New global winners, losers as dollar rises

April 14, 2015 6:01 AM

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THE RISING US dollar is redistributing growth throughout the global economy.

The greenback’s ascent to the highest in a dozen years on a trade-weighted basis is eroding the competitiveness of the US and countries whose exchange rates track the dollar, including China. It was also pushing down commodity prices, hurting producers such as Brazil, and threatening other emerging ...

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