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As the RBNZ mulls developing a central bank digital currency, the NZ Bankers' Association queries what public policy problem one would address
15th Feb 22, 1:30pm
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As the RBNZ mulls developing a central bank digital currency, the NZ Bankers' Association queries what public policy problem one would address
Bank for International Settlements teams with Swiss National Bank, Bank of France, Accenture and others in cross-border central bank digital currency experiment
11th Jun 21, 12:30pm
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Bank for International Settlements teams with Swiss National Bank, Bank of France, Accenture and others in cross-border central bank digital currency experiment
The nuts and bolts of how central bank digital currencies might operate and what they might mean
27th May 21, 6:27am
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The nuts and bolts of how central bank digital currencies might operate and what they might mean
Bank for International Settlements argues development of central bank digital currencies is a global effort of collaboration rather than competition
8th Apr 21, 9:21am
Bank for International Settlements argues development of central bank digital currencies is a global effort of collaboration rather than competition
An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
11th Mar 21, 10:34am
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An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
S&P expects central bank digital currencies to be developed in a way that enables financial institutions to continue to play a major role in the financial system
10th Dec 20, 4:37pm
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S&P expects central bank digital currencies to be developed in a way that enables financial institutions to continue to play a major role in the financial system
Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
10th Dec 20, 6:11am
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Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
20th Oct 20, 2:50pm
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International ratings agency Moody's says central bank digital currencies could displace commercial banks from their current role in the payments system, disrupt their business models, and force changes to their funding model
Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
14th Oct 20, 5:00am
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Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
Auckland-based financial services company P^werFinance plans to launch new currency early next year; will later seek banking registration
6th Oct 20, 10:00am
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Auckland-based financial services company P^werFinance plans to launch new currency early next year; will later seek banking registration
The Bank for International Settlements reports that contactless payments have surged globally since the onset of Covid-19, but precautionary holdings of cash have risen as well
25th Jun 20, 9:37am
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The Bank for International Settlements reports that contactless payments have surged globally since the onset of Covid-19, but precautionary holdings of cash have risen as well
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics ponders on what kind of money we will be using in the future and examines the prospects for Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency
29th Jul 19, 8:19am
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John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics ponders on what kind of money we will be using in the future and examines the prospects for Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies are treated like property for tax purposes, the Inland Revenue Department says in new guidance
3rd Apr 18, 11:22am
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Cryptocurrencies are treated like property for tax purposes, the Inland Revenue Department says in new guidance
Mercer's David Scobie suggests investors not partial to “rolling the dice” sit out the cryptocurrency action and marvel as more of the story unfolds
20th Mar 18, 7:47am
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Mercer's David Scobie suggests investors not partial to “rolling the dice” sit out the cryptocurrency action and marvel as more of the story unfolds
Digital currencies issued by central banks could lead to runs on banks in times of stress and face major cyber security challenges, Bank for International Settlements says
13th Mar 18, 10:31am
Digital currencies issued by central banks could lead to runs on banks in times of stress and face major cyber security challenges, Bank for International Settlements says
Bernstein's Michael Parker probes cryptocurrencies and asks if you're paying for everything via your smartphone, why does the currency in which you are paying matter?
15th Jan 18, 4:08pm
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Bernstein's Michael Parker probes cryptocurrencies and asks if you're paying for everything via your smartphone, why does the currency in which you are paying matter?
Patrick Watson says asset bubbles usually only hurt the buyers who overpay, but that changes when you add leverage to the equation
20th Dec 17, 10:21am
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Patrick Watson says asset bubbles usually only hurt the buyers who overpay, but that changes when you add leverage to the equation
As the price of Bitcoin tops US$10k for the first time, Hamilton Hindin Greene's Jeremy Sullivan warns human nature hasn't changed since the 17th century, it has just moved on to a different tulip
29th Nov 17, 2:45pm
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As the price of Bitcoin tops US$10k for the first time, Hamilton Hindin Greene's Jeremy Sullivan warns human nature hasn't changed since the 17th century, it has just moved on to a different tulip
Bitcoin has experienced an unprecedented explosion in value over the past eight years. Here Richard Meadows outlines just what it is, and why he doesn't believe the good times will last
4th Nov 17, 7:43am
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Bitcoin has experienced an unprecedented explosion in value over the past eight years. Here Richard Meadows outlines just what it is, and why he doesn't believe the good times will last
Auckland University academic leading research project on regulating digital currencies keen to see consumers, not just banks, benefit
29th Nov 16, 12:02pm
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Auckland University academic leading research project on regulating digital currencies keen to see consumers, not just banks, benefit
Sweden’s Riksbank to decide whether to start issuing an 'ekrona' within two years, deputy governor says
17th Nov 16, 3:28pm
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Sweden’s Riksbank to decide whether to start issuing an 'ekrona' within two years, deputy governor says
The NZX's Mandy Simpson on the case for the RBNZ to issue digital currency, KiwiSaver fees, robots taking our jobs, blockchain being used for AML, cyber security and more
9th Sep 16, 10:00am
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The NZX's Mandy Simpson on the case for the RBNZ to issue digital currency, KiwiSaver fees, robots taking our jobs, blockchain being used for AML, cyber security and more
People's Bank of China keen on taking the lead in digital currency development, Deputy Governor writes in Bloomberg article
6th Sep 16, 2:42pm
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People's Bank of China keen on taking the lead in digital currency development, Deputy Governor writes in Bloomberg article
Nirmal Nair on benchmarking cities, renewable electricity generation, rising Auckland power bills, Apple Energy, Samsung's cars, Bolivia's white gold, blockchain, an engineering & teaching shortage, Dilbert & more
12th Aug 16, 10:45am
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Nirmal Nair on benchmarking cities, renewable electricity generation, rising Auckland power bills, Apple Energy, Samsung's cars, Bolivia's white gold, blockchain, an engineering & teaching shortage, Dilbert & more
Growth in no. of new merchants accepting bitcoin & new bitcoin ATMs down heavily in March quarter, but VC investment surged
15th Apr 15, 3:00pm
Growth in no. of new merchants accepting bitcoin & new bitcoin ATMs down heavily in March quarter, but VC investment surged