Interview , News of 4 May 2017

"Foreign exchange market interventions take place predominantly in emerging and developing countries": interview with Lukas Menkhoff

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Mr. Menkhoff, foreign exchange market interventions (FX interventions) can be used to influence international exchange rates. Where and how frequently are FX interventions implemented?

At present, these interventions take place predominantly in emerging and developing countries. In the countries that use them, an intervention takes place almost one out of every three days. [...]

The full interview with Lukas Menkhoff in DIW Economic Bulletin 18/2017 | PDF, 0.57 MB