Central Banks Archive

Zanzibar Government Keen to Get Stakeholders’ View on Cryptocurrencies

Zanzibar is keen on getting stakeholders’ views on the viability of adopting digital currencies

Nigerian Judge Rules in Favor of Accused Crypto Startup, Accounts to Be Reopened

A Nigerian Federal Court judge recently ruled that the two frozen bank accounts belonging

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Taunts Economist Steve Hanke After Bitcoin’s Price Skyrockets

On October 15, the day bitcoin’s price surpassed the $60K per unit handle, Salvadoran

G7 Finance Ministers and Bankers Adopt Guidelines for Central Bank Digital Currencies

Any digital currency issued by a central bank must support financial and monetary stability,

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Seeks Public Opinion on Central Bank Digital Currency

The central bank of New Zealand has lined up among monetary authorities exploring the

‘Faster and Cheaper Cross-Border Transfers’ — Banking Report Led by BIS Highlights the Benefits of Cryptocurrency

According to a report published by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) and a

African Economist Says Regulated Cryptocurrencies Are Reasonable Alternative to Single Trade Currency

A Nigeria-based research and development economist, Gospel Obele, has called “for a unified regulatory

Digital Euro Project Gets Going as ECB Launches Investigation Phase

After months of deliberation, the European Central Bank has decided to proceed with a

11% of Central Bankers Consider ‘Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin’ Gold Alternatives: UBS Survey

A UBS survey finds that central bankers see benefits in investing in cryptocurrencies like

Gold Spikes Higher as Fed’s Minutes Report Looms, Central Bank Bullion Purchases Begin to Swell

After a long break, monthly purchasing data shows that central banks are buying gold

Palestinians Ponder Digital Currency as Move for Monetary Independence

The Palestine Monetary Authority is exploring the possibility of issuing its own digital currency.

Swiss, French Central Banks to Trial Wholesale CBDC Settlements With BIS and Private Sector

The central banks of Switzerland and France are joining hands with the Bank for

G7 Finance Chiefs to Publish Common Rules for State-Issued Digital Currencies This Year

The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors have met and agreed to work

ECB: Digital Euro to Boost Global Appeal of European Money, Fight ‘Artificial Currencies’

The digitization of traditional currencies like the euro has the potential to increase their

Danish Central Banker Tempted to Ignore Cryptocurrency — Sees Real Threat in ‘Big Tech Invading Currency Area’

Denmark’s central bank governor Lars Rohde says that he can be tempted to ignore

‘Chinese Invented Paper Money and They Will End It’- Brazil’s Far-Left Praises Digital Yuan  

Digital currencies, those issued by central banks in particular, have been commended for their

Kenyan Regulator Commends Its Regulatory Sandbox— Says the Test Phase Enables It to Have Interactions With Innovators

According to a new report published by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) of Kenya,

Venture Capitalist Proposes a Single Decentralized Crypto as a Solution to Boost Africa’s Inter-Regional Trade

South African venture capitalist, Michael Jordaan, recently suggested that a single decentralized cryptocurrency may

Danske Bank Lowers Negative Rate Threshold, Denmark’s Business Minister Says ‘Enough is Enough’

On April 26, 2021, the Danish multinational banking and financial services corporation Danske Bank