Pound, Euro, Dollar, Yuan currency illustration
The financial markets profit form both rises and falls in exchanges rates. But when the value falls across the board all business profits and share values fall.
It is therefore imperative that market regulators and govements act together to avoid financial crashes sush as the one in 2008 which has required several huge interventions of the fiscal stimulus to avoid another damaging crash. In fact the UK government was forved to bail the banks out to the sum of £500 billion in 2008 and the country has suffered swinging cuts to services since in efforts to the cut the debt, while awaiting repayment.