Symbols for the euro and US dollar at currency exchange booths in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang Symbols for the euro and US dollar at currency exchange booths in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Symbols for the euro and US dollar at currency exchange booths in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

With European economies mired in recession, is the euro living on borrowed time?

  • The rebound in the euro is simply the flip side of the US dollar being undermined by uncertainty about the presidential election. The monetary muddle in Europe won’t help the currency after the dust settles in America

Symbols for the euro and US dollar at currency exchange booths in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang Symbols for the euro and US dollar at currency exchange booths in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Symbols for the euro and US dollar at currency exchange booths in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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David Brown

David Brown

David Brown is the chief executive of New View Economics. Over a career spanning four decades in London, David held roles as chief economist in a number of international investment banks.