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Markets

BIS, IMF, World Bank Say Central Banks Must Consider Cross-Border Implications of CBDCs
Central banks are focusing on domestic CBDC use, even though the implications go beyond borders.
Jul 9, 2021

Markets

World Bank Denies El Salvador's Request for Technical Assistance on Bitcoin
The financial institution cited environmental concerns.
Jun 17, 2021

Markets

World Bank Investigates Smart Contracts as Financial Tools, With Mixed Results
The World Bank has looked at the benefits of smart contracts and found the blockchain instruments to be a "limited" financial tool.
Jul 13, 2020

Tech

MakerDAO Is Helping 60 Kids in Brazil Learn the Basics of Blockchain
The World Bank is teaming up with MakerDAO to bring blockchain education to Brazilian favelas.
Sep 9, 2019

Markets

World Bank Sells $33.8 Million More of Its Private Ethereum Blockchain Bonds
The World Bank raised another $33.8 million by issuing bonds on a blockchain, bringing the total to $108 million.
Aug 19, 2019

Markets

World Bank, CommBank Team Up for 'World First' Blockchain Bond Transaction
The World Bank says its new debt instrument "bond-i" is the first bond to have both issuance and trading recorded on a blockchain.
May 16, 2019

Markets

IMF and World Bank Launch Educational Blockchain Token
The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have launched an internal crypto token to fill a "knowledge gap" around blockchain tech.
Apr 15, 2019

Markets

World Bank Bond Blockchain Offers Key Insights
Is it time to rethink private blockchains? The World Bank's "blockchain bond" success has reinvigorated that question.
Sep 3, 2018

Markets

World Bank's Blockchain Bond Experiment Raises $81 Million
The World Bank's blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network.
Aug 24, 2018

Markets

The World Bank Is About to Settle a Blockchain Bond Worth $73 Million
The World Bank is expected to settle its first blockchain-based bond worth $73 Million at the end of this month.
Aug 23, 2018