Interest Rate Differentials and the Demand for US Dollar

Why does the currency market consistently show a larger interest rate differential between the rate for the US dollar and other currencies?

About the Presenter

Erik Norland is Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is also one of CME Group’s spokespeople on global economic, financial and geopolitical conditions.

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