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European Investment Bank reportedly to issue bonds with blockchain tech

The European Investment Bank, an international financial institution owned by European Union member states, is reportedly exploring blockchain technology for issuing digital bonds. According to a Tuesday Bloomberg report, the EIB has hired major global banks like Goldman Sachs, Banco Santander and Societe Generale to look at a potential deal involving a euro-denominated bond issued …

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Stablecoin reserves on crypto exchanges hit new historic high of $10B

Stablecoins like Tether (USDT) and USD Coin (USDC) have hit another milestone in terms of accumulation by exchanges. According to market data provider CryptoQuant, stablecoin holdings on global crypto exchanges soared to a new all-time high on March 28, exceeding $10 billion. Cryptocurrency exchanges are now holding nearly 16% of the total market value of …

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Bitcoin needs clear regulations to be less volatile, Bridgewater analyst says

A senior analyst at asset management firm Bridgewater believes that regulation could potentially make Bitcoin (BTC) a good asset for institutional investors. Bridgewater director of investment research Rebecca Patterson claimed that regulatory certainty around Bitcoin would solve some of the cryptocurrency’s biggest problems associated with high volatility and low liquidity. In a Feb. 24 interview …

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Bitcoin genesis block is the ‘New Testament’ of finance

Bitcoin genesis block is the ‘New Testament’ of finance 9 minutes ago No need to suffer from centralized systems since the world has been offered its greatest weapon against it: cryptocurrency. 49 Total views 1 Total shares Listen to article Opinion “Fiat lux”, said God, having created heaven and earth, which was filled with darkness. …

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Binance crypto exchange delists its own token on Uganda platform

The world’s largest exchange, Binance, is delisting its own token for trading against the Uganda shilling (UGX). According to a Sept. 9 announcement, the Binance Uganda platform decided to delist and cease trading on all trading pairs for Binance’s native token, Binance Coin (BNB). The BNB/UGX trading pair will be officially removed from Binance on …

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Digital yuan doesn’t pose a threat to the hegemony of the dollar, says expert

Eswar Prasad, a professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes that even though China’s digital yuan will enhance the renminbi’s role as an international payment currency, it will “hardly put a dent” in the US dollar’s status as the dominant currency. In an opinion piece published …

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China’s digital yuan trials reportedly limited to small retail transactions

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced that the test run of its central bank digital currency is currently limited to small retail transactions. According to the Global Times on Aug. 24, the central bank has clarified some details regarding the recent digital yuan — also known as digital currency electronic payment, or DCEP — …

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5 National Currencies That Bitcoin Is Absolutely Crushing in 2020

Data from a pseudonymous analyst compared the performance of Bitcoin (BTC) against global currencies since the start of 2020. The data shows that BTC has increased by anywhere between 50% to 128% against the world’s major currencies. The performance of Bitcoin against various global currencies. Source: DriftwoodPalace The analyst said: “Update on the bitcoin price …

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China Expands Digital Yuan Trials to Beijing and Neighboring Provinces

China’s Commerce Ministry announced today that it will expand the trials of the nation’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) to include Beijing, as well as Tianjin and Hebei provinces. According to an Aug. 14 report by the Wall Street Journal, there is not yet a set time when the expanded pilot program of the Chinese …

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Bitcoin Price Rises in Tandem With Central Banks’ Balance Sheets — Data

Bitcoin (BTC) is becoming investors’ favored escape from fiat misery and punitive economic policy — and central banks are only helping. In a tweet on Aug. 11, popular commentator Holger Zschaepitz described Bitcoin as the “new darling” for those seeking shelter from hurdles such as negative interest rates. Bitcoin primed to become “fastest horse” The …

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