Tag: european central bank

Jun 21 2021

Jun 05 2021

Why G7 Nations Are Raising Strong Concerns for China’s New Digital Yuan Plan?

Finance Ministers of the G7 economies have kicked off the 2-day meeting in London on Friday, June 4. This is the first face-to-face meeting after the G20 meeting in February 2020 n Saudi Arabia. The top things on agenda have been deciding the rules for the working of digital currencies issued by central banks and The post Why G7 Nations Are Raising Strong...

May 19 2021

ECB Report Says Bitcoin’s Progress has Eclipsed Bubble Like Behaviour

The European Central Bank (ECB) released a financial review report on Wednesday discussing potential financial...

May 03 2021

The Digital Dollar Project by Accenture Will Kickstart Pilot Program for U.S. CBDC Design and Use Case

Co-founded by consulting giant Accenture, The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) is all set to kickstart pilot tests for the U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC) over the next year to test its design and use cases. For this,...

Apr 08 2021

Amid Inflation Crisis, Turkey Plans to Issue Its CBDC Digital Lira In Two Years

Amid highly rising inflation and with the Turkish Lira losing value against the USD, the country is now looking for a digital alternative to its national currency. Drawing a leaf from China's CBDC move, Turkey is all set to launch its...

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...

Dec 29 2020

Reviewing 2020’s Central Bank Policies

2020 was unforgettable, especially for Bitcoin. To help memorialize this year for our readers, we asked our network of contributors to reflect on Bitcoin’s price action, technological development, community growth and more in 2020, and to reflect on what all of this might mean for 2021. These writers responded with a collection of thoughtful and thought-provoking articles. Click here...

Dec 10 2020

First Mover: Bitcoin Stuck as ECB’s Lagarde Primes Extra €500B Stimulus

The ECB's decision to expand an emergency bond-buying program by €500B may represent latest installment of years-long balance-sheet increase.

ECB Boosts Emergency Bond-Buying Program By 37% to €1.85T Amid Pandemic Resurgence

The ECB says the additional monetary policy actions were needed because of a resurgence in coronavirus cases.

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.

ECB President Christine Lagarde Pushes The Use of Digital Euro to Complement Cash

Christine Lagarde, the current president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has once again spoken in favor of the Digital Euro. In her recent interview with the L’ENA hors les murs magazine, Lagarde speaks about the future of money...

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 05 2020

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