Browsing the "Central Banks" Tag

South Africa’s Central Bank Proposes Rules for Crypto Companies

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges and wallet providers would have to register with regulators under rules proposed by South Africa’s central bank.

Africa Needs Open Currency Competition. It Needs Cryptocurrency

| Terence Zimwara

Africa's various currency crises illustrate why cryptocurrency innovation shouldn't be stifled, says economic analyst Terence Zimwara.

Singapore Central Banker: No Securities Crypto Token Approved To Date

| Wolfie Zhao

Damien Pang, head of the Technology Infrastructure Office at Singapore's central bank talks about the authority's insight on DTL and digital tokens.

Argentina Back in Crisis: Should the Government Buy Bitcoin?

| Michael J Casey

A proposal to place a sliver of Argentina's central bank reserves in bitcoin is worth taking seriously, given the country's current dire straits.

India Eyes State Digital Currency to Cut $90 Million Banknote Bill

| Wolfie Zhao

The Reserve Bank of India is mulling a central bank digital currency as a means to reduce the country's huge spend on minting physical cash.


As Central Banks Go Digital, Crypto Competition Looms

| Michael J Casey

The race is on to build the best "stablecoin" – a cryptocurrency with mechanisms aimed to reduce price volatility built in.

UK Central Bank Says New Payments System Will Be Blockchain Friendly

| Anna Baydakova

The Bank of England confirmed it is going to update its Real-Time Gross Settlement system to potentially interact with blockchain-based forms.

EU Report Says Cryptocurrencies ‘Unlikely’ to Challenge Central Banks

| Madeline Meng Shi

Cryptocurrencies are "unlikely" to shake up the dominance of central banks and sovereign currencies, the EU's newest report says.

St Louis Fed Now Tracks Crypto Prices on Its Research Database

| Wolfie Zhao

The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank is now tracking the prices of four top cryptos in its economic research database, FRED.

Brazil’s Central Bank Plans Blockchain Data Exchange for Regulators

| Madeline Meng Shi

Banco Central do Brasil is building a blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of data exchanged between financial authorities.