The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has been increasing its holdings of gold every month since March 2015.
Get ready for more asset sales in the oil and gas industry.
Most Asian central banks will stand pat for now, even with the Federal Reserve poised to raise borrowing costs this week.
Japan's inflation rate is still fairly sensitive to exchange rates.
The volume of trade between Russia and China increased by more than 20 percent.
More countries are demanding oil imports coming in from the US.
Markets are becoming their own worst enemies, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Trump's executive order bans any transactions within the United States involving digital coins issued by the Venezuelan government.
Faced with a weakening dollar, major economic powers such as China, Russia and Germany are replenishing their gold reserves.
For 2018, the company hopes to produce 580,000 ounces, up from an estimate of 550,000-560,000 ounces.