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By: Benscha
Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 03:46

Taking into account that Bitcoin could revolutionize the existing methods of payment, the Bank of England’s “One Bank Research Agenda Discussion Paper” investigates the possibility of mint

By: Benscha
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 00:45

The new finance minister of Greece outlined in a detailed blog post, how a Bitcoin-like virtual currency could be used to get around the ECB’s monopoly on money creation.

By: Benscha
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 00:43

The other day we were discussing the possibility of state-made cryptographic coins for book money creation by banks.

In such a scenario, banks would issue digital money against credit following the pattern of book money creation. At the end of the day, there would be digital cash pegged to legal tender besides the usual metal coins and paper monies.

By: Benscha
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 00:34

IBM-expert is bullish on Bitcoin: “This is a field where you truly have to be interdisciplinary to make progress.”

Richard Gendal Brown is IBM’s-architect on innovation in banking and financial markets. In a Finextra interview he talks about the future of Bitcoin.

By: Benscha
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 00:41

German Fidor Bank brings Bitcoin to mainstream banking and expands overseas.

By: Benscha
Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016 - 16:31

An event to be held by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) next month is set to include a panel of payments and cryptocurrency professionals.

Taking place in New York, the Business Forum panel will discuss cryptographic protocols and their potential impact on correspondent banks, those that provides services to other financial entities.

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