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Visa set to introduce crypto trading on its network, Visa CEO says

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Feb 2021

Visa’s CEO Alfred Kelly has revealed his company’s plans to enable cryptocurrencies trading on its network.

stablecoins, central bank digital currencies, digital currencies, cryptocurrencies, payments, Visa

HK, Singapore to help BIS advance CBDC development

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jan 2021

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has announced that CBDC research will be a top priority in the coming year for its Innovation Hub.

CBDC, BIC, Central banks, stablecoins, tokenisation, DLT, settlement, payments, retail CBDC

BitPay announces WalletConnect integration

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2021

BitPay, a large provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, has announced the integration of WalletConnect into the BitPay Wallet app.

stablecoins, USDC, GUSD, PAX, BUSD, BitPay, DeFi, BitPay Wallet App

UK reveals plans to regulate stablecoins

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2021

The UK has launched a consultation and call for evidence on cryptoassets and stablecoins, according to Linklaters.

UK, regulation, stablecoins, payments, cryptoassets

Is CDBC the key to unlocking financial inclusion?

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2021

Gonzalo Santamaria and Jens Seidl from Currency Research discuss the potential CBDCs hold to create new opportunities to individuals that had previously declined financial access

Currency Research, Jens Seidl, Gonzalo Santamaria, commercial banks, Central banks, CBDC, financial inclusion, payments, cashless, stablecoins, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Stellar signs deal with Ukraine to work on CBDC, stablecoins, and virtual asset infrastructure

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jan 2021

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has signed a deal with Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation to work on both a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as well as stablecoin and virtual asset infrastructure.

CBDC, stablecoins, blockchains, digital assets, partnership, Stellar, Ukraine, virtual asset

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

The Paypers releases the Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies, an ebook which is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, the implications, and risks they pose.

central bank digital currencies, CBDC, digital dollar, digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, stablecoins, Central banks, commercial banks, fintech, technology providers, monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, payments digitalisation, mobile wallets, smartphones, financial inclusion, customer data, digital identity, data privacy, security

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Beginners – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

Report | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Beginners is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, and the implications and risks they pose

central bank digital currencies, CBDC, digital dollar, digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, stablecoins, Central banks, commercial banks, fintech, technology providers, monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, payments digitalisation, mobile wallets, smartphones, financial inclusion, customer data, digital identity, data privacy, security

Facebook's Libra to launch in January 2021: CoinDesk Report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Nov 2020

Facebook’s stablecoin, Libra might get off the ground as early as January 2021, albeit in a more limited format than the original multi-currency basket envisioned, according to CoinDesk.

LibraUSD, LibraEUR, LibraGBP, LibraSGD, Libra, Facebook, stablecoins, regulators

Facebook's Libra team conducts research on payment protocol 7x faster than Visa

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Nov 2020

The team behind Facebook’s Libra have done an experimental research into a payments protocol called FastPay that is seven times faster than the Visa system.

Facebook, Libra, permissioned blockchain, payment system, FastPay, Novi, stablecoins

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

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

Central banks set out to regulate stablecoins like Facebook's Libra

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Oct 2020

Central banks have set out to regulate cross-border stablecoins with a common approach, adding that more rules may later be needed to ensure stability.

stablecoins, cryptocurrency, Libra, Facebook, banks, Central banks, CBDC, bank capital, anti-money laundering, regulation

Blocklete Games to receive cryptocurrency payments via BitPay

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Oct 2020

Crypto payment services provider BitPay has announced that Turner Sports' blockchain-based videogaming experience Blocklete Games is accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment. 

Blocklete Games, BitPay, crypto payments, cryptocurrency, blockchain, blockchain gaming, payments, digital payments, digital golf game, Blocklete Golf, digital golfer, digital athletes, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, ETH, stablecoins, USDC, GUSD, PAX, BUSD, fraud, chargeback

EU to launch crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Sep 2020

The European Union aims to introduce new rules within four years to modernise cross-border payments using of blockchain and crypto assets like stablecoins, two EU documents showed.

stablecoins, cryptocurrency, blockchain, Libra token, instant payments, crypto assets, Europe

Coinbase to allow Bitcoin loans to US-based consumers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Aug 2020

US-based digital asset exchange Coinbase has announced plans to offer crypto loans to consumers interested in purchasing and selling cryptocurrency.

Coinbase, Bitcoin, BTC, loans, US, United States, digital asset exchange, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, investing tools, crypto market statistics, tradable digital assets, stablecoins, USDC, DAI, passive returns

Visa to offer Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jul 2020

Payments provider Visa has announced plans to incorporate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) into its payments network.

Visa, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, payments, BTC, merchants, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, Tether, payment method, regulators, Coinbase, Fold, digital currencies, payment network, crypto wallets, cards, prepaid cards

W3BCLOUD raises USD 20.5 mln to rollout data centres dedicated for the blockchain economy

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Jun 2020

W3BCLOUD has completed its initial close of USD 20.5 million in convertible notes from Advanced Micro Devices and ConsenSys, along with several family offices in the United Arab Emirates.

blockchain, Ethereum, funding, stablecoins, data centers, enterprise, business, banking, UAE

European Commission promises 'strong' rules for Facebook's Libra

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jun 2020

The European Commission has announced plans to present later in 2020 new rules to develop a ‘sound’ crypto-asset market in the EU.

European Commission, Facebook, Libra, stablecoins, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, regulation

IXOPAY, Finrax to offer crypto payments to emerchants

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Jun 2020

The payment management platform IXOPAY has connected to Finrax, an exchange and wallet provider for cryptocurrencies, to enable emerchants process crypto payments.

APM, crypto payments, stablecoins, emerchants, partnership, invoices, IXOPAY, Finrax