LPD Recognizes Suspected Bank Robber as Suspect in Other Robbery

LPD Recognizes Suspected Bank Robber as Suspect in Other Robbery
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Summary: With Police reports being released, so too has additional information concerning the robbery that happened at the Bank of America at 5144 82nd Street in Lubbock.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $STAY

ECB to Prove Whether Pledge to Cap Yields Is More Than Just Talk

ECB to Prove Whether Pledge to Cap Yields Is More Than Just Talk
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: The European Central Bank will reveal on Monday how serious it is about countering rising bond yields.
Sentiment: positive
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Hezbollah and Israel’s Richest Were Both Welcome at a Congo Bank

Hezbollah and Israel’s Richest Were Both Welcome at a Congo Bank
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Summary: 2018 was a good year for Afriland First Group SA, a Switzerland-based company that oversees a network of banks across Africa.
Sentiment: negative
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Nigeria: CBN Welcomes Osinbajo's Counsel On Cryptocurrency

Nigeria: CBN Welcomes Osinbajo's Counsel On Cryptocurrency
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Summary: The Central Bank of Nigeria has acknowledged the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, for his counsel in support of the regulation of digital currencies which has sparked some controversies among Nigerians after an order from the apex bank to commercial banks to restrict cryptocurrencies related transactions.
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Test Your Crypto Knowledge With BeInCrypto’s Weekly Quiz — Feb. 27 - BeInCrypto

Test Your Crypto Knowledge With BeInCrypto’s Weekly Quiz — Feb. 27 - BeInCrypto
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Take BeInCrypto’s quiz to test your knowledge of the crypto space and to stay on top of what’s hot right now.
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $BTC

Bitcoin, Gold, and the Rush to National Digital Currencies | Brendan Brown

Bitcoin, Gold, and the Rush to National Digital Currencies | Brendan Brown
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: Bitcoin as a money is just very unremarkable. Yet this digital coin is well on its way to becoming one of financial history’s great epic stories. Its promotors just hit lucky in finding themselves in the midst of a monetary inflation whose virulence intensified during a great pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $BOX
Cryptos: $BTC

Nigeria seeks asset managers for $2.6 billion new infrastructure firm

Nigeria seeks asset managers for $2.6 billion new infrastructure firm
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Summary: Nigeria's central bank is seeking asset managers for a new $2.6 bln infrastructure investment company set up to develop the country's crumbling transport networks and boost economic growth.
Sentiment: positive
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Nigerian VP endorses cryptos, calls for care in adoption

Nigerian VP endorses cryptos, calls for care in adoption
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Summary: Despite a ban from the Central Bank of Nigeria restricting banking interactions with crypto-based activities, the vice president of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, sees the potential for cryptocurrencies and blockchain. As reported [/nigeria-may-ease-ban-on-bitcoin-following-calls-for-regulation/] by BTC PEERS, mixed reactions have trailed the ban on cryptocurrencies by Nigeria’s apex bank. Some officials have likened the ban to staying static while the rest of the world moves forward. Nigeria’s VP i
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $BTC

Nigeria VP Tells Central Bank to Regulate, not Forbid, Crypto - BeInCrypto

Nigeria VP Tells Central Bank to Regulate, not Forbid, Crypto - BeInCrypto
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: Nigerian VP Prof. Yemi Osinbajo spoke at a Banking Committee meeting on Feb. 26 and called for Nigeria to regulate, not ban, crypto.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $FISI
Cryptos: $XRP

Gephardt: Tracking Down $130K That Vanished After Bank Closes Woman’s Savings Account

Gephardt: Tracking Down $130K That Vanished After Bank Closes Woman’s Savings Account
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: Terry Johnston admitted she got several notices last fall from her bank, Wells Fargo, but they went unopened for several months. She should have opened them. It was the bank warning her that one of her four bank accounts has been inactive.
Sentiment: negative
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FBI: Robber dubbed the Piggy Bank Bandit hits 2 more banks in Phoenix, 6 since December

FBI: Robber dubbed the Piggy Bank Bandit hits 2 more banks in Phoenix, 6 since December
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: The FBI noted the bank robber also has a tattoo on the left side of their neck.
Sentiment: negative
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While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto gold

While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto gold
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: While Wyoming was luring crypto businesses, such as Ripple Labs, New York’s AG was bringing enforcement action against Bitfinex.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $COHR
Cryptos: $BTC$USDT

