Central bank digital currencies may sound like a nice idea, but blogger JP Koning argues they'll remain just that in 2018 – an idea.
Bank Negara Malaysia published draft guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges to report their usage statistics to prevent illicit transactions.
The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.
The vice governor of the People's Bank of China has said that regulators took the right decision in banning ICOs and closing cryptocurrency exchanges.
Ukraine's central bank has expanded the group of people working to move the country's national currency to a blockchain.
The governor of the Bank of France has warned on the risks of investing in bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency "speculative."
Decentralized currencies could have "spillover effects" on the wider financial system if they get too big, Fed supervision chief Randal Quarles said.
European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch has said banks need to launch instant payments systems to counter the rise of cryptocurrencies.
Russia's central bank warned against investing in cryptocurrencies in its annual Financial Stability Report released Tuesday.
A former executive of the National Depository of Ukraine left because of politics, but found "game-changing" opportunities in blockchain.