All posts by Mark Sobel

G7 finds new purpose as G20 takes back seat

G7 finds new purpose as G20 takes back seat

A united G7 is more capable of pushing a global agenda ...
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Germany’s curious austerity debate

Germany’s curious austerity debate

A view from the other side of the pond ...
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Markets should relax about CPI price surge

Markets should relax about CPI price surge

Surprising inflation surge is likely to be temporary ...
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Dollar bears on wrong track

Dollar bears on wrong track

Depreciation fears were wrong in early 2021 and shouldn’t be overplayed now ...
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Digital renminbi is no threat to dollar dominance

Digital renminbi is no threat to dollar dominance

US should focus on keeping its economy healthy ...
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US Treasury FXR substantial improvement on Trump

US Treasury FXR substantial improvement on Trump

More nuance and less bellicosity as Yellen calls for manipulation sidestep ...
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IMF/World Bank spring meetings advance co-operation

IMF/World Bank spring meetings advance co-operation

US is committed to the international economic agenda, but emerging markets may fall behind ...
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Treasury must call the shots on US foreign exchange policy

Treasury must call the shots on US foreign exchange policy

Trump’s approach was problematic, but it had teeth ...
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Currency disputes may soon resurface

Currency disputes may soon resurface

Biden administration could face new debates over global imbalances ...
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Rethinking the Treasury’s foreign exchange report

Rethinking the Treasury’s foreign exchange report

Balance between politics and analysis must be restored ...
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Powell keeps eye on maximum employment

Powell keeps eye on maximum employment

Debates about inflation overdone ...
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Member states must do more if they want to strengthen the euro

Member states must do more if they want to strengthen the euro

Single currency not yet in a position to challenge dollar’s status ...
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