ECB: Digital Euro CBDC Launch Could Take Four Years

The ECB will be releasing the analysis it conducted after over 8,000 responses in a public…

ECB Seeks Veto Power Over Emerging Stablecoins in Europe

Because stablecoins derive their value from official currencies, central bankers are especially wary of them. They…

IMF Asks Everyone to Just Get Along Regarding Crypto

The IMF blog post tackles one of the looming questions of the digital currency age: how…

ECB Sees Digital Euro as Useful for ‘All Citizens’

The European Central Bank (ECB) posted a tweet on Jan. 23 in which ECB President Christine…

European Central Bank President Calls for Bitcoin Regulation

Bitcoin Conducts Funny Business Lagard stated that Bitcoin was a highly speculative asset: “which has conducted…

ECB Asks For Opinions on Digital Euro

In a Jan. 8 tweet, the ECB asked for public opinion on digital Euro implementation. This…

Privately-Issued Stablecoins Pose Greater Risk than Bitcoin, Says ECB

The European Central Bank (ECB) President says that volatile prices and lack of liquidity make BTC…

ECB Lays out ‘Reinvention of Money’ Strategy

Executive Board member Fabio Panetta also presented the European Central Bank’s vision for ensuring “efficient, inclusive…

German Finance Officials Press for a Digital Euro

The conference, sponsored by Germany’s Deutsche Bundesbank, featured speeches from German finance minister Olaf Scholz and Deutsche…

Bitcoin to ‘Easily’ Hit $60K in 2021, Pressing ECB for Digital Euro, Says German Bank

BayernLB claimed that a combination of bitcoin’s monetary policy, recent halving, and a growing appeal among…

ECB President Christine Lagarde Welcomes Public’s Opinion on CBDC

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said policymakers are “exploring the possibility of launching a digital…

Digital Euro Named One of ECB’s Four Strategic Priorities

European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Fabio Panetta has praised the proposed Digital Euro as…