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Christine Lagarde, the head of the European Central Bank, appears serious about a digital euro. Barely a month after the central bank issued a major report on the topic, and opened a public... more

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The world is moving ever closer to digital currency for all. Although investors have watched cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Zcash grow for years, national digital currencies are now starting... more

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According to Reuters, about 70 lawmakers from the ruling party feel a digital yen is needed to counter the approaching launches of Libra and China’s own digital currency. The effort... more

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Facebook has officially revealed plans for its much anticipated global cryptocurrency LibraCoin, with the backing of a number of major companies ranging from Visa and Mastercard to Lyft and Spotify.... more

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It is a well known fact that China has for some time been against the cryptocurrency boom taking place globally, however, The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has has now... more

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