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Bank of England’s Stablecoin Ruling Targets Financial Stability, Exec Says

Financial stability was a key factor in the Bank of England's decision to hold stablecoin payment systems to the same regulatory standards as existing payment chains.

ECB’s Lagarde: We Want to Develop Digital Currencies but Won’t Discourage Private Initiatives

Lagarde said the ECB will continue researching CBDCs and will not stand in the way of any private initiatives.
The Bank of England named the 121st consecutive man to lead the 325-year-old institution

The Bank of England named the 121st consecutive man to lead the 325-year-old institution

Andrew Bailey has the deep experience necessary for the job. But his appointment reinforces concerns about the 325-year-old institution's capacity to promote women.

These Charts Show Just How Awful the Economy Was When Paul Volcker Took Over as Fed Chairman

Volcker may have taken over the job as central bank chief during one of the worst market environments the Federal Reserve has ever had to grapple with.

Stablecoin Crisis Could Wreck Global Finance, Fed Warns in New Report

The Fed warned that a stablecoin crisis could wreak havoc on the global economy and outlined the steps issuers must take to protect the status quo.
What China could gain from a digital yuan

What China could gain from a digital yuan

Digitizing the yuan could make central planning a lot easier.

Burundi Central Bank Director: ‘Strong Measures’ Will Be Taken Against Crypto Traders

The Republic of Burundi banned all cryptocurrencies, stating the volatile, speculative and unregulated asset class presents too much risk for citizens.

Two Libertarians, Two Views on Bitcoin’s Ability to Disrupt Fiat Money

“Half of the audience here is like, ‘I hope you die in a fire.’”
Turkey’s president is testing his ability to bend the economy to his will

Turkey’s president is testing his ability to bend the economy to his will

Recep Tayyip Erdogan abruptly dismissed Turkey's central bank governor via decree this weekend.
What could possibly go wrong with Facebook’s Libra?

What could possibly go wrong with Facebook’s Libra?

The social media giant's cryptocurrency could create a new global pecking order.
$12 trillion of negative-yielding bonds are sending a clear message of distress

$12 trillion of negative-yielding bonds are sending a clear message of distress

Half of all European government bonds have negative yields as investors bet central banks will increase stimulus.
Here’s proof that Indians are losing confidence in their economy

Here’s proof that Indians are losing confidence in their economy

They don't expect things to turn around immediately, either.
The key players who could challenge Modi’s bid for India’s prime ministership

The key players who could challenge Modi’s bid for India’s prime ministership

Many names could emerge if a united opposition challenges BJP.
Paytm CEO suddenly has no problem with “the most evil” company’s WhatsApp Pay