Brazilian President Lula to Act as BRICS Liaison to Help Argentina, Discusses Credit Line in Brazilian Reals

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva stated Brazil will serve as a facilitator to try and arrange BRICS bloc assistance for Argentina. Lula stated that the New Development Bank — the BRICS bank — could modify some of its rules

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov States De-Dollarization ‘Can No Longer Be Stopped’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has spoken on the current shift to national currencies and the de-dollarization international markets are currently experiencing. In a press conference after addressing the UN Security Council on April 25, Lavrov stated this shift could not

China Warns of Global Financial Instability From US Economic Policies

China has urged the U.S. and other developed nations to assess the spillover effects of their economic and financial policies. “The economic and financial policies of the U.S. pose the biggest challenge to global financial stability,” according to the Chinese Ministry

IMF Blog: Interest Rates to Fall to Pre-Pandemic Levels Once Inflation Is Tamed

When inflation in advanced economies is tamed, real interest rates are likely to drop to pre-pandemic levels, the latest International Monetary Fund (FMI) blog post has said. According to the authors of the blog post, the transition to acleaner economy

China Ready to Talk Asian Monetary Fund to Cut Dollar Dependence, Malaysia Says

An idea to establish an Asian Monetary Fund has caught the attention of the Chinese leadership, the head of the Malaysian government revealed. The prime minister believes there is no reason for his country, which is hurting from a strong U.S….

El FMI pide "más" regulación criptográfica: dice que la prohibición debería ser una opción

Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) La directora general Kristalina Georgieva dice que las criptomonedas son necesarias “más regulación.” Ella añadió, “No deberíamos retirar de la mesa la prohibición de esos activos.,” si la regulación falla o su implementación es demasiado lenta. FMI’El jefe de s pide una mayor regulación de las criptomonedas…

Informe del FMI sobre la adopción de Bitcoin en El Salvador: Riesgos Evitados, pero se necesita transparencia

Según una reciente declaración de misión publicada por el Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI), El Salvador ha adoptado bitcoin como moneda de curso legal y ha evitado riesgos hasta ahora. The IMF states that the risks have not materialized due to the limited use

Reporte: Egyptian Pound Reaches New Low Against US Dollar Despite Flexible Exchange Rate Regime

The exchange rate of the Egyptian pound versus the U.S. dollar fell to a new low on Jan. 11 after it tapped 32.14 per greenback. The currency’s latest significant depreciation came just a few months after it adopted a flexible exchange

Nigeria’s Rising Inflation and Foreign Exchange Shortages Fueling Devaluation Speculation — IMF Mission

According to the International Monetary Fund (FMI)’s mission concluding statement, Nigeria’s rising inflation rate as well as the continuing shortage of foreign currency are fueling the naira devaluation speculations. To achieve a unified naira exchange rate, the global lender said Nigeria

While Official Figures Claim Turkey’s Inflation Rate Is 85%, Third-Party Stats Say It’s Closer to 200%

Inflation has skyrocketed in Turkey as official figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute (Tüik) show the country’s inflation rate topped 85.5% año con año. The inflation rate in Turkey has risen for 17 consecutive months and last month it reached a 24-year high….