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Digital yuan nears launch as China sweats over Libra

Sovereign virtual coin lets Beijing bolster oversight and boost currency abroad BEIJING — China appears on track to launch a sovereign digital currency next year, becoming the first major country to do so, as Beijing aims to track money flows more closely and combat planned cryptocurrencies such as Facebook’s Libra. With work completed on conducting research and setting […]

Emerging tech firms face tighter scrutiny

PBOC officials moot stricter measures in financial sector to protect investors Regulators are expected to adopt a tough stance on emerging technology in the financial sector and extend supervision of technology giants in an effort to curb systemic risks, central bank officials said on Tuesday. Over-innovated financial products with lagging regulation may lead to financial […]

China’s gold-backed crypto looming as ‘Pearl Harbor type event’ for US dollar in 2020 – Keiser Report

There are two economies in the United States, says RT’s Keiser Report, the real economy, where the 99 percent live, and the one-percent economy, where bankers and the corporate elite live. “Consumers are spending and life is going on,” whereas on Wall Street one can see “non-stop interventions, quantitative easing is needed, interest rates were cut again […]

Baidu’s “Xuperchain” launch is just the beginning of China’s blockchain rush

Baidu, the search engine often called the Google of China, has launched a public beta version of its blockchain service for businesses, called Xuperchain, according to a local report. What is it? The service is supposed to let small and medium-size businesses and developers cheaply launch so-called decentralized applications, or dapps. It’s also just one […]

China gives Ethereum a promotion

China’s state-backed tech workgroup has released its 15th blockchain technology assessment, promoting Ethereum to second place after its recent hard fork, Cointelegraph reported The Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) released the list on December 6, ranking 35 assets in total. In the latest rankings, EOS kept its top spot, Ethereum moved from third […]

Unlike Libra, Digital Yuan Will Not Need Currency Reserves to Support Value: PBOC Official

The head of the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) digital currency research subsidiary, Changchun Mu, said China’s cryptocurrency will not need a currency basket to maintain a stable value. Speaking to reporters at The China Finance Association Academic Annual Meeting and China Finance Forum Annual Meeting in Beijing Saturday, Mu said the digital yuan would […]

Forget bitcoin, China’s crypto-yuan is set to transform banking

Digital currencies could become substitutes not just for physical cash but also for bank reserves. So is China readying its own bitcoin? Banish the thought. It’s far bigger than that. Yes, just like any other crypto-currency — or for that matter, cigarettes in POW camps — the upcoming digital yuan will be “tokenised” money. But […]

Why China’s digital yuan is ‘a dictator’s dream’

Human rights activist says Beijing is embracing blockchain technology because it serves its totalitarian agenda. China’s President Xi Jinping last month enthusiastically endorsed blockchain technology, generating much excitement in the global crypto community. However, a subsequent crackdown on crypto traders by the People’s Bank of China has made it clear that Beijing’s fondness for such revolutionary technology does not extend […]

China and Russia begin testing cryptocurrency

A lot has happened last week on the crypto market. Here is a summary of the main events: Bank of China announced that it is ready to test the digital yuan, the developer of Ethereum named the date of the next hard fork cryptocurrency, the Bank of Russia has begun tests of their own cryptocurrency, […]

Japan Reveal Plans for Regulating Initial Coin Offerings

Japan’s Financial Services Agency has held different meetings to discuss how to best regulate ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). Japan’s Financial Services Agency has held different meetings to discuss how to best regulate ICOs (Initial CoinOfferings). Additionally, to enlistment prerequisites, the controller allegedly plans to change two existing laws which can be connected to token deals. […]

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