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A Dollar by Any Other Name: Thoughts on Digital Fiat Currency

What are central banks – and governments – going to do about cryptocurrencies?  I was in New York last week to better understand what central bankers are thinking about   – and doing – with respect to “Digital Fiat Currency”.   The workshop was part of an ITU Focus Group Program on “Standardizing Digital Fiat Currency and its Applications”.  Central […]
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Swiss Startup to Produce ‘Banknotes’ for Marshall Islands’ Official Cryptocurrency

“Switzerland-based crypto hardware wallet maker Tangem says it has been selected by the Republic of the Marshall Islands to produce the “physical blockchain notes” for the nation’s planned national digital currency. Tangem announced the news Monday, saying the blockchain notes will be used to store the republic’s Sovereign (SOV) digital currency, which is being launched as an alternative […]
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Digital Fiat Currency Is Going Main Stream

“In Hangzhou, the New Digital Economy capital of China, I attended the Asia Pacific Fintech Round Table at the Inauguration of the International Business School of Zhejiang University and Cambridge University, where I met the Former Prime Minister of South Korea, Prof Han Seung-soo. He has invited me to present at the International Finance Forum annual […]
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