08Mar/20

Central Bank Officials: DLT Can Improve the Global Financial System

On March 7, three monetary and cryptocurrency experts discussed the challenges and prospects of central bank-issued digital currencies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Bitcoin Expo 2020. The panelists acknowledged thatRead More…

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13Feb/20

Could a Digital Dollar Compete on Privacy? Fed Chairman Powell Hints It Might

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has given advocates of financial privacy a glimmer of hope – and hinted at how the U.S. might competitively position a future digitized dollar. In testimony beforeRead More…

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09Dec/19

China’s Central Bank Likely to Pilot Digital Currency in Cities of Shenzhen and Suzhou: Report

The tests are likely to include the participation of state-owned partners. These comprise the “Big Four” commercial banks – the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, China Construction BankRead More…

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17Apr/19

Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) featured prominently when global financial leaders met for this year’s World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) joint Spring Meetings in the United States. Faced withRead More…

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