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Bank for International Settlements Says Cryptocurrencies “Within Reach of National Regulation”

Rhetoric regarding cryptocurrencies is somewhat more moderate in a recent report from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which finds that cryptocurrencies, in fact, “rely on regulated financial institutions to operate, bringing cryptocurrencies within reach of national regulation.” The BIS regulates and holds capital on behalf… Read More

Lauded Economist and Central Banker Agustín Carstens Urges Trade Cooperation, Calls Cryptos “Psuedocurrencies”

Money, “brings the best out of every individual..(and) makes the machinery work…” says famed Mexican economist and General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, but “the system is fragile” to interest rate and trade gyrations, and young people must stop printing from nothing in… Read More

Business as Usual: Bank for International Settlements Doubts Cryptocurrencies Pose Threat to Banking

The head of research at the bank coordinating the world’s top 60 central banks, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), told delegates at its Annual General Meeting Sunday that he does not believe cryptocurrency blockchains in general can scale and transact enough to threaten the… Read More

Bank for International Settlements Calls Bitcoin Mining an “Environmental Disaster,” Hammers Crypto as Fragile & Lacking Trust

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is out with a report on cryptocurrencies that hammers the new technology. Created in 1930, a time of profound economic uncertainty, BIS serves central banks by promoting financial stability and cooperation. The BIS is actually owned by 60 central banks,… Read More

UK Government Report Says SMEs Continue to Hire (Document)

The UK Government has published a report on small business activity. Produced by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skill (BIS), the Small Business Survey is based on feedback from over 15,000 UK SMEs.  The correlated data was published in two separate reports.   Small… Read More

UK Parliament Launches Inquiry into Access to Capital for Businesses

The Parliament committee on Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), has launched an inquiry regarding access to finance.  According to information posted on the UK Parliament site, members are seeking to better understand how access to finance has developed since the financial crisis and what exactly… Read More

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