Central Banking

New Head of China’s Digital Currency Says It Beats Facebook Libra on Tech Features

The Chinese central bank has a new digital currency chief who says its upcoming digital yuan has features not offered…

A Crypto Fix for a Broken International Monetary System

The international monetary system is broken. Helping to fix it poses a huge opportunity for the cryptographers behind cryptocurrency and…

UK Central Bank Governor Sees Digital Currency Displacing US Dollar as Global Reserve

A central bank-supported digital currency could replace the dollar as the global hedge currency, said Bank of England governor Mark…

China’s Central Bank ‘Close’ to Launching Official Digital Currency

An official at China’s central bank has said the institution is nearing the launch of its digital currency. Speaking at…

ECB Says It Plans to Use More On-Chain Data to Monitor Crypto Assets

The European Central Bank (ECB) has issued a new report indicating that it plans to use more on-chain data to…

Ex-Trump Advisor Steve Bannon: ‘Global Populist Revolt’ Only Helps Crypto

Steve Bannon, former Trump staffer and head of conservative news site Breitbart, said cryptocurrencies “have a big future” due to…

Crypto Exchange Rain Raises from BitMEX, Opens Trading In Middle East

Cryptocurrency exchange Rain has opened its doors for business following regulatory approval by Bahrain’s central bank. The exchange also closed…

Traditional Money Could Be ‘Surpassed’ By E-Money, Stablecoins: IMF Paper

A new paper from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests that cash and bank deposits could be left behind as…

What Trump’s Bitcoin Tweet Changes

Let’s be clear: It was not the substance of Donald Trump’s tweet that made his critique of bitcoin and Libra…

Facebook Libra Threat Could Spur Work on China’s National Digital Currency: PBoC Official

With Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency potentially posing a threat to traditional money on various fronts, China’s central bank could hasten development…

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