Shanghai to Hand Out $3 Million in Digital Yuan Lottery

Beijing to Disperse $6 Million in Digital Yuan in a Red Envelope Lottery

Beijing to Disperse $6 Million in Digital Yuan in a Red Envelope Lottery

‘Chinese Invented Paper Money and They Will End It’- Brazil’s Far-Left Praises Digital Yuan  

Digital currencies, those issued by central banks in particular, have been commended for their “disruptive nature.†The praise comes from a publication associated with one of Brazil’s far-left parties. A recently published article claims that CBDCs such as China’s digital yuan can radically change global finances and government policies. Digital Yuan to Do Away With […]

China’s Absolute Control Over Digital Yuan Will Boost Demand for Cryptocurrencies, Says Analyst

China’s push for the digital yuan will boost demand for cryptocurrencies, according to an analyst at BK Asset Management, citing that the Chinese government wants “absolute power†over the wealth and income of its citizens. Digital Yuan Push Could Raise Demand for Crypto Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management, said […]

Digital Yuan Trial Hotspot Not Seeing Wide Acceptance, Claims Report

With digital yuan pilots underway in China, it seems the currency is not meeting government expectations. A recent report highlighted a series of interviews from people in the hotspot, reflecting a lackluster reception among the participants. Privacy Concerns Reported According to Bloomberg, residents in Shenzhen, the Chinese analog to Silicon Valley, have shown little interest […]

China’s Digital Yuan Smart Card to Feature Biometrics and Fingerprint Scanning

The People’s Bank of China’s upcoming digital yuan card will feature IDEX Biometrics and fingerprint scanning, according to regional reports. China’s “Digital Currency Electronic Payment†or DCEP is getting closer toward launch by the day. Last week, smart card manufacturer Chutian Dragon and IDEX Biometrics announced the companies are working on a digital yuan payments […]

Digital Yuan Launch Draws Near: JD.com Employees Paid in e-CNY, Tencent, Ant, Mastercard Engage With PBoC

China, the world’s most populous country, has jumped leaps and bounds in comparison to a great number of other countries when it comes to the creation of a central bank digital currency. As each day passes, China’s digital yuan is seemingly getting closer to large-scale adoption, as big-name corporations like the e-commerce giant JD.com, Mastercard, […]

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.†Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.†Fed Bank Chief Calls Bitcoin a Store of Value The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of […]

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.†Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.†Fed Bank Chief Calls Bitcoin a Store of Value The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of […]

China Calls Bitcoin and Stablecoins ‘Investment Alternatives’ for the First Time Since Crypto Crackdown

After the well-known crypto crackdown launched by the Chinese government four years ago, it seems there is now a change in the tone from the country’s central bank. At least that’s what has been suggested recently by the deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC). Central Bank Clarifies Its Regulatory Framework on Cryptos […]

US Government Concerned China’s Digital Yuan Could Threaten Dollar as the World’s Dominant Reserve Currency

The U.S. government is reportedly concerned that China’s digital yuan could threaten the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s dominant reserve currency. Officials at the Treasury, State Department, Pentagon, and National Security Council are increasing their efforts to understand the implications of China’s central bank digital currency. Digital Yuan Could Be a Threat to US […]

Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Warns of ‘Existential Crisis’ if the US Fails to Create Digital Dollar

Mike Novogratz, the CEO of Galaxy Digital and bitcoin bull has warned that the United States’ failure to have its own digital currency could be an “existential crisis.†However, the CEO says the country’s fate is still in its hands. Novogratz made these comments a few days after former U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo […]

Chinese Citizens Can Now Apply for the Digital Yuan Wallet Through 6 State-Owned Banks

Following the interview with Ma Changchun, the head of the People’s Bank of China-run Digital Currency Research Institute, a recent report indicates that residents from Beijing and Shanghai can now apply for a digital yuan wallet. According to the report, six different Chinese banks will participate in the process. Beijing and Shanghai Residents Can Apply […]

Digital Yuan Won’t Be Fully Anonymous but Offers ‘Controllable’ Privacy Protection, Says Official

Privacy has been a discussion that has not gone unnoticed when it comes to the forthcoming launch of the digital yuan. The head of the People’s Bank of China-run Digital Currency Research Institute had firmly pointed out that anonymity cannot be guaranteed at all. Feature Seeks to Avoid Tax Evasion and Finance Terrorism During an […]

Beijing’s $1.5 Million Digital Yuan Giveaway: China to Airdrop Digital Currency for Chinese New Year

China is giving away 10 million yuan in its central bank digital currency in Beijing. Recipients can spend the digital yuan during the Chinese New Year festival. Beijing has become the third major city in China to test the central bank digital currency. 50,000 People to Receive Free Digital Yuan China is actively testing its […]

State-Backed Agricultural Bank of China Launches the First Digital Yuan ATMs

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), one of China’s “big four†banks, is embarking on a pilot program to enable the first digital yuan ATMs. The banking institution deployed the first machines in selected branches in Shenzhen. ATMs Will Work With a Smartphone App According to SZ News, the program is part of the ongoing […]

China Launches Digital Yuan ‘Hard Wallet’ Card Pilot Program

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) have green lighted a physical card-wallet pilot to test its digital yuan. Coffee shop staff in a Shanghai-based university hospital was chosen as participants in the pilot. Wallet Card Can Pay or Accept e-CNY Without Wi-Fi or a Mobile Connection According to Tencent News, staff members at Shanghai Jiao […]

The EURST Stablecoin Set the Path That Major Central Banks Now Want to Follow

From Asia to Europe, major central banks all around the world are expected to announce their own digital currencies soon. This is vindication that stablecoins like EURST are on the right path forward, and they can serve to show how national economies should reinvent themselves following the current crisis. Why Everyone Wants a CBDC Now […]

Trump Bans Chinese Payment App Giants Alipay and Wechat- Order Could Steer Billions of Dollars Toward Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies may see a boost between China and the U.S., as the American president Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning financial transactions with eight China-based payment applications. Following the signing of Trump’s new executive order, popular payment apps including Alipay, Wechat Pay, and Tencent’s QQ will be banned in America in 45 days. […]

Ex-People’s Bank Chief Says Digital Yuan Not Planned to Replace Global Currencies

A former governor of China’s central bank believes the digital yuan won’t upset the order of the global monetary system. According to a report by the South China Morning Post on Sunday, Zhou Xiaochuan told attendees at the Shanghai Financial Forum that China’s digital currency electronic payment (DCEP) initiative shouldn’t be perceived as “great power […]

Hong Kong in Talks With PBOC on Digital Yuan Trial for Cross-Border Payments

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the city’s central banking institution, said it is working with the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) to test digital yuan use cases. PBOC’s Digital Currency Institute and the HKMA are discussing the technical pilot testing of using e-CNY for making cross-border payments while making the corresponding technical preparations, Eddie Yue, […]

China Airdrops Digital Yuan Worth $3 Million — 10,000 Stores Will Accept It

Twenty million yuan ($3 million) in China’s central bank digital currency will be given away to 100,000 people in the country’s largest test of the digital yuan to date. The digital currency will be accepted at 100,000 stores, including JD.com, one of China’s largest online retailers. $3 Million in Digital Yuan Giveaway The Chinese city […]

Hedge Fund Manager Brian Kelly Says Increasing Institutional Interest in Bitcoin Down to its Fixed Supply

Hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the surging number of institutional investors owning bitcoin is down to the digital currency’s core value proposition- a fixed coin supply. On the other hand, the same institutional investor interest is helping to build confidence in the top cryptocurrency while taking away some of the perceived risks. Bitcoin Value […]