Crypto custodian Copper is joining the Official Monetary and Financial Institution Forum’s new think tank to discuss how central banks are evaluating digital currencies.
The research explores how “central banking for all” via digital currency could affect commercial banks.
The pandemic is likely to accelerate a shift to automation, putting people out of work and raising the need for new types of money.
Arming the Federal Reserve with a digital dollar would harm the free market, says Max Raskin, an NYU adjunct professor of law.
China is about to launch its national blockchain platform, part of Beijing’s grand strategy to lead the digital transformation of the world economy.
The People’s Bank of China has sent one of its strongest signals yet of a commitment to creating a digital national currency.
Is a cash-based society sustainable in a pandemic? Hoarders say yes. Health experts say maybe. Visionaries say no: It’s a moment for systemic change.
An IMF official is concerned that central banks may be rushing to develop blockchain systems without properly vetting the technology first
Researchers at the Bank for International Settlements say the future of payments may be peer-to-peer, but a number of considerations must be satisfied before distributed ledger-based systems can go mainstream.
Fnality, a high-profile digital fiat project backed by 14 big-name financial institutions, is teaming with the ConsenSys-backed Adhara.