Davos panellists highlight risks posed by strong dollar

Former Deutsche Bundesbank president Axel Weber said the Fed would have to slow normalisation
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The strength of the US dollar is playing on the minds of policymakers, according to a panel of experts appearing at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, today (January 17).

In a discussion about how policymakers should navigate the ever-changing financial environment, one hot topic was how the dollar would affect the pace at which the US Federal Reserve raises interest rates.

Carmen Reinhart, professor of international financial systems at Harvard Kennedy School, said she thought it

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