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Cryptocurrencies Will Never Replace Us, Cries Romanian Central Bank Official

Brian Evans - Apr 17, 2019

By CCN.com: Central bankers occasionally lose their guard and reveal that they are constantly worrying they will be rendered irrelevant by cryptocurrencies. The latest proof comes from…

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

Brian Evans - Apr 04, 2019

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…

Adoption
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Crypto Critic Nouriel Roubini: Central Bank Digital Currencies Won’t Be on Blockchain

Brian Evans - Apr 04, 2019

American economist and notorious crypto critic Nouriel Roubini has argued that if and when they are adopted, central bank digital currencies won’t be on blockchain

CBDCs
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Over 40 Central Banks Are Considering Blockchain Currencies: Davos Report

Brian Evans - Apr 03, 2019

More than 40 central banks are experimenting with blockchain, says a new report by the World Economic Forum.

CBDCs
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Pakistan Central Bank Eyes Digital Currency Launch by 2025

Brian Evans - Apr 02, 2019

The State Bank of Pakistan, the country’s central bank, is reportedly considering launching a digital currency as part of a modernization drive.

Bitt
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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Takes Step Toward Digital Currency Rollout

Brian Evans - Mar 06, 2019

The ECCB is about to conduct a pilot for a blockchain-based central bank digital currency in preparation for a planned full rollout.

Bitcoin Regulation
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India’s Supreme Court Sets 4-Week Deadline for Government to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Brian Evans - Feb 26, 2019

Time is running out for the Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India to ignore/wholesale ban cryptocurrency, according to a local publication called Inc42. Last April,…

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South Africa’s Central Bank Proposes Rules for Crypto Companies

Brian Evans - Jan 17, 2019

Crypto exchanges and wallet providers would have to register with regulators under rules proposed by South Africa’s central bank.

Bank of International Settlements
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70% of Central Banks are Working on Digital Currencies, No Hurry to Issue Them: BIS

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

A survey commissioned by the bank of central banks, the Bank of International Settlements, has disclosed that even though Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) are being researched…

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Sweden’s Central Bank Warns of Scammers Selling National Cryptocurrency ‘e-krona’

Brian Evans - Jan 09, 2019

Sweden’s reserve bank has warned that the individuals and firms purporting to sell the electronic version of the national currency, the e-krona, are fraudsters as the digital…