BIS report suggests ‘embedded‘ monitoring tool for stablecoins

After proposing automated ways to monitor global stablecoins like Libra, a new report from BIS argues that a better solution may ultimately be central bank digital currencies. Facebook’s proposal for its digital currency, Libra, was a wake-up call for international regulatory agencies, finance ministries and central bankers. All these actors recognized that the company’s reach […]

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BIS head says physical cash still important, even if CBDCs take over

BIS Innovation Hub head Benoît Cœuré stressed the importance of maintaining multiple payment options beyond just CBDCs. As numerous countries across the board navigate their feelings on central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, Benoît Cœuré, of the Bank for International Settlements thinks physical cash will retain its importance. Heading up the BIS’ innovation wing, Cœuré […]

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Leaders of global CBDC projects talk shop in panel today

Central bank digital currency interest continues gaining global traction. As part of DC Fintech Week, a digital conference on the governmental side of the financial technology sector, several international leaders gathered for an Oct. 19 panel called: Central Banks, CBDCs and Cryptoeconomics.  “I don’t see technological barriers in this area, but I do see technological challenges,” […]

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Bitcoin rallies, McAfee compares prison to Hilton, digital yuan airdrop: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 5–11

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Sunday, Hodlers Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers!   Top Stories This Week   $12,000 Bitcoin price back on the […]

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