STABLECOIN

 

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A stablecoin (or stable coin), as its name indicates, is a stable cryptocurrency designed to be resistant to the type of price volatility synonymous with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether.
The key is to understand "stable": what is "stable"? which references are pegged to make its value "stable"? In terms of what we measure the "stability".

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Japan’s Financial Regulator Proposes New Legislations, Limiting Stablecoin Issuance to Banks
Japan’s FSA is working on a legislation that is set to be introduced next year. The regulations seek to make it only wire transfer companies and banks can issue stablecoins.
Is the Rise of Decentralized Finance an "Illusion"? BIS Thinks so!
The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), has called the growth in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem an “illusion” with a handful of criticisms.
FTX Shares 10-Point Regulatory Proposals to American Congress
Cryptocurrency trading platform FTX Derivatives Exchange has published a 10-point regulatory proposal, aims at helping American regulators to provide better regulatory oversight of the broader cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Republic of Palau Partners with Ripple to develop National Digital Currency Strategy
Ripple has been tapped to help Palau develop a U.S. dollar-backed digital currency, which is seen as a viable alternative to CBDC.
ECB Publishes New Stablecoin-Featured Framework for Overseeing Payments
The European Central Bank (ECB) has released a new framework geared towards overseeing all forms of electronic payments in the region, including those bordering on stablecoins.
MAS Sees Potential in Retail-CBDC for the City-State
Despite its plans to float Project Orchid, the technology infrastructure, and the technical competencies necessary to issue a digital Singapore dollar, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is not in a hurry to follow the bandwagon.
Hindenburg Research Hunts $1M Bounty for Information on Tether's Dollar Reserve
Hindenburg Research is offering a $1 million bounty to anyone that can provide information about Tether’s stablecoin reserves.
Facebook Taps Coinbase to Offer Custody Services for Novi Digital Wallet Rollout
Facebook is launching Novi digital wallet. The social giant has hired Coinbase to serve as a custody partner.
G20-Backed FSB Sets Out Roadmap for Stablecoins and CBDCs, Optimizing Cross-Border Payment System
The FSB, a G20-backed think tank, has cited the duo of government-issued CBDCs and stablecoins as key drivers in the pursuit of better cross-border payments.
Bloomberg’s Damning Report on Tether Receives Response from the Stablecoin Issuer
Where is Tether keeping its stablecoin reserve? A Bloomberg reporter has asked this and many more questions. Tether fires back as the allegations are made.

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