🇺🇸 The New York Fed and BIS have opened a center to create and test digital assets.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today opened the New York Innovation Center (NYIC) to develop a strategic partnership with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Center. Through the New York Fed, NYIC works with the Federal Reserve, the BIS Innovation Center, and public and private sector experts to validate, design, build and launch new financial technology products and services for the central banking community.
“We are thrilled to announce the opening of the New York Innovation Center,” said New York Fed President John Williams. “The work of the Center will draw on new and different ways of thinking and experimenting, and drawing on the experiences and connections of this strategic partnership. I look forward to working with our collaborators as we begin to make progress in our core areas and collective mission. “
🇮🇩 Indonesia is considering the launch of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as one of the measures to combat the spread of cryptocurrencies.
Indonesia’s central bank is considering launching digital rupees to “fight” cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC).
“CBDC will become one of the tools in the fight against cryptocurrency. We assume that people will find CBDC to be more reliable than cryptocurrency. CBDC will use a cryptocurrency solution in financial invasion transactions. ”- Agung, a decision according to a Bloomberg report released Tuesday.
The official notes that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are currently traded alongside commodity futures and are regulated by the Department of Commerce, despite the impact on the financial system.
🚨 DeFi platform MonoX was hacked, the attackers managed to withdraw $ 31 million in various cryptocurrencies.
🔥 China Caijing has estimated the fortune of Binance CEO at $ 90 billion, making him the richest man in China and one of the richest people in the world.
However, the magazine’s calculation based on a 30% stake in Binance may be incorrect, as many analysts believe that CZ’s share in the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world is over 90%.