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News Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a stablecoin-focused supplement to its existing guidelines for initial coin offerings (ICOs). In a news release published on Sept. 11, FINMA takes note of the steadily proliferating issuance of stablecoins since mid-20..
News The new breed of stablecoins led by Facebook’s Libra could be vulnerable to failure in periods of network stress. According to an analysis from JPMorgan released on Sept. 5, they lack the short-term liquidity of other payments systems, so usage could grow faster than the network can safely s..
News Crypto exchange Bitfinex shareholder Zhao Dong has claimed that sister firm Tether plans to release a version of the stablecoin backed by a basket of commodities such as gold, crude oil and rubber. In private correspondence with Cointelegraph on Sept. 3, Dong said that the idea of issuing Tet..
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News In a bid to drive greater financial inclusion, Philippines-based UnionBank has launched a payments-focused stablecoin pegged to the Philippine peso. A report from PhilStar Global on July 26 revealed that the new, bank-backed cryptocurrency — dubbed PHX — is being implemented on UnionBank’s i2..
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