A long-running cryptocurrency exchange in Pakistan is closing its door following a new advisory from the country's central bank.
Swiss National Bank Governing Board member Andrea Maechler sees value in blockchain, but argues central banks should stay out of consumer payments.
A central bank-issued digital currency could fuel faster bank runs during periods of financial instability, the BIS said Monday.
Ripple has struck a deal with Saudi Arabia's central bank on a pilot program that will see banks in the country trial the company's tech.
The central bank of Lithuania has launched a new regulatory "sandbox" for startups working with blockchain.
An expert at software giant SAP has a radical idea for how central banks can eliminate inflation with cryptocurrency assets.
China may have moved to ban crypto activities in 2017, but that doesn't mean the country won't be a major player in the year ahead.
Central bank digital currencies may sound like a nice idea, but blogger JP Koning argues they'll remain just that in 2018 – an idea.
A deputy director from the Central Bank of Iran is reviewing the country's cryptocurrency policy amid a wider fintech push.
The central bank of Swaziland is conducting research into the local use of cryptocurrencies, its governor said last week.