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Central Banks Cut Down On Their Dollar Reserves


Central banks all over the world are loading up on euros, yuans, and yens while getting rid of their dollar reserves. The IMF's report for the 4th quarter of 2018 confirms that. They say this has to do with the redistribution of currency reserves in the Russian Federation. 
 
By the way, for those of you who don't know, international central banks reveal the information about their reserves through the IMF's COFER. It's interesting to note that over the reporting period, the global currency reserves increased by 20 billion dollars up to 10,73 trillion dollars. At the same time the dollar's share in the global currency reserves dropped by 0,25% down to 61,7%, which is the lowest point since 2013. At the same time, the share of yens, yuans, and euros together increased by 0,5%. 
 
Russia Quits Dollar Assets
 
Having estimated the situation, Goldman Sachs experts indicate the de-dollarization of Russian money flows. It's due to them that yuan reserves increased a lot last year. In particular, international central banks increased their yuan reserves by 10,4 billion dollars up to 203 billion dollars, which increased the yuan share form 1,8% up to 1,89% in 2018. So, Russia seems to be gradually reducing its exposure to the American currency.

 

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Forex and Cryptocurrencies Forecasts. End of May 2020.

Right before the start of the last trading week of May, NordFX experts came up with another set of market predictions for the forex and cryptocurrency markets. Their predictions are based on the consensus forecast compiled from various market forecasts made by various market experts as well as the result of technical analysis. The period is May 25th - 29th. So, this is what those predictions look like:
Publication date: 24 May 01:41 PM

Only 4 Of All Existing Billionaires Made Their Fortunes With Cryptocurrencies

Publication date: 25 April 11:54 AM

Bitcoin Grows. EOS May Lead The Market Thanks To Blockchain

Bitcoin gained a good momentum along with the rest of the cryptocurrency market after good news from China. However, EOS may become the locomotive of the movement.

Publication date: 22 April 01:54 AM

DNB's Open For CBDC

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the central bank of the Netherlands, is reported to be open for the CBDC of the ECB. CBDC stands for central bank digital currency. This was officially backed by a 45-page report released on April 21st. With that being said, DNB is ready to play one of the key roles in adopting digital currencies by the global banking system.

Publication date: 22 April 12:47 AM

Bad Economic Figures From USA. Wall Street Reacts.

This time, we are dealing with a peculiar situation. In particular, now that we are facing truly bad figures, the market reaches to them not the way we expected. When it comes to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, there's almost no positive progress. That's is why international investors are now trying to find some good news in the economic field. Can we actually see some improvements?

Publication date: 02 April 04:04 AM

Dollar Regains Strength, NordFX Reports

Right before the start of another trading, NordFX experts came up with another set of market predictions for the forex and cryptocurrency markets. Their predictions are based on the consensus forecast compiled from various market forecasts made by various market experts as well as the result of technical analysis. The period is March 30th - April 3rd. So, this is what those predictions look like:

Publication date: 01 April 02:15 PM

Binance and Cryptocurrency Exchange

These days, Binance is a a giant in the world of cryptocurrency exchange. It wont' be an exaggeration to say that this is a Microsoft or a Mercedes in the world of cryptocurrencies. This is a major brand and a symbol of security for those investing in Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

Publication date: 29 March 11:24 PM

Dollar Becomes Safe-Haven Asset Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Publication date: 22 March 07:48 AM

Fed Cuts Interest Rates. What Does It Mean For Bitcoin?

Publication date: 17 March 12:14 AM

Fed Cuts Interest Rates Again Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Federal Reserve, which can be considered the world's most influencial central bank, has been really serious about the COVID-19 pandemic going on around the world. For the first time in the history of the Federal Reserve, the central bank has done it twice within a couple of weeks. This time, the key interest rate was cut by 100 basis points, which brought it very close to zero. To be more specific, during the recent urgent FOMC meeting that took place on Sunday, March 15th, the FOMC members almost unanimously decided to cut the interest rated from 1,00-1,25% all the way down to 0,00--,25%.

Publication date: 16 March 07:57 AM