Economy

FB Libra Would ‘Discipline’ Gov’ts With Weak Economies: Ex Central Banker

Any country seeing widespread use of Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency could find that its central bank monetary policy is…

US Moves Closer to Accepting Blockchain, Still Uncertain Over Crypto

Despite concerns expressed by many United States regulators during the recent House Committee on Financial Services’ hearing on Facebook’s proposed…

Brazilian Trade Official Says Tax Reform Will Lead to Evasion Via Crypto

The head of a major Brazilian trade association, the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP), said…

CBDCs of the World: The Benefits and Drawbacks of National Cryptos, According to Different Jurisdictions

This month alone, at least three separate countries have reported on their prospective central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs): The Republic…

Russia Is Getting Serious About Blockchain, but Remains on the Fence About Cryptocurrencies

Last week, an annual forum featuring Russia’s top people from the economic sector was held in St. Petersburg, and cryptocurrencies…

Overstock Subsidiary to Help Liberia Digitize Services, Boost Economy with Blockchain

Overstock.com subsidiary Medici Land Governance has signed a memorandum of understanding with Liberia to help the African nation digitize government services,…

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