Central Bank of Argentina Prepares New Regulations for Digital Wallets – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The Central Bank of Argentina is reportedly working on a new group of regulations seeking to control the totality of the digital wallets in the country. This new legal framework is directed at stopping fraud said to be facilitated by these tools. According to leaks on local media, the publication of the law is imminent. Central Bank of Argentina Targets Digital Wallets The Central Bank of Argentina has its sights on the use of digital wallets. The directory of the bank is reportedly producing a new set…

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President of Central Bank of Peru Criticizes Crypto, Citing Lack of Intrinsic Value and Climate Change – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Julio Velarde, the president of the Central Bank of Peru, attacked the value of cryptocurrencies and referred to negative effects they are said to have on the environment. In a recent interview with local media, Velarde said the Bank did not consider bitcoin a payment method. Instead, Velarde referred to it as a “highly volatile financial asset,” that people purchase for this volatility risk. President of Bank of Peru Blasts Crypto Julio Velarde, the president of the Central Bank of Peru, recently shared his opinion and the…

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Central Bank Governor Says Kenya’s Position on Cryptocurrencies Has Not Changed – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Kenya’s position on cryptocurrencies is still unchanged the governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), Patrick Njoroge has said. Njoroge latest remarks come as Kenya continues to cement its position as one of the countries on the African continent that has the highest adoption of cryptocurrencies. CBK’s New Stance of Cryptocurrencies to Be Unveiled Soon The governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), Patrick Njoroge, has said Kenya’s stance on cryptocurrencies remains unchanged. Njoroge, who made the comments soon after the CBK’s monetary policy announcement, revealed however…

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When central banks seek public discussion, Jan. 17–24

[ad_1] Last week, two central banks dropped public reports that can have a sizable impact on the crypto landscape in their respective countries and beyond. The U.S. Federal Reserve published a discussion paper entitled “Money and Payments: The U.S. Dollar in the Age of Digital Transformation,” which summarizes years of the Fed’s research on CBDCs. Meanwhile, the Central Bank of Russia released a report that called for a blanket ban on domestic cryptocurrency operations and mining. Both documents are framed as an invitation for public discussion, but the kinds of…

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Malaysia’s Central Bank actively assessing CBDC options

[ad_1] Malaysia has joined the growing cadre of nations that are exploring the value of researching and developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, stated to Bloomberg on Jan. 17 that while a decision about exactly how to move forward with a CBDC has not yet been determined, it has focused research on a CBDC “via proof-of-concept and experimentation to enhance our technical and policy capabilities.” It also stated that the ostensible reason for the current research effort was to ensure it is prepared…

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Tanzania Central Bank Heeding Call to Prepare for Crypto, Economists Express Reservations – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

[ad_1] While the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) executives continue to reiterate the central bank’s willingness to heed the government’s call to prepare for cryptocurrencies, some economists insist Tanzania lacks the resources needed for it to adopt such digital currencies. Economists: Tanzania an Unsuitable Candidate In their views, published by the Citizen following the BOT’s latest update, Tanzania’s cryptocurrency opponents argue that a lack of resources makes it “difficult to participate in worldwide trade.” For instance, the Citizen report quotes Haji Semboja, a professor at the State University of Zanzibar, who…

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand Seeks Public Opinion on Central Bank Digital Currency – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The central bank of New Zealand has lined up among monetary authorities exploring the question of issuing their own digital currencies. The financial regulator is now seeking feedback from the public about the need for a digital form of the national fiat while also promising to preserve cash. New Zealand Central Bank Considers Risks and Benefits of CBDC Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) is now gathering input from the public on the potential use of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), Reuters reported following an announcement released by…

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Nigerian Experts Question Selection of Bitt Inc as Central Bank’s Fintech Partner – Fintech Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Nigerian fintech entrepreneurs have slammed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s decision to select Bitt Inc as its fintech partner. They insist that the choice of Bitt Inc, a Barbados based firm, undermines central bank claims that it is “fighting for the naira in the forex market.” Bitt Inc’s Market Capitalization In fact, as the report by Itedgenews explains, some players in the country’s fintech industry are now lobbying for the CBN to rescind this decision. They cite the small number of people employed by Bitt Inc (three) as…

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Central Banks War Machine Government

[ad_1] Central banks are a fundamental reality of the modern world, but it was not always so. The Bank of England (BoE) was founded in 1694, the first modern central bank. The BoE was born directly from the monetary overreach of the Stuart monarchs. Their military and political ambitions were constrained by the financial power that they could legally wield. The Bank was the end consequence of a series of questionable acts to get their royal hands on the needed money. In that sense, 1600’s England sounds very much like…

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Ghana Vice President Praises Central Bank’s CBDC Initiative, Says Digital Currencies Can Boost Intra-African Trade – Fintech Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The Ghanaian Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia, has implored African governments to start exploring digital currencies as such alternatives have the potential to enhance intra-African trade. In addition, such digital currencies allow African countries to carry out all cross-border payments smoothly, the leader explained. Ghana Government Backing for CBDC According to a report, Bawumia made these comments while addressing guests at the opening ceremony of the Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFIC) in Accra. The report also quotes Bawumia commending the Ghanaian central bank’s e-cedi project. He said the…

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