Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to shake up the dominance of central banks and sovereign currencies, the EU’s newest report says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-report-says-cryptocurrencies-unlikely-to-challenge-central-banks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank is now tracking the prices of four top cryptos in its economic research database, FRED. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/st-louis-fed-now-tracks-crypto-prices-research-database/. …

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Banco Central do Brasil is building a blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of data exchanged between financial authorities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/brazils-central-bank-plans-blockchain-data-exchange-for-regulators/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Blockchain technology isn’t yet a beneficial addition to the payment system in the Netherlands, according to the country’s central bank. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/dutch-central-bank-blockchain-promising-but-inefficient-in-payments/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Thailand’s central bank is examining how a blockchain-based digital currency could make interbank settlement both faster and cheaper. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/thailand-trials-central-bank-digital-currency-for-interbank-settlement/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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South Africa Reserve Bank indicates that tests of a blockchain-based system for interbank clearance and settlement produced astonishing results. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-africas-central-bank-claims-success-in-blockchain-payment-trial/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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“Convergence” means different things to different people in the blockchain space. But it’s a word that’s cropping up again and again. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/public-private-blockchain-distinctions-falling-fashion/. …

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The Hong Kong Treasury decided against the notion of creating a central bank digital currency (CBDC) yesterday, but said that they will monitor the situation. Hong Kong is ‘Already Efficient’…

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A senior official at Russia’s central bank has said blockchain technology is immature but may have industrial-scale applications. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-russia-official-still-too-early-to-gauge-blockchains-potential/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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South Korea’s first major blockchain conference saw discussion of the possibility of a central bank cryptocurrency Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-researcher-central-bank-will-issue-cryptocurrency-2018/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Central Bank of Taiwan is eyeing new rules that would bring bitcoin under the island’s existing anti-money laundering regulations. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/taiwan-central-bank-proposes-money-laundering-rules-for-bitcoin/.  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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