We begin todayâ€™s reckoning with a trivia question: how many mÃ¶ngÃ¶s are there in a tugrik?
If you guessed 100, congratulations! If you didnâ€™t know, donâ€™t worry. The Mongolians probably donâ€™t care either way. The tugrik, their national currency, may not be much discussed outside the worldâ€™s strangest-sounding capital city, Ulaanbaatar, but it was still the worldâ€™s best performing currency of 2010. Well, the best paper currency, anyway.[Read more...]