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originally posted by: 13th Zodiac
Then there is this mysterious US Treasury Bond consumption by Belgium.Billions of Dollars worth are either being bought, laundered or pushed on/in/through the Nation.This is nearly the Nation's full Annual GDP. There does appear to be some form of market manipulation at present. www.zerohedge.com...
KABUL, May 22 (Reuters) - Chinese banks have halted dollar transactions with most Afghan commercial banks, the central bank governor said on Thursday, making it difficult for businesses to pay for imports with one of the Afghanistan's biggest trading partners
originally posted by: MrSpad
I am not sure what you expect? Russia sold some US bonds. Somebody else bought them. Russia and China sign a symbolic agreement that means nothing in practical reality. Russias oil export buisiness will continue to use dollars because they have no other replacement. The markets care about the reality not some sensational headlines.