Category: Central Banking

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

Blockchain startup Adhara, which boasts a stellar line-up of former banking innovators, has secured $15 million in new funding from…

PBoC’s Digital Currency Chief Departs to Lead Securities Clearing House

The former architect of China's central bank digital currency (CBDC) initiative has left the position to head the country's central…

FinCEN Blasts Iran’s ‘Malign’ Use of Crypto to Bypass Economic Sanctions

A U.S. crime-fighting agency is urging domestic exchanges to help prevent the Iranian regime from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic…

PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto

The People's Bank of China (PBoC) is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of…

Middle East’s First Central Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange to Launch in 2019

Two blockchain veterans are gearing up to launch what could be the first cryptocurrency exchange in the Persian Gulf to…

India’s Central Bank Denies ‘Formal Creation’ of Blockchain Unit

The RBI has denied the "formal creation" of a unit to research AI and blockchain technology, according to a report.…

ECB Has ‘No Plans’ to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi

The chief of the European Central Bank (ECB) said Friday that the institution sees no "concrete need" to issue a…

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