It is not unusual to look at government debt in relationship to the size of the economy as measured by gross domestic product, or GDP. When Dick Cheney argued way back in the dark ages of the ... Read More
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Other central banks, notably the UK's Bank of England, have been actively exploring the technology for use as a basis for a new kind of digital currency. And, in June, Canada's ce... Read More
Mersch said that the the two institutions plan to explore the tech over the next months, with an eye to publish the results of its research sometime next year. The ECB has also formed an internal task... Read More
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Japan’s central bank is testing blockchain tech but has limited its work to research, according to one of its senior officials.
Deputy govern... Read More
"To operate at their most efficient levels, these technologies require rich data feeds, high availability and seamless messaging. The concept of the distributed ledger, though still in its infancy, is... Read More
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