The addition of the dollar-backed USDC stablecoin seeks to bolster Stellar’s standing as a cross-border payments network.
The virtual event, which runs Oct. 19-22, brings together marquee names from Switzerland’s FINMA, Sweden’s Riksbank, Bank for International Settlements, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the International Monetary Fund to discuss stablecoin regulation, central bank digital currencies, the future of money and more.
Finance officials never once named libra. But they didn’t have to; the proposed stablecoin’s shadow still looms large.
Paxful said the partnerships will allow users to trade bitcoin and tether using a lira-backed stablecoin.
The latest CoinDesk Quarterly Review looks at some of the main drivers of crypto market evolution including DeF, derivatives and stablecoins.
Bitcoin price has proved resilient in the face of bad news but traders expect crypto volatility ahead.
Noelle Acheson talks about how the latest OCC statement that says banks can support stablecoin reserves is an innovation trigger in disguise.
Nic Carter appears on our new Opinionated podcast to discuss the $20 billion stablecoin phenomenon and its implications for the global financial system.
The total value of stablecoins has now surpassed $20 billion, reflecting the growing demand of investors looking to hedge their risks in both crypto and traditional markets amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Origin is announcing Origin Dollars, or OUSD, a stablecoin whose reserves leverage decentralized finance (DeFi) so that balances grow wherever it resides.