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Fabio Panetta with ECB President Christine Lagarde (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)
Small Digital Euro Payments Won’t Need Laundering Checks, ECB Official Says
The proposals regarding the potential future central bank digital currency come as lawmakers prepare to scrap anonymous bitcoin payments.
Fabio Panetta with ECB President Christine Lagarde (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

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RBA Steps Up CBDC Research but Is Not Convinced There Is a Policy Case Yet: Official
The Reserve Bank of Australia thinks it’s plausible that crypto becomes “niche” once stablecoins and CBDCs are in full force.
Sydney, Australia (Johnny Bhalla/Unsplash)

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Peru’s Central Bank Is Developing a CBDC
The central bank’s president said that the country is partnering with other central banks in the issuance of a domestic CBDC.
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E-naira wallet registration page. (CoinDesk)
Nigeria’s eNaira Wallet Nears 500,000 Downloads in First 3 Weeks: Report
Africa’s first CBDC launched in late October.
E-naira wallet registration page. (CoinDesk)

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Venezuela’s New Digital Bolivar Isn’t Digital, and It Won’t Solve the Country’s Economic Crisis
In view of the hyperinflation in the Latin American country, the government decided to remove six zeros from the currency and issue a new bolivar. For a third time.
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Cuáles son las monedas que podrían reemplazar al dólar como principal reserva de valor
La participación de la moneda estadounidense en las reservas mundiales no ha dejado de disminuir desde hace años. ¿Tomará el euro, yuan o bitcoin su lugar en el centro de las finanzas mundiales?
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Ranking the Currencies That Could Unseat the Dollar
The dollar's share of global reserves has declined steadily for years. Will the euro, yuan or bitcoin take its place at the center of global finance?
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The End of Exorbitant Privilege: Inflation, the Global Dollar and What Comes Next
What would it mean for the dollar to lose its global reserve status? Why might it happen? And what could take its place?
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Nigeria's Central Bank Digital Currency Pilot to Start Oct. 1
Rakiya Mohammed, the bank's information technology director, revealed the date during a private webinar on Thursday.
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Randal Quarles, vice chairman for supervision of the Federal Reserve Board.
Stablecoins Risk a Rerun of Financial Crises Past
We shouldn't ignore the risks that stablecoins potentially pose to the financial system, says our columnist.
Randal Quarles, vice chairman for supervision of the Federal Reserve Board.