Stablecoins

Tether Says Its Newest Stablecoin Is Backed by Gold in Swiss Vault

Stablecoin issuer Tether is launching a new token backed by physical gold. Tether Gold "represents ownership of one troy fine…

Vodafone Is the Latest Big Company to Quit Facebook-Founded Libra Association

British telecom conglomerate Vodafone has become the eighth company to pull out of the Libra Association, the governing council for…

Paxos Launches Automatic Conversions Between Bank Deposits and Stablecoins

Paxos announced Tuesday a new feature allowing customers to automatically wire transfer funds from their bank accounts into either Paxos…

The Prospect of Building a New International Monetary System Is Getting Real

This is part of a series of op-eds previewing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. CoinDesk will be on the ground…

Voyager to Offer Interest on Three Newly Listed Stablecoins

Cryptocurrency brokerage Voyager Digital has listed three stablecoins and will soon allow customers to earn interest on their holdings. Announced…

WisdomTree Mulls New Stablecoin as US Money Manager Drives Toward Crypto

WisdomTree, an asset manager specializing in exchange-traded funds, is vying to become one of the first established U.S. financial firms…

Australians Won’t Use Libra, Believes Central Bank

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has expressed doubt over whether cryptocurrencies, including Libra and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs),…

Crypto Trading Privacy Gets a Boost as $15M of Tether Moves to Liquid Sidechain

Stronger privacy is coming to the largest stablecoin, tether, with a recent blockchain-to-blockchain swap of $15 million worth of tokens.…

Kraken Lists USDC the Day After Binance Drops It

Kraken has listed the USD Coin, which it described as the "world's fastest-growing stablecoin," the day after rival Binance removed…

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