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The IMF Expresses Concerns Over Stablecoin Popularity

The IMF has kept close tabs on various cryptocurrencies for some time now. Numerous warnings regarding Bitcoin and altcoins have been issued in recent years. In a surprising turn of events, the organization now focuses its attention on stablecoins. These digital assets gain a lot of popularity, yet the IMF is concerned they will pose risks quite similar to the likes of Bitcoin. Criminals will always find a way to …
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IMF’s Dong He: Bitcoin Can Rival Central Bank Currencies

There are many different opinions on whether or not Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have a bright future ahead. The International Monetary Fund seems confident there is no need to regulate this industry at this stage, even though other officials see things differently. Dong He of the IMF is convinced that cryptocurrencies may replace central bank money in the future, but now is not the time. Dong He on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency It …
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IMF’s Christine Lagarde Seeks to Achieve “Clear-Eyed” Cryptocurrency Regulation

With so many countries focusing on Bitcoin regulation these days, one wouldn’t necessarily expect to see things evolve in a positive direction. As of right now, most of Europe still remains on the fence about regulating this new form of money, although some progress has been made. Surprisingly, Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund would much rather see an even-handed approach in this regard. That’s a positive sign for this nascent industry. Christine Lagarde Remains …
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IMF Names Deutsche Bank As Biggest Systemic Risk To Global Finance

The IMF never shies away from making controversial statements, albeit their most recent one may cause a lot of debate. According to the financial superpower, Deutsche Bank is the biggest threat to our global economic ecosystem. It is not the first time allegations like these take place, as the position of Deutsche Bank has been questioned for the past three years. Deutsche Bank Can End It All That seems to …
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