In 2018, the Chinese launched a gold-backed, yuan-denominated oil futures contract. These contracts were priced in yuan, but convertible to gold, raising the prospect that “the rise of the petroyuan could be the death blow for the dollar.”Continue reading Beijing Greenlights Purchases Of Billions In Bullion
We were all expecting a grand global announcement of a shift from fiat dollar to gold standard, actually a basket of sovereign currencies backed up by hard assets, e.g. oil, natural gas, copper, silver and gold, and yet, it is turning out not to be the case.
What we are seeing right now is a gradual implementation of that shift.
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