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Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

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But future generations might look back at this as a pivotal moment - the first national launch of a technology that could upend commercial banking and even shake the U.S. dollar's status as the world's de facto currency. ...

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Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

But future generations might look back at this as a pivotal moment - the first national launch of a technology that could upend commercial banking and even shake the U.S. dollar's status as ...

Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

But future generations might look back at this as a pivotal moment - the first national launch of a technology that could upend commercial banking and even shake the U.S. dollar's status as ...

Analysis-Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

Analysis-Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

A botanical green smoothie and a snapper fish burger, it was. In a Bahamas health-food cafe.

Not Like Before: Digital Currencies Debut Amid COVID-19

Not Like Before: Digital Currencies Debut Amid COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has forced governments worldwide to focus on bringing blockchain tech to their financial services

Central bank initiatives accelerate pressure on Facebook

Central bank initiatives accelerate pressure on Facebook

The Federal Reserve’s Lael Brainard this week tossed fresh regulatory pressure on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project, comments that come as central banks around the world work on ...

Central Bank Digital Currencies — A Map of the World

Central Bank Digital Currencies — A Map of the World

Central bank digital currencies are being talked about all over the world — CMC breaks down what exactly each country is doing (or not doing!) with their CBDCs.

Former CFTC Officials Ramp Up Push for Digital Dollar With Accenture Partnership

Former CFTC Officials Ramp Up Push for Digital Dollar With Accenture Partnership

Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo and LabCFTC head Dan Gorfine are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to determine how best to create a U.S. central bank digital ...

Facebook’s Libra global cryptocurrency, how will China react?

Facebook’s Libra global cryptocurrency, how will China react?

Expected launch next year raises new questions for China, analysts say.

Philly Fed President Says Bank Cryptos are ‘Inevitable,’ but the U.S Won’t Take the Lead

Philly Fed President Says Bank Cryptos are ‘Inevitable,’ but the U.S Won’t Take the Lead

It seems Patrick Harker, the president of the Philadelphia Fed, has finally got the memo, accepting that central bank digital currencies (CBDC) are “inevitable.” Still, that isn’t enough ...

Libra vs Bitcoin and Central Banks: A Future Under Fire (Stablecoins Guide Part II)

Libra vs Bitcoin and Central Banks: A Future Under Fire (Stablecoins Guide Part II)

In Part II of our series on Stablecoins, we look at the incoming Libra coin, what it is, how it was received (hint: not good), how it compares to Bitcoin and what its chances of success is ...

What China’s digital currency means for the world

What China’s digital currency means for the world

Well, is the China sovereign e-currency really happening?Just last week, reports suggested that four commercial banks in China began large-scale testing of the much-hyped digital currency. ...

Facebook's Libra Vs. Bitcoin: 5 Key Differences

Facebook's Libra Vs. Bitcoin: 5 Key Differences

Facebook and the Libra Association have just released a white paper on their new cryptocurrency. Analysis of five key differences between Libras and Bitcoins. L

The Year of The Stablecoin

The Year of The Stablecoin

Financial firms are creating their own fiat-pegged coins while regulators are realizing the potential of blockchain. Welcome to the year of the stablecoin

Five Big Central Banks Unite to Explore Launching Their Own Digital Currencies

Five Big Central Banks Unite to Explore Launching Their Own Digital Currencies

Five of the world's biggest central banks recently announced that they’ve banded together to seriously explore central bank digital currencies.

Central bankers and policy makers debate CBDC use cases

Central bankers and policy makers debate CBDC use cases

The “immediate need” for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) is up for debate as use cases evade central bankers and policy makers. Despite BoJ’s involvement in investigating CBDCs, ...

EMTECH Helps Build Modern Financial Market Infrastructures in Emerging Markets

EMTECH Helps Build Modern Financial Market Infrastructures in Emerging Markets

The financial market infrastructure in emerging markets is not always able to support all citizens. Worldwide, there are 1.7 billion adults who are unbanked, causing a problem in need of an ...

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 14th October.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 14th October.

Who will be first, which will be best? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. A friend asked me this week to answer this simple question.  ...