Articles with tag: digital currency

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European Commission, ECB to review digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2021

The EC and the ECB have partnered to work through a range of key legal, policy, and technical questions that may arise as the Eurosystem moves towards the introduction of a digital euro, according to The Daily Hodl.

European Commission, ECB, digital euro, central bank, CBDC, digital currency, privacy, trust

US Federal Reserve chairman says US is not rushing a CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jan 2021

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve has announced that the US is going slow on central bank digital currencies (CDBCs) considering the risks they may pose to the dollar.

US Fed, CBDC, Federal Reserve, USD, banking, digital currency, centralised currency

Bitcoin to rival gold, price could lift to USD 146,000, Reuters

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jan 2021

Investment bank JP Morgan has said that digital currency Bitcoin has emerged as a rival to gold and could trade as high as USD 146,000 if it becomes established as a safe-haven asset, according to Reuters

Bitcoin, gold, digital currency, digital gold, JP Morgan, investment bank, trade, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, cryptocurrency

Visa, Simplex to issue crypto debit cards

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jan 2021

Israel-based fiat-to-crypto service provider Simplex has partnered with Visa to allow its client firms to issue crypto debit cards.

Visa, Simplex, partnership, Israel, product launch, cryptocurrency, crypto cards, fiat-to-crypto, B2B, digital currency

Japan prepares to issue CBDC by 2023

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Dec 2020

Japan has been preparing for the issuance of digital currency in both the public and private sectors following swift moves by China and other countries to do the same, according to Japan Times.

CBDC, Japan, MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, Mizuho Bank, digital currency, virtual currency, banks, central banks

FICO partners with Crystal Blockchain to combat cryptocurrency ML

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Dec 2020

Analytics tools provider FICO has teamed up with Crystal Blockchain to help financial institutions combat money laundering involving cryptocurrencies.

FICO, partnership, digital currency, transactions, cryptocurrency, Crystal Blockchain, money laundering, risk score, miners, darknet

Bank of France presents CBDC progress, sets next steps

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Dec 2020

Bank of France Deputy Governor has presented the progress being made with the central bank digital currency (CBDC) and touched upon possible regulatory changes and the legal framework.

Bank of France, CBDC, digital euro, regulatory framework, central bank digital currency, banks, cross border payments

Ziglu closes crowdfunding campaign with GBP 6 mln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 02 Dec 2020

UK-based Ziglu, a personal money app, has successfully closed its crowdfunding campaign, having raised GBP 6 million.

Ziglu, funding, investment, money app, digital currency, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, financial inclusion

The blueprint for financial inclusion – Mojaloop's vision for solving the unbanked problem

Interviews | Payments General | 20 Nov 2020

The Paypers interviewed Paula Hunter from the Mojaloop Foundation to learn how financial inclusion can happen in vital regions across the world when an open source approach is embraced

Mojaloop, Mojaloop Foundation, Paula Hunter, financial inclusion, charitable nonprofit, digital finance, open finance, interoperability, real-time payments, transactions, mobile money, central banks, unbanked, SME, credit score, lending, Central Bank Digital Currency, CBDC, blockchain, KYC

Bank of Canada furthers digital currency plan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Nov 2020

Plans for a national digital currency have now moved beyond the trial phase, according to the governor of the Bank of Canada.

central bank digital currency, CBDC, Canada, Bank of Canada, banks, stablecoins

Crypto.com launches app in Turkey

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Nov 2020

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com has announced the release of a Turkish language version of its cryptocurrency app and exchange platform.

Crypto.com, cryptocurrency, Turkey, product launch, digital currency, blockchain

The European Central Bank asks for public's opinion on CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2020

The European Central Bank has announced a survey of public opinion regarding the issuance of a digital euro, implying the central bank is considering a retail CBDC.

European Central Bank, ECB, central bank digital currency, CBDC, survey, Europe,

The Reserve Bank of Australia looking into developing a CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2020

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced its intentions of developing a central bank digital currency (CDBC) with the help of new partners.

Reserve Bank of Australia, RBA, CBDC, central bank digital currency, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, Perpetual, ConsenSys, Ehereum, cryptocurrency, banking, New Payments Platform

PBoC governor praises digital yuan trials

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2020

The governor of the People’s Bank of China, Yi Gang has praised recent tests of its national digital currency at the Hong Kong Fintech Week conference.

PBoC, digital yuan, digital currency, central bank, China, payments

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) – building together the future of money (and humanity)

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2020

We can do better than build back the pre-pandemic world – we can build forward to a world that is more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive. We must seize this new Bretton Woods momentKristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director, Washington, DC on 15th October 2020

central bank digital currency, CBDC, Covid-19, payments digitalisation, Libra, cross-border payment, cryptocurrencies, tokens, stablecoins, reserve currency, SWIFT, fiscal stimulus, FED, interest rates, central banks, commercial banks, BIS, IMF

Digital CNY to grow retail payments and prevent USD dominance

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Oct 2020

A former governor of the China-based central bank has addressed the sovereign digital currency issue, the digital CNY being designed to grow retail payments at home and prevent USD dominance.

China, digital yuan, digital CNY, retail payments, stable coins, digital currency, bank of china, DCEP, electronic payment

Cambodia launches central bank-backed digital currency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Oct 2020

Cambodia has officially launched a central bank-backed digital currency that draws on blockchain technology designed by a Soramitsu, a Japanese fintech.

Cambodia, digital currency, central bank, blockchain, Soramitsu, emoney, National Bank of Cambodia, Bakong, mobile banking

The Bahamas launches the Sand Dollar CBDC

News | Mobile Payments | 21 Oct 2020

The Bahamas has launched a central bank digital currency, Sand Dollar.

Bahamas, CBDC, Sand Dollar, digital currency, mobile payments, mobile transfers, e-wallet, central bank

China tests its CBDC in Shenzen

News | Online Payments | 20 Oct 2020

China’s USD 1.5 million digital Yuan giveaway has completed successfully, with winners spending around 88% of the total prize pool.

CBDC, digital Yuan, China, digital currency, electronic payment, PBoC

China's CBDC will be distributed in Shenzhen as part of public trials

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Oct 2020

The Chinese city of Shenzhen has announced plans to distribute over 10 million yuan in China’s upcoming digital currency as part of public trials.

Digital Currency Electronic Payment, wallets, digital yuan, merchants, trials, payments digitalisation, DCEP, CBDC, China,