Milestones: Global Currency Could Smooth Out Volatility

Global Anita Hawser Hillier-Brook: Currency already has potential users The campaign to depose the dollar as the global reserve currency has grown significantly stronger with the publication of a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report outlining the ...

Regulars: Foreign exchange

Good News for the Global EconomyTranslates Into Bad News For Dollar   Improvement in the global economic outlook spells trouble for the dollar, which is losing its allure as a safe haven amid growing concern about ballooning US government debt.   BY ...

Corporate Finance : Foreign exchange

WORRIES ABOUT FUNDING DEFICITS COME TO FORE     Deficit financing has replaced interest rates as the driving force in the currency markets, analysts say. As short-term rates converge toward zero, their influence on currency values is dissipating and the ...

Corporate Finance : Foreign Exchange

DOLLAR STAYS STRONG, BUT YEN TUMBLES The US dollar index, a measure of the value of the dollar against a basket of currencies, rose to a three-year high in March, as investors continued to seek the safe haven of US ...