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.

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.


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.

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.

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