Foreign Exchange Equalization Account
Foreign Exchange Equalization Accountthe section of a country's CENTRAL BANK (for example the Bank of England) which uses the country's foreign currency holdings to operate in the FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET in order to stabilize the country's currency EXCHANGE RATE.
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Foreign Exchange Equalization AccountFOREIGN CURRENCIES held by a country's CENTRAL BANK (for example, the Bank of England) that are used to intervene in the FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET in order to stabilize the EXCHANGE RATE of that country's currency. See FIXED EXCHANGE RATE SYSTEM, EUROPEAN MONETARY SYSTEM, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND.
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