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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Flexible Exchange Rates ?

Flexible exchange rate system is claimed to have the following advantages: Under flexible exchange rate system, a country is free to adopt an independent policy to conduct properly the domestic economic affairs. The monetary policy of a country is not limited or affected by the economic conditions of other countries.

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What are the main advantages and disadvantages of Fixed Exchange Rates ?

Fixed or stable exchange rates ensure certainty about the foreign payments and inspire confidence among the importers and exporters. This helps to promote international trade whereas one of the main disadvantage is that the prices were more flexible. Since all these conditions are absent today, the smooth functioning of the fixed exchange rate system is not possible.

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