IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has acknowledged that the recently launched Nigerian central bank digital currency (CBDC) is attracting interest from many institutions globally, including central banks. Still, the fund warns that the CBDC carries risks for monetary policy implementation, cyber security, operational resilience, and financial integrity and stability. CBDC Attracting Interest In its latest … Read moreIMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks

Famed Economist Doubts Bitcoin Will Become Global Currency

Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at financial services company Allianz, says that bitcoin is not going to be a global currency and will not replace the U.S. dollar. However, he believes the cryptocurrency will always exist in the ecosystem and will not be regulated out of existence. Bitcoin Won’t Become Global Currency Rivalling US Dollar, … Read moreFamed Economist Doubts Bitcoin Will Become Global Currency