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Lithuanian Central Bank Publishes Crypto (CBDC) Research

This year has seen the beginnings of a global race to launch central bank crypto-assets (CBDCs). No country has managed it yet but China is emerging as the clear favorite. This has...

Martin Young | 18 hours ago
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India Ends Disappointing Year in Crypto, Will 2020 Be Better?

Regardless of crypto market price action, some countries have had a better 2019 than others. India has been on the back foot for most of it as the central bank and regulators...

Martin Young | 3 days ago
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Will Europe Beat China in the Central Bank Crypto Race?

The European Central Bank has been urged to move quickly w.r.t it’s crypto euro launch if it is to gain the edge over other regions (read China).  Crypto Euro Plans Pursued...

Martin Young | 7 days ago
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China Launches Digital Bank Consortium Blockchain Investment Fund

A fintech company in China has launched a global digital bank consortium blockchain investment fund with the aim of creating a leading digital bank. China Turning Digital Cao Tong...

Rebecca Campbell | 3 weeks ago
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IBM: Central Banks Will Launch Digital Currencies Within 5 Years

Under the fear of potentially losing monetary control, several central banks are focusing on developing and issuing a cryptocurrency. Indeed, according to an IBM-commissioned report, a...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 4 weeks ago
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China Digital Currency Will Replace SWIFT: Huang Qifan

China’s plans to create a sovereign digital currency might be aimed towards eradicating the need for U.S.-controlled payment systems like the Society for Worldwide Interbank...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 month ago
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Bank of Canada to Fight Crypto with Own Digital Currency

The Bank of Canada (BoC) is thinking about developing a digital currency that would eventually replace fiat money completely, according to local media platform The Logic. Govt-Backed...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
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China’s State-Backed Cryptocurrency: ‘Gaining...

China’s Government and Central Bank just can’t seem to align on the proposed central bank digital currency (CBDC). On Tuesday, government-supported tabloid, Global Times...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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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 | 9 months ago
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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 | 11 months ago
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Bank of Korea Not Yet Ready for a Central Bank Digital Currency

Following an earlier announcement that South Korea was considering the introduction of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the country’s central bank has since pulled the plug on...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago

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