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Central Bank of Nigeria Says ‘We Can’t Stop Bitcoin’
  At a breakfast meeting early this week, organized by the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria (CIBN), key players in the country’s fintech [...]
Indian Central Banker: Potential of Blockchain Currencies ‘Overstated’
  The potential of digital currencies like bitcoin is “being overstated”, a senior official for the Reserve Bank of India said in a speech [...]
Canada’s Central Bank is ‘Open’ to More Blockchain Tests
  Canada’s central bank is leaving the door open to the development of additional blockchain prototypes, according to one of its senior officials. [...]
Project Jasper: Lessons From Bank of Canada’s First Blockchain Project
  Carolyn Wilkins is the senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, where she oversees the central bank’s strategic planning and economic and [...]
Chinese Central Bank Warns Bitcoin Exchanges, Again
  In a public announcement today, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has revealed its warning toward 9 local bitcoin exchanges operating in the [...]
The Philippines Just Released New Rules for Bitcoin Exchanges
  The central bank of the Philippines has released new guidelines for bitcoin exchanges operating in the country. The move comes months after [...]
France’s Central Bank Wants to Work With More Blockchain Startups
  France’s central bank is opening up a new innovation lab, with an eye to collaborate with blockchain startups. In a speech given late last month by [...]
Banks Should Embrace Blockchain, Not Oppose It: Matthias Klees
  Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, who is also part of the European Central Bank’s Governing Council, has recently called for sweeping regulatory [...]
Fed Paper: DLT and Digital Currency Could ‘Change Payments Landscape’
  A working group within the US central bank believes digital currencies and distributed ledgers could come to have a significant impact on how its [...]
Russian banks to implement blockchain for retail lending
  Russia’s central bank together with largest commercial banks develops a distributed system for clearing and settlement that will allow customers to [...]