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"Shang-Jin Wei makes the case for central banks to become the primary issuers of electronic money."
"Shang-Jin Wei makes the case for central banks to become the primary issuers of electronic money."
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"To understand the euro’s weakness, you have to look at the US as well as Europe."
"To understand the euro’s weakness, you have to look at the US as well as Europe."
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"The South African Reserve Bank fired the starting gun on monetary policy normalization, but economists do not expect the hiking cycle to be plain sailing."
"The South African Reserve Bank fired the starting gun on monetary policy normalization, but economists do not expect the hiking cycle to be plain sailing."
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"Now is the time to develop the expertise needed for digital currencies within central banks in Pacific island countries."
"Now is the time to develop the expertise needed for digital currencies within central banks in Pacific island countries."
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Its always interesting how elites can rationalize authoritarian rule and destruction of anyone's rights and wealth but their own. The only salvation is that every progressive totalitarian regime is eventually targeted by the commoners who _...Read More_
Its always interesting how elites can rationalize authoritarian rule and destruction of anyone's rights and wealth but their own. The only salvation is that every progressive totalitarian regime is eventually targeted by the commoners who _...Read More_
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If people can’t hoard physical money, it becomes much easier to cut rates far below zero.
If people can’t hoard physical money, it becomes much easier to cut rates far below zero.
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>"How creating digital currencies will help individuals and commercial banks? How will CBDC work close to existing cryptocurrencies? Also, why central bank digital currencies will evolve to be the next big gig?"
>"How creating digital currencies will help individuals and commercial banks? How will CBDC work close to existing cryptocurrencies? Also, why central bank digital currencies will evolve to be the next big gig?"
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"Country will be first to adopt cryptocurrency as legal tender next month – but economists are sounding warnings over risks"
"Country will be first to adopt cryptocurrency as legal tender next month – but economists are sounding warnings over risks"
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"Nixon’s 1971 decision resulted in a widening wealth gap around the world, irresponsible spending and sky-high asset prices. Hong Kong remains threatened as long as our currency is pegged to the crumbling US dollar and there are no plans in _...Read More_
"Nixon’s 1971 decision resulted in a widening wealth gap around the world, irresponsible spending and sky-high asset prices. Hong Kong remains threatened as long as our currency is pegged to the crumbling US dollar and there are no plans in _...Read More_
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Maybe but it will take a long time
Maybe but it will take a long time
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Worthwhile a read, a bit of history on the gold standard, and where we are now. "Tricky Dicky didn’t know it in 1971 but 50 years on his decision has led to a world of volatile financial markets, geopolitical tension, inflated asset prices _...Read More_
Worthwhile a read, a bit of history on the gold standard, and where we are now. "Tricky Dicky didn’t know it in 1971 but 50 years on his decision has led to a world of volatile financial markets, geopolitical tension, inflated asset prices _...Read More_
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"A professor of applied economics at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore says that cryptocurrencies can’t replace currencies as they are nothing more than highly speculative assets"
"A professor of applied economics at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore says that cryptocurrencies can’t replace currencies as they are nothing more than highly speculative assets"
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>"Sterling hit €1.1833 against the single currency, its highest level since February 2020"
>"Sterling hit €1.1833 against the single currency, its highest level since February 2020"
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From hedging hyperinflation to lowering the cost of cross-border remittances, crypto can improve financial inclusion in Africa's largest economy.
From hedging hyperinflation to lowering the cost of cross-border remittances, crypto can improve financial inclusion in Africa's largest economy.