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Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

Will the Chinese Renminbi Become the New Dollar?

As topics go it's a pretty hot one and frequently debated in the foreign exchange community: Just when will the Chinese renminbi -- also known as the yuan -- becomes fully convertible and freely tradable? This has been vexing the minds of academics,...

March 12, 2014
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What if Keynes Had Won the Argument on a Global Currency?

The Breton Woods conference of 1944 is best remembered for establishing the IMF, World Bank and WTO. But the conference also saw John Maynard Keynes make a fascinating proposal for a global currency, a proposal the United Kingdom adopted as its offic...

February 19, 2014
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Would Dissolving the Euro be Good for the EU?

It may not be the headline news, it was in the summer of 2012, but the eurozone is still in crisis. Unpopular technocratic governments remain in place, Greece and Cyprus are still propped up by Germany's whims as lender, and unemployment remains spec...

January 26, 2014
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Bump in the road for EV makers

It was a monumental year for two of the biggest electric car makers – Tesla and NIO in 2020. The stocks of both companies rose significantly over the last 12 months with NIO gaining over 1000% and Tesla by over 350% - reaching new record highs. ...

January 1, 1970
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