I’m bored and the market is dead so let’s see how you go with these FX related questions:
1. The Prime Minister of which country is a former interbank FX dealer
Answer. New Zealand
2. Name 3 German FX broking firms from the 1980’s
Answer. Bierbaum Duesseldorf, Kliem Frankfurt, Mueller Hamburg
3. What course of action did Sweden and Ireland take to ward of hedge fund speculators after the GBP and LIT devaluations in 1992
Answer. They raised overnight interest rates on short positions to 5000%+
4. What did the dealer at a NY branch of a German bank reply, when asked if there was a Mr Manfred Sexauer there?
Answer. A Sexauer? We don’t even get a lunch break!
Fourth one might be a bit tricky.