Basket Peg(redirected from Basket Pegs)
The policy of pegging a currency to a portfolio of several currencies with different weightings. For example, a basket peg may consist of 40% euros, 35% U.S. dollars and 25% British pounds; these percentages determine the basket's value. A country usually follows a basket peg to attach its currency to another without overexposing it to the fluctuations of a single currency. For example, Kuwait shifted to a basket peg in 2007 because the U.S. dollar, to which it was attached previously, was weak at the time, resulting in high inflation.