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IMF Educates on Stablecoins, Is Government Adoption Possible?

The International Monetary Fund has always shown some crypto-curiosity. In a recent document, the IMF commented on the use cases and utility of stablecoins, or assets with a pegged...

Christine Vasileva | 4 weeks ago
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New ECB Boss Christine Lagarde Could Enact Bitcoin Friendly...

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 | 3 months ago
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Nobody Shills Bitcoin Quite Like The International Monetary Fund...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may have accidentally delivered its biggest advertisement for Bitcoin yet as it argues for negative interest rates. Bitcoin Proponents Thank...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
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3 Countries Tell IMF They Want To Issue Bitcoin Bonds

The governments of at least three countries have formally acknowledged their interest in issuing a sovereign Bitcoin bond to raise capital. Afghanistan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan And Bitcoin...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
Crypto Assets May One Day Reduce Demand for Central Bank Money
Bitcoin Acceptance

IMF Poll: Cryptocurrency Payments Will Be Mainstream By 2024

An ongoing poll by the IMF shows that more people believe that cryptocurrency will be the most popular payment means for lunch by 2024. More People Prefer Crypto As at press time, more...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 6 months ago
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IMF Proposes to ‘Fork Off’ Cash From E-Money

Interest rates in many countries around the world are still languishing at near-zero levels since the last financial crash. Which doesn’t leave much space to move in the event...

Emilio Janus | 8 months 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 | 9 months ago
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The Federal Reserve Could Launch a ‘FedCoin’- But...

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 | 10 months ago
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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 | 11 months ago
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Crucial Vote Pushes Marshall Islands Closer to a National...

The president of the Marshall Islands survived a no-confidence vote after senators derided her plan to launch a national cryptocurrency. The nation is moving forward with the endeavor...

Kevin O’Brien | 11 months ago
Venezuela's Central Bank Unveils App To Help Citizens Convert New Crypto-Pegged ‘Sovereign Bolivar’
Bitcoin

Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt Post Record P2P Bitcoin Trading...

During October 2018, Bitcoin trading volumes on the peer-to-peer (P2P) platform LocalBitcoins reached peak levels in Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt. Elsewhere, places like Croatia and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago

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