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BIS Innovation Hub to Build and TesT PoC Platform for Cross-Border CBDC Settlements

The Bank of International Settlements’ Innovation Hub is looking to take further CBDC developments. The BIS Innovation Hub is developing a proof-of-concept (PoC) platform that explores the use of central bank digital currencies (DBDCs) in cross-border payments. The BIS, the global financial institution owned by central banks worldwide, has listed CBDCs as one of the

The Bank of International Settlements’ Innovation Hub is looking to take further CBDC developments. The BIS Innovation Hub is developing a proof-of-concept (PoC) platform that explores the use of central bank digital currencies (DBDCs) in cross-border payments. The BIS, the global financial institution owned by central banks worldwide, has listed CBDCs as one of the

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Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] Are Inevitable Believes Stephen Harper, Former Canadian PM

During a recent interview, former prime minister of Canada Stephen Harper said that he believes Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] are inevitable and he sees Bitcoin as an alternative reserve currency to the US Dollar. Harper’s comment came during an interview at the 2021 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference with Jay Martin of investment firm Cambridge

During a recent interview, former prime minister of Canada Stephen Harper said that he believes Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] are inevitable and he sees Bitcoin as an alternative reserve currency to the US Dollar. Harper’s comment came during an interview at the 2021 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference with Jay Martin of investment firm Cambridge

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Crypto Twitter: IMF’s Twitter Poll On Digital Currency Goes Viral, What’s so Special?

An interesting twitter poll titled, “Are Digital Currencies Real Money” regarding digital currencies posted by International Monetary Fund [IMF] has already received 75K votes and counting. Surprisingly, more than 80% of all the voters till now agree to this notion and believe Digital Currencies are actual Money. Are digital currencies really money? #poll — IMF

An interesting twitter poll titled, “Are Digital Currencies Real Money” regarding digital currencies posted by International Monetary Fund [IMF] has already received 75K votes and counting. Surprisingly, more than 80% of all the voters till now agree to this notion and believe Digital Currencies are actual Money. Are digital currencies really money? #poll — IMF

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Crypto China: Construction Bank in China Launches First Insurance Policy Paid in Digital Currency

China Construction Bank, one of the largest banks in China has started a new use case for the country’s much talked about digital yuan by issuing the first insurance policy completely paid in the national digital currency. The digital yuan settled insurance policy was launched in association with ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance. Local media reports

China Construction Bank, one of the largest banks in China has started a new use case for the country’s much talked about digital yuan by issuing the first insurance policy completely paid in the national digital currency. The digital yuan settled insurance policy was launched in association with ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance. Local media reports

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Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters Signals A Digital Currency Debut

Bill Winters, the CEO of Standard Chartered was at the Singapore Fintech Festival where he claimed that widespread crypto adoption is inevitable and its use for international payment settlement would only grow as these payment gateways evolve with time. Winter also gave his views on widely discussed state-backed sovereign digital currencies and said that he

Bill Winters, the CEO of Standard Chartered was at the Singapore Fintech Festival where he claimed that widespread crypto adoption is inevitable and its use for international payment settlement would only grow as these payment gateways evolve with time. Winter also gave his views on widely discussed state-backed sovereign digital currencies and said that he

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ECB President Christine Lagarde Pushes The Use of Digital Euro to Complement Cash

Christine Lagarde, the current president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has once again spoken in favor of the Digital Euro. In her recent interview with the L’ENA hors les murs magazine, Lagarde speaks about the future of money and why digitization is the way ahead. As we enter the digital age, the nature of

Christine Lagarde, the current president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has once again spoken in favor of the Digital Euro. In her recent interview with the L’ENA hors les murs magazine, Lagarde speaks about the future of money and why digitization is the way ahead. As we enter the digital age, the nature of

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Breaking: German Finance Minister Wants ECB to Finalize Digital Euro Plans Faster

Olaf Scholz, the German Finance minister on Friday said that the European Central Bank must work very hard towards finalizing their plans for a digital Euro and a digital payment network. Scholz’s comment came during an online conference on future payments. The finance minister noted that the growing demand for a national digital payment system

Olaf Scholz, the German Finance minister on Friday said that the European Central Bank must work very hard towards finalizing their plans for a digital Euro and a digital payment network. Scholz’s comment came during an online conference on future payments. The finance minister noted that the growing demand for a national digital payment system

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ECB President Christine Lagarde
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ECB President Invites Public Views on Potential Digital Euro

