Christine Lagarde was nominated to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the ECB. These are the great news for the crypto community because she is the one who pushed for central banks to consider the notion of issuing digital assets.
The Bank of Canada and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have announced successfully conducted transfers of central bank-backed cryptos using blockchain.
IMF joins the World Bank to launch their own quasi-cryptocurrency. Despite Learning Coin does not hold any monetary value, it’s expected to facilitate a better understanding of the technologies underlying crypto assets.
The images of Metropolitan police dragging Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London made citizens around the world furious. Many warn that his extradition to the US will lead to the criminalization of standard journalistic practices.
Organized by IMF, “Money and Payments in the Digital Age” discussion included representatives from central banks and tech startups. Panelists shared their thoughts about how the economy is being reshaped by cryptos and other digital techs.
What’s causing the gloom? Mian Azhar, professional technical writer, author, and blogger, takes a look at six reasons why some believe we’re on course for the next global crash.
The G20 countries will work towards establishing international taxation for cross-border payments as well as handling issues with money-laundering.
IMF’s Managing Director called for central banks digital currencies, stating that they could provide financial inclusion, security, and consumer protection, which can not be offered by the private sector.
Ten years have gone by since the world witnessed a major financial collapse of the banking space, and also the birth of Bitcoin. Here a look at the journey of digital assets so far.
Dong He, deputy director of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, published an article where he suggested that crypto assets may reduce demand for central bank money and proposed central banks create their own digitized assets.