Percentage of USD in the global economy declining

Percentage of USD in the global economy declining

Washington: At a time, when economies like Russia and China are trying to challenge the economic domination of the United States, it has been exposed that USD, the leading reserve currency of the world, is losing its percentage share. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced the information regarding the investments in the reserve currencies […]

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IMF must die, says chief of Russia’s Sberbank

IMF must die, says chief of Russia’s Sberbank

Moscow: “I don’t have much to say about higher audit institutions, but as for international organisations like the IMF, they must die,” said Herman Gref, chief of the Russian Sberbank demanding the IMF be abolished. Last year, some European countries had hinted at initiating efforts to find an alternative to the IMF. Against this backdrop, […]

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Debt burden on the US crosses $400 trillion, claims report by a private financial institution

Debt burden on the US crosses $400 trillion, claims report by a private financial institution

Washington: A private financial institution issued a sensational warning that the total debt burden in the US economy is 20 times the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States and the number has reached nearly $400 trillion. A few months ago, the US treasury department had released information that the national borrowing is to […]

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Russia will not buy bonds in USD, declares Russian Finance Minister

Russia will not buy bonds in USD, declares Russian Finance Minister

Moscow/Washington: Russian Foreign Minister Anton Siluanov announced that henceforth, Russia would purchase debt bonds in currencies other than the US dollar. At the same time, the Russian Foreign Minister also claimed that Russia would not need any financial assistance in the remaining part of the year 2019. Russia, consistently faced with sanctions from the United […]

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US-China Trade war-a big blow to the global economy in 2020, warns the International Monetary Fund

US-China Trade war-a big blow to the global economy in 2020, warns the International Monetary Fund

Washington/ Beijing: The ongoing trade war between US-China is no longer a mere threat to the global trade war crisis. The impact of this war on the economy is already visible,’ saying, so the International Monetary Fund has predicted a decline in the global economy next year by 0.8 %. For the second time in […]

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Russian foreign reserves and gold stocks reach record levels amid the recession at the international level.

Russian foreign reserves and gold stocks reach record levels amid the recession at the international level.

Moscow: Experts at the international level have been warning that US-China trade war, uncertainty regarding Brexit, tensions over the Iran issue and the sanctions imposed by the United States against various countries would be the factors precipitating a global recession. Against the backdrop of this looming recession, it is reported that Russia has increased its […]

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Increase in Gold investments by Central Banks continues, given the uncertainty in the global economy

Increase in Gold investments by Central Banks continues, given the uncertainty in the global economy

London/Moscow: Many groups, including the ‘World Gold Council’ had reported an increase in the Gold purchase, by the central banks of the leading economies of the world, over the last few years. Analysts and economists have claimed that the trend in the Gold purchase will continue because of the increasing tensions at the international level, […]

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Gold bounces to $1,500 per ounce, riding on the flareup of the trade and currency wars

Gold bounces to $1,500 per ounce, riding on the flareup of the trade and currency wars

London/New York: The intensifying trade war between the United States and China and the further flareup caused in it, because of the currency war, caused a huge leap in the Gold rates. On Wednesday, Gold reached a record level of $1,503 per ounce, in the transactions on the ‘COMEX Gold Futures’, in the United States. […]

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US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25%, President Trump disappointed

US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25%, President Trump disappointed

Washington: The US Federal Reserve announced a cut of 0.25% in the interest rates, on Wednesday. It is the first rate cut by the Federal Reserve since 2008, and the stock markets in the United States as also around the world have begun a downward spiral. President Trump expressed displeasure over the cut and retorted […]

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US Bank ‘Capital One’ suffers a major cyberattack, personal data of more than 100 mn customers hacked

US Bank ‘Capital One’ suffers a major cyberattack, personal data of more than 100 mn customers hacked

Washington: A massive cyberattack was carried out on ‘Capital One’, a leading financial institution in the United States and data of more than 100 million customers was revealed to have been hacked. Paige Thomson, a 33-year-old woman, was arrested in connection to the hacking case. However, a big group is suspected of having been involved […]

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