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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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Bitcoin Exceeds $10K Again

It turns out that Bitcoin is still able to surprise. Despite the growing pessimism in social networks, recently has been a good time to load up on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The world's first and biggest coin has broken the psychological barier of 10000 dollar per coin. Does this mean going back to the bull market? At this point, the BTC rate is around 10300-10400 dollars per coin.

Publication date: 05 September 12:15 AM

NordFX: Forex And Cryptocurrency Market Review. August 2019

Right before the start of the last last trading  of this summer, 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. So, this is what those predictions look like:
 
Publication date: 25 August 12:12 PM

Will Brexit Affect Bitcoin?

Some representatives of the international expert community assume that the Brexit is going to push Bitcoin higher, all the way up to new record highs in 2019. Nicolas Gregory, CEO of a blockchain company named CommerceBlock, is one of those experts. Not so long ago, he shared his standpoint with The Independent. He thinks that the Brexit may radically change the position of Bitcoin in the global economy and finances.
 
Publication date: 25 August 10:48 AM

Forex and Cryptocurrency Market Review by NordFX

At the beginning of the current trading week, NordFX experts came up with another set of market predictions based on a number of expert opinions backed by trending indicators and oscillators. This is what they came up with:

Publication date: 19 August 01:09 PM

Bitcoin ETF Decision is Delayed by SEC

The SEC, the USA's chief financial regulator, decided to delay the Bitcoin ETF decision once again. If the ETF had received the green light, we would now see it trading on CBOE and NYSE Arca. However, the Securities and Exchange Commission decided to put on hold the decision on three ETFs: VanEck / SolidX (CBOE), Wilshire Phoenix, and Bitwise Asset Management (both related to NYSE Arca).
 
Publication date: 15 August 01:00 AM

Forex and Cryptocurrency Forecast by NordFX. Mid-August 2019

Roman Boutko, an analyst for NordFX, has come up with another consensus forecast for the forex and cryptocurrency markets for the forthcoming trading week starting on August 12, 2019.
Publication date: 11 August 11:42 AM

British Pound And Brexit. What's Next?

The Brexit is going to come to the UK as the result of the 2016 referendum in the UK. 52% of the votes were cast in favor of the Brexit scenario back then. Chances are, the Brexit is going to affect the entire economic and financial system of the United Kingdom, including its national currency - the British Pound.
Publication date: 09 August 09:21 AM

Over 85% Of Bitcoins (BTC) Have Already Been Mined

Publication date: 05 August 03:28 AM

Coinbase Registers a Big Inflow of New Clients

An international cryptocurrency exchange named Coinbase is reported to have registered 5 million users of the last 12 months. This is what the latest report says. In particular, the amount of Coinbase users increased from 25 million users all the way up to 30 million users over the reporting period.

Publication date: 01 August 09:18 AM

Bitcoin Is Likely To Drop, Experts Say

At this point, the market cap of the entire cryptocurrency market is around 263 billion dollars, with over 64% being Bitcoin's share. Ethereum would have to gain more than 700% to break even with the king of cryptocurrencies. At this point, such a scenario looks unreal.

Publication date: 30 July 10:05 AM