WisdomTree, an asset manager specializing in exchange-traded funds, is vying to become one of the first established U.S. financial firms to offer clients digital assets, including a so-called stablecoin whose value is closely linked to the U.S. dollar.
Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook wants to build commerce tools for small businesses which use the social media giant's apps, but noticeably avoided mentioning the Libra stablecoin project in his 2030 vision.
Reserve Bank of Australia officials are not yet convinced cryptocurrencies offer benefits over and above traditional means of payment.
Libra Association Vice Chair Dante Disparte spoke at the Digital Money Forum at CES 2020, arguing for Libra's advantages over other bitcoin.
In the wake of Libra and CBDCs, we need better definitions for what is and isn't a cryptocurrency.
PBOC wants to distinguish its own digital currency from rival private initiatives.
Facebook could leverage its social media platform to block out competitors, according to Christine Lagarde.
Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard has warned that the Facebook-led Libra project faces stiff regulatory challenges and that there's a question mark over one of its core concepts.
Steven Mnuchin, secretary of the U.S. Treasury, has no issue with the launch of the Facebook-led Libra project – as long as financial rules are followed to the letter.
Despite some headlines, CFTC chief Heath Tarbert didn't actually say Libra is a security, even if it is different from commodity bitcoin.