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CBDCs, Not Crypto, Will Be Cornerstone of Future Monetary System, BIS Says
A 42-page chapter in the Bank for International Settlements’ annual economic report envisions a future where programmability and tokenization are built on top of central bank digital currencies.
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BIS Economists Contend Crypto Can't Fulfill the Role of Money
The nature of permissionless blockchains necessarily leads to “fragmentation of the crypto landscape,” according to the central banking group.
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‘This Is the Usual’: Thai Central Bank Governor on CBDC Pilot Delay
A retail central bank digital currency will probably replace cash but not other means of payment out there, including private methods, the governor said.
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After Armstrong Tweet, India's Crypto Policy Body Says No Contempt of Court Challenge vs. RBI
The Coinbase CEO last month suggested the RBI's "shadow ban" of crypto exchanges violated a Supreme Court ruling.
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Indian Central Bank Says Cryptos Could Lead to ‘Dollarization’ of Economy: Report
RBI officials said cryptocurrencies could undermine the central bank's capacity to regulate the flow of money.
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Argentina Was at the Cusp of a Crypto Boom. The Central Bank Had Other Plans
The local monetary authority surprised banks by banning them from offering crypto, but so far it's left local exchanges alone.
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Argentina's Central Bank Bans Lenders From Offering Crypto Services
The announcement on Thursday afternoon comes after the IMF last month approved a $45B loan facility for Argentina that stipulated the country would discourage the use of cryptocurrencies.
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Swiss National Bank Owns No Bitcoin, but Could Buy in the Future, Chairman Says
While bitcoin today doesn't meet norms for currency reserves, said Thomas Jordan, there's no technical bar to purchases.
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CLabs to Work With eCurrency to Integrate CBDCs With DeFi
Through the partnership, central banks launching CBDCs will be able to use the Celo blockchain to gain access to DeFi products.
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Honduras’ Central Bank Debunks Bitcoin as Legal Tender Rumors
The BCH is, however, studying the feasibility of a central bank digital currency.
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