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Bank for International Settlements Exec Shows New Fondness for CBDCs

General manager at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Agustin Carstens seems to have changed his negative stance towards central…

Banker Who Called Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn’ Heads BIS Digital Currency Hub

A former European Central Bank board member will chair a new arm of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) focusing…

FATF Joins BIS In Calling Stablecoins ‘Global Risk,’ Citing Money Laundering Concerns

Stablecoins pose a money laundering and terrorist financing risk to the world, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said Friday.…

Swiss National Bank to Research CBDCs at New BIS Innovation Hub Centre

The Swiss National Bank and SIX Group to research digital central bank money within new BIS Innovation Hub Source: Cointelegraph.com

Central Banker: CBDCs a Flexible Tool for a Zero-Interest Rate World

Chile’s central bank governor, Mario Marcel, says central bank digital currencies (CBDC) can provide additional flexibility in a time of…

BIS Paper Makes Case for ‘Embedded’ Regulation in Blockchain Markets

Research from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), often dubbed the “bank for central banks,” has come out in favor…

Global Central Banks to Questions Facebook-Led Libra Over Financial Risks

The Facebook-led Libra project is to face questions from 26 central banks over the perceived risks to financial stability posed…

Central Banks to Meet With Libra Founders in Switzerland on Monday

Officials from the European Central Bank (ECB) and 25 global central banks will meet with Libra to assess the financial…

Central Banks Worldwide Testing Their Own Digital Currencies

Central banks worldwide are examining the possibility of issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), with some already testing theirs…

How 10 Countries Respond to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

A growing number of governments have responded to Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans including China, France, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Singapore,…

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