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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 | 2 months ago
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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 | 2 months ago
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PBoC to Test Crypto Yuan with Telecom Firms, Commercial Banks

People’s Bank of China is entering another stage of its tests for a crypto payment system. The central bank announced it had completed the preliminary tests and has turned to create...

Christine Vasileva | 2 months ago
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Ex-PBoC Boss: Facebook’s Libra Will Work Better if it’s...

A former head of China’s central bank has come out to say that Facebook’s Libra would be better served under the control of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Facebook’s...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
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EU Might Issue Digital Currency In Response to Libra

The European Central Bank (ECB) might issue a public digital currency, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing a draft document. The move is meant to counteract the influence of Libra, the...

Anatol Antonovici | 3 months 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 | 3 months ago
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Binance: China’s Digital RMB To Operate As ‘Two-Tier System’

A recent report from Binance Research has looked into the potential characteristics that can be expected for the proposed digital currency of China.  As members of China’s...

Richard Cox | 5 months ago
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China Issuing Digital Currency ‘Will Drive Bitcoin...

Bitcoin proponents predict that China’s decision to create its own digital currency will ironically drive massive BTC adoption. China: Libra Dollar Peg Would Harm Sovereignty As...

Anja van Oosterhout | 7 months ago
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CEO of Bank of America: “We Want a Cashless Society”

The banking industry accepts the fact that cryptocurrencies and other cashless payments solutions are the future. Now, the powerful traditional Bank of America has joined the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 7 months ago
Texas State Securities Board Investigates Crypto Investment Fraud
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Texas Law Threatens Cryptocurrency Users With...

Cryptocurrency lawyer and Coin Center head of research Peter van Valkenburgh has led criticism of a controversial new US law currently before lawmakers in Texas. ‘Not How Digital...

Esther Kim | 11 months ago
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‘Totalitarian’ – Antonopoulos Slams India’s...

Andreas Antonopoulos has labeled plans from India’s central bank to create an identity-based national digital currency as “incredibly dangerous” as details emerge of a fresh...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
'Digital Currency Is Basically A Fallacy' Says Finland Central Bank
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‘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 | 2 years ago

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