SVB&T Corporation, Parent Company of Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company, Announces Aggregate $2 Million Share Repurchase Plan

SVB&T Corporation, Parent Company of Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company, Announces Aggregate $2 Million Share Repurchase Plan
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: JASPER, IN / ACCESSWIRE / February 26, 2021 / SVB&T Corporation (OTCQX:SVBT), the parent company of Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company, announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan. Under the program, the Corporation may spend in aggregate up to $2 million to repurchase shares of its common stock if and when such shares become available. This repurchase program is for the purposes of increasing return on
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $AWRE$ORAN
Cryptos: $EQL

Reporters - In the West Bank hills of Hebron, two worlds live uneasily side by side

Reporters - In the West Bank hills of Hebron, two worlds live uneasily side by side
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Summary: New settlers keep arriving every day in the West Bank, a Palestinian territory occupied by Israel since 1967. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently ordered the construction of 800 new se…
Sentiment: negative
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1st Capital Bancorp Announces Retirement of CFO Michael Winiarski

1st Capital Bancorp Announces Retirement of CFO Michael Winiarski
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Summary: SALINAS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 26, 2021 / 1st Capital Bancorp (OTC Pink:FISB) announced today the retirement of Chief Financial Officer, Michael Winiarski. "We appreciate Mike's contribution over the past seven years and wish him well in retirement," said Sam Jimenez, chief executive officer. Tamara Allen has been designated as the interim Chief Financial Officer until the search process is completed and a successor
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CBNK
Cryptos: $EQL

Cryptocurrencies activities can become legal by Iranian parl.

Cryptocurrencies activities can become legal by Iranian parl.
Added a day ago
Summary: TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – The Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's Economic Committee says a report on the activities of cryptocurrencies is being prepared to be proposed to the parliament in the form of a motion to legalize the matter.
Sentiment: positive
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Israel freezes vaccine diplomacy

Israel freezes vaccine diplomacy
Added a day ago
Summary: Two close allies had already received shipments before the halt. One is looking at an embassy in Jerusalem, the other is a strong supporter of Israel in the EU.
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Stocks: $MRNA$PFE

Oil prices may return to $100 per barrel, Bank of America predicts

Oil prices may return to $100 per barrel, Bank of America predicts
Added a day ago
Summary: Crude prices may return to levels unseen since 2014 and hit $100 per barrel over the next few years, Bank of America analysts predict. The bullish bet comes as oil prices continue rising from coronavirus lows.
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One of Switzerland’s leading banks now offers crypto trading

One of Switzerland’s leading banks now offers crypto trading
Added a day ago
Summary: Bordier & Cie partner with digital asset bank Sygnum to offer crypto trading to clients.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Cryptos: $BTC$BCH$XTZ

Bank of England official warns inflationary 'tiger' has awoken, sending bond yields higher

Bank of England official warns inflationary 'tiger' has awoken, sending bond yields higher
Added a day ago
Summary: Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane warned that inflation may become difficult to tame, prompting more assertive policy action.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Cryptos: $RSV

China Moves Ahead on Digital Yuan Before 2022 Winter Olympics - Jamestown

China Moves Ahead on Digital Yuan Before 2022 Winter Olympics - Jamestown
Added a day ago
Summary: Introduction With the People’s Republic of China (PRC) a frontrunner in the global race towards digital currency, the central bank People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has taken several steps this year to explore the international use of a digital yuan. Although there is no official timetable for the launch of China’s sovereign digital currency, economic planners are reportedly aiming to …
Sentiment: positive
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Amanda Staveley loses High Court fight with Barclays over damages

Amanda Staveley loses High Court fight with Barclays over damages
Added a day ago
Summary: A businesswoman who sued Barclays for hundreds of millions loses court case, but judge accuses bank of "deceit".
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Stocks: $PINC

Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Leads Digital Asset Bank Anchorage’s $80M Series C Round

Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Leads Digital Asset Bank Anchorage’s $80M Series C Round
Added a day ago
Summary: Anchorage has raised million in a Series C round led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC with participation from a16z, Blockchain Capital, Lux, and Indico. “Largest sovereign wealth funds leading rounds in global crypto-asset custodians,” commented Su Zhu, chief executive officer, and chief investment officer at Three Arrows Capital. Earlier this year, Anchorage received […]
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $FIL$CELO

