12Dec/19

ECB President: ‘We Better Be Ahead of Curve’ on Stablecoins

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, said that the financial institution should be ahead of the curve regarding the demand for stablecoins. According to a tweet by theRead More…

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04Sep/19

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Encourages Open Cryptocurrency Regulation

European Central Bank (ECB) president candidate and International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde stated on Sept. 4 that central banks and financial supervisors should protect consumers but also be open toRead More…

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18Apr/19

China to One Day Turn the Renminbi into a Crypto, Claims Blockchain Author

Perhaps no country has tried harder to snuff out bitcoin than China. After putting the kibosh on ICOs, the government banned crypto exchanges and now they’re targeting bitcoin mining. While they mayRead 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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10Apr/19

Christine Lagarde Pits Circle Against JPMorgan in IMF Debate

A panel Wednesday featuring JPMorgan and Circle was set up by Christine Lagarde as a face-off between incumbent and disruptor. The managing director of the International Monetary Fund designated roles for each personRead More…

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