Stablecoin

Swiss Government Quashes ‘E-Franc,’ Says Current Risks Outweigh Benefits

The government of cryptocurrency-friendly Switzerland has shot down the idea of issuing a digital Swiss franc, for now. According to…

ECB President: ‘We Better Be Ahead of Curve’ on Stablecoins

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, said that the financial institution should be ahead of the…

Bitpay Launches Support For Three USD Stablecoins — But Not Tether

Controversial cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay has announced it is adding three stablecoins to its list of supported tokens.  In a…

Bitcoin Not Threatened by Cryptocurrency Launched by Laureate-Advised Firm

Amidst regulatory uncertainty, U.K.-based Saga hopes to introduce a global digital currency that lawmakers and consumers alike find agreeable. The…

EU Finance Ministers Place Defacto Ban on Libra

Libra’s ongoing organizational snags and run-ins with regulators continue into December, as EU finance ministers agreed Thursday that Libra cannot…

Coinbase Card Rolls out DAI as First Supported Stablecoin: Official

Coinbase Card, a crypto-powered Visa debit card from major crypto exchange Coinbase, now supports Dai (DAI), a stablecoin pegged to…

Venture Capitalists Have Invested Over $200M in Stablecoins

Does the world need more stablecoins? Yes according to VCs, who have thrown hundreds of millions of dollars at projects…

EU Won’t Let Stablecoins Enter Its Market Until Risks Are Addressed

No global stablecoin project will begin operation in the European Union (EU) until the associated risks to monetary sovereignty are…

Stablecoin Adoption Can Impact Economy, Warn Senior US Regulators

A panel of senior financial regulators in the United States has warned the public about the purported risks of stablecoins…

This Cryptocurrency Seems Designed For A Post-State Society

Upstart crypto company Saga wants to issue a new global currency on the blockchain. Just don’t call it a stablecoin.…

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