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ECB Official Says Digital Currency Could Be an Alternative to Cash
A digital currency could ensure that citizens remain able to use central bank money even if cash is eventually no longer used, according to Benoît Cœuré.
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European Union to Regulate Stablecoins, Not Issue Its Own: Source
Contrary to earlier reports, a source tells CoinDesk the EU isn't looking to issue its own digital currency in response to Libra.
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Central Banks to Question Facebook-Led Libra Over Financial Risks
The Libra Association is to be grilled by 26 central banks over the perceived risks to financial stability posed by the crypto project.
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ECB's Mersch Warns Over 'Treacherous Promises' of Facebook Libra
Yves Mersch has warned of the threat posed by Facebook's Libra to monetary policy and consumers in the EU.
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ECB Says It Plans to Use More On-Chain Data to Monitor Crypto Assets
The European Central Bank has issued a new report revealing plans to use more granular blockchain data to better monitor the crypto markets.
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Facebook's Libra Is a 'Wake-Up Call' for Regulators, Says ECB Policymaker
Benoit Coeure of the European Central Bank has said projects like Facebook's Libra require faster action from regulators.
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ECB Official Says Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency a 'Viable Option'
A European Central Bank council member has come out generally in favor of wholesale central bank digital currencies.
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Cryptocurrencies Pose No Threat to Financial Stability: EU Central Bank
The European Central Bank has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone.
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Crypto-Friendly Money App Revolut Wins EU Banking License
Revolut, provider of a mobile finance app that offers crypto trading, has been granted a banking license from the European Central Bank.
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ECB Has 'No Plans' to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi
The chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said Friday that the institution has "no plans" to issue a digital currency, Reuters reports.
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