Tag Archives: Digital Currency

25May/21

Bank of Indonesia joins central bank digital currency race

The Bank of Indonesia is one of the latest global central banks to announce state digital currency plans amid a major spike in the country’s digital payments. Governor Perry Warjiyo said TuesdayRead More…

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16Jan/20

Ex-CFTC Chairman to Promote Blockchain-Based USD in New Think Tank

J. Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), plans to promote the blockchain-based United States dollar with a new think tank. Giancarlo, who earned the “Crypto Dad” monikerRead More…

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12Dec/19

From Health Care to Mining, Central Asia Stays on the Blockchain Beat

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continues to be a global phenomenon, with adoption and utilization cases emerging in almost every corner of the globe. Digital technology has become so popular that it isRead More…

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04Dec/19

France to Test Its Central Bank Digital Currency in Q1 2020: Official

The central bank of France plans to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for financial institutions in 2020. François Villeroy de Galhau, the governor of the Bank of France, announced thatRead More…

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11Jul/19

Facebook’s Libra Concept Will Impact Cross-Border Payments: Ex-PBoC Chief

A former governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has indicated that Beijing may delegate the issuance of digital currency to commercial entities, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post newspaper reported on July 11. ZhouRead More…

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16Jun/19

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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