Currency Volatility Tracker

July 2015 Currency Volatility Index

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Brazil's currency, the real or the reais, has lost almost one-third of its value against the dollar this year and is approaching a 12-year low.

Lower commodity prices combined with weak export growth in emerging markets continue to drive currency volatility.  Find out which currencies pose the greatest credit risk in the latest Currency Volatility Index.

Currency volatility continued its upward climb through the first seven months of 2015 as the volatility benchmark of the Currency Volatility Index (CVI) increased to 2.54% through July 31st from the 2.27% benchmark recorded through May 30th.  Currencies in some countries are hitting new lows, down as much as 30% in the past 2 1/2 years, according to the CVI which tracks the values of 121 world currencies.   

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