Travellers wear face masks as they sit in a waiting room at the Beijing West Railway Station on January 21. Photo: AP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Coronavirus outbreak may well depress the renminbi, dashing Donald Trump’s hopes of a weaker dollar

  • Despite Trump’s efforts to talk down the dollar, currency markets haven’t taken the bait. The coronavirus outbreak makes the case for renminbi appreciation less clear-cut and might also weaken the currencies of economies with close ties to China
Travellers wear face masks as they sit in a waiting room at the Beijing West Railway Station on January 21. Photo: AP
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