The Central Bank of Russia may use its ethereum-based Masterchain software to communicate financial messaging across the Eurasian Economic Union. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russias-central-bank-mulls-ethereum-system-for-pan-eurasian-payments/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A trialed blockchain system for interbank clearance was not as efficient as the current centralized system, says a central bank report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-remittances-face-efficiency-hurdle-says-taiwan-central-bank/. …

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Argentina’s Central Bank chairman, Frederico Sturzenegger, said the G20 members are looking for “specific recommendations” on cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/g20-calls-crypto-regulation-recommendations-july/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Time Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir Putin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-russians-helped-venezuela-launch-petro/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The U.K. government will launch new research aimed to explore the potential risks posed by cryptocurrencies, a minister has said. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-government-announces-new-cryptocurrency-research-effort/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A group of central bank regulators and government ministers said Sunday that cryptocurrencies don’t pose a risk to global financial stability. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/financial-stability-board-downplays-crypto-impact-on-global-finance/. …

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The chief of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s de facto central bank, has spoken of blockchain’s potential in international payments. During a speech on Thursday at a…

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The finance minister of the Netherlands has called for new regulations around cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/dutch-finance-minister-cryptocurrency-regulation/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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New policies for cryptocurrency exchanges developed by Malaysia’s central bank have gone into effect. Bank Negara Malaysia announced Tuesday that its “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy for Digital Currencies” is…

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South Africa’s central bank has launched a program that will trial JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain potential in interbank clearing and settlement. According to an official statement dated Feb. 13, the South…

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