Business & Finance: Mr. Leaf

London bankers are in somewhat of a quandry just now. The Dawes Plan proposes to put Germany back on a gold basis, and consequently make the German mark a gold par currency. The British do not relish seeing the pound sterling lag behind in this race to return to the gold standard, as it might mean the enforced abandonment of her former international trade and financial position. The problem therefore is—how soon can the pound get back to par and a gold basis?

In an attempt to answer this question, Mr. Walter Leaf, famed...

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