Browsing the "ECB" Tag

ECB Has ‘No Plans’ to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi

| Daniel Palmer

The chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said Friday that the institution has "no plans" to issue a digital currency, Reuters reports.

Central Banks Say Blockchain Could Shake Up Securities Settlement

| Annaliese Milano

The second report from the project 'Stella' initiative explores applications of distributed ledger technology to the securities settlement process.

Europe’s Central Bank Touts Crypto As Underbanked Aid

| Nikhilesh De

A new opinion piece from European Central Bank officials discusses the important role a central bank-backed cryptocurrency could play in society.

Regulate Bitcoin? ‘Not The ECB’s Responsibility,’ Says Mario Draghi

| Nikhilesh De

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said it's not his institution's job to regulate cryptocurrencies.

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ECB’s Mersch Airs Concerns Over Crypto ‘Gold Rush’

| Daniel Palmer

The ECB executive board member has supported recent criticism of bitcoin by Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank for International Settlements.

ECB President: EU Banks Show ‘Limited Appetite’ for Cryptocurrencies

| Wolfie Zhao

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said credit institutions in Europe are not as keen on cryptocurrencies as the public.

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The ECB Wants to Hear Your Cryptocurrency Questions

| Nikhilesh De

The European Central Bank is soliciting questions for its president, Mario Draghi, specifying that cryptocurrencies should be a topic.

ECB Official Calls for Tax on Bitcoin Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin should be regulated and even taxed, according to a European Central Bank (ECB) governing council member.

ECB’s Yves Mersch Calls Bitcoin a ‘Major Threat’ to Financial Stability

| Sujha Sundararajan

Yves Mersch has said bitcoin could pose a threat to economic stability if financial infrastructure institutions get involved with the cryptocurrency.

Investors Taking a Risk Buying Bitcoin, Says ECB Vice President

| Daniel Palmer

The vice president of the European Central Bank said yesterday that investors are taking a risk buying bitcoin at current high prices.