Central Banks

Russian Central Bank Chief: ‘No Obvious Need’ for National Cryptocurrency

Russia's central bank sees no strong reason to launch a national cryptocurrency that would override the potential risks, according to…

Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades

Switzerland’s central bank and the SIX stock exchange will study using a central bank digital currency to settle trades of…

ING’s Chief Economist Predicts Central Bank Digital Currencies in 2-3 Years

Dutch bank ING's chief economist has said Facebook's Libra is pressuring central banks to launch their own digital currencies, and soon.…

Venezuelan Central Bank is Considering Holding Bitcoin and Ether

State-owned oil and gas company PSDV asks Venezuelan central bank to explore storing BTC and Ether Source: Cointelegraph.com

Japan’s Central Bank Chief Calls for International Effort on Libra Regulation

The governor of the Bank of Japan has called for global cooperation in regulating stablecoins like the Facebook-led Libra. Source: CoinDesk.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…

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