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ECB Says It Plans to Use More On-Chain Data to Monitor Crypto Assets

| Daniel Palmer

The European Central Bank has issued a new report revealing plans to use more granular blockchain data to better monitor the crypto markets.

Facebook’s Libra Is a ‘Wake-Up Call’ for Regulators, Says ECB Policymaker

| Daniel Palmer

Benoit Coeure of the European Central Bank has said projects like Facebook's Libra require faster action from regulators.

ECB Official Says Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency a ‘Viable Option’

| Yogita Khatri

A European Central Bank council member has come out generally in favor of wholesale central bank digital currencies.

Cryptocurrencies Pose No Threat to Financial Stability: EU Central Bank

| Yogita Khatri

The European Central Bank has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone.

Crypto-Friendly Money App Revolut Wins EU Banking License

| Yogita Khatri

Revolut, provider of a mobile finance app that offers crypto trading, has been granted a banking license from the European Central Bank.

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.