President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus package in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27. Photo: AP President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus package in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27. Photo: AP
President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus package in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27. Photo: AP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

A post-coronavirus US will want a weaker dollar, whether the world likes it or not

  • Consider the scale of government borrowing that is required for the US to pay for a US$2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. The higher interest rates go, the greater the debt servicing costs. The White House won’t want to see that

President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus package in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27. Photo: AP President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus package in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27. Photo: AP
President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus stimulus package in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27. Photo: AP
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