Opinion: Stock Up On Canned Food (And Bitcoin)…World Wide Winter is Coming!

Whilst we are battening down hatches, and wrapping ourselves up for protection against the present crypto-winter, remember one thing. All is far from perfect in fiat-land around the globe… and Bitcoin is currently quite the bargain as the stock market is looking shaky once again.  First Stop – France Macron’s recent tax-hikes have seen Paris […]

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‘Digital Currency Is Basically A Fallacy’ Says Finland Central Bank

The Bank of Finland (BoF) has released a 133-page paper arguing the concept of digital currency is an “illusion.” BoF: ‘Fundamental Nature’ Of Digital Currency ‘Elusive’ BoF head of digitalization Aleksi Grym The document, compiled by the Finnish central bank’s head of digitalization Aleksi Grym, claims the world has become “muddled” about the difference between […]

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Mark Carney: Bank of England Open to Idea of Central Bank Issued Digital Currency

Nigel Gambanga · May 27, 2018 · 6:00 pm Mark Carney, the governor of the United Kingdom’s central bank – the Bank of England –  spoke on a recent panel in Stockholm on the future of central banking where he stated that he is open-minded about the idea of a central-bank-issued digital currency. Could this be […]

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Swiss Government Orders Preliminary Report on State-Issued E-Franc Cryptocurrency

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 19, 2018 · 12:00 pm The Swiss government appears to be taking concrete steps in going forward with its plans to create a state-issued cryptocurrency. The government of the Alpine nation has requested a preliminary report on the risks and opportunities of the e-franc. Switzerland is one of the crypto-friendliest countries […]

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‘Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Destabilize the Global Economy’ Says Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Nikita Blows · March 13, 2018 · 9:30 pm While the central banks of some countries are hoping to be a part of the virtual currency revolution, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is concerned about the repercussions of going digital. A cashless society is definitely the way of the future, a future that some […]

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