Central Bank

Central Bank Rate Cuts Mean ‘World Has Gone Zimbabwe’

Bitcoin (BTC) supporters are watching as almost every central bank in the world lowers interest rates and the global fiat money...

Canada’s Digital Dollar Should Focus on Inclusion and Accessibility, Say Experts

A digital Canadian dollar should imitate traditional banknotes in terms of availability and accessibility, according to staff f...

Bitcoin as a tool to fight authoritarian regimes: Vladimir Putin critic explains

Sergei Guriev, professor of Economics at Paris’ Sciences Po and a critic of Vladimir Putin, told Cointelegraph how Bitcoin can ...

What Recent Developments in the Fintech Space Mean for Our Future

The fintech industry has been changing rapidly. Digital assets, distributed ledger technology and central bank digital currenci...

Digital Currencies Debut Amid COVID-19

Famed currency speculator George Soros, who in 1992 broke the Bank of England to emerge a billionaire overnight by forcing the ...

Bitcoin as a Tool to Fight Authoritarian Regimes: Vladimir Putin’s Critic Explains

Sergei Guriev, professor of Economics at Paris’ Science Po and Vladimir Putin’s critic, told Cointelegraph how Bitcoin can be u...

Sweden’s Central Bank Releases 98-Page ‘Economic Review’ Devoted to CBDC

Sveriges Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, took a 98-page deep dive into central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, refere...
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WhatsApp Payments Suspended by Brazil’s Central Bank

Brazil’s central bank has ordered Mastercard and Visa to suspend processing money transfers on behalf of Facebook’s WhatsApp. A...

Why Is Russia’s Crypto Regulation Treading Water?

Russia has long been home to a vibrant crypto retail market, yet the nation’s regulation of digital assets still lags behind. A...

Digital Yuan’s Backend Development Complete, Says Chinese Official

The former vice-chair of the People’s Bank of China’s Na­tional Coun­cil for So­cial Se­cu­rity Fund, Wang Zhong­min, announced...