The US dollar slide has entered the early stages of what looks to be a sharp descent, having already fallen by 4.3 per cent in the four months ending in August in terms of its real effective exchange rate – the index that matters the most for trade, competitiveness, inflation and monetary policy.This recent pullback comes after its nearly 7 per cent surge from February to April, when the dollar benefited from the flight to safety triggered by the Covid-19 economic shock. But even with the…