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Lebanon to launch digital currency in 2021, central bank governor says

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Nov 2020

Banque Du LibanLebanon's central bank governor has announced plans to launch a digital currency in 2021.

CBDC, Lebanon, Central banks, cryptocurrency, lira, dollar, payments, remittances, Banque Du Liban

China to take on Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, and the US dollar with digital currency scheme

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Jun 2020

An influential group in China has revealed plans for an East Asia digital currency scheme that could see a basket of currencies combined to take on Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, and even the US dollar.

central bank digital currency, China, dollar, trade war, Bitcoin, cross border payments, digitalisation, yuan, Libra

OKCoin supports the Singapore dollar, while opening local office

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Mar 2020

Fiat-focused cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has announced that traders can now deposit and withdraw Singapore dollars for Bitcoin and Ethereum.

OKCoin, launch, Singapore, dollar, cryptocurrency, digital assets, government, regulators, digital payments

Russia to debut MIR payments in London, in a bid to build alternatives to Visa, Mastercard

News | Payments General | 29 Nov 2019

MIR, a Russian-backed bank payment system, is set for its European debut, when a pilot project will be launched in collaboration with PayXpert, a Dutch global payment company.

Mir, Visa, MasterCard, dollar, payments, Europe, Russia, caredit cards, debit cards, acquirers, electronic services

Peoples Bank of China creates digital currency in response to Libra

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Jul 2019

The South China Morning Post has reported that China’s central bank is developing its own digital currency in response to Facebook’s Libra.

China, central bank, digital currency, Libra, cryptocurrency, banks, Facebook, US, dollar, financial consequences, digital bank

Paysend reveals Pays XDR stablecoin solution for global payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Jun 2019

Paysend has announced the launch of a new solution for global payments, which leverage the transparency of blockchain technology and a well-established global network.

Paysend, launch, Global Payments, stablecoin, Stellar, cryptocurrency, Pays XDR, UK, blockchain, fintech, payments, currency volatility, commerce, Visa, PayPal, merchants, dollar, euro, YEN, yuan, pound