Russia Has Dumped Its Entire US Bonds Portfolio — $100 Billion in Two Months
But wait, it gets better, because as Trump continued to jawbone about more sanctions targeting Russia, Putin did not stop and in May he continued what was an outright liquidation of Russia’s TSY holdings, which plunged by another $40BN, or 82%, from $48.7BN to just $9BN in May. Keep in mind this was over $100BN at the start of the year.
It appears that When Putin warned he would diversify Russia’s state reserves -out of Treasurys – he was serious.
And this is what a very politically motivated liquidation of Treasury holdings looks like.
via russia-insider Russia Has Dumped Its Entire US Bonds Portfolio — $100 Billion in Two Months
What does Putin know that no one else does?