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MarketWatch  7 hrs ago  Comment 
A broad measure of the U.S. dollar rose modestly on Monday, owed largely to the greenback’s advance against the Japanese yen as relative calm returned to the currency market after a failed weekend coup in Turkey.
The Hindu Business Line  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Currency daily report for July 18, 2016 by Veracity Financial Services ...  Jul 15  Comment 
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MarketWatch  Jul 15  Comment 
A new digital coin is polarizing the cryptocurrency community after a massive price run up in its price has stoked speculation that it could be a scam.
Reuters  Jul 15  Comment 
Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra warned against the excessive appreciation of the country's currency as it could hurt exporters, revealing concerns in the interim government that a stronger real could further sink an economy mired in recession.
Financial Times  Jul 15  Comment 
Weaker currency lifts deal opportunities for overseas buyers, but doubts remain
The Economic Times  Jul 15  Comment 
Foreign currency assets (FCAs), a major component of the overall reserves, declined by $1.218 billion to $337.493 billion in the reporting week, RBI data showed.
Clusterstock  Jul 15  Comment 
The Turkish lira just crashed following reports of an "uprising in the military." The currency is down by 5.2% at 3.0200 per dollar as of 4:36 p.m. ET. Reports say that Turkey's military has staged a coup, closing two major bridges that...


See also Currency Pairs.

A currency is a unit of exchange that can be used to purchase goods and/or services in one or more countries. With the notable exception of the European Union, most countries have a monopoly over the production and supply of their respective currencies.

Depending on the way a country manages its currency in the foreign exchange market, it can be either fixed rate (as in China) or floating rate (as in the United States) with respect to other currencies. In a fixed rate regime, the currency's value is matched to the value of another currency, a basket of currencies or some other measure of value (like gold) - in such cases, the country's central bank will trade the currency to maintain the fixed exchange rate - for example, by agreeing to always exchange a fixed amount of the country's currency for a fixed amount of the currency to which it's pegged. In a floating rate regime, supply and demand dictates the currency's exchange rate, and the currency's value will fluctuate on the basis of the country's balance of trade, deficits, interest rates, and other factors

Current exchange rates are called spot prices. In contrast, Exchange rates set for currency transactions in the future are called forward prices. These prices are generally specified in forward contracts that are used by cross-border companies to hedge against currency risk.

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