Fabio Araujo, Director of the Central Bank of Brazil, has praised the properties of Bitcoin, saying it is a financial innovation using new technologies. To Araujo, Bitcoin was the catalyst…

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India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), is working on a “phased implementation of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in both wholesale and retail segments.” Necessary amendments…

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Harvard Professor of Economics and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenneth Rogoff says central banks and governments are “way behind the curve” in regulating cryptocurrencies. He…

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The underlying tech of a central bank digital currency wasn’t enough to convince some panelists at a Fed conference that it could change the international currency system. A note published…

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The remarks from the regulator’s chief fintech officer could see the city-state lose its perception as one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world. Singapore’s financial regulator and central…

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Nine out of 10 central banks globally are exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to the latest survey by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS). Furthermore, “the emergence of…

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar has outlined the implications of India issuing a central bank digital currency, the digital rupee. ”I think central banks would…

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The American economist and member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Christopher Waller, believes blockchain technology is “totally overrated,” even though the U.S. central bank “put a lot of…

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