Foreign bank market

Brazil’s central bank to hold additional swap auctions to meet demand for excessive hedging

September 24 (Reuters) – Brazil’s central bank said on Friday it would hold additional twice-weekly auctions of traditional currency swaps, starting September 27, to meet demand from banks that are dismantling their “over-hedging” position to protect against exchange rate fluctuations. The auctions will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays. The …

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Zimbabwe: Who is pushing up parallel market rates?

Over the past 18 months, the country’s economy has rebounded, helped by the better performance of the agricultural and mining sectors, an improvement in the balance of payments and the position of the external sector, as well as the introduction of an auction system which improved access to foreign currencies …

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Sensex, Nifty slightly higher in prudent trading

(RTTNews) – Indian stocks posted a mixed performance Wednesday morning, with investors largely taking cautious measures as they anticipate the Federal Reserve’s move. The Fed, which is expected to announce its monetary policy later today, is expected to largely keep rates unchanged for now, but may revise the outlook for …

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