Tunisia’s Central Bank Denies Reports Claiming It Issued an E-Dinar

In a sweeping rejection, the central bank quashed "unfounded" rumors that it had become the first monetary authority to issue a CBDC.

US Federal Reserve Hiring Retail Payments Manager to Research Digital Currencies

The central bank is expanding the role of its Retail Payments Manager to include digital currencies, stablecoins and distributed ledger technologies as part of...

China Announces New Regulatory Authority to Certify Digital Payments, Blockchain Products

China’s central bank will certify a list of fintech product types that are widely used for digital payment and blockchain services with its verification...

Ex-Official Trolls Libra, Says China Likely to Issue Digital Currency First

China's central bank could be the first to issue its own national digital currency, a former official said, while contending that Libra was doomed.

Chinese Official Warns Libra Could Abet Illegal Cross-Border Transfers

Libra must abide by international foreign exchange regulations to not enable illegal transfers or “it should be banned,” a senior Chinese regulator said Monday.

How Lebanon’s Economic Crisis Highlights Bitcoin’s Limitations

Bitcoin users in Lebanon have numerous hurdles to overcome to develop a local market during the nation's economic crisis.

The Big Lie Perpetuated by Central Banks

The central banking system controls monetary policy within a given jurisdiction, including the creation of money itself. The system is a lie and a...

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.

French Central Banker: The World Needs to Standardize Crypto Regulations

A French central banker is calling for a global regulatory framework on crypto assets.

Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan says the U.S. dollar faces increasing threats to its status as the global reserve currency.

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