The risk of currency wars has been overstated since the major economic powers stand to lose too much by them, credit investors and strategists have said.
Fears of a currency war have grown in recent weeks. In September, the Bank of Japan intervened in the forex market for the first time in six years, selling an estimated ¥2.124 trillion to hold down the value of its currency against the dollar.
On September 27, Guido Mantega, the Brazilian finance minister, warned that a currency war risked
- Asia moves: Natixis sales head moves to Barclays, new banking head for StanChart Singapore, and more
- Functional programming reaches for stardom in finance
- Banks hope final FRTB rules will ease NMRF burden
- Banks use machine learning to ‘augment’ corporate sales
- Buy-siders eye ways to get ahead of US resolution stay rules