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Bitcoin’s Gut Check: The Time of Crisis as the Moment of Truth

We are at a turning point in history. The coming months will show how institutional investors will react in the medium term to the countless rescue packages in the wake of theRead More…

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US Fed Is Exploring Potential for Digital Currency, Says Board Member

A member of the United States Federal Reserve’s board of governors has signalled that the institution is more open to the idea of central bank digital currency than previously. Lael Brainard —Read More…

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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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Fed Governor Warns: Facebook’s Libra Users Lack Clear Rights

A member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors has said that Facebook’s Libra could pose risks to consumers due to a lack of clarity over their rights with respect to theRead More…

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Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard

Russia is continuing to explore the possibility of a gold-backed cryptocurrency for use as a cross-border settlement alternative with other countries. Under heavy sanctions from the US, the potential of a value-peggedRead More…

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Crypto Scammin’ Church Ministers Steal $2.3 Million as OneCoin Promoters

For cryptocurrency scammers, no grounds are too holy to scout for potential ‘investors’ as everyone, including churchgoers, is game. Based on an intelligence report from the New Zealand Financial Intelligence Unit (NZFIU),Read More…

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India’s Supreme Court Delays Crypto vs Central Bank Fight to July

The courtroom battle between the Indian cryptocurrency exchanges and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reached its ninth month but remains far from conclusion. On March 29, the Supreme Court ofRead More…

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Over 40 Central Banks Are Considering Blockchain Currencies: Davos Report

More than 40 central banks worldwide are experimenting with blockchain technology, says a new report by the World Economic Forum. Published Wednesday, the report analyzes how different central banks are either examiningRead More…

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