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Elvira Nabiullina, gov at Bank of Russia
Bank of Russia Says New Digital Assets Bill Will Outlaw Crypto Trading, Issuance
The central bank is in favor of digital securities, but maintains cryptocurrencies shouldn't be allowed in Russia.
Elvira Nabiullina, gov at Bank of Russia

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In Echo of 2008, Fed Pledges $1.5 Trillion Injection to Aid Reeling Markets
The pumping of trillions of dollars of fresh liquidity into the financial system recalled the central bank’s unprecedented efforts during the last crisis.
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Digital Pound Could Present 'Challenges' for UK, Says Mark Carney
The outgoing governor of the Bank of England highlighted the potential risks to monetary governance if a central bank digital currency were to be launched in the U.K.
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India's Central Bank Plans to Fight Supreme Court Crypto Ruling
The Reserve Bank of India reportedly plans to return to the supreme court to ask for a review of a ruling that overturned its ban on banking access for crypto firms.
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With Central Bank Digital Currencies, States Are Reasserting Power Over Money
Nothing is more centralizing than a state’s control over decentralized technologies like blockchain and cryptocurrency, says law professor and blockchain adviser James Cooper.
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Central Bank of Brazil
Brazil's Central Bank to Launch Near-Instant Payments as a Response to Cryptocurrencies
The PIX payments system is coming to Brazil later this year, promising almost instant transfers for individuals and businesses.
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10% of Central Banks Surveyed Close to Issuing Digital Currencies: BIS
A fifth of the world's population may well have access to a central bank digital currency in as little as three years, according to a BIS survey.
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Reserve Bank of Australia
Australians Won't Use Libra, Believes Central Bank
Reserve Bank of Australia officials are not yet convinced cryptocurrencies offer benefits over and above traditional means of payment.
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French Central Banker Advocates for Blockchain-Based Settlements in Europe
The central bank of France wants the eurozone to build a DLT-based settlement system that moves euros faster and more cheaply than existing tech.
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Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell
Fed Reserve Evaluating Digital Dollar But Benefits Still Unclear, Says Chairman
Jerome Powell has said his institution is looking into the possibility of developing a digital currency, but the option throws up many policy questions and unclear benefits.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell