Crawling peg(redirected from crawling pegs)
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An automatic system for revising the exchange rate. It involves establishing a par value around which the rate can vary up to a given percent. The par value is revised regularly according to a formula determined by the authorities.
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A situation in which one currency links its value to that of another currency, but allows it to fluctuate within certain limits. This differs from a straight peg, which has one currency permanently valued at a certain amount in relation to another currency; it also differs from a floating currency, which changes in value according to market factors. A crawling peg may be valuable if a currency would otherwise be exceptionally volatile; it allows the currency to fluctuate to an acceptable level.
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