G7 To Regulate Digital Currencies

The Group of Seven is about to have another one of its meetings on February 12th.…

European Commission and ECB Begin Broad Review of Digital Euro

The European Commission (EC) and the European Central Bank (ECB) are joining forces to work through…

IMF Says Only 40 Countries Allowed To Issue Digital Currencies

While many nations are moving to develop digital currencies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that…

Macro Guru Raoul Pal Reveals Crypto Predictions for 2021

Macroeconomics guru and Bitcoin bull Raoul Pal is forecasting what the next 12 months have in…

Edward Snowden Calls Rise of Digital Currency Inevitable, Laments Bitcoin’s Lack of Privacy Features

Former Central Intelligence Agency employee and famed whistleblower Edward Snowden is discussing the future of digital…

China’s President Urges World Leaders to Support Central Bank Digital Currencies

President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, is urging G20 nations to support the…

Japan’s LINE Launches CBDC Development Platform: Report

LINE reportedly said it has several “major” Asian nations in discussions over using the CBDC platform.

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…

A New ‘Bretton Woods’ Moment?

The IMF has said it’s time to re-evaluate the global economic order, but what does that…

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…

CoinDesk Joins IMF, CFTC, Swiss FINMA at DC Fintech Week

The virtual event, which runs Oct. 19-22, brings together marquee names from Switzerland’s FINMA, Sweden’s Riksbank,…