Category Archive For "Central Banks"
The leaders in this week’s policy news focus on some case studies in power accumulation that more than anything show why decentralization tech matters.
The Bank for International Settlements expects the COVID-19 crisis’ impact on retail payments to have a positive effect on central bank digital currency development.
Advances in payment settlements and decentralized ledger technology are driving central banks to consider digital currencies, according to a recent Bank of Korea report.
Two of the cryptocurrency space’s most outspoken critics of central banks spoke about failures during the current coronavirus pandemic and how Bitcoin could have prevented them.
Paul Tudor Jones, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Tudor Investment Corporation, reportedly revealed that Bitcoin is part of his portfolio.
South Korea’s central bank is undertaking a CBDC pilot program, although it currently believes the need to issue a digital currency is slim
Indian legal experts contend that some banks in the country are still refusing services for crypto-related transactions, despite the Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this month
Fed board member Lael Brainard says the institution must remain on the frontier of central bank digital currency research and policy development
The Bank of Japan must be ready to respond to technical developments and public sentiment about central bank digital currencies, its deputy governor says