Digital Currency Current Affairs - 2019

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Inter-Ministerial Committee on Virtual Currencies submits Report

Inter-Ministerial Committee on Virtual Currencies headed by finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has submitted its report to the government. The committee set up by Centre has also proposed a draft bill ‘Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019’. Background Government had constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on 2 November 2017 under Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Digital currency: Aber

The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia will launch a common digital currency called Aber. Aber will be used for financial settlements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies. Benefits of the Digital Currency The digital currency would be launched to explore the following benefits: The digital currency would aid Read More…

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Japan officially recognises Bitcoin as currency

Japan has officially recognized bitcoin and digital currencies as legal money along the lines of other fiat currencies with effect from April 1, 2017. The recognition comes after implementation of a new law amending Banking Act in Japan for legalizing these currencies. It will help in integration of digital currency into legal banking system through Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalScience & Technology

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