Financial Regulatory Forum

ANALYSIS-South Korea steps nearer to controlling currency risks

May 28, 2010

By Jonathan Thatcher

SEOUL, May 28 (Reuters) – South Korea looks increasingly close to imposing some form of foreign exchange controls, albeit relatively moderate ones, to try to stop gyrations in the won and end the constant risk of sudden capital flight.

ANALYSIS – Mexico’s central bank may tap brakes on peso surge

April 6, 2010

By Michael O’Boyle and Patrick Rucker

MEXICO CITY, April 6 (Reuters) – Mexico’s central bank could try to tap the brakes on a dogged appreciation in the peso before currency gains start to threaten the competitiveness of local exports.