Сместит ли евро доллар?

Львиная доля американского господства в мировых финансах происходит от статуса доллара, как межнациональной валюты. Приверженность Америки к свободному рынку капитала, правовые нормы и стабильность цен даруют веру в доллар как в средство сбережения. Но нескончаемые расходы США подорвали репутацию доллара, а излишнее количество долларов на мировых рынках привело к понижению его стоимости. Этой весной, курсовая разница между евро и долларом достигла небывало высокого уровня, и центральные банки увеличили европейскую долю своих международных резервов. Уступит ли доллар корону мировых финансов евро?

У истории на этот счет другие прогнозы, несмотря на уязвимость доллара.

Американское финансовое превосходство в двадцать первом веке напоминает положение Великобритании в мировой финансовой системе столетием ранее. До начала Первой мировой войны в августе 1914 года фунт стерлингов являлся межнациональной валютой в международных сделках точно так же, как это сегодня происходит с долларом, а заемщики со всего мира ездили в Лондон Сити, чтобы увеличить свой капитал.

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