Central Bank Archive

ECB Paper Marks Success Factors for CBDCs, Digital Euro

A paper published by the European Central Bank (ECB) discusses various conditions for successful

Russia to Decide Fate of Crypto Exchangers in 2022

Discussions on the future of “virtual currency exchangers” in Russia should be completed in

Alternative Investments Like Crypto Form Half of Russian Non-Qualified Investors’ Portfolios

Investments in alternative assets such as cryptocurrencies account for over half of the portfolio

Indonesia’s Central Bank Considers Issuing Digital Currency to ‘Fight’ Crypto

Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank, is reportedly considering issuing a central bank digital

Annual Volume of Crypto Transactions Made by Russians Reaches $5 Billion, Bank of Russia Finds

With the growing capitalization of the crypto economy, Russians have been making crypto transactions

Bank of Russia Pushes to Introduce Liability for Illegal Use of Digital Assets

The monetary authority in Moscow, the Bank of Russia, wants those who use cryptocurrencies

Central Bank of Peru Will Develop a Digital Currency

The Central Reserve Bank of Peru, the Peruvian central bank, is planning to develop

Russians to Pay Fees on Digital Ruble Transactions, Central Bank Says

Users of Russia’s central bank digital currency are going to pay a fee for

Opposed to Bitcoin Payments, Bank of Russia Says State Should Not Stimulate Spread of Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are anonymous and the government shouldn’t encourage their spread, the head of Bank

Digital Ruble Poses Risks to Financial Sector and Security, Russian Lawmakers Warn

Russian parliamentarians have cautioned against risks associated with the introduction of a digital ruble.

Digital Ruble Should Not Boost Inflation, Bank of Russia Says

Bank of Russia is preparing for a prolonged trial of the digital version of

US Faces More Inflation Woes as CPI Hits Highest Record in 30 Years

U.S. inflation continues to roar higher as this week’s data from the consumer price

Digital Ruble to Give Russians What They Need, Bank of Russia Governor Says

The digital ruble is what Russian citizens need as it will facilitate inexpensive and

Russian Officials Back Idea of Recognizing Crypto Miners as Entrepreneurs

Cryptocurrency mining should be recognized as an entrepreneurial activity under Russian law and taxed

Russia to Change 13 Laws and Codes for Digital Ruble

Authorities in Russia are gearing up to amend various pieces of legislation to facilitate

Digital Euro Should Be Attractive But Not ‘Too Successful,’ ECB’s Panetta Says

The digital euro should be an attractive means of payment but its design should

China’s Digital Currency Used in Transactions Worth $10 Billion, 140 Million People Have Digital Yuan Wallets

China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital yuan, has been used in transactions

Russian Government to Track Crypto Transactions With Help From Anti-Drug Organization

Russian institutions have responded to a call from а public movement for joint efforts

Singapore Strives to Become Global Crypto Hub, Monetary Authority Reveals

Singapore, already a major financial center in the world, is now aiming to become

New Data Shows Red Hot US Inflation Highest in 30 Years — Analyst Says Rising Inflation Could Hit a ‘Tipping Point’

Inflation continues to remain hot in the United States as supply constraints and higher

Russian Crypto Industry Association Slams Government for Doing ‘Nothing’ to Regulate Sector

The main organization representing participants in the Russian crypto space has lambasted authorities in

Bank of Russia Not Ready to Allow Bitcoin ETF Trading, Governor Says

Central Bank of Russia isn’t prepared to admit a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to

Pakistan Government Not Against Crypto Investments, High Court Calls for Regulations

The executive power will not oppose cryptocurrency investments, a high-ranking government official has told

Russian Oil Companies Propose to Mine Cryptocurrencies at Their Wells

Companies involved in oil production in Russia have come up with a project to

Iran to Pilot ‘National Cryptocurrency,’ Amend Central Bank Law

The central bank of Iran is gearing up to begin the pilot phase of

St. Louis Fed’s James Bullard Would ‘Support Starting the Taper in November’ to React to Inflation

St. Louis Federal Reserve president James Bullard told the press on Tuesday that he

US Inflation Expectations Highest Since 2013, Gas Prices Skyrocket, Supply Chains Buckle

Americans are still concerned about dealing with inflation, as the cost of goods and