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German Minister Doubles Down on Statements Against Facebook’s Libra

German Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz has doubled down on his previous statement that policymakers should prevent the issuance of Facebook’s Libra stablecoin.At the International Monetary Fund and World Bank fall meeting on Friday, Scholz stressed that stablecoins could pose international risks, Reuters reported on Oct. 18. Scholz

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German Finance Minister Says Gov’t Must Reject Facebook’s Libra Coin

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz stated that policymakers cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's proposed Libra stablecoin.Prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currenciesAs reported by Reuters, on Sept. 17, German Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said during a panel discussion in Berlin that Facebook’s planned crypto coin

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France’s Finance Minister: Facebook Libra Will Not Be Authorized in Europe

Facebook’s Libra is already suffering from several political issues within the United States as several Congress members wrote an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg in which they called to halt the development of Libra, Facebook’s native cryptocurrency.Now, in Europe, France has announced that it will block the development of Facebook’s

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Optimism Dwindles as Indian Finance Minister Evasive on Crypto Ban Bill

The crypto industry in India is still in limbo this week while politicians acknowledge the proposed ban bill but remain evasive. The shift from regulation to blanket ban has sent shock waves through the nascent industry in the world’s second most populous country.Finance Minister Responds to Crypto BillAccording to a

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Palestinian Prime Minister: National Cryptocurrency Might Replace the Israeli Shekel

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh recently confirmed that to overcome the problems caused to the Palestinian economy by Israel, his government is making plans to use a digital form of encrypted money i.e. cryptocurrency, local media Al-Monitor reports on July 22.When he made his first appearance on the Palestinian media

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Russia to Adopt Crypto Legislation Within Two Weeks: Deputy Finance Minister

Russia's parliament, the State Duma, will adopt the country’s major crypto bill “On Digital Financial Assets” (DFA) in the next two weeks, according to a local senior finance official. The news was reported by Russian government-backed news agency TASS on June 19.Russia's deputy finance minister, Alexei Moiseev, revealed that

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French Minister of Economy to Ask for Guarantees From Facebook In Regards to Its Forthcoming Coin

French Minister of the Economy and Finance intends to “ask for guarantees” from Facebook in regards to its forthcoming digital currency Libra, media outlet Europe 1 reported on June 18.The Minister of the Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire told Europe 1 that Facebook’s long-awaited stablecoin Libra is an

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