“Changes in technology have affected not only how people live and work, but also how individuals and businesses pay for goods and services. The Federal Reserve’s most recent triennial study of the payments system highlights a number of shifts in this dynamic arena.” This is a pretty nifty, 4-page read, extracted from the EconSouth Jan/April […]
India was promised to be the next giant in Bitcoins (after China). Sadly, that is not the case. A Christmas Eve present (read: circular) from the financial regulator (Reserve Bank of India) is creating confusion amongst the existing players and has resulted that Bitcoin buying/selling from these exchanges has been suspended. The circular in its […]
Considering the number of questions I get asked about Bitcoins, what they are, how they work, are they reliable and many more, I decided to address some of these questions as best as I could. This post is the first in a three-post series that will form a primer for anyone seeking more information about […]
The Chinese Central Bank (PBC – People’s Bank of China) stepped in with an advisory notice, cautioning banks not to invest and/or trade in Bitcoins as it was not backed by any deposit and is deemed a serious risk. It also cites that trading of Bitcoins amongst individuals is okay, as long as they […]
The central bank of Netherlands issued an advisory notice on its website concerning Bitcoins. The above notice is a Google translated text of the notice. The original notice can be read here.
Here is a great report published by the Anthemis Group Summary: The Global Innovation Jury The Global Innovation Jury convenes a large panel of payments industry leaders from around the world every two years. This is the third Payments Innovation Report based on their deliberations. Ixaris as a payments provider with a strong track record […]