Paper gold: nice idea, shame about the politics – Telegraph

Paper gold: nice idea, shame about the politics – Telegraph: “The world outgrew the gold standard decades ago. But a “paper gold” standard might be one way out of the global financial crisis. Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of China’s central bank, has proposed shifting the world from its dependence on the US dollar to a new reserve currency managed by the International Monetary Fund. The idea is good – if only China meant it.”

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