Russia plans a digital golden ruble
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Russia may allow gold-backed stablecoins under government control according to lawmakers.
The statement comes after Bank of Russia proposed a wide-ranging ban on the use of cryptocurrencies, and their trading and mining.
According to a report by the Central Bank of Russia, the nation's central bank gold holdings surpassed its dollar reserves for the first time in its history, with gold making up 23% of total reserves as of the end of June and dollar assets dropping to 22%.
The continued growth of "fintech" nonbank remittance transfer providers and their further expansion into partnerships and other relationships with banks and credit unions, which allow such entities to tap into the closed network payment systems that nonbank remittance transfer providers have developed and (3) the continued growth and expanding partnerships of virtual currency companies, such as Ripple, which offer both a payments messaging platform to support cross-border money transfers as well as a virtual currency, XRP, which can be used to effect settlement of those transfers.
The Bureau also believes that expanded adoption of SWIFT's gpi product or Ripple's suite of products could similarly allow banks and credit unions to know the exact final amount that recipients of remittance transfers will receive before they are sent.
Patrikeyeva: "We launched settled quarterly gold futures, and in the near future, in July, we will launch new perpetual gold futures,".
This statement was made at the press lunch "Options Market on the Moscow Exchange: New Opportunities."
On June 28, the Moscow Exchange started trading settled gold futures contracts denominated in Russian rubles.
The GLDRUB_TOM instrument from the exchange's precious metals market serves as the underlying asset.
A lot is 1 gram, while a tick's size and value are both 0.1 rubles.
On the day the contract is settled, the strike price is the RUGOLD index price as determined by the Moscow Exchange based on transactions involving the underlying asset in the precious metals market.
The team built the system using Hyperledger Fabric, a popular DLT platform, because it generally met the team's design requirements of a closed network, mature technology, and enterprise readiness. The experiment highlighted the potential of DLT for certain payment uses, the quick speed with which a system could be implemented, the potential simplicity of smart contracts, and the range of functionality offered by such platforms. It further highlighted the need for more experimentation to better understand the possibilities for wide-scale adoption and use of any DLT platform for payments.
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