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Overvalued currency hits Pakistan exports

Pakistan’s currency is overvalued by as much as 20% and is contributing to the country’s declining exports, along with low commodity prices, power outages and security concerns, according to the International Monetary Fund. A December study from the

Dollar traders go back to data watching to test rally’s strength

Currency traders are going back to basics, set to watch the performance of the US economy more closely than political events to discern the dollar’s direction. A gauge of the greenback posted a weekly gain as a report showed the US June jobs growth

Yuan slump again leaves investors unperturbed

The last time China’s currency was sinking this fast, investors around the world responded by fleeing riskier assets. Now, they’re taking the declines in stride. While the yuan has depreciated 1.5% over the past two weeks to the lowest level since

Pound slump deepens as Brexit hits more UK funds

The pound dropped back toward the 31-year low reached Wednesday after four more UK property funds halted withdrawals, bringing the total to seven this week. Sterling slumped the most among developed-market currencies for a third day Thursday with concern

China’s forex reserves unexpectedly rise in June but outflow fears per

China reported a surprise increase in June foreign exchange reserves on Thursday, but analysts said they could fall again in coming months if the weakening yuan triggers more capital outflows. Even as the yuan slides to 5-1/2 year lows against the dollar

This Russia Buying Chinese Yuan To Diversify Away From Dollar, Euro

Russia's central bank has started buying the Chinese yuan to diversify its foreign-currency reserves away from the euro and U.S. dollar and become less vulnerable to Western sanctions. At the end of September 2015 the yuan had not figured in the central

Pound regains ground against the dollar and the euro

The pound halted its slump on Thursday (7 July), gaining ground against both the euro and the dollar as the volatility sparked by the European Union referendum showed no signs of abating. Having reached two 31-year lows in as many days against the

EUR Down Versus GBP, USD after Disappointing German Industrial Product

In response to disappointing domestic data, which saw German Industrial Production unexpectedly contract by -0.4%, Euro exchange rates declined versus the Pound and US Dollar. Sterling has recovered slightly from yesterday’s lows on consolidative trade

FX volumes on ICAP's EBS platform jumped in week after Brexit

Average daily volumes for U.S. dollar, euro, and Japanese yen on ICAP Plc's currency trading platform EBS more than doubled in the week after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, the company said on Wednesday. The company, which matches

Pound rallies from worst 2-week drop since 2009

The pound rose, rallying from its biggest two-week drop in more than seven years after UK authorities flagged measures to mitigate the impact on the economy of the vote to leave the European Union. Sterling strengthened against the dollar for the first

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