Browsing the "Digital Currency" Tag

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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.

Crypto Exchange Gemini Hires Former NYSE Tech Chief

| Muyao Shen

Crypto exchange Gemini has hired former NYSE chief information officer Robert Cornish to serve as its first chief technology officer.

Bank of Italy Official: Central Banks Not Ready to Issue Digital Currencies

| Christine Kim

The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy believes that central banks are not yet ready to issue institute-backed digital currencies.

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PBoC Official Pushes for Centralized State Digital Currency

| Wolfie Zhao

China's central bank is considering its own digital currency, but it may not be built with blockchain technology, according a senior official.

Bank of England Has ‘No Plans’ to Launch Cryptocurrency

| Sujha Sundararajan

The Bank of England has dropped plans to launch its own digital currency amid concerns about its impact on the financial system.

Estonia Inches Closer to National ‘Crypto Token’ Launch

| Sujha Sundararajan

The Baltic nation of Estonia has revealed more concrete plans for the launch of its own digital token, dubbed "estcoin."

India’s Central Bank Sounds the Alarm (Again) on Bitcoin

| Sujha Sundararajan

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a new warning on cryptocurrencies, the second time this year the central bank has done so.

PBoC Research Lead: ‘Crucial’ to Issue Central Bank Cryptocurrency Soon

| Sujha Sundararajan

The lead cryptocurrency researcher at the People's Bank of China has said it is "crucial" to issue digital legal tender as soon as possible.

Survey: Europe’s Online Shoppers Are Wary of Digital Currencies

| Garrett Keirns

European consumers are largely avoiding cryptocurrencies when making e-commerce payments, MasterCard finds.

EU Lawmakers Propose to Ban Geo-Blocking of Digital Currency Users

| Garrett Keirns

A new European Parliament proposal aims to prevent geo-blocking of consumers in the economic bloc, including users of digital currencies.