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CDCROP: Monetary Authority of Singapore MAS Building (Shutterstock)
Singapore Banks' Exposure to Bitcoin 'Insignificant' but Subject to Highest Risk Weight
Banks must hold $125 in capital against every $100 worth of bitcoin, a senior minister said.
CDCROP: Monetary Authority of Singapore MAS Building (Shutterstock)

CDCROP: David Chaum, PrivaTegrity, discusses "Cryptocurrencies 101: Bitcoin, Ethereum and everything you need to know" during the final day of Web Summit in Altice Arena on November 09, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Getty Images)
David Chaum Rolls Out Privacy-Protecting CBDC Technology
The “godfather of cryptocurrency” suggested a CBDC design for a pilot with the Swiss National Bank.
CDCROP: David Chaum, PrivaTegrity, discusses "Cryptocurrencies 101: Bitcoin, Ethereum and everything you need to know" during the final day of Web Summit in Altice Arena on November 09, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Aerial View of Singapore skyline (Getty Images)
France, Switzerland, Singapore to Test DeFi in Forex Markets
The countries' central banks started Project Mariana because they think decentralization could be the future of finance.
CDCROP: Aerial View of Singapore skyline (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Logo of the Chinese bank ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China) (Vincent Isore/IP3/Getty Images)
Foreign Exchange Transactions Take Center Stage in New BIS CBDC Report
The Bank for International Settlements tested its mBridge project for foreign exchange transactions.
CDCROP: Logo of the Chinese bank ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China) (Vincent Isore/IP3/Getty Images)

Skyscrapers at night, Hong Kong skyline
CBDCs Can Work With Stablecoins, Central Bank Trial Finds
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority claims its retail central bank digital currency prototype safeguards flexibility and privacy.
Skyscrapers at night, Hong Kong skyline

CDCROP: Bank Vault (Peter Dazeley/Getty Images)
‘Prohibitive’ Global Crypto Capital Norms Could ‘Derail’ Market, TradFi Groups Say
Banks want to see caps on bitcoin holdings increased fivefold under planned global standards
CDCROP: Bank Vault (Peter Dazeley/Getty Images)

Traders Work On The Floor Of The Chicago Board Options Exchange, As Federal Reserve Prepares To Make Interest Rate Announcement
Don’t Penalize Crypto in Banking Rules, Futures Industry Group Says
Planned capital requirements for bitcoin could undermine financial reforms and make it harder to curb risks, a group representing the futures industry is to tell the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
Traders Work On The Floor Of The Chicago Board Options Exchange, As Federal Reserve Prepares To Make Interest Rate Announcement

CDCROP: Asian currency money cash dollar bills (Twenty47studio/Getty Images)
Landmark International CBDC Test Deemed Success, BIS Says
Over $22 million in foreign exchange was aided via the pilot involving China, Thailand and Hong Kong, the Bank for international Settlements said
CDCROP: Asian currency money cash dollar bills (Twenty47studio/Getty Images)

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International Regulators Struggle With How to Oversee DeFi
Standard setters want to tackle the growing decentralized finance sector, but they aren’t sure how to do it.
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New Global CBDC Platform Could Cut Payment Costs, IMF Says
The International Monetary Fund remains skeptical about a private system, but is pushing for new ideas on state-backed digital currencies.
Paper banknotes from around the world