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see foreign exchangeforeign exchange,
methods and instruments used to adjust the payment of debts between two nations that employ different currency systems. A nation's balance of payments has an important effect on the exchange rate of its currency.
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He worked for six years as an arbitrage trader in emerging markets for the New York-based Salomon Brothers.
Arbitrage traders were also in line in an attempt to take advantage of the strong demand.
The drop is due to worries that the transaction may not pass the antitrust review, Reuters cited arbitrage traders as saying.