G20 steps back from currency brink

2013-02-17 14:58

The Group of 20 nations has declared there will be no currency war and deferred plans to set new debt-cutting targets.

Brics move to unseat dollar as trade currency

2012-03-25 15:00

South Africa will this week take initial steps to unseat the US dollar as the preferred worldwide currency for trade and investment in emerging economies.

China: Big yuan rise won't help US

2011-11-13 16:10

President Hu Jintao says a big rise in China's exchange rate will not benefit the US, in response to a US warning over the level of the yuan.

G20 to debate dollar's reserve status

2011-10-14 09:30

Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 will debate the status of the dollar in the global financial system, according to a report.

Brazil strikes back in currency war

2010-12-30 22:00

Brazil's new president is planning aggressive measures to counter the rally in the country's currency.

Damp squib on exchange controls

2010-10-27 14:01

Reforms to exchange control rules were not as sweeping as anticipated.


Yen weakens on 'currency war' rhetoric

2013-01-28 07:47

The yen weakened further as criticism of the currency's slide heats up, with some warning that Tokyo's foreign-exchange policy could spark a global currency war.

China not a currency manipulator - US

2011-12-28 08:01

The US Treasury has again shied away from labelling China a currency manipulator, but it rapped the country for not moving quickly enough on exchange rate reforms.

China vows to keep yuan stable

2011-10-19 08:35

China says it will maintain a stable exchange rate and warned that foreign trade faced a "severe situation" in the coming months due to the West's economic woes.

Chinese paper slams US currency bill

2011-10-05 09:59

China's top newspaper has accused the US of passing the buck over its own economic woes with a bill to punish Beijing for alleged currency manipulation.

No plans to weaken rand

2010-10-27 14:23

SA will not make "inappropriate short-term" responses to weaken the rand as this will hamper longer-term economic growth, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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