Example sentences for: devaluation

How can you use “devaluation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The FT 's main editorial Thursday was about the financial crisis in Russia, saying that a devaluation of the ruble should be avoided if at all possible and that "the IMF could use this crisis as an opportunity to impose stricter conditionality on Russia and to demand greater involvement in its attempts to reform its public finances."

  • On the same theme, the Guardian of London warned that the world economy has yet to feel the knock-on effects of Brazil's traumatic devaluation.

  • 4. "Malaysia finally lifted the capital controls it imposed in the wake of the drastic devaluation of its currency and the collapse of its economy last summer.

  • The paper says the devaluation eases pressure on Brazil to defend its currency by spending its reserves keeping interest rates high, and that the government describes its move as a way to restore consumer confidence and credibility among investors.

  • The optimistic view: The real was overvalued anyway, so devaluation could lower the 29 percent interest rate.

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