Central Banking

Stablecoin Crisis Could Wreck Global Finance, Fed Warns in New Report

The U.S. Federal Reserve Board on Friday warned that a stablecoin crisis could wreak havoc on the global economy and…

China Central Bank Official: Digital Yuan Should Have ‘Controllable Anonymity’

China’s proposed new stablecoin project should strike a balance between protecting privacy and regulatory enforcement, China’s Digital Currency Research Institute…

Tunisia’s Central Bank Denies Reports Claiming It Issued an E-Dinar

The Central Bank of Tunisia is denying reports that it has launched a digital currency. In a sweeping rejection published…

ECB’s Benoit Coeure to Lead Central Banking Digital Currency Initiative

Benoit Coeure, outgoing member of the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB), is to lead a new global…

MAS, JPMorgan Build Payments System With Inter-Blockchain Connectivity

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s central bank, has completed development of a blockchain-based cross border payments system…

After Xi, China’s Central Bank Gives Blockchain Tech a Pump

The Chinese central bank is promoting the use of blockchain in trade finance, soon after the nation’s president made a…

US Federal Reserve Hiring Retail Payments Manager to Integrate Digital Currencies

The U.S. Federal Reserve is hiring a manager to oversee its traditional payments section, while adding new responsibilities to the…

China Announces New Regulatory Authority to Certify Digital Payments, Blockchain Products

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, will certify 11 types of financial technology hardware and software that are…

Ex-Official Trolls Libra, Says China Likely to Issue Digital Currency First

A former high-ranking Congressional official said China’s central bank is likely to be the first to issue its own national…

How Lebanon’s Economic Crisis Highlights Bitcoin’s Limitations

Lebanon is far from a poster child for cryptocurrency adoption. News of Lebanese banks shuttering to prevent a bank run…

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