A scary Halloween story for Trump’s America: a de-dollarised world order is coming

by Rashmee

Posted on November 2, 2019


The US president seems determined to decouple global economics from the hitherto mighty dollar. That’s …

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The mighty Renminbi?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 25, 2019


Economist David Lubin begins his excellent piece on the Renminbi with a telling quote. “Great …

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​Instex is Europe’s first challenge to a dollar-denominated world order

by Rashmee

Posted on February 18, 2019 / First Post


Is 2019 the year de-dollarisation goes from being a crackpot Russian idea to something with …

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Can the ‘petroyuan’ really spur de-dollarisation?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 21, 2019


  They’re calling it the “petroyuan”. Those are the oil futures contracts denominated in yuan …

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Who fills that hole if US dollar is no longer dominant?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 21, 2018


Everyone has their own theory, some better informed than others. Hardly anyone (except the Russians …

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Could the US dollar lose its mojo? Yes, says the man who predicted 2008 financial crisis

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2018


Consider the scenario recently spelt out by the American billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio, …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK