Why the dollar will weaken – and what it means for Ireland
If the US dollar depreciates, other currencies will strengthen, not least the euro
Last January, the US Federal Reserve left its key rate on hold at 2.5 per cent and announced it was pausing its rate-hiking cycle. This was widely expected by financial markets, and did not result in significant US dollar weakness.
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