Tag: ecb

Jan 22 2021

The ECB Is Working on Launching the Digital Euro

Digitalization, especially in the finance sector, is gaining traction all over the globe. People are turning to digital ways of carrying out transactions as opposed to conventional methods. Not to be left out, the European Central Bank (ECB) has disclosed plans to launch the digital euro. Notably, it would only function as a digital...

Jan 20 2021

European Commission, ECB Unite to Consider Potential Pitfalls of the Digital Euro

The digital euro project may get underway in mid-2021 after a period of reviewing any "policy, legal and technical questions" by the two institutions.

Jan 13 2021

“Speculative” Bitcoin Needs Regulation, Says ECB President

Jan 13 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin business ecb world regulation

ECB President Christine Lagarde has called for the regulation of Bitcoin. She argued that the asset is "highly speculative" and has been used for money laundering in the past. ECB President Calls for Bitcoin Regulation The President of the European Central Bank (ECB) has said that Bitcoin needs to be regulated. ...

ECB’s Christine Lagarde Says ‘Speculative’ Bitcoin Needs Regulation

In a speech at a Reuters online event Wednesday, Lagarde said bitcoin was a speculative asset.

Dec 11 2020

First Mover: Stimulus Bet Wins Even as Bitcoin Slips Below $18K

Dec 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin ecb ethereum first mover markets

MassMutual's push into bitcoin shows increasing adoption – of the narrative that the cryptocurrency can work as a hedge against central-bank money printing.

Dec 06 2020

Bitcoin’s Model Value Based on Fed and ECB Balance Sheets Is More Than $500,000

The Bitcoin (BTC) price is moving around $19,000 for a while as everyone is excited about the next move. Global investors and institutions have shown...

Nov 30 2020

Stablecoins ‘Pose Serious Risks’ to Financial Security, ECB’s Lagarde Says

Stablecoins could "threaten financial security" if widely adopted, the ECB head said in a magazine interview.

Nov 13 2020

Christine Lagarde Feels ECB Will Launch a Digital Euro

The ECB President said that the bank will issue a digital euro in the next two to four years.

CBDCs: ECB and US Closer to Launching Digital Currencies

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the United States are seriously analyzing issuing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Two of the largest economies in the world are analyzing […]

Nov 12 2020

ECB’s Lagarde Has ‘Hunch’ Digital Euro Will Launch in 2-4 Years

Nov 12 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bank of england bitcoin cbdc cbdcs digital euro

ECB President Christine Lagarde says the impetus for a central bank digital currency could come from the need to facilitate cross-border finance.

Nov 02 2020

Recent Calls for a Digital Euro Bolster the Bitcoin Bull Case

Bitcoin has been undergone the spotlight over the past few months and years due to some fearing it will contest traditional currencies. Central banks seem to be firing back with their own central bank digital currency projects. Ironically, analysts say that the introduction of CDBCs could end up strengthening Bitcoin. Calls for a CBDC Bolster the Bitcoin Bull Case,...

Australian Central Bank Sets Out to Explore Central Bank Digital Currency

Australia seems to have become the latest country to explore the issuance of a central bank digital currency.

Nov 01 2020

ECB President Invites Public Views on Potential Digital Euro

Nov 01 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  cbdc christine lagarde digital euro ecb imf

The President of the European Central Bank [ECB] Christine Lagarde requested public views and opinions on a potential central bank digital currency [CBDC] for the eurozone. Describing 2020 as a...

Oct 30 2020

Bitcoin Becomes the Best-Performing Crypto Among the Top 75

Bitcoin (BTC), the largest virtual currency in the market, became also the best performing coin in the last 24 hours among the top 75 coins. Altcoins are tanking […]

Oct 13 2020

Christine Lagarde: ECB is Looking “Very Seriously” at Creating a Digital Euro

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, said on Monday that they are looking “very seriously” at the creation of a digital euro. This comes […]

Oct 07 2020

Ripple Co-founder Hints Shifting Base Out of the U.S, Blames Regulators

Former Ripple CEO and co-founder Chris Larsen recently spoke out his mind on crypto regulations in the U.S. and the lack of clarity. Speaking to the Fortune reporter Jeff John Roberts, Larsen said that...

Oct 02 2020

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