Bank for International Settlements (BIS) general manager Agustin Carstens has criticized bitcoin saying the asset was inherently risky and “increasingly vulnerable” to a 51% attack. A long time bitcoin (BTC)…

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Asset Manager Vaneck Launches Physically-Backed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note On November 25, the asset manager Vaneck announced the launch of an exchange-traded product (ETP) called the “Vaneck Vector Bitcoin ETN.” The…

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Three U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill that will force private stablecoin issuers to obtain a banking charter (or license) and approval from the Federal Reserve before they can issue…

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Canada doesn’t want any “surprises” regarding central bank digital currencies. In a recent interview with Reuters, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem doubled down on the country’s contingency-plan approach to…

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The Financial Stability Board (FSB) says stablecoins have the potential to enhance the efficiency of the provision of financial services. The body adds that the hybrid cryptocurrencies have the potential…

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