Finance: Foreign Exchange

Recent trends in foreign exchange have been interesting. The franc, after a rise practically to 7c, broke sharply, when the rumor of a Ruhr settlement was dissipated. Marks are still stabilized by German government operations, despite a current note increase of 401 billions, and the report of a deficit in the Reich budget of 7,100 billions. Invitation to American investors to participate in a 50 million dollar German government loan, non-interest bearing but retirable at 120, seems to have obtained little response here. Proceeds of the loan will be mainly used for combatting...

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