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11th Mar 21, 10:34am
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
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
20th Oct 20, 2:50pm
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
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
14th Oct 20, 5:00am
Bank for International Settlements says there is a risk of central bank digital currencies 'disintermediating banks or allowing destablising runs into central bank money'
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
6th Oct 20, 10:00am
Auckland-based financial services company P^werFinance plans to launch new currency early next year; will later seek banking registration
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
15th Apr 20, 4:23pm
International co-ordinator the Financial Stability Board has issued a consultation paper with 10 key recommendations for regulation of 'global stablecoins'
International co-ordinator the Financial Stability Board has issued a consultation paper with 10 key recommendations for regulation of 'global stablecoins'
15th Apr 20, 4:23pm
26th Jan 20, 6:02am
New survey from Bank for International Settlements shows central banks representing a fifth of the world's population look likely to issue a digital currency soon
New survey from Bank for International Settlements shows central banks representing a fifth of the world's population look likely to issue a digital currency soon
26th Jan 20, 6:02am
22nd Oct 19, 12:12pm
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the latest official global moves on cryptocurrencies - and concludes there's still a fair chance we'll end up with a dominant global cryptocurrency 'by accident'
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the latest official global moves on cryptocurrencies - and concludes there's still a fair chance we'll end up with a dominant global cryptocurrency 'by accident'
22nd Oct 19, 12:12pm
29th Jul 19, 8:19am
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
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
25th Jun 19, 9:16am
David Hargreaves says Facebook's pre-emptive strike with a global cryptocurrency has given huge urgency to the whole question of what happens after cash
David Hargreaves says Facebook's pre-emptive strike with a global cryptocurrency has given huge urgency to the whole question of what happens after cash
25th Jun 19, 9:16am
27th Oct 16, 5:02pm
As the Government mulls regulating credit card interchange fees, New Zealand has been named one of the most profitable credit card markets in the world
As the Government mulls regulating credit card interchange fees, New Zealand has been named one of the most profitable credit card markets in the world
27th Oct 16, 5:02pm
7th Feb 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey suggests removing cash and adopting a blockchain-type system for transactions and savings accounts that is set up and hosted by the central bank to combat deflation, tax evasion and crime
Bernard Hickey suggests removing cash and adopting a blockchain-type system for transactions and savings accounts that is set up and hosted by the central bank to combat deflation, tax evasion and crime
7th Feb 16, 5:02am