Category: Christine Lagarde

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin’s Warning for Central Banks

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin’s Warning for Central Banks

Bitcoin’s rising price reflects declining faith in the existing financial system. Will central bankers like Christine Lagarde take notice? (Illustration: Moe Na/CoinDesk) Jan 15, 2021 at 5:42 p.m. UTCUpdated Jan 15, 2021 at 7:15 p.m. UTC Money Reimagined: Bitcoin’s Warning for Central Banks Another week, another lifetime lived:   The U.S. President impeached, again. Worldwide COVID-19 […]

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ECB president Lagarde renews calls for global regulation of Bitcoin

ECB president Lagarde renews calls for global regulation of Bitcoin

In a recent interview, Lagarde said that Bitcoin has been used to conduct “funny business” and “totally reprehensible money laundering activity.” 5695 Total views 58 Total shares European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has repeated her insistence that global regulators need to tighten the rules to ensure Bitcoin (BTC) falls under more coordinated oversight.  In […]

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ECB Begins Public Survey About a Digital Euro, Implying a Broad Retail Offering Is Now on the Table

ECB Begins Public Survey About a Digital Euro, Implying a Broad Retail Offering Is Now on the Table

Nov 1, 2020 at 14:06 UTCUpdated Nov 1, 2020 at 16:26 UTC STAY TUNED: The ECB, led by Christine Lagarde, could decide Thursday to boost its “quantitative easing” asset-purchasing program to 40 billion euros ($22 billion) a month. (Image: Shutterstock) European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde Sunday announced an ECB survey of public opinion regarding […]

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