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Central Banks May Prohibit Fully Decentralized Stablecoin Systems

15 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The Financial Stability Board, an influential international body that is composed of all G20 members, on April 14 has published a lengthy document on regulating stablecoins that provides some insight into the regulatory body’s approach to the asset c...

5 News Stories You Might Have Missed This Weekend (3 - 5 April)

6 Apr 2020 6 minute read 10 comments Brawnd0

The world’s in a pretty uncertain spot right now. Some countries have done well to curb the pandemic but others have much worse to come. This has taken a huge toll on people’s lives and the economy, and almost every asset class is in a sorry state. C...

Tezos is working on two CBDC application proposals: for both the Banque de France and the National Bank of Ukraine.

4 Apr 2020 3 minute read 6 comments Allen Walters

For any commercial entity, saving time and money is always an incentive to innovate. The trust-less and immutable qualities of decentralized blockchains, create the possibility to reduce costs and speed in transaction processes. That way it makes (cr...

Digital US dollar to enable government payments

25 Mar 2020 2 minute read 0 comments SylarHeisenberg

The members of the US House of Representatives want to support citizens with direct state payments. A "digital US dollar" is to help with this. The Democratic Party's plans for legislation bring this into play. To what extent the Blockchain technolog...

5 News You Might Have Missed This Weekend (6 - 9 March)

9 Mar 2020 5 minute read 4 comments Brawnd0

Moving deeper into March, you would think that we have set ourselves up for a good run in the next few months. But the markets are not doing well, with prices dropping below some support levels we thought were cemented. Still, this is the crypto mark...

AgAu at the WEF: Central Bank of Climate? CBDC, "Cash is Trash"​ and Currency Wars 2.0

6 Mar 2020 9 minute read 0 comments AgAu.io

Should Central Banks care about the climate? Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC): Who will win the Digital Currency War in 2020? "Cash is Trash". Ray Dalio reaffirms the role of Gold as Money and discards Bitcoin as a good store of value I will...

These three central banks are getting ready to compete in the digital space

21 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Sweden’s Riksbank & Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) are launching their respective CBDC and digital payment platform   There has been a lot of talk around Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) lately. The launch of the Libra digital payment coin by Fa...

What Is a Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC?

14 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Omar Faridi

At my Crypto Writing School, my students always get confused when we discuss central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, because we've just completed an introductory lesson on Bitcoin (BTC) and various other crypto assets like Ethereum (ETH). These as...

State cryptocurrencies, Bakong, Cambodia's new CBDC

31 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

It's not in itself new, since the new Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) had already been launched on an experimental basis last July, however Chea Serey (general manager of NBC, the country's central bank) said that the system will become fully op...

A storm of global rivalries to develop CBDCs is brewing

28 Jan 2020 4 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

The major central banks are investigating potential use cases of the digital equivalents of fiat currencies at an accelerated pace   If there has been one overwhelming factor that has precipitated these aggressive moves by the global central banks to...