Tag: european central bank

Jul 13 2022

ECB Says Bitcoin Ban “Probable” Due to Climate Concerns

Jul 13 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin european central bank news

A new European Central Bank report is questioning whether climate risk is priced into crypto assets such as Bitcoin. ECB Condemns Proof-of-Work Blockchains The European Central Bank has reiterated that...

Jul 11 2022

Just-In: Digital Euro Project: Experts To Finalize Roadmap Next Week

Jul 11 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  digital euro european central bank news

The European Central Bank (ECB) is organizing an online technical talk next week to explore the design of the Digital Euro. The ECB event could see experts from blockchain, crypto, and financial technology firms help the central bank finalize a privacy-focused digital euro design. Experts to Discuss the Digital Euro Design The ECB has low...

Jul 04 2022

Just In: Europe’s Central Bank To Raise Warning Over Crypto Laws

Jul 04 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  crypto law european central bank news

The European Commission (EC) has already shown its concern over the need for strict crypto regulation. In this bid, the European Central Bank (ECB) will be issuing a warning to the Eurozone countries over it....

Jun 26 2022

Crypto Community Holds its Breath as the EU Finalizes Regulations on PoW and Unhosted Wallets this Month

Summary: EU legislators are estimated to finalize regulations on proof-of- mining crypto activities and unhosted wallets by the end of June. Such regulation will have enormous implications for the crypto industry in Europe and globally. The crypto community is anxiously watching as EU legislators finalize regulations that will affect proof-of-mining activities and unhosted (non-custodial) wallets within the region. According to Patrick Hansen, a Crypto...

Jun 06 2022

Has JPMorgan Become Bitcoin’s Best Friend?

A recent note from JPMorgan Chase suggested the bank realizes that bitcoin isn’t going anywhere. But what do the rent seekers really think?There was a lot of fanfare made recently over an investment note from JPMorgan Chase which seemed to elevate bitcoin over real estate and other traditional asset classes as the...

May 26 2022

10% Of Eurozone Households Own Crypto-assets, ECB Report

The European Central Bank (ECB) released a report on Tuesday, May 24, that stated that one in ten households in the Eurozone owns crypto-assets such as Bitcoin. However, the wealthy are marginally more likely to hold them than the poor. In a pre-released...

May 24 2022

TerraUSD (UST), Tether (USDT) Not as Stable and Cannot Guarantee Their Peg at All Times – ECB Crypto Asset Report

Summary: The European Central Bank has published an informative new article on digital assets titled 'Decrypting Financial Stability Risks in Crypto-Asset Markets'. The informative article describes the stablecoins of TerraUSD (UST) and Tether (USDT) as not being as stable as their names suggest and cannot guarantee their peg at all times. The article also concludes that the volatility of crypto markets could pose...

Apr 29 2022

Central Banks Say The Quiet Part Out Loud

Jerome Powell and Christine Lagarde don’t agree on every point during their IMF “debate.” We analyze how globalization affects Europe and the U.S. differently.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To The Episode...

Feb 26 2022

Just-In: EU Postpones Bill To Ban “Proof Of Work” Tokens; ECB Calls For Immediate Regulations

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde called for immediate regulations on cryptocurrencies in the bloc, citing potential use by Russia to bypass recent economic sanctions....

Feb 25 2022

Why ECB Thinks Quick Crypto Regulations Will Tie Down Putin

The European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde called for quick approval of crypto regulations as war and crypto become intertwined and moral quandaries appear. Authorities fear Russia could use digital assets to bypass the sanctions imposed upon them. Europe depends on Russia for 40% of its natural gas supplies and this has put expected Swift sanctions on standby. Governments and entities looking to...

Feb 11 2022

As European Risks Rise, Bitcoin Price Reacts Positively

Discussing the latest central bank news, emerging financial risks in Europe, Japanese inflation and more.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Feb 04 2022

Russia-Ukrain Conflict: Crypto And Stock Prices Collapse As White House Alleges A Russian Plot

Relations between Russia and NATO countries have tensed further as the U.S. has accused Russia of plotting a coordinated operation to precipitate an invasion. In another news, the European Central Bank...

Nov 24 2021

How The Latest Macroeconomic News Is Impacting Bitcoin

Discussing Jerome Powell's reinstatement, a European debt crisis, the rising dollar and more through a Bitcoin lens.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 07 2021

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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...

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