Thursday , 9 April 2020


Economy

Red China Is Drowning In A Sea of Red Ink

China is only becoming more indebted, even as its economy slows down. By 2014, China's total debt reached $28 trillion, according to McKinsey & Co. That is roughly half the world's entire debt. In this article we show what's happened to Chinese debt and why people are starting to worry about it.

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Currencies of These Countries Have Been Replaced By, or Pegged to,the U.S. Dollar (1.8K Views)

It is the size, stability, and liquidity of a country’s financial markets that are the major underlying factors to determine the strength of a reserve currency and, as such, the U.S. dollar is the world’s most dominant reserve currency, making up about 64% of all official foreign exchange reserves. The USD is so dominant, in fact, that more and more countries around the world are pegging their currencies to the dollar as illustrated in this video.

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These 5 Currencies Closely Track Specific Commodities

For more than a year now, commodity prices have been under pressure from the strong U.S. dollar and slowing global demand. This has made a huge dent in the balance sheet of many net exporters of resources, in turn weakening their currencies. What most people don’t realize, however, is just how closely some currencies track certain commodities. Below are five world currencies that have been impacted by lower commodity prices.

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China Investing $Billions In Africa – Here’s a Look At Where

China has increasingly poured billions of dollars of foreign direct investment capital into Africa..and is now invested in 46 of 54 African countries, mainly with a focus on metals, energy, and infrastructure...Investments in 2015 up until June have totaled $17.8 billion, and are on pace to reach $42 billion by the end of this year. The infographic below will help you visualize China's investment in China.

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