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G20-Backed Think Tank Factors in Stablecoins and CBDCs in Solving Remittance Woes

The Financial Stability Board (FSB), a multinational Think Tank that provides policy recommendations to the G20 has highlighted the importance of stablecoins and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) in the pursuit of a functional global remittance network. In its latest report, the body highlighted the challenges that surround cross-border payments which range from high transaction […]

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Fed Vice Chair Quarles Says Digital Dollar Could Pose Significant Risks to US Banking System

Fed Vice Chair Quarles Says Digital Dollar Could Pose Significant Risks to US Banking System

The Federal Reserve’s vice chairman of supervision and the chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), Randal K. Quarles, doubts the benefits of the digital dollar but says it “could pose significant and concrete risks” to the U.S. banking system. Fed Vice Chair Speptical About Digital Dollar Federal Reserve Vice Chair of Supervision Randal Quarles […]

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Fed’s Vice Chair for Supervision Calls on Bank Regulators to Pay More Attention to Cryptocurrency

The Federal Reserve’s top supervisory official has called on bank regulators to pay more attention to cryptocurrencies and stablecoins. His comments followed a number of major banks announcing that they will be offering products based on cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin, to their clients. Bank Regulators Should Focus More on Cryptocurrency, Says Fed Supervisor The Federal Reserve’s […]

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