Monday, September 21, 2015

As the U.K. mulls leaving the EU, new agreements with China show direction of next global system

When Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tory party won the last British election with a resounding mandate, a key component of this was tied to a future referendum vote on whether to leave the European Union, or remain in its political sphere for the foreseeable future.  But as Europe, the U.S., and most Western financial entities are beginning to financially breakdown, and show no signs of ending their money printing schemes, Britain is again looking Eastward and towards the Yuan as a serviceable replacement for the Euro or even the dollar.
The City of London is considered one of the three primary financial centers in the global economy, and when they decided over the past year to create a Yuan swap line and facilitate the selling of RMB denominated bonds, the writing was on the wall that Britain was going to look out for itself despite attempts by the Eurozone to lash together all nations under a singular monetary policy.

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