Pelosi, Mnuchin Edge Closer to a Stimulus Deal; Agreement Won’t Guarantee Passage

“The Speaker continues to hope that, by the end of the day Tuesday, we will have…

Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain

CBDCs continue to draw attention from central bankers, but panelists at an IMF event – including…

First Users Not Impressed by China’s Digital Yuan: Report

A recent giveaway of China’s in-testing central bank digital currency has reportedly left recipients wondering why…

Digital Ruble Could Be Tool Against Sanctions, Bank of Russia Says

Russia’s central bank says a digital ruble could make Russia less dependent on the U.S. dollar…

IMF Says CBDCs Have Potential, but Don’t Solve Every Issue

Countries might benefit from issuing central bank digital currencies, but they’re not a panacea for every…

Bitcoin Critic Peter Schiff’s Bank Under Spotlight in Global Tax Probe

A Puerto Rico-based bank founded by long-time bitcoin skeptic Peter Schiff is under investigation over suspicions…

Filecoin Miners Go On Strike One Day After Mainnet Launch, Prompting Early Reward Release

Some of the largest Filecoin miners stopped mining on Saturday, complaining the project’s mining incentive scheme…

Wanted: Economist for Digital Currencies, Fintech as Bank of Canada Studies a Possible CBDC

The move comes as the central bank continues to research how a central bank digital currency…

Pelosi Says It’s Tuesday or Bust if White House Wants a Pre-Election Stimulus Package: Report

The Democratic House Speaker said if a deal isn’t reached by Tuesday evening, a package won’t…

Stellar CEO to Be Part of IMF Panel on Cross-Border Payments

The panel will discuss the private-sector’s role in addressing shortcomings of cross-border payments.

E-Krona or Bust, Says Sweden’s Chief Central Banker, Trying to Drag Swedish Govt Into Digital Age

Riksbank Governor Stevan Ingves sees a Swedish digital currency as an imperative for the central bank.

Bank of Spain to Weigh Digital Currency Design Proposals, ‘Implications’ Through 2021

The “priority” research comes as Spain weighs a global pivot to digital economies.