Governor Erkki Liikanen was quoted as saying during remarks at the event:
The Bank of Finland held the event in partnership with the country’s Ministry of Finance. The seminar took place on 24th No... Read More
According to Bloomberg, the planned proof-of-concept will be supported by blockchain consortium R3CEV, as well as eight banks and an unnamed local stock exchange. The Development Bank of Singapore, HS... Read More
As profiled in The Financial Times today, Riksbank said it is facing pressure to make the switch following a decline in domestic cash use. (According to the report, the amount of notes in circulation ... Read More
Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard is scheduled to issue new remarks on blockchain technology later this week.
On 7th October, Brainard will speak at the Institute of International Finance ... Read More
Hauser remarked that financial technology more broadly would shape the way the central bank develops new systems, going on to highlight distributed ledgers in particular. Yet he struck a conservative ... Read More
Bitcoin's Price Slides Below $6.5K to Hit 70-Day Low
The price of bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to its lowest point since April 1 on Tuesday.
Bitcoin's value slid to $6,455.92 during the afternoon trading
India's Central Bank Stays Mum on Crypto Ban Reasoning
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has responded to a query about why it moved to block banks from dealing with cryptocurrency businesses earlier this year – but the reply isn't very telling.
Congressional Bill Calls for Study of Crypto Use in Sex Trafficking
Congress is set to consider yet another proposed mandate for a cryptocurrency study, this time in the area of sex trafficking.
The House of Representatives Financial Services Committee is introduci
No rest for bitcoin traders as wild movements and big milestones often happen on the weekends
For bitcoin traders, key times to buy or sell often come at the least opportune time to be behind a computer monitor: Saturday night. Some of the digital currency's steepest price swings have