The punishing impact of the rising US dollar

AT FIRST glance there doesn’t seem to be much connecting the price of coal, gold, platinum, oil, iron ore and wheat but as Hogsback considered a surprising collapse in the price of most commodities over the past year, he found a common thread: the US dollar.

The punishing impact of the rising US dollar The punishing impact of the rising US dollar The punishing impact of the rising US dollar The punishing impact of the rising US dollar The punishing impact of the rising US dollar

The rising value of the US dollar, driven by a strong economic recovery and the promise of higher interest rates in that country, has triggered unexpected events across the resources world.

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