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News
The World Bank used a blockchain to raise over $33 million for its Kangaroo bond.
World Bank Raises $33M Via Blockchain for Its Kangaroo Bond
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-08-19T12:39:00+01:00
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Analysis
Crypto remittance on the rise as fintech companies increasingly leverage crypto and blockchain to capture the international payments market.
XRP, Libra and Visa to Fight It Out for Cross-Border Remittance Crown
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2019-06-30T12:25:00+01:00
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A three-way partnership saw secondary market trading go live, which participants say marks a world first.
World Bank Leads Secondary Market Phase of Bond-I Blockchain Bond
William Suberg
2019-05-16T12:26:00+01:00
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Analysis
As the IMF and the bosses of central banks gather to talk digital money, concerns of stability and institutional trust dominate the discussion.
IMF Spring Meetings: Digital Money Is Imminent, But No Decentralization in Sight
Kirill Bryanov
2019-04-23T16:13:00+01:00
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The IMF and the World Bank have launched a private blockchain and a quasi-coin to learn more about the technology.
IMF and World Bank Launch Quasi-Cryptocurrency in Exploration of Blockchain Tech
Ana Berman
2019-04-14T12:03:00+01:00
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The World Bank has joined the increasing list of entities skeptical over the technology’s potential impact.
Blockchain Reality Does Not Match Advertisement, Says World Bank Official
William Suberg
2019-03-27T08:53:00+00:00
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Analysis
If crypto mining is similar to oil extraction, should nations worry about the resource curse?
Wine, Mountains, and Mining Rigs: Georgia as a Crypto Powerhouse
Kirill Bryanov
2019-03-25T11:53:00+00:00
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A fintech company is launching a new system of remittances that’s designed to help consumers avoid fluctuations in value when sending crypto around the world.
New Remittances System to Tackle Crypto Volatility When International Payments Are Made
Connor Blenkinsop
2018-12-26T03:00:00+00:00
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