Digital Currency Archive

$2 Billion Worth of Unpeeled Casascius Physical Bitcoins: There’s Less Than 20,000 Coins Left Active

While bitcoin continues to become more scarce every day, the most popular set of

Central Bank of Turkey Expands Research, Prepares to Test Digital Lira on New Platform

The Turkish central bank has established a new platform together with technology stakeholders to

Digital Ruble to Help Curb Use of ‘Money Surrogates,’ Russia Says in Financial Strategy Document

The launch of a digital ruble will be among Russia’s key priorities of digitalization

Nigeria’s CBDC ‘a Safer Option’ Than Privately Issued Cryptocurrencies: Central Bank Official

As part of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s digital currency charm offensive, Folashodun

Crypto Mining Should Be Registered and Taxed in Russia, Financial Market Committee Chair Says

Cryptocurrency mining should be registered as entrepreneurial activity and taxed as such, according to

Crypto Market Is ‘Development Vector’ of Nation’s Digital Economy, Ukraine President Says

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has highlighted the importance of launching a legal digital

ECB Officially Starts to Investigate Digital Euro — Development Could Begin in 2 Years

The European Central Bank (ECB) says it is “starting to investigate” a digital euro

NFL Bars Teams From Participating in Certain Cryptocurrency and NFT Ventures: Report

According to a recent report, the National Football League (NFL) advised teams that they

Chinese Banks Seek New Applications for Digital Yuan in Investment and Insurance

Two Chinese banks are expanding their pilot programs for the digital national fiat. The

Nigerian Central Bank Reveals CBDC Guidelines, Announces Plan to Launch E-Naira Wallet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reportedly confirmed that its e-naira digital currency

Putin Orders Russian Government to Prepare to Check Officials With Crypto Assets

President Vladimir Putin has tasked several ministries and the central bank to prepare to

Ukraine’s Digital Ministry Plans to Pay Employees With Digital Hryvnia in Pilot Project

Employees of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation may become the first in the country

Bank of Ghana Selects German Technology Firm as Partner for CBDC Project

The Bank of Ghana (BOG) says it has signed an agreement with Giesecke Devrient

Ukrainian President Signs Law Opening Door for Digital Hryvnia, Regulatory Sandbox

President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law that will allow the National Bank of

Central Bank Governor: South Africa’s Digital Currency Study Ongoing

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor, Lesetja Kganyago, has once again confirmed that the

Fed Governor Lael Brainard Can’t Imagine Future Without Digital Dollar

Pointing to a number of reasons why a digital version of the U.S. dollar

Central Bank of Ireland Governor Talks Crypto, Praises ‘Secure, Decentralized’ Technology

Gabriel Makhlouf, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), has published a

Digital Yuan to Promote International Use of Chinese Currency, Experts Say

The new digital yuan, currently undergoing trials, can help to increase the international usage

Digital Euro to Handle ‘Almost Unlimited’ Payments, Estonian Central Bank Says After Test

A blockchain-based digital euro would be highly scalable allowing it to process an almost

Kenyan Farmers Pivot to Cryptocurrency as Popularity of Community Currencies Grows

The growth and popularity of community inclusion cryptocurrencies in Kenya continues to soar with

French Central Bank Conducts Fifth Experiment on Tunisia CBDC

The French central bank, Banque de France (BOF), recently carried out its fifth experiment

Future of Digital Euro ‘Not Clear Yet,’ Former Eurogroup Official Says

Europe’s digital currency project has made some progress recently, with the Eurozone’s central bank

China Offers Medics Digital Yuan Insurance Policy for Covid-19

China’s first insurance policy using the digital yuan for settlement has been issued in

IMF, World Bank, BIS Recommend Countries Work Together on CBDCs to Enhance Cross-Border Payments

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, and the Bank of International Settlement

These Are the Crypto Economy’s 5 Most Expensive Assets per Unit

On July 18, the most valuable cryptocurrency in terms of dollars per unit, is

Digital Euro Project Gets Going as ECB Launches Investigation Phase

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

Bank of Ghana Deputy Governor Says ‘Central Bank Digital Currency Is Fiat Money,’ Reveals Pilot Phase Will Start September

Ghana’s proposed central bank digital currency is similar to fiat cash and therefore financial