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Once Anti-Bitcoin, JPMorgan Provides Banking Services to Crypto Exchanges Coinbase and Gemini.
It is a growing eastern world alliance led by China.
In another effort to reduce their dependence on the US dollar, BRICS members have been building their own global payment infrastructures for international transactions that are independent of the US dollar and can serve as alternatives to SWIFT, the leading messaging network for financial transactions worldwide.
This allows BRICS members, especially those who are often subjects of US sanctions, to create their own rules for international banking and settlement. Moreover, by extending alternative financial infrastructure to other countries and regions, BRICS can create greater buy-in for their own system and increase their financial and political influence through this alternative system.
Some BRICS members have independently developed their own cross-border payment mechanisms in recent years.
Both Russia and China have launched their national alternatives to the SWIFT global banking network and introduced their systems to broader global markets. Source: www.cambridge.org
S. 3418, the "Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act".
Sources: www.congress.gov, www.whitehouse.gov
Arab Regional Fintech Group report, "Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Practical Guide for Arab Central Banks."
Mentions Ripple as an alternative system in two places.
The paper also specifically named Ripple XRP as a unique cryptocurrency insofar as it was one of the first "designed primarily for payments," in contrast to most crypto assets which were labeled as "speculative" stores of value.
Including a direct link to Ripple's "Future of CBDC" report, the advisory paper clearly sees Ripple as having a serious role to play in the future blockchain-based, global financial infrastructure.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping is planning to visit Saudi Arabia before the end of the year, according to people familiar with preparations for the trip, as Beijing and Riyadh seek to deepen ties and advance a vision of a multipolar world where the U.S. no longer dominates the global order.
Here is a 3 minute snip from the ~30 minute press conference with PM Abe from Japan.
Go to 1:50 if you want the start of the exact statement: