ECB
Bitcoin Businesses

First Bitcoin ATM Installed in ECB’s Own Backyard

Germany has just got its second Bitcoin ATM in Frankfurt, home of the European Central Bank, as the total worldwide machine count hits 4000 for the first time. Bitcoin ATM Arrives in...

Esther Kim | Nov 28, 2018 | 13:00
ECB
News

The ECB is Right: Bitcoin Was ‘Spawned’ By the Financial...

Cryptocurrency advocates continue to hit back at fresh criticism of Bitcoin from the European Central Bank (ECB), which on November 15 publicly called it the “evil spawn of the...

Esther Kim | Nov 16, 2018 | 14:00
IMF
News

IMF: Crypto Growth ‘Could Create Vulnerabilities’ In...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) briefly cautioned on the impact of cryptocurrency as part of a new report on global finances. Report Highlights ‘Sources Of Risk’ The...

Wilma Woo | Oct 09, 2018 | 11:00
ECB
News

Mario Draghi: Europe ‘Has No Plans to Issue Central Bank...

The European Central Bank has no intentions of issuing a central bank digital currency. According to its president Mario Draghi, the current economic conditions fail to justify a need...

Georgi Georgiev | Sep 17, 2018 | 21:00
FinTech

Estcoin Backs Down as Banking Authorities Bully Estonia

The small Baltic nation of Estonia has backed down on its plan to create a national cryptocurrency after drawing heat from Italian economist and President of the European Central Bank...

Adam James | Jun 03, 2018 | 05:00
News

Bank Of France Governor: ECB Should Focus On Crypto Exchanges

Francois Villeroy de Galhau, governor of the Bank of France and policymaker at the European Central Bank (ECB), has said new laws are needed to target cryptocurrency exchanges. De...

Wilma Woo | Apr 25, 2018 | 04:00
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
ECB European Central Bank
News

European Central Bank: Bitcoin ‘Not The Answer To Cashless...

The European Central Bank (ECB) claimed Bitcoin is “not the answer to a cashless society” March 13 while also casting doubt on bank-issued digital currencies. Bitcoin...

Wilma Woo | Mar 13, 2018 | 13:30
estonia
News

ICO It! Estonia Plans World First ‘Crypto Token’ Sale...

Estonia has announced it plans to become the world’s first country to launch an ICO despite warnings from the European Central Bank (ECB). Estonia’s Path To ICO...

Wilma Woo | Dec 19, 2017 | 12:30
ECB Tells Banks to Implement Instant Payments in Order to Compete with Bitcoin
News

ECB Tells Banks to Implement Instant Payments in Order to Compete...

Banks and financial institutions might need to embrace instant payments and bank transfers in order to be able to compete with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Competing with...

Ashour Iesho | Nov 30, 2017 | 17:45
ECB
News

ECB Executive Places Europe As Leader In Blockchain Technology

The European Central Bank is engaged in “experimental work” on blockchain technology. As some banks have warned, the technology is still too new to know what real world uses it...

Justin OConnell | Apr 28, 2016 | 12:00

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