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Central Bank Digital Currencies May Arrive Within 3 Years

Deutsche Bank analyst Marion Laboure said that the major central banks that recently formed a think tank to explore digital currencies might take concrete actions within three years...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
Showtime For XRP: BIS Exec Calls Cross-Border Payments a 'Top Priority'
Ripple

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

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 | 4 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 | 5 months ago
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 | 5 months ago
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Trading

Europeans Trade Bitcoin Futures the Most on BitMEX: Data

In the past month, European business hours became extremely active for bitcoin futures trading on BitMEX futures.  European Traders Pick Up the Slack on BitMEX New data shows European...

Christine Vasileva | 6 months ago
ECB discuss digital currency
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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 | 6 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 | 6 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 | 7 months ago
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News

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 | 7 months 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 | 11 months ago
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Op-Ed

Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago