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IMF Managing Director Outlines the 4 Cornerstones of Digital Payments

Speaking at the Singapore Fintech Festival that is taking place all of this week, Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) outlined her expectations for payments in our digital age. Georgieva highlighted the four cornerstones of digital payments – a sector of… Read More

Governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority Says Central Bank Digital Currencies Seem Promising and are Worth Exploring

Dr. Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey, the Governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), the nation’s reserve bank, says that central bank digital currencies or CBDCs seem to be promising and are worth further exploration. Dr. Ahmed’s comments came during a recent webinar held by the International… Read More

Report: Indian Finance Minister Says Many Countries Cautious About “Rushing” into Crypto

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that despite a sense of urgency kicked up by Facebook’s proposal to create a global currency system (Libra), many countries remain cautious about “rushing into” a cryptocurrency arms race, Business Standard reports. “On our side, the Reserve Bank Governor (Shantikanta… Read More

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