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13Oct/20

IMF, World Bank, G20 Countries to Create Central Bank Digital Currency Rules

International financial authorities and 20 of the world’s largest economies are establishing official standards for regulating and issuing sovereign digital currencies. The Group of Twenty (G20) — an organization of finance ministersRead More…

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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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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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26Aug/19

Brazil Central Bank Adopts IMF Guidelines for Crypto Classification

The Central Bank of Brazil has moved to classify bought or sold cryptocurrency assets per International Monetary Fund (IMF) guidelines. Brazil’s central bank announced its decision on Aug. 26. With the newRead 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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