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IMF and World Bank Launch Quasi-Cryptocurrency in Exploration of Blockchain Tech

The IMF and the World Bank have launched a private blockchain and a quasi-coin to learn more about the technology.

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Societe Generale’s Bank Taps Into Blockchain Launching Its First Exchange-Traded Note

Coinspeaker Societe Generale’s Bank Taps Into Blockchain Launching Its First Exchange-Traded Note Societe Generale Private Banking has announced the launch

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Mexican Central Bank Looks to Hamstring Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Mexico’s central bank, Banco de México, is reportedly leveraging the country’s new fintech law to propose further regulations that would,

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Israeli Court Rules Against One-Size-Fits-All Bitcoin Ban by Bank

An Israeli court ruled on March 17, 2019, that banks can't enforce a blanket ban against all accounts linked to

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Federal Reserve Bank Stands Prepared to Study ‘Collapse of the Bitcoin Market’

When the Federal Reserve conducts stress tests to measure risk in the U.S. financial markets, it may study “extraordinary” events

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Central Bank of Bahrain releases cryptocurrency and blockchain-specific regulations

The latest to join the bandwagon of countries gearing up for cryptocurrency adoption is the Persian Gulf country of Bahrain.

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Spain’s Central Bank: Bitcoin Inefficient As Large-Scale Payment System

Spain’s Central Bank, Banco de España (BDE), has published a report stating that Bitcoin is inefficient as a payment system.

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‘Already Live’: Signature Bank Is Moving Millions on a JPMorgan-Like Private, Dollar-Backed Cryptocurrency

While crypto-land is abuzz about JPMorgan’s plan to move dollars via blockchain, a smaller New York bank is already doing

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Bitcoin [BTC] may still be the rockstar in this asset class but, it appears to be aging fast, says Bank of Canada

Recently, Bank of Canada, the North American country’s central bank released a report on Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies, titled

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Santander Bank Ordered to Keep Brazilian Bitcoin Exchange Account Open

Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin Max finally won its battle to keep its Santander checking account open. The Battle with the

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Philippines’ Central Bank Helps Launch Bitcoin ATM

One of the largest banks in the Philippines, Union Bank, has collaborated with the country’s central bank to launch a

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A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May Fuel Massive Bitcoin Adoption

According to local publications, Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines, has launched

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Op Ed: Should You File a Foreign Bank Account Report for Bitcoin Holdings?

I had the opportunity to participate on a legal panel with David Silver at the Unconfiscatable: Bitcoin Not Blockchain Conference

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My Bank App is Better Than Bitcoin for Payments (And That’s Fine)

The cryptocurrencies are faster and cheaper narrative has fizzled out as banks have embraced digital payments in recent years, improving

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Iran Could Ban Bitcoin for Payments, Central Bank Report Suggests

Iran Could Ban Bitcoin for Payments, Central Bank Report Suggests The Central Bank of Iran appears set to prohibit “unapproved”

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Bitcoin Should ‘Depart’ From Proof-of-Work, Says Bank Of International Settlements

Bitcoin figures have dismissed the latest report on cryptocurrencies by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) after it claimed Bitcoin

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What Can We Learn From Bitcoin’s Birthday Bank Run?

As most of you will probably know, yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the mining of Bitcoin’s genesis block. Many

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Proof of Keys Explained: Bitcoin’s First Planned ‘Bank Run’ Is Today

Participants in the “Proof of Keys” movement will be taking their money out of third-party bitcoin services, moving it to

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Japan’s Second Largest Bank to Launch its Own Cryptocurrency in March 2019

According to a report published by Finance Magnets, on December 26, 2018, Japan-based company Mizuho Financial Group is primed to

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Israel’s Central Bank Seeks Public Input in Crypto Regulation Initiative

The central bank of Israel and various other government agencies are seeking input from the public regarding the regulation of

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CBDCs (Central Bank Digital Currencies) Will “Shut Out” Bitcoin, Nouriel Roubini Says

Notorious New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business economist and professor Nouriel Roubini mentioned that Central Bank Digital Currencies

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The Only Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in Germany Will Become A Bank in 2019

The operator of Germany’s only regulated cryptocurrency exchange has confirmed it will de facto become a bank after securing a

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Nordea Bank Accused of Money Laundering After It Banned ‘the Risky’ Bitcoin

In January this year, Nordea bank banned its 31,000 employees from buying Bitcoin and other cryptos. The bank, which is

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Russia Central Bank Head: Cryptocurrency Craze Is ‘Fortunately Fading Away’

The head of Russia’s central bank has announced the “cryptocurrency craze” is “starting to fade away” – and that this

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