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In finance , an exchange rate is the rate at which one national currency will be exchanged for another. It is also regarded as the value of one country's currency in relation to another currency.
The major determinants of exchange rates are the supply and demand for currencies. Exchange rates rise and fall based on the underlying economic conditions that prompt traders, investors and others to want more of a particular currency. Import and export companies, speculators, bankers and central banks all have a need for buying currencies, and their interaction with each other creates the supply and demand for foreign exchange. The supply of foreign exchange stems from foreign demand for U. When people or businesses in another country wish to purchase American products, they purchase dollars with their currency in order to have the dollars to buy the goods.
The foreign exchange market involves firms, households, and investors who demand and supply currencies coming together through their banks and the key foreign exchange dealers. Figure 1 a offers an example for the exchange rate between the U. The vertical axis shows the exchange rate for U. The horizontal axis shows the quantity of U. The demand curve D for U. Figure 1 b presents the same demand and supply information from the perspective of the Mexican peso.
Currencies are bought and sold, just like other commodities, in markets called foreign exchange markets. How currency values are established depends upon whether they are determined solely in free markets, called freely floating , or determined by agreements between governments, called fixed or pegged. Like most currencies, the pound has at times been both fixed, and floating. After a period of floating, the pound joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism ERM in , but quickly left in , and has floated freely ever since. This has meant that its value is largely determined by the interaction of demand and supply.
In a free market, the system is called a floating exchange rate system. Under a floating, Certain forces affect the demand for and supply of dollars, or of any other currency, in foreign exchange markets. The demand—supply model of exchange rate determination implies that the equilibrium exchange rate changes when the factors that affect the demand and supply conditions change.. Chapter Foreign exchange rates are determined by the interaction of demand and supply in foreign exchange markets, just as prices of other goods are determined in markets.
Exchange rate determination is very important for financial economists, financial institutions, foreign currency traders, and all professionals in the foreign currency market. This chapter is based on discussions of exchange rate determination on a school of thought, using the asset market approach to solve complex problems.
Exchange rates are determined by demand and supply. But governments can influence those exchange rates in various ways. The extent and nature of government involvement in currency markets define alternative systems of exchange rates. In this section we will examine some common systems and explore some of their macroeconomic implications. There are three broad categories of exchange rate systems. In one system, exchange rates are set purely by private market forces with no government involvement. Values change constantly as the demand for and supply of currencies fluctuate.
Have you ever considered traveling abroad to a country where you can get more bank for your buck? Maybe you could stock up on clothes, movies, or just enjoy paying less for food? Why do you think that happens? The foreign exchange market involves firms, households, and investors who purchase foreign goods, services and assets or who sell goods, services and assets to foreigners. As a result, they demand or supply foreign currencies in order to complete their transactions.
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