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- Short-term currency threat. Skotnicki, Tom // BRW;7/8/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p25
Discusses growing concerns among exporters that, because of the soft U.S. job market, the value of the Australian dollar may increase; Slow pace of the U.S. economic recovery; Efforts of exporters to cushion the impact of currency shift.
- To Unpeg Or Not? // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Jan2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on concerns related to value of Malaysian currency ringgit. The exchange rate has been pegged at MYR3.80 to the dollar since 1998, after the economy was hit hard by the Asian economic crisis and sought protection from global volatility. Malaysia's large current account...
- CZK25.00/EUR Next Key Level. // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/21/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p16
The article reports on the prospects of the Czech currency market. The koruna-dollar rate is likely to hover around 25:1 owing to strong economic fundamental of the nation, with GDP slated for 5.2 percent growth in 2008. The anticipated cumulative 50 bps repo rate hike is unlikely to...
- The Effects of Alternative Monetary Control Procedures on Exchange Rates and Output. BLACK, STANLEY W. // Journal of Money, Credit & Banking (Ohio State University Press);Nov82 Part 2, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p746
The article focuses on the effects of alternative monetary control procedures on exchange rates and output in the United States. The author states that cyclical problems arise if their are lags in the effects of interest rates and exchange rates on the demand for domestic output. The article...
- Currency mismatch and the sub-prime crisis: firm-level stylized facts from Hungary. Endrész, Mariann; Gyöngyösi, Győző; Harasztosi, Péter // MNB Working Papers;
This paper investigates currency mismatch in the Hungarian corporate sector. Using a novel dataset on non-financial firms we first identify firms with mismatch, measure their weight in the economy and show their main characteristics. We then analyze the performance of firms during the crisis. We...
- Exporters can now fix profit. de Klerk, Vic // Finweek;10/12/2006, p14
The article reports that the depreciation of the rand will be of benefit to South African exporters in 2007. The forward exchange rates for that year are 25% better than the average of the three previous years. The author cautions, however, that predicting rate exchanges is very difficult and...
- Exchange Rates: Outlook. // Peru Country Monitor;Mar2012, p12
The article forecasts the exchange rates for Peruvian nuevo sol (PEN) for 2012. It notes that the Peruvian foreign-exchange market seemed to have established stability and the exchange rate appeared to have found a comfort zone around 2.69-2.70 PEN to 1.00 U.S. dollar. Moreover, it mentions that...
- Currency Peg To Weather Political Fears. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2002, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p3
Reports the condition of the fixed-exchange rate of Malaysian currency. Relation of the ringgit with Malaysian politics; Vulnerability of the currency to financial pressure; Indication of waning pressures.
- Currency of terror. Preece, Howard // Finance Week;10/5/2001, p21
Reports the foreign exchange rate of rand in South Africa. Crucial aspects of macroeconomic management; Shortage of foreign capital inflows; Forex value of the rand way.