Browsing the "BIS" Tag

Regulation News Still Moves Bitcoin Prices, BIS Report Says

| Stan Higgins

A new report from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) contends that bitcoin markets are swayed by news events related to regulation.

Muh Monopoly! How a Banker’s Talk Sparked All Kinds of Crypto Mockery

| Anna Baydakova

The head of the Bank of International Settlements briefly became the butt of crypto Twitter trolling last week after issuing new comments on the tech.

BIS Chief to Crypto Coders: ‘Stop Trying to Create Money’

| Wolfie Zhao

Agustín Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, made strong comments again on cryptocurrency.

Halt the Internet? BIS Report Critiques Blockchain and DLT Claims

| Nikhilesh De

The Bank of International Settlements harshly reviewed the idea of cryptocurrencies, though it was more accepting of the idea of distributed ledgers.

Bank of International Settlements to Publish New Crypto Research

| Anna Baydakova

The Bank of International Settlements intends to publish two cryptocurrency-focused chapters of its annual report this weekend.

Europe’s Central Bank Touts Crypto As Underbanked Aid

| Nikhilesh De

A new opinion piece from European Central Bank officials discusses the important role a central bank-backed cryptocurrency could play in society.

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Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Fuel Bank Runs, BIS Says

| Stan Higgins

A central bank-issued digital currency could fuel faster bank runs during periods of financial instability, the BIS said Monday.

BIS Report: Wide-Scale DLT Use ‘Years Away’

| Garrett Keirns

A new report on payments from the Bank of International Settlements has outlined three possible use cases for blockchain technology.

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Financial Stability Board Expands Distributed Ledger Research

| Stan Higgins

An international body of regulators and government officials created in the wake of the 2008 financial panic is expanding its work on blockchain.