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World Economic Forum Head of the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems Matthew Blake (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)
Crypto Industry Is Still 'Embryonic,' WEF Finance Lead Says
I spoke recently with Matthew Blake, who looks at the future of finance (among other things) at the World Economic Forum, on the industry’s prominence during this year’s meeting.
World Economic Forum Head of the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems Matthew Blake (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)

Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, governor at the Bank of Thailand, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/ CoinDesk)
‘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.
Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, governor at the Bank of Thailand, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/ CoinDesk)

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Thoughts From Davos
The crypto industry showed up in force at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.
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What Davos Man Thinks of Bitcoin and Crypto This Year
The annual WEF conference has begun, albeit late and in a more subdued fashion.
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Stablecoins Are ‘Pretending’ to Be Currencies: ECB’s Lagarde
Stablecoins are not currencies, but rather, assets, ECB President Christine Lagarde said.
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Deutsche Bank To Announce Financial Results For 2017
Deutsche Bank Quietly Plans to Offer Crypto Custody, Prime Brokerage
The bank’s game plan was hidden in plain sight in a widely overlooked report by the World Economic Forum.
Deutsche Bank To Announce Financial Results For 2017

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China, Singapore Look Ahead to CBDC Future at World Economic Forum
A former deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China compared notes with the chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
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Andrew Bailey Takes Over As Bank Of England Governor
BOE's Bailey, Western Union CEO Part of Davos Panel on Digital Currencies
The session will focus on the diminishing role of cash and the emergence of central bank digital currencies, moves accelerated by the pandemic.
Andrew Bailey Takes Over As Bank Of England Governor

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WEF, Mining Giants Develop Blockchain Platform for Tracking Carbon Emissions
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has finalized a platform that tracks CO2 emissions during mining processes using blockchain.
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World Economic Forum Wants to Standardize Ethical Data Collection
The World Economic Forum wants to create guidelines for data storage and distribution, in hopes of making it easier for researchers and governments to make informed decisions.
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