Exchange Rate Mechanism

 

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Exchange Rate Mechanism

A system that was operated by some central banks within the European Union, which intervened in exchange markets to limit the fluctuations of their currencies relative to one another, while letting all of them collectively float.

Exchange Rate Mechanism

The mechanism by which members of the EC formerly operated their currency exchange rates within given upper and lower limits. In January 1999 certain members of the EC adopted the euro for their currency.



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