The President of the European Central Bank [ECB] Christine Lagarde requested public views and opinions on a potential central bank digital currency [CBDC] for the eurozone. Describing 2020 as a “difficult year”, Lagarde stated that despite the extraordinary events of the coronavirus crisis, Europe was moving towards a new model for dealing with crises. Her

The President of the European Central Bank [ECB] Christine Lagarde requested public views and opinions on a potential central bank digital currency [CBDC] for the eurozone. Describing 2020 as a “difficult year”, Lagarde stated that despite the extraordinary events of the coronavirus crisis, Europe was moving towards a new model for dealing with crises. Her

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DeFi Becomes The Most Bullish Crypto Industry Development; Eclipses BTC Halving, CBDC Development – Survey

2020 has been quite eventful. The cryptocurrency battlefield is getting increasingly crowded and has been witnessing an increasing amount of attention like never before. Despite the economic shockwaves due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the cryptocurrency industry has emerged as an outperformer. While Bitcoin’s impressive rise throughout the year has been one of the most

2020 has been quite eventful. The cryptocurrency battlefield is getting increasingly crowded and has been witnessing an increasing amount of attention like never before. Despite the economic shockwaves due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the cryptocurrency industry has emerged as an outperformer. While Bitcoin’s impressive rise throughout the year has been one of the most

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Ripple Co-founder Hints Shifting Base Out of the U.S, Blames Regulators

Former Ripple CEO and co-founder Chris Larsen recently spoke out his mind on crypto regulations in the U.S. and the lack of clarity. Speaking to the Fortune reporter Jeff John Roberts, Larsen said that excessive regulations have been hurting innovation. Thus, they are planning to move the Ripple headquarters from San Franciso to other crypto-friendly

Former Ripple CEO and co-founder Chris Larsen recently spoke out his mind on crypto regulations in the U.S. and the lack of clarity. Speaking to the Fortune reporter Jeff John Roberts, Larsen said that excessive regulations have been hurting innovation. Thus, they are planning to move the Ripple headquarters from San Franciso to other crypto-friendly

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India Is Considering A Law to Ban Cryptocurrency Trading Again

India, Asia’s third-largest economy is set to introduce another hard-hitting measure on cryptocurrency trading. As part of its next regulatory move, Indian lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill banning crypto trading during its ongoing parliamentary session. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the federal government is not keen to have cryptocurrencies functional

India, Asia’s third-largest economy is set to introduce another hard-hitting measure on cryptocurrency trading. As part of its next regulatory move, Indian lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill banning crypto trading during its ongoing parliamentary session. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the federal government is not keen to have cryptocurrencies functional

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BoE Governor Seeks G20 Mandate To Set Global Standards For Stablecoins and CBDCs

The Coronavirus pandemic and the global economic uncertainty has really got central banks thinking about digital currencies! In his recent speech at the Brookings Institution, Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has asked the G20 economies to work together and establish common global standards for stablecoins and CBDCs. Stablecoins are seeing the best growth in

The Coronavirus pandemic and the global economic uncertainty has really got central banks thinking about digital currencies! In his recent speech at the Brookings Institution, Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has asked the G20 economies to work together and establish common global standards for stablecoins and CBDCs. Stablecoins are seeing the best growth in

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Chinese Govt. to Promote Digital Currency [DCEP] at Winter Olympics

While the west is busy with yield farming and worries over devaluation of US Dollar, the Chinese Govt. is strongly propagating their digital Renminbi. An announcement in the People’s Daily notes the plans  for expansion of the pilot program across China.  As reported ealier, the pilot program has begun in various regions in participation with

While the west is busy with yield farming and worries over devaluation of US Dollar, the Chinese Govt. is strongly propagating their digital Renminbi. An announcement in the People’s Daily notes the plans  for expansion of the pilot program across China.  As reported ealier, the pilot program has begun in various regions in participation with

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Deregulating Crypto Could Surge Speculative Trading, Says Japanese Regulator

Several believe that regulations could hinder innovations and growth, a top Japanese regulator suggests otherwise. While stressing on the importance of regulations, he elaborates on the development of the Japanese CBDC.  Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] is the latest concept of interest in several countries. China has undoubtedly taken a lead in this as the

Several believe that regulations could hinder innovations and growth, a top Japanese regulator suggests otherwise. While stressing on the importance of regulations, he elaborates on the development of the Japanese CBDC.  Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] is the latest concept of interest in several countries. China has undoubtedly taken a lead in this as the

