Browsing the "Central Banks" Tag

Libra Shows Central Banks’ Failure on Cross-Border Payments: Riksbank

| Ian Allison

A senior economist at Sweden's Riksbank says central banks need to "keep up" with cryptocurrency advancements like Libra and XRP.

Libra Is ‘Catalytic Event’ for Central Banks, Says Head of Sweden’s Riksbank

| William Foxley

Libra, says Stefan Ingves, is forcing central banks to re-consider their primary product: money.

Russian Central Bank Chief: ‘No Obvious Need’ for National Cryptocurrency

| Daniel Palmer

Russia's central bank sees no strong reason to launch a national cryptocurrency that would override the potential risks, according to its chief.

Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades

| William Foxley

Switzerland’s central bank and the SIX stock exchange will study using a central bank digital currency to settle trades of tokenized assets.

ING’s Chief Economist Predicts Central Bank Digital Currencies in 2-3 Years

| Daniel Palmer

Dutch bank ING's chief economist has said Facebook's Libra is pressuring central banks to launch their own digital currencies, and soon.

Japan’s Central Bank Chief Calls for International Effort on Libra Regulation

| Daniel Palmer

The governor of the Bank of Japan has called for global cooperation in regulating stablecoins like the Facebook-led Libra.

Central Banks to Question Facebook-Led Libra Over Financial Risks

| Daniel Palmer

The Libra Association is to be grilled by 26 central banks over the perceived risks to financial stability posed by the crypto project.

Now Japanese Regulators Are Getting Anxious About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

| Daniel Palmer

Japan's central bank has joined the regulators worldwide expressing concerns over the potential risks posed by Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

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14 Banks, 5 Tokens: Inside Fnality’s Expansive Vision for Interbank Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Fresh off a $63 million fundraise, execs at bank blockchain consortium Fnality shed some light on the often-secretive project's plan to tokenize fiat…