A New ‘Bretton Woods’ Moment?

The IMF has said it’s time to re-evaluate the global economic order, but what does that really mean?

Oct 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:11 a.m. UTC
Oct 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:11 a.m. UTC

The IMF has said it’s time to re-evaluate the global economic order, but what does that really mean? 

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Our main discussion: A new Bretton Woods moment?

In a recent speech, the International Monetary Fund argued that the time to fundamentally re-evaluate the global economic order is here. Goldbugs see the potential to return to the gold standard, bitcoiners anticipate ever-growing stimulus and macro observers are betting on massive disruptions in the wake of central bank digital currencies.

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