ECB should be 'ahead of the curve' on digital currency: Lagarde
New European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde addresses a news conference on the outcome of the meeting of the Governing Council next to ECB Vice-President Luis de Guindos, in Frankfurt, Germany, December 12, 2019.
13 DECEMBER 2019
ECB President: Stablecoins and Crypto Not Suitable Money Substitutes
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB) shares his views on stablecoins, the future of crypto assets, and possible digital form of the Euro.
28 SEPTEMBER 2019
EU Central Bank Won’t Add Bitcoin to Reserves — Says It’s Not a Currency
The European Central Bank (ECB) doubled down on its dismissive stance on bitcoin (BTC) July 9, refusing to recognize it as currency in a Q&A session.
10 JULY 2019
Bitcoin and ECB: how cryptocurrencies affect the global economy
Regulators around the world are trying to figure out what bitcoin is. But the European Central Bank is considering another problem: how the prime cryptocurrency affects monetary policy and the economy in general.
22 MAY 2019
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi: ‘Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Are Not Real Currencies’
Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), said during a dialogue with students that cryptocurrencies are not real currencies. He has also stated that cryptos are “very, very risky assets” but they do not really have to be something for central banks to be worried about.
10 MAY 2019
Former French Central Bank Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Board
Christian Noyer, former governor of the Banque De France and a prominent French economist, is now a member of the board of directors of blockchain startup SETL, the company announced Thursday.
19 JANUARY 2019
European Central Bank Policy Maker Calls Crypto ‘a Fairy-Tale Story’
A member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that “the [cryptocurrency] bubble has already started to collapse,” Bloomberg reported Jan. 7.
8 JANUARY 2019
ECB Has 'No Plans' to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi
The chief of the European Central Bank (ECB) said Friday that the institution sees no "concrete need" to issue a digital version of the euro, Reuters reports.
15 SEPTEMBER 2018
Regulate Bitcoin? 'Not The ECB's Responsibility,' Says Mario Draghi
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said it's not his institution's job to regulate cryptocurrencies.
13 FEBRUARY 2018
Connecticut Lawmaker Pitches Crypto Transaction Fee in New Bill
A Connecticut lawmaker has introduced a bill seeking to impose fees on cryptocurrency transactions.
8 FEBRUARY 2018