BIS: Central Banks May Issue Digital Currencies Soon

Central banks may begin to issue digital currencies of their own soon, according to the chief of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Agustin Carstens. BIS, which fosters financial cooperation between international banks, intends to hasten the development of digital currencies by starting a new innovation hub that will help officials research and develop financial…

How Abra Uses Bitcoin to Bring Stock Investing to the Unbanked

It’s been only a month since Abra publicly launched its investment product. But the company has already received an “overwhelmingly positive” response from the public, showcasing the strong consumer demand for convenient and affordable investing solutions. It has also demonstrated how Bitcoin can be used effectively to help financially underserved populations access financial markets, Bill…