Can anything challenge the US dollar’s reign?
26 March 2023 | 5:19 pm
The US dollar dominates the world of international trade and has a leading position in global foreign reserves. But could the Chinese Yuan or cryptocurrencies pose a challenge? This edition of Business Beyond considers the pros and cons of having a single currency with so much power.
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FTX crypto exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to be arraigned on the new indictment on Thursday, where he will likely plead not guilty. He now faces 13 charges in total after the November collapse of FTX.
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This week, former Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou was on a trip through China as a private citizen, at the same time that Taiwan's current president, Tsai Ing-wen, was in the United States. Tsai's unofficial visit sparked diplomatic anger from Beijing, which considers the self-ruled, democratic island as part of its territory. We take a closer look.
Oxford-educated economist Jakov Milatovic has declared victory over incumbent Milo Djukanovic. His promise is to root out corruption and lead the country to European Union membership.
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The monks in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery of Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been accused of having links to Russia. The abbot of the monastery was placed under house arrest for 60 days.
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