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Kenya’s central bank exploring CBDCs due to ‘mushrooming’ of private cryptos

The Central Bank of Kenya, or CBK, has reportedly started discussions with international central banks to explore the possibility of entering the central...

BlockShow returns as partner to Singapore central bank’s fintech event

BlockShow, one of the largest blockchain events in the blockchain and crypto industry, will curate discussions around blockchain and cryptocurrency for a five-day online...

Digital Euro politically motivated, says German central bank executive

Decision to consult on a digital Euro ‘political’ according to Burkhard BalzFears that falling behind in the digital currency race will weaken...

With job listing, Canada’s central bank takes additional steps towards a CBDC

The Bank of Canada is looking to hire an economist who has a deep knowledge of financial technology and digital currencies, potentially signaling...

The rivalry between central banks and global stablecoins, Oct. 9–16

Editor’s noteBlockchain technology has attracted regulatory attention since its inception. The security of the Bitcoin network despite the value of BTC in play...

Digital Euro: European Central Bank begins public consultations

ECB plans to set up digital euroDigital euro will not replace physical cashECB already released a document to survey the public...

IMF, World Bank, G20 Countries to Create Central Bank Digital Currency Rules

International financial authorities and 20 of the world’s largest economies are establishing official standards for regulating and issuing sovereign digital currencies.The Group of...

Digital Yuan Giveaway: China’s Shenzhen City Hands Out 10 Million Yuan in Central Bank Digital Currency

A major Chinese city is giving away 10 million yuan in the country’s central bank digital currency this weekend. Recipients can use...

Kyrgyzstan’s central bank suspends SWIFT to prevent capital outflow

The central bank of Kyrgyzstan has disabled cross-border transactions on the SWIFT financial network amid widespread unrest over the country’s disputed parliamentary elections.Aida Karabaeva,...

Symbol blockchain to host whisky fund and central bank collectibles at launch

Proof-of-stake blockchain NEM (XEM) is preparing for a token migration in December alongside the public launch of the Symbol (XYM) blockchain.Speaking to Cointelegraph,...

Estonian central bank to conduct digital currency research

The Estonian central bank, Eesti Pank, announced the launch of a research program to study how to build a digital currency infrastructure.According to...

European central bank execs are wrong — Intentionally or unknowingly?

Recently, European central bank executives — Thomas Moser from Swiss National Bank and Martin Diehl from Deutsche Bundesbank — stated that central bank digital...

Ethereum studio ConsenSys wins Hong Kong central bank digital currency study project

Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has been awarded a central bank digital currency (CBDC) study project by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). ConsenSys announced...

European central bank execs explain why CBDCs don’t need blockchain

Global central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, do not require the use of blockchain technology, according to executives at major European central banks.Thomas Moser,...

Argentina’s Peso Plunges After Central Bank Tightens Foreign Exchange Controls: Citizens Discuss Bitcoin Adoption

The Argentine peso plunged by more than 10% shortly after the country’s central bank announced measures to tighten controls on the movement...

Morgan Stanley Strategist Recommends Bitcoin as Central Banks Ramp Up Money Printing

Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s chief strategist and head of emerging markets has recommended bitcoin as an alternative investment to stocks amid central...

Digital banks: Central Bank of Philippines set to publish framework

In a move that will see the emergence of digital banks across the country, the Philippines Central Bank is planning to lay...

Mastercard Launches Digital Currency Testing Platform for Central Banks

Mastercard has launched a digital currency testing platform aimed at helping central banks test their digital currencies. The system will also demonstrate...

Sia Central — Simple sending and receiving on the Ledger Nano S | by Sia Tech | Sep, 2020

With the Sia Central Lite Wallet sending and receiving Siacoins with your Ledger Nano S is now simple and secure.The Sia Central Lite Wallet...

Major Chinese Bank Launches Central Bank Digital Currency Wallet Briefly

One of China’s biggest banks recently opened up registration for wallets using the country’s central bank-backed digital currency. There are four levels...

Zimbabwe’s Mobile Money on Life Support as Central Bank Tightens Screws: Restrictions to Affect P2P Bitcoin Trading

Zimbabwe’s Mobile Money Operators (MMO) say they will comply with the latest directive by the central bank to shutdown mobile money agents....

Sia Central — Incredible 3rd party tools | by Sia Tech | Aug, 2020

Some users just want to exchange Siacoin, no mess, no fuss. Sending and receiving Siacoin needs to be as simple and painless as possible....

Brazil’s central bank examines the benefits of a CBDC

The Central bank of Brazil — or Banco Central do Brazil — is laying the groundwork for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)...

Hyperinflation and Currency Collapse Fears After Zambian President Fires Central Bank Governor

Zambian President Edgar Lungu fired the country’s central bank governor Denny Kalyalya last week sparking fears that government wants to end the...

How Bitcoin is giving birth to central bank digital currencies

Bitcoin, the king of cryptocurrencies, is the reason behind the rise of central bank digital currencies. Yes, the pioneer of decentralized finance...

Central Bank Digital Currencies and Their Role in the Financial System

Central bank digital currencies are a digital representation of a country’s fiat currency. They are effectively a government-issued cryptocurrency designed to replace the...
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