ECB Considers Capping Digital Euro in Circulation at 4,000 per Capita, Panetta Reveals – Bitcoin News

With concerns about financial stability in mind, the European Central Bank (ECB) plans to limit digital euro holdings, according to Board Member Fabio Panetta. The plan is to have a maximum amount of digital cash in circulation similar to that of euro banknotes today, the official unveiled. Eurozone’s Central Bank to Keep Total Digital Euro … Read more

ECB Survey Finds 10% of Eurozone Households Own Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

One in every 10 households in six eurozone countries has acquired cryptocurrencies, the European Central Bank (ECB) has found with a new survey. While the richest are most likely to own crypto assets, poor families are not far behind, the poll indicates. Dutch Households Lead in Terms of Crypto Ownership, ECB Survey Shows Every tenth … Read more

Cryptocurrency Is ‘Based on Nothing,’ Should Be Regulated, ECB’s Lagarde Says – Regulation Bitcoin News

President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde has insisted that unlike a digital euro, cryptocurrency has no underlying asset. It should be regulated to prevent people from losing their life savings by speculating on crypto assets, the top ECB official has suggested. Cryptocurrency Is ‘Worth Nothing,’ ECB Governor Claims The head of the eurozone’s … Read more

ECB Favors Transparency Over Privacy in Digital Euro Design, Presentation Reveals – Finance Bitcoin News

The European Central Bank (ECB) leans toward a “transparent” digital euro over one that ensures a higher level of privacy for its users, a presentation devoted to the project has indicated. In the document, the monetary authority explores different privacy options for the eurozone’s digital fiat. User Anonymity Not Desirable for Digital Euro, ECB Says … Read more