currency currency  /ˈkɜ rən si/


  1. (n) the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  2. (n) general acceptance or use
  3. (n) the property of belonging to the present time



  1. Baffling to Chinese coolies are the ramifications of the Chinese-Japanese currency war.
  2. The little-known SDR is making a play to become the world's reserve currency.


  1. Brevan Howard Currency Trader Luke Ding Said to Leave Hedge Fund

    Luke Ding, who managed a currency hedge fund at Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, is leaving the firm, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Currency Partner Among Brevan Howard Trader Exits

    Currency Partner Among Brevan Howard Trader Exits
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. In Global Currency War II, Shots Fired Over India

    Japan's Central Bank may want a weaker currency, but the Reserve Bank of India wants nothing to do with a weaker rupee. On Tuesday, the RBI stepped in to save the currency with major currency purchases as the rupee slipped to a new low.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  1. "President Obama - backed by the conclusions of a broad range of economists - believes that China is manipulating its currency," wrote Geithner, expressing a view that the previous treasury secretary, Henry Paulson, was unwilling to voice.
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Timothy Geithner Source:

  2. But last week was different, and Bernanke said in no uncertain terms that the Fed's "commitment to both price stability and maximum sustainable employment......will be key factors ensuring that the dollar remains a strong and stable currency."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Seeking Alpha (blog)

  3. "Our economy is large and it's open and flexible. Our capital markets are some of the deepest and most liquid. And the long-term health and strong foundation of our economy will shine through and be reflected in currency values," Bush said.
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

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