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Report: BRICS Countries Told to Consider Countering the Dollar’s Global Hegemony

Report: BRICS Countries Told to Consider Countering the Dollar’s Global Hegemony

Chinese experts have called on leaders of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries to consider countering the dollar, whose global hegemony is thought to be abusive. Still, the experts concede that any attempt to diminish the dollar’s dominance will take time. BRICS Countries’ Dependence on the US-Dominated Global Financial System Chinese experts […]

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Amid Sanctions, Russia’s Sberbank Secures License to Issue Digital Assets

A day after Ukraine legalized the use of digital assets in the country, Russia’s largest lender Sberbank secures the license to issue digital assets in the country. On Thursday, March 17, the Russian central bank said that Sberbank can now exchange digital financial assets, a move that seems to thwart the effect of U.S. sanctions. […]

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Investors Predict Fed to Hike Rates This Week — Reactions From Crypto, Stocks, Gold Market Expected

Investors Predict Fed to Hike Rates This Week — Reactions From Crypto, Stocks, Gold Market Expected

The U.S. central bank is expected to raise its target fed funds rate on Wednesday for the first time since the onset of the pandemic. Analysts and economists are hyper-focused on this key event, as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues in Europe. If the Federal Reserve decides to increase the rate by a quarter percentage point […]

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Report: Estonian Prime Minister Calls for Restriction of Cryptocurrencies

Report: Estonian Prime Minister Calls for Restriction of Cryptocurrencies

The Prime Minister of Estonia has said cryptocurrencies must be restricted in order to address loopholes that may be used by sanctioned Russian entities to evade the punitive measures. In addition, the premier wants all Russian as well as Belarusian banks to be removed from the global payment network. Sanction Evasion Concerns The Estonian prime […]

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Mobius Capital Founder Explains Why Bitcoin Is Rallying Amid Russia-Ukraine War

Mobius Capital Founder Explains Why Bitcoin Is Rallying Amid Russia-Ukraine War

Veteran investor Mark Mobius, the founder of Mobius Capital, explains why the price of bitcoin is rallying as the Russia-Ukraine crisis deepens. “Bitcoin is showing strength now because the Russians have a way of getting money out,” he said. Mark Mobius on Why Bitcoin’s Price Is Rising The founder of Mobius Capital Partners, Mark Mobius, […]

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