STABLECOIN

 

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A stablecoin (or stable coin), as its name indicates, is a stable cryptocurrency designed to be resistant to the type of price volatility synonymous with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether.
The key is to understand "stable": what is "stable"? which references are pegged to make its value "stable"? In terms of what we measure the "stability".

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Acting OCC Comptroller Urges Regulators to Collaborate with Crypto Intermediaries
Michael J. Hsu, the Acting Comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has advocated that regulators should collaborate with major crypto intermediaries in order to get a grasp of how the ecosystem functions.
Hong Kong Resumes Discussion on Stablecoin Regulation, Offering 5 Options to the Public
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has published a discussion paper in which it is soliciting the public’s contributions to its proposed regulatory approach to digital currencies and stablecoins.
Paypal Confirms Plans to Launch its Platform Specific Stablecoin
American payments giant Paypal Holdings Inc has confirmed it is working on its own digital currency which may take the form of a stablecoin.
FTX Exchange Offers $1M to First bank in Each Region who Accept Stablecoins
FTX exchange announced on Twitter that it will provide the first bank in each region with a bonus of $1 million.
Myanmar's Shadow Political Entity Adopts USDT as its Primary Currency
Myanmar’s shadow political entity, the National Unity Government (NUG), has reportedly adopted the Tether (USDT) stablecoin as its primary currency to bypass the sanction from the military regime.
Japan’s Financial Regulator Proposes New Legislations, Limiting Stablecoin Issuance to Banks
Japan’s FSA is working on a legislation that is set to be introduced next year. The regulations seek to make it only wire transfer companies and banks can issue stablecoins.
Is the Rise of Decentralized Finance an "Illusion"? BIS Thinks so!
The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), has called the growth in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem an “illusion” with a handful of criticisms.
FTX Shares 10-Point Regulatory Proposals to American Congress
Cryptocurrency trading platform FTX Derivatives Exchange has published a 10-point regulatory proposal, aims at helping American regulators to provide better regulatory oversight of the broader cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Republic of Palau Partners with Ripple to develop National Digital Currency Strategy
Ripple has been tapped to help Palau develop a U.S. dollar-backed digital currency, which is seen as a viable alternative to CBDC.
ECB Publishes New Stablecoin-Featured Framework for Overseeing Payments
The European Central Bank (ECB) has released a new framework geared towards overseeing all forms of electronic payments in the region, including those bordering on stablecoins.

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