Category: Bank of Japan

US Stimulus Plan Is Steadying Global Markets While Crypto Takes a Dip

The $2 trillion stimulus deal in the U.S. wasn’t enough to keep many cryptocurrencies from taking a dip Wednesday. Bitcoin (BTC) was down a more than 1 percent over the past 24 hours as of 20:00 UTC, and only...

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Japan Doesn’t Need a Digital Yen, Asserts BOJ Official

Advanced economies such as Japan’s don’t need a digital currency, the deputy governor at the Bank of Japan (BoJ) asserted during a recent meeting. Speaking at the Bank for International Settlement’s recent Future of Payments Forum, Deputy Governor Masayoshi...

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Bitcoin Rebounds as Coronavirus-Infected Stocks Get Jolt From Fed, BOJ

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price jumped the most in two weeks Monday, surging alongside U.S. stocks amid speculation the Federal Reserve and other central banks will support markets as the coronavirus spreads.  The largest cryptocurrency by market value rose 4.1 percent...

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