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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 | Apr 22, 2019 | 14:00
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IMF: ‘Financial Inclusion’ Will Boost Global Economy (As...

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 | Apr 10, 2019 | 21:00
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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 | Nov 13, 2018 | 04:00
Venezuela's Central Bank Unveils App To Help Citizens Convert New Crypto-Pegged ‘Sovereign Bolivar’
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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 | Oct 16, 2018 | 03:00
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World Bank Group Chief Says Blockchain Has ‘Huge...

The president of the World Bank has said Blockchain holds “huge potential” and that “embracing technology” is essential to it meeting its aims. Kim: World Bank ‘Not...

Wilma Woo | Oct 11, 2018 | 22:00
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 | Feb 12, 2018 | 11:00
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IMF Looking at how Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize the...

The International Monetary Fund urges banks to pursue blockchain investment before they face irrelevancy in the face of a competing fintech industry. How A Central Authority Can...

Matthew Tompkins | Jun 28, 2017 | 11:30
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Ukraine Economy Bailout Presents Bitcoin Opportunity

For some countries around the world, times are very tough as local economies are starting to fall apart. Ukraine is one of those countries, as inflation will be hitting a record-high...

Jp Buntinx | Dec 29, 2015 | 10:04

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