Russia’s central bank says the pandemic has accelerated regulators’ interest in CBDCs

The pandemic-induced crisis is galvanizing new trends across all aspects of the global economy, including digital currencies. The COVID-19 pandemic has served both as an x-ray onto existing vulnerabilities in the global financial system, and as an accelerator for destabilizing tendencies, including higher sovereign and consumer debt in emerging markets. At an online meeting of […]

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Bitcoin hits $14K, UNI airdrop rejected, scammers target Trump: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 26–Nov. 1

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 will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much […]

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Will they or won’t they? Central banks eye each other’s digital currency moves

Canada’s central bank recognizes that CBDCs are a necessarily international issue. Canada doesn’t want any “surprises” regarding central bank digital currencies. In a recent interview with Reuters, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem doubled down on the country’s contingency-plan approach to CBDCs, stressing that he sees no urgent need to issue one right now.  For […]

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