ECB Tells Banks to Find Better Alternatives to Libra
Altcoins

ECB Says Banks Should Find Better Alternatives to Libra

Commercial banks should work out their own transfer systems as an alternative to Facebook’s Libra, urged Jens Weidmann, President of Bundesbank and member of the Governing Council of...

Christine Vasileva | 9 months ago
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News

ECB to Set Objectives for Own Digital Currency, Lagarde Suggests

The European Central Bank (ECB) should determine objectives for its digital currency taskforce by mid-2020, ECB President Christine Lagarde said during her first policy meeting...

Anatol Antonovici | 10 months ago
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Bitcoin

European Central Bank President Envisions Direct Digital Currency Use

The European Central Bank is exploring the potential for a digital currency, which would allow direct injections of liquidity to consumers, said Christine Lagarde, the bank’s new...

Christine Vasileva | 10 months ago
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin is Speculation and Not the Future of Money, Ex-ECB Chief Says

Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank (ECB), said that he was strongly against Bitcoin and hinted that cryptocurrency purchases are no more than...

Anatol Antonovici | 11 months ago
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Op-Ed

Bitcoin Disrupting Banking; Deutsche Bank To Cut 18,000 Jobs by 2022

Throughout history, the banking industry has always been vulnerable to a range of risks, but somehow, it has been able to survive for over three thousand years. But now, traditional...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

New ECB Boss Christine Lagarde Could Enact Bitcoin Friendly Legislation

Bitcoin and crypto-supportive legislation could be on the way now that Christine Lagarde has been selected to serve as the new European Central Bank president. Will the ECB Support...

Eustace Cryptus | 1 year ago
IMF Discusses digital currency
Bitcoin

IMF: ‘Financial Inclusion’ Will Boost Global Economy (As Long as It’s Not...

The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth is slowing to its lowest rate since the financial crisis. But while it urges financial inclusion, don’t expect the IMF to...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 1 year ago
IMF's Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential For 'Dollarization 2.0'
FinTech

Davos: IMF’s Lagarde Says Fintech Will Shake The System

International Monetary Fund Head, Christine Lagarde, told the World Economic Forum in Davos, “fintech is going to shake the system.” She also urged against relying on...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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News

The Federal Reserve Could Launch a ‘FedCoin’- But There’s Really No Point

It seems as if the Federal Reserve really understands the core values of Bitcoin and that launching a national cryptocurrency is pointless. Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde spoke...

Christina Comben | 2 years ago
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Emerging Markets

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

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 | 2 years ago
IMF's Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential For 'Dollarization 2.0'
Bitcoin

IMF’s Lagarde: Bitcoin ‘Could Have a Significant Impact on How We Save’

In an official International Monetary Fund Blog post yesterday, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde showered positive sentiment on the cryptocurrency market, though also cautioned...

Adam James | 2 years ago
IMF's Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential For 'Dollarization 2.0'
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IMF: Cryptocurrency Regulation is ‘Inevitable’

The cryptocurrency market has largely operated free from regulation since Bitcoin first came about in 2009. With crypto on everyone’s minds these days, however, the IMF says Bitcoin...

Adam James | 3 years ago

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