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Supporting Cryptocurrency Business: US takes the Lead
Nov 27, 2020 at 11:12
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Supporting Cryptocurrency Business: US takes the Lead
The existing interaction between banks and cryptocurrency companies is not the best so far, and there are little to no efforts being put in place to address this issue. Some central banks are giving orders to other financial institutions not to deal in cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin. Bans and warnings have been issued by banks to keep away from using or trading cryptocurrencies.
Another CBDC Coming Soon: Lebanon Seeks to Fight Economic Crisis with Digital Currency
Nov 26, 2020 at 14:34
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Another CBDC Coming Soon: Lebanon Seeks to Fight Economic Crisis with Digital Currency
The Central bank of Lebanon (BoL) is planning to release its state-backed digital currency known as digital pound. The bank is now the latest financial regulator to embrace the roll out of a central bank digital currency CBDC. The official launch is planned for 2021.
European Union Exploring Digital Euro: Central Bank Seeks Public Feedback
Nov 20, 2020 at 13:42
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European Union Exploring Digital Euro: Central Bank Seeks Public Feedback
The European Central Bank Governing Council is advancing the work on the possible issuance and circulation of a digital euro, a type of central bank electronic money that would foil cash, not substitute it. Authorities want people to access and use these two types of money together, to offer greater choice and easier access to means of making payments.
Bitcoin Cannot Save the Unbanked; CBDCs to the Rescue
Oct 28, 2020 at 13:15
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Bitcoin Cannot Save the Unbanked; CBDCs to the Rescue
Financial inclusion of the globe’s unbanked population has been a sensitive issue for years. With the introduction of cryptocurrency, there have been speculations about its potential to get all these people aboard international finance. But is it really so?
Central Banks Are Getting a Prototype of CBDC
Oct 21, 2020 at 13:40
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Central Banks Are Getting a Prototype of CBDC
A new token based on the Public Corda network might become a prototype of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) as it was designed and launched within the G20 sanctioned FATF standards.
McDonald’s and Starbucks did not Partner with the Chinese Government to Test Digital Yuan
Oct 17, 2020 at 11:23
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McDonald’s and Starbucks did not Partner with the Chinese Government to Test Digital Yuan
Global fast-food giants McDonald’s and Starbucks have never been included into the trials of digital yuan. None of the brands confirmed its participation in the testing program.
Bank of Russia Confirms its Study on Digital Ruble
Oct 15, 2020 at 13:56
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Bank of Russia Confirms its Study on Digital Ruble
The digital ruble should become the digital currency of the Russian Central Bank, and have all the necessary to perform the functions of money, stated the regulator in its latest report.
Central Bank Digital Currency: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Oct 13, 2020 at 13:55
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Central Bank Digital Currency: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Several countries, including the US and China, are working on their own digital currencies (Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC). Is this about giving people more freedom over the payments or control over the financial flow? What is in it for the government and its citizens?
Digital Dollar Wallet to Each American: USA Plans to Launch its Digital Currency
Oct 02, 2020 at 13:29
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Digital Dollar Wallet to Each American: USA Plans to Launch its Digital Currency
It seems the rumours about the launch of digital dollars have been confirmed. The US Federal Reserve has been making actual efforts to launch their Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
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