The fall of King Dollar

2017 promised to be a strong year for the US economy, driven by the Trump trade. But things have gone off the boil and the dollar has remained weak. 

FT currencies correspondent Roger Blitz explains why that is good news for emerging markets. But there are risks on the horizon.

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