Crucial Vote Pushes Marshall Islands Closer to a National Cryptocurrency

The president of the Marshall Islands survived a no-confidence vote after senators derided her plan to launch a national cryptocurrency. The nation is moving forward with the endeavor despite criticism from the IMF. Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine looks to have a clear mandate to keep pushing forward with her proposed state-backed cryptocurrency after navigating […]

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World Bank Group Chief Says Blockchain Has ‘Huge Potential’ After Bond Success

The president of the World Bank has said Blockchain holds “huge potential” and that “embracing technology” is essential to it meeting its aims. Kim: World Bank ‘Not Keeping Up’ Speaking at the joint annual meetings event with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this week, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim mentioned both cryptocurrency and distributed-ledger […]

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