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Central Banks Have No Interest in Personal Data, BIS Official Says While Promoting CBDC Innovation

When considering the design of a CBDC, people will also have to grapple with difficult questions on choice, inclusion and stability, Skingsley said. But "innovation usually takes us to new places and opens up possibilities that were not there until a new technological breakthrough has happened," she added. Source

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Federal Reserve Likely to Cut Interest Rates the Most Among Central Banks Next Year, Research Shows

A weaker dollar often becomes a tailwind to risk assets, including bitcoin, as occurred in the second half of 2020 and early 2021. The greenback is a global reserve currency, playing an outsized role in global trade and non-bank borrowing. When the dollar strengthens, it causes financial tightening worldwide, disincentivizing

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Canadian authority seeks input from banks on crypto reporting regulations

Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions has initiated a consultation process to develop guidelines for how banks should report their exposure to crypto. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) in Canada is stepping up to address the growing role of cryptocurrencies in the financial world. The

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