How central bank currency swaps work

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: Education

An explainer on currency swaps between central banks.


This is probably a bit of weekend reading .... its quite long and a little convoluted. I've had a quick skim of it only.

  • Over the past seven years, the swaps have been used by central banks to obtain foreign currency to boost reserves and to lend on to domestic banks and corporations.

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