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S&P Global believes El Salvador’s recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender has brought “immediate negative implications” for its credit rating.
El Salvador’s credit rating could take a hit amid Bitcoin adoption, warns S&P Global
Brian Quarmby
2021-09-17T04:21:07+01:00
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A new report released by the triumvirate of global finance argues that central bank digital currencies will benefit worldwide development.
IMF, World Bank and BIS champion central bank digital currencies at G20
Marie Huillet
2021-07-09T12:23:39+01:00
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Experts Answer
Here’s what crypto and blockchain experts think about Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele’s announcement that Bitcoin is now legal tender....
What is really behind El Salvador’s ‘Bitcoin Law’? Experts answer
Max Yakubowski
2021-07-02T16:15:00+01:00
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The Monetary Authority of Singapore is seeking new retail CBDC solutions with a new global challenge offering cash prizes and expert digital currency mentorship...
Singapore’s central bank offers cash prizes for digital currency ideas
Helen Partz
2021-06-28T16:00:00+01:00
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The World Bank has refused to support El Salvador’s request for help in the transition to use Bitcoin as legal tender.
World Bank refuses El Salvador’s request for help on BTC transition
Brian Quarmby
2021-06-17T06:19:46+01:00
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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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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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