A woman walks past a money exchange shop in Hong Kong on August 6. Liquid markets and round-the-clock pricing mean foreign exchange markets often have time to react before political developments can be fully reflected in other assets. Photo: AP
Hannah Anderson
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Hannah Anderson

From US to China, Britain to Argentina, geopolitics are roiling markets, starting with currencies

  • The US dollar, Chinese yuan, British pound and Argentine peso have been quick to feed geopolitical tensions into wider markets. As political dramas unfold, fast-moving currency markets will continue to release value for shrewd investors

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A woman walks past a money exchange shop in Hong Kong on August 6. Liquid markets and round-the-clock pricing mean foreign exchange markets often have time to react before political developments can be fully reflected in other assets. Photo: AP
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