEE VALUE. Khera, Kanika; Singh, Inderpal // Delhi Business Review;Jan-Jun2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p87 

    THE price of one currency in terms of another currency (exchange rate) is a very important variable for an open economy in the global market, because it affects the overall economic performance and growth of the economy. So, the relationship between exchange rate and the related macro-economic...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics