Exchange Rates: Recent Developments

November 2011
Netherlands Country Monitor;Nov2011, p12
Country Report
The article discusses the recent developments in the exchange rate in Eurozone in 2011. It says that the weakness of euro in late 2010 and early 2011 has been attributed by the significant increase in the concern of the market in Eurozone's sovereign debt problem. It states that the decision of European Central Bank (ECB) to cut interest rates to 1.25 % provides a little impact in the euro. A chart which shows the historical trend of exchange rate in the area from 1974-2009 is presented.


Related Articles

  • Europe still weighs on markets. Sleight, Chris // International Rental News;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p15 

    The article offers the author's insights related to the economic condition of Euro-zone focusing on the challenges faced by the region that affects its economy such as sovereign debt crisis. The author mentions the pressure faced by the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve in terms of...

  • Exchange Rates: Outlook.  // Slovenia Country Monitor;Jun2012, p11 

    The article presents an outlook on the potential of the euro to remain under pressure over the coming months as Eurozone sovereign debt crisis remain prone to significant increases. It indicates that the euro is seen starting to edge up late in 2013 as market anticipation mounts that the...

  • Exchange Rates: Outlook.  // Netherlands Country Monitor;Mar2012, p10 

    The article provides an overview of the exchange rates of the Eurozone. The euro is expected to fall through to mid-2012 as Eurozone economic contraction occurs, the European Central Bank continues to cut interest rates, and Greece experiences a sovereign-debt restructuring. A chart is presented...

  • Exchange Rates: Recent Developments.  // Slovenia Country Monitor;Jun2012, p13 

    The article reports on the potential of the euro to remain under pressure from weak Eurozone economic data and heightened sovereign-debt concerns. It notes that the euro traded in a 1.40-1.45 U.S. dollar band between May and September 2011. It indicates that the euro had gained support when the...

  • Searching for the lender of last resort. Schmieding, Holger // International Economics & Economic Policy;Jan2016, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p161 

    The benighted Eurozone. Hardly any region of the world has had a worse press in the last five years than the community of 19 European countries that share a common currency, the euro. Judging by the tone of the global debate, the Eurozone must be a uniquely dysfunctional place, run by...

  • Draghi: ECB watchful for 'negative spiral' in eurozone inflation. Morris, Pamela // Fundweb;5/27/2014, p3 

    The article reports on the statement issued by the president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Mario Draghi that, the ECB is closely monitoring to detect any sign of negative spiral between low inflation and credit emerging within eurozone economies that are currently under stress. According to...

  • The Eurozone Crisis: A Balance-of-Payments Problem or a Crisis Due to a Flawed Monetary Design? Lavoie, Marc // International Journal of Political Economy;2015, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p157 

    Both Sergio Cesaratto and I see several flaws in the setup of the common currency Eurozone, and we both understand, in a similar way, the functioning of a monetary economy. The only point of disagreement it seems to me is that Cesaratto insists that the Eurozone crisis is a balance-of-payments...

  • Outlook and Assumptions: Outlook.  // Germany Country Monitor;Mar2012, p3 

    The article presents the economic outlook for Germany for 2012. It discusses the negative effect of recessions in the Eurozone to the German economy, wherein ramifications of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis and European banking-sector risks could probably limit economic growth in Germany....

  • Winding Road to the Euro. Ratajczyk, Andrzej // Warsaw Voice;Feb2013, Issue 2, p39 

    The article discusses the reluctance of Poland to adopt Euro as its national currency. It argues that Poland does not meet the criteria of entering Euro as it has failed to control inflation, public debt and exchange rate fluctuations. It informs that the Polish Finance Ministry has put on hold...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics