Currency Volatility Tracker

The World's Most Volatile Currencies in Q1-2017

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The Mexican peso, shown above, has rebounded in the 1st quarter of 2017 against the dollar, after taking a beating in 2016.

Dollar decline creates upward movment with many world currencies reducing volatility as African currencies still lead the way in declines.

World currencies were less volatile in the first quarter of 2017 posting a volatility percentage of 1.15, down from the 1.66 percent mark in the final quarter of last year due largely to a 2.74% decline in the U.S. dollar, according to the Currency Volatility Index, published quarterly by CreditPulse.  The Congolese franc was the world's most volatile currency sinking 26 percent against the dollar.

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