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IMF: Regular money could soon be replaced by digital currencies

Business 17 July 2019

IMF: Regular money could soon be replaced by digital currencies

The IMF report said traditional money would face “tough competition and could even be surpassed” by cryptocurrencies.

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Is Christine Lagarde ready to propose global crypto regulation?

Business 8 July 2019

Is Christine Lagarde ready to propose global crypto regulation?

Christine Lagarde is now the president of the European Central Bank (ECB) and this could prove to be extremely beneficial for crypto.

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Afghanistan considers turning to crypto bonds to rebuild

Business 22 April 2019

Afghanistan considers turning to crypto bonds to rebuild

Afghanistan has been decimated by decades of conflict, and it is considering turning to cryptocurrency as perhaps its only resort to rebuild .

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“Learning coin” to help educate IMF and World Bank about blockchain

Tech 15 April 2019

“Learning coin” to help educate IMF and World Bank about blockchain

The IMF and World Bank are teaming up to make a new cryptocurrency to help organizations learn more about blockchain technology.

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IMF chief: Blockchain disrupting financial markets already

Business 11 April 2019

IMF chief: Blockchain disrupting financial markets already

Christine Lagarde already sees the financial sector reacting to blockchain technology, but she hopes the industry can embrace stability.

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Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity

Business 11 February 2019

Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity

Authorities in Malta are taking action after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised concerns that blockchain's ascent in Malta will be a significant risk to the Maltese financial system.

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IMF: Blockchain in Malta poses ‘significant risks’ to financial system

Business 25 January 2019

IMF: Blockchain in Malta poses ‘significant risks’ to financial system

According to the IMF, the rise of the blockchain sectors in Malta isn’t wholly innocent, and could in fact pose “significant risks” to the country’s financial system.

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Will Marshall Islands abandon plans to introduce crypto as national currency?

Business 13 November 2018

Will Marshall Islands abandon plans to introduce crypto as national currency?

The plan of Marshall Islands to introduce a new national currency have been welcome with considerable resistance by the international currency and there are now concerns that the country may have to scrub the plans.

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We’re from the International Monetary Fund, and we’re here to help

Editorial 19 October 2018

We’re from the International Monetary Fund, and we’re here to help

The fourteenth installment in a weekly column, A Power of Facing examines the International Monetary Fund’s continual warnings about the power of cryptocurrency.

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IMF advises Marshall Islands against using crypto as legal tender

Business 12 September 2018

IMF advises Marshall Islands against using crypto as legal tender

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against plans to issue cryptocurrency as a form of legal tender in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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A briefing on the IMF’s monetary policy in the digital age

Editorial 7 June 2018

A briefing on the IMF’s monetary policy in the digital age

The IMF message is clear: Fiat banks and financial institutions need to open their eyes and deal with cryptocurrency.

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IMF chief wants to ‘fight fire with fire’—turn blockchain against criminals

Business 15 March 2018

IMF chief wants to ‘fight fire with fire’—turn blockchain against criminals

Christine Lagarde echoes the Dutch finance minister’s statement that cryptocurrency regulation warrants international cooperation.

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