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30/10/20 07:44 by Brenda Ngari
Bitcoin Soars To $13,500 Following ECB’s Announcement Of Monetary Stimulus Boost Coming In December
After sliding below the $13,000 support level on Wednesday, the king of cryptocurrencies appears to be back on its way up.
The sell-off yesterday was felt across stock markets and gold as investor... Read More
22/09/20 23:57 by Erie Maxwell
European Central Bank Says “Stablecoin” Term Is Misleading
As the European Central Bank prepares plans for a digital Euro, they have also issued a warning about the nature of so-called stablecoins.
The ECB released a report that laid out the possibilities... Read More
05/06/20 14:00 by Yashu Gola
Bitcoin Targets $20K against Fed and ECB’s Savage QE Policies
Bitcoin bulls eye a $20,000 yearly close against the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank’s expansionary policies.
Dan Morehead, the CEO of Pantera Capital, noted that the bitcoin marke... Read More
06/05/20 15:04 by Samuel Wan
Bullish For Crypto: Ex-IMF Economist Calls For Negative Interest Rates
Former IMF Chief Economist, Kenneth Rogoff states central banks should consider negative interest rates. His words, in effect, greenlight crypto assets, which stand to benefit should the Federal Reser... Read More
16/12/19 16:20 by Kevin Helms
Regulatory Roundup: Crypto ‘Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines Policy
In this regulatory roundup, we cover a positive crypto story in India, China’s year-end rankings, and the European Central Bank entering the stablecoin race. We also cover the New York regulator... Read More
16/12/19 07:09 by Kevin Helms
German Banks Increasingly Charging Retail Clients Negative Interest Rates
A growing number of banks in Germany are charging retail customers negative interest rates, starting with the very first euro deposited into their accounts. At least three German banks are reportedly ... Read More
13/12/19 13:38 by Kevin Helms
Lagarde Sees Demand for Stablecoins, Plans to Put ECB ‘Ahead of the Curve’
At her first press conference as head of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde outlined her plans to lead the ECB “ahead of the curve” in the field of digital currency. &ldquo... Read More
12/12/19 20:24 by Anatol Antonovici
ECB to Set Objectives for Own Digital Currency, Lagarde Suggests
The European Central Bank (ECB) should determine objectives for its digital currency taskforce by mid-2020, ECB President Christine Lagarde said during her first policy meeting.
What’s the Purpose ... Read More
07/12/19 03:00 by Thomas Delahunty
Central Banks Issuing Digital Currency Could Be a Bluff; Here’s How
Going by recent headlines, it appears as though central banks around the world are planning to or in the process of creating their own digital currencies.
The coins, by their disruptive nature, are bo... Read More
05/12/19 21:14 by Graham Smith
ECB Nominee Blames Resistance to Negative Rates on Financial Illiteracy
European Central Bank (ECB) executive board nominee and member of the German Council of Economic Experts, Isabel Schnabel, recently remarked at a European Parliament hearing that “This scapegoa... Read More
03/12/19 12:00 by Christine Vasileva
European Central Bank President Envisions Direct Digital Currency Use
The European Central Bank is exploring the potential for a digital currency, which would allow direct injections of liquidity to consumers, said Christine Lagarde, the bank’s new president.
Digital... Read More
24/11/19 06:21 by Kevin Helms
Survey: 58% of German Banks Charge Negative Interest Rates
Germany’s central bank, the Deutsche Bundesbank, has conducted a survey of banks charging negative interest rates on customer deposits. Some are charging retail customers as well as corporate cl... Read More