Category Archives: Banks

Pro-Crypto Silvergate Bank Goes Public in Listing on NYSE

Shares of pro-crypto Silvergate Bank were launched for trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Nov. 7. Silvergate celebrates IPO day Silvergate Capital (NYSE:SI), a California-based commercial bank focused on digital currency businesses, is now officially listed on the NYSE, opening at $12.75,

China Will Avoid Blockchain’s ‘Decentralizing Aspects’

China’s forthcoming digital renminbi is unlikely to use blockchain, considers Ethereum (ETH) co-founder and ConsenSys CEO Joe Lubin. In an interview for CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia on Nov. 6, Lubin argued that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has little to gain — for its

CBDCs a Flexible Tool for a Zero-Interest Rate World

Chile’s central bank governor, Mario Marcel, says central bank digital currencies (CBDC) can provide additional flexibility at a time of “unconventional monetary policies.”  Marcel made the comments in a speech titled “High-level Policy Panel Discussion on Central Bank Digital Currencies” at the OECD Global Blockchain Policy