Nick Szabo
News

Nick Szabo: Central Banks Might Switch From ‘Physically...

Central Banks might resort to cryptocurrency reserves as means of supplementing national gold reserves according to veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo. He also holds that the use of...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 10, 2019 | 17:00
Op-Ed

Opinion: Stock Up On Canned Food (And Bitcoin)…World Wide...

Whilst we are battening down hatches, and wrapping ourselves up for protection against the present crypto-winter, remember one thing. All is far from perfect in fiat-land around the...

Emilio Janus | Dec 10, 2018 | 22:00
Christine Lagarde IMF
Emerging Markets

IMF’s Lagarde Says It’s Time to Consider State-Issued...

Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said that central banks should consider issuing state-backed digital currency. The IMF head gave her advice during a speech...

Emilio Janus | Nov 14, 2018 | 09:00
'Digital Currency Is Basically A Fallacy' Says Finland Central Bank
News

‘Digital Currency Is Basically A Fallacy’ Says Finland...

The Bank of Finland (BoF) has released a 133-page paper arguing the concept of digital currency is an “illusion.” BoF: ‘Fundamental Nature’ Of Digital Currency...

Wilma Woo | Jul 11, 2018 | 22:00
'All Wrong': Cryptocurrency Industry Rebukes Australian Banker For Bitcoin Complaints
News

‘All Wrong’: Cryptocurrency Industry Rebukes Australian...

A senior Australia central bank official who called Bitcoin “fascinating” but its blockchain “inefficient” has come under fire for plagiarism and spreading...

Wilma Woo | Jun 28, 2018 | 03:00
Crypto Assets May One Day Reduce Demand for Central Bank Money
News

IMF: Crypto Assets Could ‘Reduce Demand’ For Central Bank...

In light of the global financial crisis of 2008, the invention of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has caused many to reassess the value of centralized banking institutions. Dong...

Toju Omet | Jun 05, 2018 | 08:00
London School of Economics to Offer Online Cryptocurrency Course
Bitcoin

Mark Carney: Bank of England Open to Idea of Central Bank Issued...

Mark Carney, the governor of the United Kingdom’s central bank – the Bank of England –  spoke on a recent panel in Stockholm on the future of central banking where...

Nigel Gambanga | May 27, 2018 | 18:00
News

Swiss Government Orders Preliminary Report on State-Issued E-Franc...

The Swiss government appears to be taking concrete steps in going forward with its plans to create a state-issued cryptocurrency. The government of the Alpine nation has requested a...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 19, 2018 | 12:00
Will This Blockchain Based Startup Pave the Way for Cryptocurrency Usage?
Blockchain

Blockchain Technology Adoption could Kickstart Cashless Economy in...

Rod Garratt, a former Fed executive believes blockchain technology will soon kickstart a full-blown cashless economy in the United States. Cashless economy implementation has been a...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 28, 2018 | 07:00
Bitcoin Investment

Bitcoin Will Pop ‘Real Bubble’ Created by Central Banks...

Jon Matonis, co-founder of the Bitcoin Foundation went on record proclaiming his assertive position on Bitcoin not being a bubble. The advocate also believes that the market is about...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 02, 2018 | 11:00
Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
Altcoins

‘Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Destabilize the Global...

While the central banks of some countries are hoping to be a part of the virtual currency revolution, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is concerned about the repercussions...

Nikita Blows | Mar 13, 2018 | 21:30
News

Central Banks Could Hold Cryptocurrencies in 2018

With Bitcoin and its smaller siblings gaining so much momentum in 2017, governments and central banks now have little choice but to acknowledge that cryptocurrencies are here to stay...

James Levenson | Dec 23, 2017 | 03:00

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