Advertisements


Visa Patent Filing Would Allow Central Banks to Mint Digital Fiat Currencies Using Blockchain

The filing details a way for fiat currencies, like the U.S. dollar, to be turned into a central bank digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 15th, 2020

Central Bankers From Canada, Netherlands, Ukraine Call Blockchain Unnecessary for Digital Fiat

Central bank digital currencies have been a hot topic in blockchain circles recently, but central banks are lukewarm about blockchains......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 24th, 2020

Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time

The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 2nd, 2019

Central banks use blockchain for first time to swap currency

The Bank of Canada and Monetary Authority of Singapore have sent each other digital currencies using blockchain technology, marking the first such successful trial between two central banks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2019

Private Sector Innovation Is The Key To Blockchain Adoption On A Global Scale

In an interview with Coin Telegraph published yesterday, Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Group, claimed that the ‘inevitable future’ of Blockchain adoption would lie with digital currencies issued by Central Banks. .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 24th, 2018

Mastercard will allow merchants to accept select cryptocurrencies on its network later this year

The card-payments firm is also "actively engaging" with central banks around the world to possibly launch new digital currencies. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun Mastercard said it will offer support for customers to transact in some select cryptocur.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 11th, 2021

CipherTrace Wants to Guide Central Banks on Their Digital Currency Projects

The blockchain analytics firm is launching an initiative to pitch itself to central banks as both a tech partner and a guiding influence on future digital currency projects......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 12th, 2020

CBDCs Come in Many Forms – Here’s a Quick Guide

Dozens of central banks are piloting digital currencies. George Calle, of R3, takes us through the various project types......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 30th, 2020

BIS Researchers Say Coronavirus Could Spur Central Banks to Adopt Digital Payments

BIS researchers think COVID-19 may accelerate the adoption of digital payments and sharpen the debate over central bank digital currencies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 3rd, 2020

4 Reasons Central Banks Should Launch Retail Digital Currencies

Central banks have four good reasons to adopt digital currency: financial stability, identity management, inclusion and consumer protection......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 21st, 2020

‘Crucial’ for Central Banks to Consider Digital Currencies: Bank of England Exec

Governments need to research digital currencies so they can strike a balance with private issuers, said the BoE's chief cashier......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 24th, 2020

New Central Bank Group to Discuss Digital Currency Benefits at April Meeting: Report

The heads of six major central banks will hold their first meeting on potentially developing their own digital currencies in April, Nikkei says......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 6th, 2020

Cambodia Readies a Blockchain-Based Digital Currency

Cambodia's central bank digital currency platform has the support of 11 national banks and will be used initially for domestic payments once launched at some point during the first fiscal quarter of this year......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 30th, 2020

10% of Central Banks Surveyed Close to Issuing Digital Currencies: BIS

A fifth of the world's population may well have access to a central bank digital currency in as little as three years, according to a BIS survey......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 24th, 2020

Facebook triggered central banks to study digital currencies, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 22nd, 2020

Japan, Canada, Europe Central Banks Group Up To Discuss Launching Digital Currencies

Japan, Canada, Europe Central Banks Group Up To Discuss Launching Digital Currencies.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 22nd, 2020

Facebook spurred central banks to study digital currencies: former Japan central banker

The challenge posed by Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency likely prodded major central banks to set up a new group to study the potential for issuing their own digital currencies, a former Bank of Japan executive said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2020

India’s Central Bank Explains in Court Filing Why It Blocked Banks From Using Cryptos

The Reserve Bank of India has said in a court filing that it had "ringfenced" financial institutions from dealing with digital assets over perceived risks, but hadn't banned cryptos......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 21st, 2020

Central banks band together to consider issuing their own digital currencies

Reuters/Christinne Musch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 21st, 2020

India’s Central Bank Explains Why It Blocked Banks From Using Cryptos in Court Filing

The Reserve Bank of India has said in a court filing that it had "ringfenced" financial institutions from dealing with digital assets over perceived risks, but hadn't banned cryptos......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 21st, 2020

South Korean Central Bank to Organize a CBDC Task Force

South Korea's central bank plans to hire additional experts as it studies digital currencies and blockchain technology......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 27th, 2019