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Dedollarisation; the hip new buzz phrase may actually play out this time, for a while

The multitude of analysts that have been waiting for the “death of the dollar” (DoD) for at least a couple of decades now have a new jingle. “Dedollarisation” by global entities trading in goods and services will finally kill old Uncle Buck, or if you like, remove “King Dollar” from his throne.