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03Jul/19

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Only a Fool Would Trust Facebook’s Libra

Nobel prize-winning economist, Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, claims that “every currency is based on trust, but only a fool would trust Facebook’s Libra” in an article published on July 2. Stiglitz also notesRead More…

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25Jun/19

French Central Bank: Facebook’s Libra May Need Banking License

Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said that Facebook’s Libra stablecoin must comply with anti-money laundering regulation and seek banking licenses if it offers banking services, Reuters reports on JuneRead More…

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03Jun/19

Brazilian Banks to Implement New HyperLedger-Powered Digital ID Platform

Brazilian banks will be implementing a new standardized blockchain identity solution powered by the Hyperledger Fabric-platform. The identity solution — co-developed by IBM and the country’s central bank, CIP — is reportedlyRead More…

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28May/19

Iran Developing National Blockchain Platform on IBM Hyperledger Fabric

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI), via its Informatics and Services Corporation (ISC) and in conjunction with Areatak — a Tehran-based blockchain solutions provider — is developing a national blockchain project forRead More…

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22May/19

Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset

An Israeli court has ruled that bitcoin is an asset, confirming the central bank’s stance. The case involves the country’s tax authority and the founder of a blockchain startup who argues thatRead More…

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17May/19

European Central Bank: Crypto Does Not Have Tangible Impact on Real Economy

The European Central Bank (ECB) stated that cryptocurrencies do not have implications on monetary policy or factor into the real economy in a May report. In the report dubbed “Crypto-Assets: Implications forRead More…

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09May/19

ECB President Mario Draghi: Cryptos Are Not Currencies, They Are Very Risky Assets

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi said that cryptocurrencies are not real currencies during the ECB Youth Dialogue meeting with the winners of the Generation €uro Students’ Award, as Cointelegraph ItaliaRead More…

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