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Former Central Bank Official: Japan Should Take a Digital Yen Seriously

17.09.2020 - Japan is in no rush to digitize the yen but there are reasons the country should think seriously about a central bank digital currency (CBDC), said Tetsuya Inoue, formerly of the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and now a chief researcher at the Nomura Research Institute. › see more

European Ministers Call on EU Commission to Regulate Stablecoins

16.09.2020 - Finance ministers from five European countries have called on the EU Commission to issue regulation for stablecoins as well as sanctions for providers that break the rules. › see more

New Swiss laws provide solid ground for blockchain and crypto

15.09.2020 - Crypto and blockchain get better legal clarity in the alpine country. › see more

French Central Bank Chief Eyes Public-Private Partnership for Possible Digital Euro

14.09.2020 - The head of France's central bank has spoken of the potential benefits of private sector involvement in the development and issuance of a future European digital currency. › see more

Blockchain platform commercializes digital bank guarantees in Australia

09.09.2020 - Australia gets more blockchain projects. › see more

Tech Mahindra to build multiple blockchain solutions on Amazon’s blockchain

08.09.2020 - Indian IT tech giant Tech Mahindra will build blockchain supply chain solutions for aviation, healthcare and telecom sectors. › see more

Brazil's Central Bank Says Nation Might Be Ready for a Digital Currency by 2022

07.09.2020 - Brazil's chief central banker Roberto Campos Neto said Wednesday that his country could be ready for a digital currency (CBDC) by 2022. › see more

Bank of England Governor Wants Global Regulations as Stablecoins Pick Up Steam

04.09.2020 - The governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has said stablecoins need global regulation, warning private issuers that an international regulatory framework could soon be in the cards. › see more

Libra Internet Bank takes the first step on the Bucharest Stock Exchange, where iti lists a EUR 4MN bond issue

Bucuresti, 3rd of September 2020: Libra Internet Bank attracted almost EUR 4.3mn through a 10-year bond issue denominated in EUR from capital market investors. The bonds will be traded on BVB's Multilateral Trading System starting with September 3rd. › see more

Three of Australia's "big four" banks bring bank guarantees on blockchain

03.09.2020 - Blockchain tech could purportedly reduce the timeline of bank guarantees processes by days.

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