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Yuan v euro, EU v Ukraine & BRICS v MINT (E19)

Katie Pilbeam explores how the Chinese Yuan has overtaken the euro as the second most widely-used currency. David Kuo from The Motley Fool offers his view on the changing role of China in global trade. Also, as the political situation in Ukraine intensifies so does the risk of an economic default – we ask economist Daniel Bruno from First National Innovation Brokers if Kiev was right to turn away from the EU Free Trade zone. Plus, Russia welcomes its first ever homegrown smartphone and we find out if our in-house investor Sean Thomas chooses caution or throws it to the wind.