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Top Indian Central Banker Says Cryptos Have a Future But Fears Monopoly

The former governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, said that private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Facebook’s Libra may have a future even when central banks roll out their own digital currencies.Rajan, who was also the Chief Economist and Research Director at the International Monetary Fund from 2003–2006,

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Binance Hires Former HSBC Banker and Fintech Veteran to Lead UK Growth

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has hired banking and fintech veteran Teana Baker-Taylor to lead its expansion in the United Kingdom and European market.Baker-Taylor has over 20 years of experience in HSBC, Citi, and the Royal Bank of Scotland, and was the executive director of U.K.-headquartered blockchain and digital assets industry

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Facebook Libra Would ‘Discipline’ Weak Economies: Ex Japan Central Banker

Any country seeing widespread use of Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency could find that its central bank monetary policy is severely undermined. This is the view of Hiromi Yamaoka, former Bank of Japan executive, who oversaw research into digital currencies for the organization.“The emergence of Libra would pressure policymakers

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Interview: Central Banker Eugene Etsebeth Joins Crypto Exchange iCE3X

Interview: Central Banker Eugene Etsebeth Joins Crypto Exchange iCE3X September 30, 2018 by Jon Southurst The words “central banker” and “cryptocurrency” usually only come together in the investment and regulatory warnings these institutions issue from time to time. But like in the recording industry of the early 2000s, there are individuals

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