IMF Chief Calls for Exploration of Digital Currencies
Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, encouraged the exploration of central bank digital currencies in a speech on Wednesday.
Lagarde said the ECB will continue researching CBDCs and will not stand in the way of any private initiatives.
Facebook could leverage its social media platform to block out competitors, according to Christine Lagarde.
The working group will pool research into CBDCs.
Discussing the ECB's recent stablecoin comments, the resurfacing of some prominent 2017 token projects and a debate: Is crypto for criminals?
Decentralized systems are coming for the banks, argued Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, in a panel Wednesday at the International Monetary Fund.