Browsing the "European Central Bank" Tag

ECB Official Calls Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’

| Nikhilesh De

ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.

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.

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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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.

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ECB’s Yves Mersch: Banks Need Faster Payments to Counter Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch has said banks need to launch instant payments systems to counter the rise of cryptocurrencies.

ECB President Draghi: Cryptocurrency Impact Still ‘Limited’

| Nikhilesh De

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi reiterated his view that cryptocurrencies are too small to regulate on Monday.

ECB Council Member: Central Banks Considering Crypto Regulation

| Sujha Sundararajan

The European Central Bank's Ewald Nowotny has said that China's recent crackdown has brought new focus on cryptocurrency regulations.

European Central Bank Member: We Aren’t Ignoring Cryptocurrency

| Nikhilesh De

European Central Bank board member Benoît Cœuré says that the group is following bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but do not consider them…

ECB President: Bitcoin Not ‘Mature’ Enough to Be Regulated

| Sujha Sundararajan

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has said that cryptocurrencies are not "mature" enough to be regulated.