The European Central Bank’s digital euro: an assessment

The European Central Bank (ECB) communicated its first assessment of the digital euro a few weeks ago. In the report published on this, the ECB gives first insights into its ideas about the digital euro. In this guest contribution, Jonas Groß, Philipp Sandner and Alexander Bechtel evaluate the ECB’s report and discuss its three most […]

Bergleute leeren Block Bitcoin Cash Chain-Split-Münze

Die neueste Münze, die aus einer Spaltung von Bitcoin Cash, BCHA, hervorgeht, sieht eine Art Denial-of-Service-Angriff, da ein unbekannter Bergmann, der anscheinend 80% des Hashs enthält, Blöcke abbaut, ohne dass eine Transaktion außer für den Block enthalten ist Belohnungstransaktion (Coinbase). Das bedeutet, dass die Leute viel länger auf eine Transaktion warten müssen, aber das ist […]

First company pension plans launched in the USA with investments in Bitcoin

DAiM launched the first employer-sponsored pension plans supporting investments in Bitcoin Digital Asset Investment Management, or DAiM, a US asset manager, has launched the first 401(k) employer-sponsored retirement plans supporting Bitcoin (BTC). According to an announcement on 19 November, DAiM will act as a consultant and trustee to help companies “create a 401(k) plan that […]

Venezuela: creation of a state exchange for PTR, BTC, LTC and DASH

In a context of major hyperinflation, the Venezuelan government continues to open up to the cryptocurrency markets. He has indeed announced the launch of a state exchange, which will allow the exchange of cryptocurrencies other than Petro (PTR). Venezuela government bets on cryptocurrency exchange As announced in a statement from the National Cryptoassets Superintendency (SUNACRIP), […]

JPMorgan ser at Bitcoin stiger opptil ti ganger når tusenårene strømmer inn i den “alternative” valutaen

For nesten et år siden la vi vekt på en splittelse i generasjonsvisninger mot “fiat-alternativer”: mens eldre amerikanere ville kjøpe fysisk gull og edle metaller, ville yngre generasjoner, inkludert Millennials og Gen-Zers, primært kjøpe kryptovalutaer som bitcoin. Til dette punktet viste Charles Schwab at Grayscale Bitcoin Trusts er den 5. største beholdningen i Millennials pensjonskontoer […]

China, Singapore, South Korea – Asian CBCD development accelerates

In contrast to the previous centuries, the next big financial innovation seems likely to bloom first in the Far East. At least this is what the news from China, Singapore and South Korea suggest. The development of digital central bank currencies (CBDCs) has recently been picking up speed. Finance revolution? Singapore releases stable coin on […]