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Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen, the world’s richest model according to Forbes magazine, shares our view that the dollar’s yet to bottom out. She is insisting upon being paid in pretty much any currency other than the dollar.

According to Veja, Brazil’s biggest weekly magazine, Gisele demanded to be paid in euros when she signed a contract in August to represent Pantene hair products for Procter & Gamble. She’ll also get euros for the deal she reached last October with Dolce & Gabbana in Milan to promote the Italian designer’s new fragrance.

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Stefan Isaacs

Job Title: Deputy CIO Public Fixed Income

Specialist Subjects: Bonds

Likes: Football, travel and the prospect of retirement

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