The international financial system needs to balance which is why there is no place for a dominant currency, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a news conference on Wednesday. “The balanced system of financial relations should be based on the use of various reserve currencies, various forms of settlement. There should be no domination of any one currency,” said Medvedev, speaking at the regular Russia and China heads of government meeting.  Medvedev said that no matter how strong

the American economy, it also faces problems from time to time. “As a result, the entire financial world is shaken. A more balanced international financial system is better for everyone,” the prime minister said. According to Medvedev, Russia is pleased with the growing role of the Chinese yuan in global settlements, as it represents one of the world’s largest economies. In May, Russia and China established an investment fund worth 68 billion yuan ($10 billion).The countries also plan to extend the bilateral currency swap agreement for another three years. READ MORE