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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Britain Eyes Becoming a Crypto Hub, Upgrading the Market by Adopting DLT
In pursuit of becoming a global crypto hub, Britain seeks to revamp the traditional financial market using distributed ledger technology (DLT), according to the finance ministry.
Checkout.Com Starts Accepting Stablecoins Payment, Providing 24/7 Settlement has launched offering stablecoins as a payment option for its merchants by using Fireblocks’ new crypto payment technology.
Stablecoins to be Issued by Licensed Banks and Trust Companies in New Japanese Law
In a move to protect investors, Japan’s parliament has passed a bill classifying stablecoins as digital money that must be connected to the nation’s currency, yen, or another legal tender.
UK Finance Ministry Proposes Safety Net Measures against Stalling Stablecoins
The proposals presented by the British finance ministry are aimed to mitigate risks related to stablecoins amid the recent TerraUSD de-pegging fiasco.
MoneyGram CEO Sees Stablecoin As Future of Payments as Service Needs Grow
Stablecoins provide low-cost and easily accessible digital payments across international borders.
IMF Chief Warns of Terra Crash, Calls it as Pyramid Scheme
In response to the recent crash of the LUNA collapse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva questioned the risk of stablecoins, calling it a ‘Pyramid’ scheme.
The Luna Crash Might Have Been Intentional. Here Is Why
Despite the fact that there is no direct evidence of who was responsible for the crash or if it was in fact intentional, it is clear that someone made a killing when it happened, while ordinary traders and retail investors suffered losses that were extremely severe.
Bitcoin Whales Keep Buying the Dip in a Panicky Market
The price of Bitcoin fell below the psychological threshold of $30K, scaring investors. It was preceded by the loss of the dollar peg by UST's stablecoin and the Luna crash.
Do Kwon Suggests Terra Hard Fork to Revive Troubled Network
Do Kwon, the CEO of Terraform Labs, believes hard forking the Terra blockchain will play an instrumental role in saving the troubled network.
South Korea Launches “Emergency” Inspection of Crypto Exchanges Following Terra Crash
To boost investor protection following the recent collapse of LUNA and TerraUSD (UST) tokens, financial authorities in South Korea have beefed up crypto exchange inspections.

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