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US Behind In The CBDC Game? Former CTFC Chairman Discusses Importance Of Digital Dollar

China is well ahead in the development of the CBDC, while other countries are catching up, the United States is still the nascent stages of developing the digital dollar. However, the former Chairman of the CTFC recently urged the government to probe the matter.  “Future-Proof The Dollar For A Digital Tomorrow” Cryptocurrencies are mostly decentralized

China is well ahead in the development of the CBDC, while other countries are catching up, the United States is still the nascent stages of developing the digital dollar. However, the former Chairman of the CTFC recently urged the government to probe the matter.  “Future-Proof The Dollar For A Digital Tomorrow” Cryptocurrencies are mostly decentralized

WeChat Closes its Crypto Payment Method, Set to Terminate Merchant Account Dealing With Crypto
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WeChat Closes its Crypto Payment Method, Set to Terminate Merchant Account Dealing With Crypto
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Stablecoins Vs. CBDC: Will it Effect Crypto Markets a Year from Now?

USD backed Stablecoins have overtaken the transaction volume of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Moreover, analysts are also witnessing a wind of change towards Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC). As FIAT money begins to compete with crypto directly, there is massive uncertainty on its effect on Bitcoin.  The stablecoins are leaving begin crypto in trading volumes and

USD backed Stablecoins have overtaken the transaction volume of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Moreover, analysts are also witnessing a wind of change towards Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC). As FIAT money begins to compete with crypto directly, there is massive uncertainty on its effect on Bitcoin.  The stablecoins are leaving begin crypto in trading volumes and

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China’s CBDC All Set To Be Tested By Tencent-Backed Food Delivery Giant

China has time and again revealed the progress of its Central Bank Digital Currency [CBDC], the digital yuan. Latest reports suggest that the CBDC is all set to test its real-world use cases. Food delivery giant Meituan Dianping is the latest platform to test the digital yuan.  Food Delivery Giant Meituan Dianping Partners With PBoC The world

China has time and again revealed the progress of its Central Bank Digital Currency [CBDC], the digital yuan. Latest reports suggest that the CBDC is all set to test its real-world use cases. Food delivery giant Meituan Dianping is the latest platform to test the digital yuan.  Food Delivery Giant Meituan Dianping Partners With PBoC The world

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Why Stablecoins Are Not True Cryptocurrencies: Analyst

The realm of cryptocurrency is expanding with DeFi, but stablecoins (and digital FIAT) are starting to threaten the principles and on-boarding of cryptocurrencies altogether.  Recently, USDC issuer CENTRE called on a blacklist function to restrict the account of activities of the associated Ethereum address. This goes against the principles of censorship resistance and cryptocurrencies altogether.

The realm of cryptocurrency is expanding with DeFi, but stablecoins (and digital FIAT) are starting to threaten the principles and on-boarding of cryptocurrencies altogether.  Recently, USDC issuer CENTRE called on a blacklist function to restrict the account of activities of the associated Ethereum address. This goes against the principles of censorship resistance and cryptocurrencies altogether.

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Lithuania To Issue LBCOIN Tradable With Physical Silver Coins

Faced with low use of hard cash and the threat of private firms issuing stablecoins to compete with legal tender, the Bank of Lithuania (BOL) will this month launch a central-bank backed digital currency (CBDC) collectible called the LBCOIN as per a Reuters report, July 2, 2020.  Details Of LBCOIN To Be Issued by Lithuania 24,000 LBCOINs

Faced with low use of hard cash and the threat of private firms issuing stablecoins to compete with legal tender, the Bank of Lithuania (BOL) will this month launch a central-bank backed digital currency (CBDC) collectible called the LBCOIN as per a Reuters report, July 2, 2020.  Details Of LBCOIN To Be Issued by Lithuania 24,000 LBCOINs

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South Korea’s Digital Won In Works; Bank Of Korea Sets Up A CBDC Advisory Group

South Koran central bank, Bank of Korea sets up a committee of six to probe the legalities pertaining to the launch of a potential CBDC.  South Korean CBDC In The Works? Central Bank Digital Currency popularly known as CBDC has evidently become a new field of interest for many countries. While authorities have been dissing

South Koran central bank, Bank of Korea sets up a committee of six to probe the legalities pertaining to the launch of a potential CBDC.  South Korean CBDC In The Works? Central Bank Digital Currency popularly known as CBDC has evidently become a new field of interest for many countries. While authorities have been dissing