Showtime For XRP: BIS Exec Calls Cross-Border Payments a 'Top Priority'
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Showtime For XRP: BIS Exec Calls Cross-Border Payments a ‘Top...

XRP could be on the brink of mainstream adoption as Benoit Coeure, appointed Chief of the Bank of International Settlements, lists cross-border payment solutions as a ‘top urgent...

Christine Vasileva | 3 months ago
Major Central Banks Form CBDC Think Tank
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Major Central Banks Form CBDC Think Tank

The Bank of Canada along with other central banks from Japan, Switzerland, England, Sweden, and the European Central Bank (ECB) are looking to work together as part of plans to create...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
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BIS Fears Central Banks May Lose Relevance to Private Cryptos

For Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), central banks cannot concede their roles as gatekeepers of the global financial system to private cryptos...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 months ago
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Rebuff

BIS Chief Doesn’t Want Central Banks To Issue Cryptocurrency

BIS (Bank of International Settlements) General Manager, Agustin Carstens, has been at it again. This time arguing against Central Bank Digital Currencies at the Central Bank of...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
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Bitcoin Should ‘Depart’ From Proof-of-Work, Says Bank Of...

Bitcoin figures have dismissed the latest report on cryptocurrencies by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) after it claimed Bitcoin must stop using its Proof-of-Work...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
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BIS Reports 70% of Central Banks Are Studying Cryptocurrencies

A new report published by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) shows that the majority of central banks are studying central bank digital currencies (CBDC). However, most of...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

BIS Backtracks in New Report: Cryptocurrencies ‘Do Not Pose a...

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has issued a new report, outlining that cryptocurrencies, at the given moment, do not pose a global financial stability risk, directly...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
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Op-Ed

The Central Banks’ Bank (BIS) Hates Bitcoin — Which is...

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global “bank for central banks” based in Basel, Switzerland, has once more declared that cryptocurrencies are not only “not ready...

Allen Scott | 2 years ago