Bank of Japan Intervenes in Foreign Exchange Markets After Yen Slips to 24-Year Low

Bank of Japan Intervenes in Foreign Exchange Markets After Yen Slips to 24-Year Low

While the greenback has been rising higher, the Japanese yen tapped a 24-year low and Japan decided to intervene in foreign exchange markets (forex) for the first time since 1998. Reports say the Bank of Japan conducted the first forex intervention in 24 years, after the Japanese central bank kept its benchmark bank rate suppressed […]

Can Unlimited Fiat and Governments Suppress Bitcoin’s Price? 2 Analysts Discuss the Theory and Odds

Can Unlimited Fiat and Governments Suppress Bitcoin’s Price? 2 Analysts Discuss the Theory and Odds

The price of bitcoin has dropped 72.9% in USD value since the crypto asset’s all-time high ten months ago and recently, bitcoin’s been trading for just under $19K per unit. This week two prominent crypto market influencers have been discussing how governments could suppress bitcoin markets by shorting the crypto asset. However, one of the […]

Bank of Russia Eases Restrictions on Purchases of Dollar and Euro Cash

Bank of Russia Eases Restrictions on Purchases of Dollar and Euro Cash

The Central Bank of Russia has relaxed some limitations for Russian banks selling U.S. dollars and euros to the public. The increased supply of foreign cash may affect the crypto market in the country as currency restrictions have been a driver of increased demand for digital coins. Monetary Authority of Russia Expands Citizens’ Access to […]

Euro Reaches Parity Against the US Dollar, While the USD Index Taps a 20-Year High

Euro Reaches Parity Against the US Dollar, While the USD Index Taps a 20-Year High

Eight days ago, the euro tapped a record low against the U.S. dollar as it hit $1.028 per unit against the USD last Tuesday. This week, the official currency for 19 of the European Union’s member states reached parity against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 20 years. Euro Hits Parity Against the […]

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping .028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping $1.028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent

The euro has had a sluggish start to the second half of 2022 as the fiat currency slid to a 20-year low against the U.S. dollar. The drop adds to the fear that the global economy is in a recession and analysts believe that the risk of “parity is just a matter of time now.” […]

USDD Continues to Trade for Under  — Tron DAO Reserve Insists Stablecoin Has Not Depegged

USDD Continues to Trade for Under $1 — Tron DAO Reserve Insists Stablecoin Has Not Depegged

Since June 12, 2022, the Tron-based stablecoin USDD has remained below a U.S. dollar in value. On Monday, USDD had a 24-hour trading range of around $0.943 to $0.966 per unit and the day prior on June 19, USDD saw an all-time low at $0.928 per unit. Despite being below the U.S. dollar parity, the […]

IMF Warns Russia Sanctions Threaten to Undermine US Dollar Dominance

IMF Warns Russia Sanctions Threaten to Undermine US Dollar Dominance

Financial sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine may result in reduced dominance of the U.S. currency, according to a high-ranking official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The confrontation could lead to fragmentation of the world’s current monetary system, the top representative warned. New Currency Blocs May Emerge Amid Mounting Restrictions on […]

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