Central Bank

Russia Postpones Its Crypto Law Again, Now Blaming Coronavirus

After facing multiple delays, the adoption of Russia’s major cryptocurrency law will be postponed again, now due to the coronav...

Bank of France Launches Experiment Program on Central Bank Digital Currency

As a number of global jurisdictions like the Bahamas and Sweden are already testing their central bank digital currencies (CBDC...

Is Now the Time to Invest in Bitcoin?

With global markets tumbling out of control, will Bitcoin finally fulfill its role as a hedge asset? Is now a good time to inve...

Zimbabwe U-Turns on Crypto, Looking to Stabilize Local Economy

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, the country’s central bank, is considering a regulatory sandbox for crypto companies in an appare...

IMF Weighs the Pros and Cons of a Central Bank Digital Currency

In a recent keynote speech to the London School of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director, Tao Z...

Key Government Figure Says Japan Needs a Digital Yen — and Fast

Even amid the financial turmoil caused by the coronavirus outbreak, countries are continuing to consider the adoption of a cent...

BitMEX Report: Issuance of CBDCs May Lead to Inflation

A March 18th post by BitMEX Research discusses the two approaches governments can take with regards to the issuance of a Centra...

Changing the Universal Gravitation in the Financial Industry

Acquiring financial knowledge is priceless nowadays and, to tell the truth, has always been. We live in times when the usage of...

Russia’s Central Bank Seeks to Ban Crypto Issuance and Circulation

After years of uncertainty about its cryptocurrency regulation, Russia is further confusing its proposed crypto law as the coun...

Bitcoin Steadies as Bank of England Suddenly Cuts Rates to 11-Year Low

The United Kingdom’s central bank has followed the Federal Reserve in suddenly cutting interest rates — by the most since 2009....