The Best and Worst Investments of 2013

By Ben Steverman - 2013-12-06T18:41:13Z

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Best Currency

Danish Krone


The Federal Reserve's aggressive quantitative easing helped push the U.S. dollar lower against the euro in 2013. Denmark's central bank has a policy of pegging the krone to the euro. So, while the euro rose 2.65% against the dollar, the krone rose 2.66%. "We'll do whatever it takes" to defend the peg, bank Governor Lars Rohde said Dec. 2.

Of 16 major currencies tracked by Bloomberg, measured against the U.S. dollar.