Central banks bought a record amount of gold
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Record central bank buying lifts global gold demand, WGC says.
Central banks bought a record 399 tonnes of gold worth around $20 billion in the third quarter of 2022, helping to lift global demand for the metal, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Tuesday.
Gold price up as Fed begins historic ETF purchase programThe US central bank (FED) began purchasing ETFs holding corporate bonds for the first time ever Tuesday as part of its pandemic rescue package.
Such injections into the economy have generally lifted investor demand for safe-haven assets like the precious metal as fears of inflation and currency debasement grow.
Egypt is expected to join BRICSEgypt plans to issue yuan-denominated bonds worth more than $500 million - Finance Minister Mohamed Maait.
Russia is negotiating the use of Mir payment card with several countries, including Egypt.
There are reports of Egypt preparing apps to join BRICS.
The president of the BRICS International Forum expects Turkey, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia to join the group "very soon".
The Petro-yuan announcementChina's Xi calls for oil trade in yuan at Gulf summit in Riyadh.
President Xi Jinping told Gulf Arab leaders on Friday that China would work to buy oil and gas in yuan, a move that would support Beijing's goal to establish its currency internationally and weaken the U.S. dollar's grip on world trade.
China to use Shanghai exchange for yuan energy deals with Gulf nations.
China's President Xi Jinping said in Riyadh on Friday that China and Gulf nations should make full use of the Shanghai Petroleum and National Gas Exchange as a platform to carry out yuan settlement of oil and gas trade.
Quantum computing to crack cryptocurrency in 8 yearsRipple CTO David Schwartz says quantum computing poses a serious threat to the future of cryptocurrency.
Schwartz says he thinks developers have at least eight years until the technology, which leverages the properties of quantum physics to perform fast calculations, becomes sophisticated enough to crack cryptocurrency.
Ripple effect. Ripple Partners with biggest Central BanksRipple Partners with Largest Financial Institution in Africa and Middle East.
Qatar National Bank and Ripple partner to enhance Global Cross-Border payments.
The national bank of Qatar is the biggest banking institution in Africa and the MENA region.
Fed Reserve Adopts ISO 20022 Format for Payments That Ripple Is Compliant With.
The Federal Reserve Board on Monday announced that the Federal Reserve Banks will adopt the ISO 20022 message format for the Fedwire Funds Service.
Ripple also partnered with UAE, South Korea, Bhutan, Saudi Arabia and blueprints to modernize Europe's payments infrastructure.
Sources: u.today, u.today