Central Bank

Goldman Sachs Raises Odds of Fed Taper in November

"Historically, Fed taper has been a headwind for bitcoin," one fund manager said.

Markets  ·  25 August 2021

Jamaica’s Central Bank to Start CBDC Pilot With Financial Institutions in August

The bank plans to expand the trial between September and December.

News  ·  7 July 2021

Vietnam PM Asks Central Bank to Study, Crypto, Pursue Pilot Implementation: Report

Cashless payments are increasing in Vietnam and the recognition of digital currencies by the central bank would help accelerate this process, an official said.

News  ·  4 July 2021

Bitcoin Enters Wait-and-See Phase Ahead of Fed Statement

Wednesday's Fed policy statement is likely to see a binary market reaction.

Markets  ·  16 June 2021

Deutsche Bank Issues Stark US Inflation Warning, Seeing Economic Parallels to 1940s, 1970s

Inflation could send the global economy into recession as central banks lose control, according to Deutsche Bank.

Markets  ·  7 June 2021

Bank of Korea Sees Threat to Financial System in Leveraged Crypto Trading

The central bank governor has pledged to monitor transactions of Korea's financial institutions associated with leveraged crypto trading.

News  ·  27 May 2021

What’s the Carbon Footprint of Fiat Money?

Bigger than bitcoin, that's for sure.

People  ·  13 May 2021

Former CFTC Boss’ Digital Dollar Project Ready to Kick Off First US CBDC Tests

The Digital Dollar Project's first five pilots will launch during the next year.

News  ·  3 May 2021

Mastercard to Explore Applications It Can Build on Top of CBDCs

In the company’s latest quarterly earnings call, CEO Michael Miebach noted that the company is investing in smart contract technology to pair with central bank digital currencies.

Business  ·  29 April 2021

Turkey’s Central Bank Head Says Crypto Regs Coming, Denies Total Ban Ahead

The head of Turkey’s central bank ruled out a total ban of cryptocurrencies and said a wide range of crypto regulations is coming within two weeks, Trade Moneta reported.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 April 2021

The Future of Money Is Unbundled

Money's three social functions – storing value, exchanging it and providing a unit of account – are unraveling, with dramatic implications, says EYQ's Insights Director.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 April 2021

RBI Is Assessing Digital Rupee’s Impact on Financial Stability, Says Governor Shaktikanta Das

The RBI is examining the impact of the digital rupee on the financial stability in the economy.

News  ·  25 March 2021

BIS: CBDC Research Gaining Steam but Widespread Issuance Years Away

Central banks remained adamant private stablecoins do not factor into their CBDC calculus.

News  ·  27 January 2021

Proposed Chinese Law Outlaws All Yuan-Pegged Tokens – Except for Its CBDC

The new version will essentially also clear the way for the digital yuan to be the one and only official yuan-pegged token in mainland China.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 October 2020
Central Bank

The History, Present and Future of Central Banks, Feat. George Selgin

The Director of the Cato Institute's Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives gives an eye-opening, 200-year history of today’s most powerful economic institution.

People  ·  6 August 2020