World Bank News

Opinion
Emerging technologies are essential to fasten SDGs, but this shouldn’t come at the expense of prudence and careful evaluation.
The UN’s ‘decade of delivery’ needs blockchain to succeed
Sumedha Deshmukh
2020-09-26T16:00:00+01:00
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News
Top crypto industry and policy experts debated the privacy ramifications of state-issued virtual currencies during the first day of Consensus.
Can Central Bank Digital Currencies Protect Individual Privacy?
Samuel Haig
2020-05-11T17:09:00+01:00
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The world’s largest development bank, the World Bank Group, has issued a new report on payment aspects of financial inclusion in the fintech era.
World Bank Digs Deeper Into DLT and FinTech for Financial Inclusion
Helen Partz
2020-04-14T18:59:00+01:00
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Expert Take
How can emerging technologies help one of the world’s most populous countries and one of the largest energy consumers toward sustainable and renewable energy de...
India Is Fostering a Solarized Digital Future
Selva Ozelli
2020-03-04T14:57:00+00:00
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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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