Category: Stablecoin News

The number of countries exploring CBDCs have doubled in one year: Report

In recent testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services, Julia Friedlander testified about the critical subject of CBDCs, their rapid expansion, and the progress of the United States in their CBDC development. Friedlander has served as an economist for the CIA and an advisor for the Treasury Department’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, […]

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Breaking: US DOJ set to investigate Tether executives over Bank Fraud

Tether, the stable coin issuer might be in trouble again as the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has initiated a probe to investigate whether the executives of the company were involved in bank fraud. DOJ reportedly sent out letters to Tether executives informing them that they are targets of the investigation. A decision on whether […]

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Indian Central Bank to issue CBDC in phases: Deputy Governor

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Indian central bank is planning a phased roll-out of the central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDC), revealed RBI deputy governor T Rabi Sankar. The phased roll-out plan has been discussed keeping the changes required in the nation’s foreign exchange rules and information-technology laws. “Like other central banks, RBI has also been […]

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Stablecoin War: Paxos Calls Out Tether (USDT) and Circle (USDC) for Issuing Non-Regulated stablecoins

Amid the growing demand for regulating the use of stablecoins, Paxos has called out Tether (USDT) and Circle (USDC) for issuing non-regulated stablecoins. Paxos’ General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Dan Burstein has lashed out at the two players, in what he claims to be false claims. Recently, Circle claimed that USDC is the “world’s […]

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Bitstamp to list Tether’s first-ever Euro backed stablecoin EURt

Bitstamp, a bitcoin exchange based in Luxembourg has announced the launch of Tether’s first Euro-based stablecoin, EURt. Tether-issued stablecoins already hold a dominant position in the European crypto sphere, and with rising demand for stablecoins, EURt could be the answer to exceptional profit margins for Bitstamp. The press released has dated the launch to 22nd […]

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Chinese Insurance Giant Ping An Starts Issuing Digital Yuan Settled Policies

Digital Yuan (e-CNY), the Chinese soverign national digital currency is now being used as a settlement tool for insurance policies. Insurance giant Ping An Property & Casualty Shenzhen Branch teamed up with Bank of China Shenzhen to issue the first even digital yuan settled insurance policy. The policy is exclusively available for the medical staff […]

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USDC Vs USDT: Amid Tether (USDT) FUD Circle Prioritizes USDC Transparency

Circle issued USDC has become one of the fastest-growing stablecoin in the crypto market. The company is all set to go public on Nasdaq later this year after finalizing a SPAC acquisition deal a couple of weeks back giving it a $4.5 billion valuation. With a clear aim to dominate the crypto market USDC is […]

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Why Tether (USDT) hasn’t issued any USDT in 7 weeks?

Tether issued USDT is the biggest stablecoin player in the market with $61.9 billion in market cap. The top stablecoin has been often associated with Bitcoin (BTC) price boost FUDs in the past. The ongoing bearish market sentiments that have continued since May market mayhem also coincides with USDT’s non-issuance. The last market issuance of […]

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Federal Reserve’s Chairman is uncertain on CBDCs

Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve Chairman has publicly admitted that he is unsure of the Fed issuing its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). However, he asked for approval from the US government, before the Federal Reserve takes any further actions towards the creation of CBDCs. “I am legitimately undecided on whether the benefits outweigh […]

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Breaking: Chinese Central Bank Releases White Paper For Digital Yuan (e-CNY)

People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the Chinese central bank today released the white paper for its upcoming digital CNY (DCEP). The central bank also gave an official English name to the digital fiat called e-CNY. China has been at the forefront of CBDC development, having started research and development for the same as early as […]

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