CBDC

Ghana Joins the Bandwagon — Plans for CBDC, Still Wary of Crypto

Ghana is maintaining a cautious approach to cryptocurrencies despite its central bank’s plans to launch a digital currency in the…

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…

Steven Mnuchin Does Not Expect US to Issue Digital Dollar in Next 5 Years

United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said that he and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell do not anticipate…

No Demand for a State Digital Currency in Japan: Central Bank Governor

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that there is no public demand for a central bank digital currency…

British Virgin Islands Announce US Dollar-Backed Digital Currency

Blockchain startup LifeLabs announced that it is developing a digital currency dubbed BVI~LIFE in partnership with the British Virgin Islands…

US Fed Weighs Up Potential CBDC as Countermove Against China

Where just a handful of years ago, the idea would have been immediately dismissed or even met with ridicule, the…

Exclusive: ‘Nothing Is Above Bitcoin, No CBDC, No Stablecoins,’ Says Blockstream CEO Adam Back

In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Blockstream CEO Adam Back stated that for him, nothing is above Bitcoin, not even…

Tunisia Denies CBDC Reports: Here Is How the False News Spread

Earlier this month, many blockchain media outlets, including Cointelegraph itself as well as Decrypt, Beincrypto and LedgerInsight, reported that Tunisia…

Google, Facebook Take on Banking Duties, Crypto Shrugged to the Side?

A peculiar phenomenon is occurring within the economic sector. In fact, it’s been transpiring over the past few decades. After…

Ex-Fed Chair Greenspan: ‘No Point’ in Central Bank Digital Currencies

Alan Greenspan, the former chair of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed), has said there’s “no point” for central banks…

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