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Currency Volatility Plunges in 2019

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Ukraine's currency, the hryvnia, increased 14.6% against the dollar in 2019, the most of any currency. Above, the Ukraine central bank.

Global currency volatility fell sharply in 2019 as the dollar and commodites market remained mostly stable.  "Fewer global hot spots."

World currencies took a respite from volatility in 2019 as a stable U.S. dollar and a smoother commodities market -- all factors that have contributed to volatility in recent years especially in emerging market and African countries -- had a calming effect in 2019 plunging global currency volatility to its lowest level in years.  

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