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The Triffin Dilemma

Greg Canavan

After WWII the Bretton Woods international monetary system came into being. And to ensure stability and financial discipline, the major currencies were fixed to the dollar and the dollar was fixed to gold at the rate of US$35 an ounce. This is where the Triffin Dilemma kicked in. Greg Canavan explains...


Remember When…

Genevieve Lefranc

As my mother always told me, don't forget the past, learn from it. And that's what we aim to do each day by reflecting on our musings from five and ten years ago to the day. From China's booms and busts and the mortgage market, to taxation being a form of forced charity and a 14-month low for the euro, and more!


Remember When…

Genevieve Lefranc

We often like to reminisce on our Daily Reckonings from five and ten years ago to the day. From India's urban future and the ECB bailouts, to a 'Gold to Go' gold bar ATM in Abu Dhabi and more!