Tag: central bank

Bitcoin
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Iran: Still Waiting for the Blockchain Revolution

Brian Evans - Feb 13, 2019

The birth of a national Iranian digital currency has been postponed. However, blockchain remains a hot topic in the Islamic Republic of Iran, intertwined with international sanctions…

Blockchain
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Chilean Central Bank: Cryptocurrencies Are Unable to Substitute Fiat Money

Brian Evans - Feb 12, 2019

Central Bank of Chile states cryptocurrencies will not substitute fiat money unless they get a comprehensible legal framework

Banks
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Financial Stability Board: Crypto Could ‘Challenge Any Framework’

Brian Evans - Feb 12, 2019

The Financial Stability Board has stated that crypto could “challenge any framework”

Blockchain
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MEP Kaili: Banks Can’t Stop Us From Using Blockchain

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

Central banks have too much control over people’s deposits, according to Eva Kaili, a member of the European Parliament

Banks
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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting in crypto

atm
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Major Philippines Bank Union Bank Launches Two-Way Crypto ATM: Report

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

The Philippines: major local bank Union Bank establishes what is reportedly the country’s first two-way crypto ATM

Banks
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State-Issued Digital Currencies Can Squeeze Banks, Says South Korea Central Bank

Brian Evans - Feb 07, 2019

Public and banks are at opposite poles when it comes to central bank digital currencies, South Korea central bank suggests

Blockchain
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Tencent Survey Reveals Chinese Economists Divided on Future of Blockchain, Crypto

Brian Evans - Feb 04, 2019

Tencent survey says that China launching its own digital currency is a major area of disagreement among local economists

Bitcoin Regulation
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Iran: Central Bank Will Consider Expert Input Before Enacting Crypto Regulations

Brian Evans - Jan 29, 2019

Iran central bank suggests new regulations could enact a partial ban on cryptocurrency

Adoption
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S. Korea’s Central Bank Says It Won’t Issue a Digital Currency in Near Future

Brian Evans - Jan 29, 2019

South Korea's central bank says there’s no urgent need to issue a central bank digital currency in the near term, but plans to conduct more research