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Definition of

managed float

Economics

exchange rate affected by government action the position when the exchange rate of a country's currency is influenced by government action in the foreign exchange market

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Definitions of ’managed float’ and meaning of ’managed float’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’managed float’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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