Category: Digital Yuan

Crypto News: HongKong Approves First Crypto ETF Fund Worth $100 Million

Hong Kong, China has approved an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) worth $100 million that would also include 10% in cryptocurrency. The ETF would be raised by Yibo Financial as per a report from Wu Blockchain. Hong Kong, China has approved the first ETF fund involving cryptocurrency, and Yibo Financial said it will raise 100 million […]

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State-Backed Agricultural Bank of China Launches the First Digital Yuan ATMs

State-Backed Agricultural Bank of China Launches the First Digital Yuan ATMs

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), one of China’s “big four” banks, is embarking on a pilot program to enable the first digital yuan ATMs. The banking institution deployed the first machines in selected branches in Shenzhen. ATMs Will Work With a Smartphone App According to SZ News, the program is part of the ongoing […]

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China Launches Digital Yuan ‘Hard Wallet’ Card Pilot Program

China Launches Digital Yuan ‘Hard Wallet’ Card Pilot Program

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) have green lighted a physical card-wallet pilot to test its digital yuan. Coffee shop staff in a Shanghai-based university hospital was chosen as participants in the pilot. Wallet Card Can Pay or Accept e-CNY Without Wi-Fi or a Mobile Connection According to Tencent News, staff members at Shanghai Jiao […]

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Latest Shanghai test gives preview of card-based hardware wallets for the digital yuan

Latest Shanghai test gives preview of card-based hardware wallets for the digital yuan

Quick Take Though it was known that the digital yuan is supposed to come with hardware wallets, the latest Shanghai test offered a glimpse at a prototype.  The hardware wallets can be more private and and user-friendly than mobile app wallets, according to local news reports This feature story is available to subscribers of The […]

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The EURST Stablecoin Set the Path That Major Central Banks Now Want to Follow

The EURST Stablecoin Set the Path That Major Central Banks Now Want to Follow

From Asia to Europe, major central banks all around the world are expected to announce their own digital currencies soon. This is vindication that stablecoins like EURST are on the right path forward, and they can serve to show how national economies should reinvent themselves following the current crisis. Why Everyone Wants a CBDC Now […]

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Trump Bans Chinese Payment App Giants Alipay and Wechat- Order Could Steer Billions of Dollars Toward Bitcoin

Trump Bans Chinese Payment App Giants Alipay and Wechat- Order Could Steer Billions of Dollars Toward Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies may see a boost between China and the U.S., as the American president Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning financial transactions with eight China-based payment applications. Following the signing of Trump’s new executive order, popular payment apps including Alipay, Wechat Pay, and Tencent’s QQ will be banned in America in 45 days. […]

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Crypto China: Construction Bank in China Launches First Insurance Policy Paid in Digital Currency

China Construction Bank, one of the largest banks in China has started a new use case for the country’s much talked about digital yuan by issuing the first insurance policy completely paid in the national digital currency. The digital yuan settled insurance policy was launched in association with ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance. Local media reports […]

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“We Don’t Have Ambitions to Replace Existing Currencies”- Ex-PBOC Chief on Digital Yuan

China’s growing influence in the digital currency space has created a sense of urgency among many western counterparts especially the US who view China’s national digital currency as a threat to their financial sovereignty. The US Dollar is currently the default currency of trade in the international trade market with over 88% of market dominance […]

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China Airdrops Digital Yuan Worth $3 Million — 10,000 Stores Will Accept It

China Airdrops Digital Yuan Worth $3 Million — 10,000 Stores Will Accept It

Twenty million yuan ($3 million) in China’s central bank digital currency will be given away to 100,000 people in the country’s largest test of the digital yuan to date. The digital currency will be accepted at 100,000 stores, including JD.com, one of China’s largest online retailers. $3 Million in Digital Yuan Giveaway The Chinese city […]

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