Rise of the Rupee, Real and Renminbi Rival Currencies Take Aim at Dollar's Dominance

The dollar is losing its position as the world's leading currency, but it's not only the euro which will benefit. In the future, economists predict, up to five different currencies will dominate the global financial system.
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke both believe in a strong dollar.

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke both believe in a strong dollar.

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Translated from the German by Paul Cohen