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burundi, africa

Burundi Central Bank Director: ‘Strong Measures’ Will Be Taken Against Crypto Traders

| Daniel Kuhn

The Republic of Burundi banned all cryptocurrencies, stating the volatile, speculative and unregulated asset class presents too much risk for…

Dutch central bank

Crypto Firms Serving Netherlands Must Register With Dutch Central Bank

| William Foxley

The Dutch Central Bank is taking a tougher stance on the cryptocurrency industry, citing new European Union anti-money laundering laws.

UK Central Bank Chief Sees Digital Currency Displacing US Dollar as Global Reserve

| Nikhilesh De

BOE governor Mark Carney called on Friday for the creation of a wholly digital alternative to the U.S. dollar.

rwanda, africa

Rwanda’s Central Bank Is Researching a Possible Digital Currency Launch

| William Foxley

The National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) is looking at other countries, specifically Canada, the Netherlands, and Singapore’s central bank digital…

China’s Central Bank ‘Close’ to Launching Official Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

An official at China's central bank has said the institution is nearing the launch of its national digital currency.

Turkey’s New Economic Roadmap Calls for Central Bank Cryptocurrency

| Daniel Kuhn

The initiative is part of Turkey's 11th Development Plan aimed at to reinvigorating the national economy.

japan, currency

Bank of Japan: Adopting Central Bank Crypto Would Mean Dropping Cash

| Daniel Palmer

A Bank of Japan official has ruled out the launch of a central bank digital currency because to do so may require the country to abandon cash.

sberbank, russia

‘Disappointed’ by Central Bank Blockchain, Russia’s Largest Bank Eyes Alternatives

| Anna Baydakova

Enterprise blockchain project Masterchain is falling short of expectations – and Russia's largest bank is looking for other options.

Singapore’s Central Bank Wants More Information on Facebook’s Libra Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

The Monetary Authority of Singapore reportedly has concerns over Facebook's recently unveiled cryptocurrency project, Libra.

Ex-Trump Economist Joins ‘Crypto Central Bank’ After Failed Fed Bid

| Daniel Kuhn

Decentral aims to perform similar monetary functions for cryptocurrencies as the Federal Reserve does for the U.S. economy.