Italian Banks Are Ready To Trial A Digital Euro

Italian banks are ready to trial a digital euro. ABI, comprising more than 700 Italian banking institutions, expressed its desire to help speed up the implementation of a European Central Bank (ECB)-backed di...

Canada’s Central Bank Is Serious About Designing A CBDC

Canada's Central Bank is serious about designing a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The central bank revealed it was "reinventing the central banking system" and fundamentally rethinking Canada 's cash c...

Glimpse Of Finance 2.0 As China Launches Digital Yuan

China’s announcement to locally launch its digital Yuan is set to be a major catalyst that drives legacy financial systems into the era of bitcoin and decentralised money. Throughout 2019, the People’s Bank ...

China Files 84 Patents For Central Bank Digital Currency

Reports of more than 80 digital payments-related patents filed by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is offering concrete proof of the country’s moves to launch a CBDC. According to the Financial Times, Chi...

Japan Crypto Exchange Face Imminent Margin Trading Limits

Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan will face significant restrictions on margin trading as soon as this Spring, according to reports. Referencing sources at Japan’s finance regulator, the ...