CENTRAL BANK

 


Central Bank is an institution in charge of monetary policies and regulating commercial banks. The core function of central banks is money issuance (money supply) and the decision on the interest rate through a basket of monetary policies and tools.

Ripple to Build The Core Ledger that Will Power Central Bank Digital Currencies
Ripple has been making headway in pursuing projects involving central bank digital currency issuances.
Mastercard Tapped to Issue Prepaid Cards Linked to Bahamas’ Central Bank Digital Currency
Mastercard has partnered with the Central Bank of The Bahamas and Island Pay to issue prepaid cards that would allow people of Bahamas to instantly convert the Bahamas’ CBDC to cash during purchases.
Bitcoin Will Not Likely Be Held by Central Banks in the Future, Says ECB President Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde, the President of the European Central Bank, has once again made her stance on Bitcoin clear.
Central Bank of Nigeria Bans Cryptocurrency Transactions, Says Crypto Breeds Illegal Activities
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has once again doubled down on its efforts to ban cryptocurrency transactions stating they are a breeding ground for illegal activities.
Ripple GM Reveals that the Blockchain Firm Is Actively Seeking to Partner with Banks for CBDC
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the SEC lawsuit, Ripple continues to thrive through partnerships with financial institutions leveraging their payment services.
"Bitcoin Is Risky," Says BIS Chief as Crypto and Unconventional Stocks like GameStop Gain Support
The Bank for International Settlements remains skeptical of Bitcoin, echoing the sentiments of many traditional banking institutions.
Federal Reserve Votes to Keep Inflationary Monetary Conditions as US Economy Heals
Federal Reserve officials voted at the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting to maintain the same monetary conditions that have aided Bitcoin's 2020 price surge.
Can Jack Ma's ANT Group meet China's Regulators Requirements?
Following the suspension of its IPO, whether Ant Group will manage to restructure itself, to meet China's new tightened regulatory requirements still remains anyone’s guess.
Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Race: 2020 Year in Review
As 2020 comes to a close, we take a look back at the most important developments regarding the pursuit of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC).
CBDCs Are Bad News to European Banks, says Bank of America Analysts
Bank of America analysts have made important revelations concerning the launch of CBDCs. They recently disclosed that CBDCs are bad news to European Banks.

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