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AI trounces humans in forex forecasting debut

Just don't expect the same accuracy when the markets turn volatile

AI defeated around 400 readers and 10 analysts in Nikkei's latest "dollar-yen derby."   © Reuters

TOKYO -- From quiz shows to board games, artificial intelligence has shown it has what it takes to defeat humans. Our future computer overlords' latest victory, however, has more practical business implications.

AI just showed it can forecast exchange rates more accurately than we can, at least under certain conditions.

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