Unsterilized intervention

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Unsterilized intervention

Foreign exchange market intervention in which the monetary authorities have not insulated their domestic money supplies from the foreign exchange transactions.

Unsterilized Intervention

A central bank's attempt to influence exchange rates by refusing to buy or sell assets or currencies. This allows the money supply to change without interference of the central bank. See also: Sterilized intervention, floating currency.