Stablecoins

U.S SEC, OCC issue first regulatory guidance for stablecoins 

U.S SEC, OCC issue first regulatory guidance for stablecoins 

U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a stablecoin guidance on Monday for U.S national banks and federal savings associations to hold stablecoin reserves. This would be the first detailed national guidance on how cryptocurrencies backed by fiat currencies, with the dollar in particular, should …

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EU finance ministers call for restrictions on stablecoin issuers

European Union official pledges action on stablecoins after calls for new curbs

A senior official for the European Union’s executive branch said Saturday that concerns among the bloc’s finance ministers about stablecoins will be addressed in future legislation. On Friday, finance ministers from major EU members like Germany and France called for heightened restrictions on stablecoin activities in the region. The next day, during a press conference, …

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The total supply of stablecoins has grown 94% since early February

Adjusted transaction volume for stablecoins hit new all-time high in June: data

The adjusted transaction volume for stablecoins hit a new all-time high in June, according to data collected by The Block. The development represents the third month in a row that the figure was above $40 billion, beating the previous high seen in April. Once again, that adjusted transaction volume was dominated by Tether. The data …

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The total supply of stablecoins has grown 94% since early February

The total supply of stablecoins has grown 94% since early February

The total supply of issued stablecoins has grown 94% since early February, according to The Block Research’s findings. In that time, the total supply grew from $5.68 billion to $11.0 billion. During May, that figure rose from $9.6 billion to $11 billion. As shown in the chart below, the vast majority of stablecoin growth has …

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Stablecoins' rising demand to attract increased regulation

Stablecoins’ rising demand to attract increased regulation

Cryptocurrency markets have seen steady growth; increased regulatory clarity has enabled greater adoption. With growing uncertainty in the global markets, many have turned to crypto as a safe-haven asset for long-term investment. Along with these developments, it is also interesting to note 2020 has been a significant year for stablecoins in general. As adoption in …

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Lipton: Stablecoins Can Bridge Central Banks and Consumer Payments

Lipton: Stablecoins Can Bridge Central Banks and Consumer Payments

Alexander Lipton is the CTO of Sila, a visiting professor and Dean’s Fellow at the Jerusalem Business School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a Connection Science Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As many still wait to receive the check from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which is …

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J.P Koning: Stablecoins Have a Fraud Issue They're Not Addressing

J.P Koning: Stablecoins Have a Fraud Issue They’re Not Addressing

J.P. Koning, a CoinDesk columnist, worked as an equity researcher at a Canadian brokerage firm and a financial writer at a large Canadian bank. He runs the popular Moneyness blog. Often described as the world’s first distributed computer, Ethereum is run by a network of independent and anonymous nodes. This setup ensures no one can be prevented …

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