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US Debt Ceiling Crisis Explained

US Debt Ceiling Crisis Explained

With the US approaching its debt ceiling, investors may be looking for safety in the dollar as the country could fall into default as soon as after the June 1 deadline.

Markets React to CPI, FOMC Minutes

Markets React to CPI, FOMC Minutes

The U.S. dollar fell 0.6% following Wednesday’s release of the March CPI report and FOMC minutes. The combination of the data led to growing expectations that the Fed could cut rates later in the year.

BRICS Countries Embark On a De-dollarisation Trade

BRICS Countries Embark On a De-dollarisation Trade

Former Goldman Sachs chief economist, Jim O'Neil, has been calling for countries to challenge the US dollar. Brazil and China agreed to trade in their own currencies in a move seen as a step towards rivaling US global economic dominance.

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