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Duly Noted: Fun Facts About Bank Notes and Currencies All Over the World

Duly Noted: Fun Facts About Bank Notes and Currencies All Over the World

You may think of the history of bank notes as a dry one – and that's not a surprise given the sober, serious nature of global currencies and international commerce.

Yet if you thought that bank notes lacked a colorful narrative, you'd be off base by a wide margin.

Hedging the great fall of China

Hedging the great fall of China

Ever since China’s exchange rate policy shift caused the renminbi (RMB) to plunge in value last month, treasurers have been grappling with some of the most volatile trading in the currency market in recent memory. In this Insight, an industry expert explains why, when the fog of currency war descends, getting accurate pricing information can be quite a challenge for some.