17 Jun 2021

World Bank rejects El Salvador request for Bitcoin help

El Salvador requested help from the World Bank for becoming a legal tender of Bitcoin and was rejected. The World bank cited concerns over the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining and currency transparency for the rejection. El Salvador had announced plans to be the first nation to formally adopt the

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01 Oct 2018

Why countries print money outside their borders: A look at the commercial currency print market

Around 11% of all bank notes made around the world are made by commercial, non-government companies, mostly based in North America and Europe. The largest two companies in the sector, shrouded in secrecy, each print currency for 140 and 100 central banks, respectively. Because making paper money is complex and

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