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23 October 2015 Multimedia

Nerve-Wracking Developments in Currency Markets

  1. Ronald G. Layard-Liesching

Ronald G. Layard-Liesching, chairman and founder, Mountain Pacific Group, a firm dedicated to risk management, quantitative finance, and currency investing discusses the current interrelationship of currencies with financial markets, and a particularly troubling scenario for which most investors are unprepared. Here is an overview of the points covered:

  • How currency markets dwarf all other markets
  • How the size of currency markets is driving the performance of all other financial markets
  • How central bankers of non-reserve countries can deal with the current "currency wars"
  • How to rehabilitate currency markets beyond just ending QE
  • What China must do for the renminbi to attain reserve currency status
  • The effort to de-dollarize the oil markets
  • Concerns about blockchain currency technology
  • The one potentially deadly scenario investors are not discounting

The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.

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