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News Date: June 18, 2024

Tether has introduced Alloy, a series of gold-collateralized assets.
The first product, AUSDT, is a token that mirrors the U.S. dollar's value but is backed by Tether Gold (XAUT).
This innovative approach, created by Tether's subsidiaries, Moon Gold NA and Moon Gold El Salvador, aims to provide stable, gold-backed digital assets.
CEO Paolo Ardoino highlighted the novelty and potential market impact of this mechanism.
Initially available on the Ethereum blockchain, AUSDT allows XAUT holders to transact in a dollar-like currency, with over 8 million AUSDT issued, supported by more than 140 kg of gold.

Trump says China, Russia and North Korea will not be enemies

Donald Trump stated that Russia, China, and North Korea would not be considered enemies of the United States if it had a smart president.
He claimed that these countries were not adversaries during his presidency because he knew how to manage relationships with them.
Trump also argued that America's internal issues are more severe than external threats like Russia, China, and North Korea.

Malaysia is exploring the adoption of the gold dinar

Malaysia is actively exploring the adoption of the gold dinar as a reserve currency, with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announcing this initiative in the Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of parliament.
An upcoming meeting on Islamic economics and finance in December will serve as a key platform for discussing and evaluating the feasibility and benefits of introducing a gold-backed currency.
This endeavor reflects Malaysia's commitment to sound economic management and its respect for Islamic financial traditions, with potential implications for both domestic and international financial systems.

Egypt is expected to join BRICS

Egypt 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".

BRICS, EAEU & SCO alliance

The second Eurasian Economic Forum, which will be held in Moscow on May 24 - 25, will feature discussions on the integration of BRICS, EAEU & SCO blocks.
"The expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation between integration formats not only contributes to the growth of national economies but can also have a significant impact on the formation of new approaches to the functioning of the global market,", Mikhail Myasnikovich, the chairman of the board of the Eurasian Economic Commission, explained on their official website.

BRICS plus for a multi-polar order

BRICS Plus' objective is widening the circle of friends that can bring unity among developing countries and enhance cooperation.
Expanding BRICS' cooperation with regional groupings such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the African Union, the Caribbean Community, the Council of Arab States of the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean Coastal Cooperation Association is now in high demand.
ASEAN: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Council of Arab States of the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
The caribbean community: Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Haiti, Montserrat, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad & Tobago.

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