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IMF Chief Calls for Exploration of Digital Currencies

| Yogita Khatri

Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, encouraged the exploration of central bank digital currencies in a speech on Wednesday.

IMF Advises Against Crypto as Legal Tender in Marshall Islands Report

| Wolfie Zhao

The IMF says the Republic of the Marshall Islands should reconsider introducing a cryptocurrency as a second legal tender over perceived risks.

IMF Official: Central Banks Need to Compete With Crypto

| Stan Higgins

An IMF official believes central banks need to offer "better" fiat currencies in order to fend off potential competition from cryptocurrencies.

IMF’s Lagarde: Track Cryptos with Blockchain to ‘Fight Fire with Fire’

| Annaliese Milano

IMF head Christine Lagarde has argued that regulators could use blockchain technology itself to regulate cryptocurrencies

IMF Chief Lagarde: Global Cryptocurrency Regulation Is ‘Inevitable’

| Wolfie Zhao

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, has stated that international regulatory action on cryptocurrencies is "inevitable."

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IMF Calls for International Cooperation on Crypto

| Sujha Sundararajan

The IMF has voiced concerns over the risks involved with cryptocurrencies and has called for global talks and cooperation.

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Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank

| Michael J Casey

Multilateral organizations have more in common with the crypto community than you might think, Michael J. Casey argues.

‘Massive Disruption’: IMF’s Lagarde Says Cryptocurrencies Must Be Taken Seriously

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, has warned that central banks and financial services need to pay closer attention to cryptocurrencies.

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IMF’s Lagarde Touts Distributed Ledger as Defense Against Terror

| Pete Rizzo

The head of one of the world's largest financial organizations has issued new comments addressing blockchain trends.

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IMF Explores ICOs and Central Bank Coins in New Blockchain Note

| Chuan Tian

A new research note from the IMF digs deep into blockchain, touching on topics in the technology's development both new and old.