Chinese Authorities Warn About 'Sophisticated' Digital Yuan Scam- Promotes Access to a '$186M Secret' Government Fund – Finance Bitcoin News

Chinese Authorities Warn About 'Sophisticated' Digital Yuan Scam- Promotes Access to a '$186M Secret' Government Fund – Finance Bitcoin News
Added a day ago
Summary: As China keeps paving the way to adopt its central bank digital currency (CBDC), scammers are also actively emerging on the scene.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $SSTK
Cryptos: $BTC$CS

Citigroup Restates Earnings After Writing Down Revlon Loan

Citigroup Restates Earnings After Writing Down Revlon Loan
Added a day ago
Summary: Citigroup Inc. restated fourth-quarter results after writing down a portion of a loan to Revlon Inc. it now owns after losing a court battle.
Sentiment: negative
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Confirmed: Federal Reserve Digital Dollar In The Works

Confirmed: Federal Reserve Digital Dollar In The Works
Added a day ago
Summary: Fed Chair Jerome Powell said he would be open to exploring a digital dollar during a Senate hearing this week. This while opting to discontinue the M2 money stock metric. This spells bad news for the USD. The Federal Reserve is looking to smoothly tr...
Sentiment: positive
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Feds say Massachusetts man scammed 3 women out of $500,000

Feds say Massachusetts man scammed 3 women out of $500,000
Added a day ago
Summary: A Massachusetts man told women he met at online dating sites fantastic stories about being involved in explosions on foreign oil rigs and needing money to get out of a French jail to scam them out of more than $500,000, federal prosecutors said.
Sentiment: negative
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177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Bordier to Offer Bitcoin and Other Crypto Trading Services – Finance Bitcoin News

177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Bordier to Offer Bitcoin and Other Crypto Trading Services – Finance Bitcoin News
Added a day ago
Summary: A 177-year-old bank in Switzerland has enabled cryptocurrency trading within its services, with expectations to expand.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $SSTK

The intensive partnership between Ten31 Bank and DexTech AG announced - TCR

The intensive partnership between Ten31 Bank and DexTech AG announced - TCR
Added a day ago
Summary: German bank Ten31 has acquired a stake in the Swiss blockchain company DexTech AG.The partnership will improve the current crypto standards on which the
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $XWP

Swiss bank Bordier & Cie launches crypto custody and trading services | Modern Consensus.

Swiss bank Bordier & Cie launches crypto custody and trading services | Modern Consensus.
Added a day ago
Summary: The 177-year-old private bank’s move to allow clients to hold and trade cryptocurrencies comes as a comprehensive Swiss blockchain law comes into effect The venerable Swiss private banking firm of Bordier & Cie has become the latest bank to jump into the cryptocurrency business, offering its customers a variety of trading and custody services. The move comes as the first phase of Switzerland's new “blockchain law” comes into effect, amending company law and financial market legal infrastructure.
Sentiment: positive
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1 people have read this
Cryptos: $BTC$BCH$XTZ

Exclusive: European officials urge World Bank to exclude fossil-fuel investments

Exclusive: European officials urge World Bank to exclude fossil-fuel investments
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Senior officials from Europe have urged the World Bank's management to expand its climate change strategy to exclude investments in oil- and coal-related projects around the world, and gradually phase out investment in natural gas projects, according to three sources familiar...
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $CAG

Bordier & Cie SCmA, a leading Swiss private bank to offer crypto trading - Koinalert

Bordier & Cie SCmA, a leading Swiss private bank to offer crypto trading - Koinalert
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Bordier & Cie SCmA partners with digital asset bank Sygnum to offer cryptocurrency trading to its clients.
Sentiment: positive
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Barclays Wins Staveley Lawsuit Even as Judge Finds ‘Deceit’

Barclays Wins Staveley Lawsuit Even as Judge Finds ‘Deceit’
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Barclays Plc won a bitter fight with deal-maker Amanda Staveley over a rescue package she helped engineer at the height of the financial crisis more than a decade ago.
Sentiment: negative
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Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts some payments

Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts some payments
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Myanmar police launched a crackdown overnight in a Yangon district after breaking up a protest to oppose a military appointed local official, as ...
Sentiment: negative
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Lubbock Man Arrested for Robbing Bank of America

Lubbock Man Arrested for Robbing Bank of America
Added 2 days ago
Summary: A bank teller told Lubbock police the suspect handed her a note that made threats and demanded money.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Stocks: $STAY

Oldest Swiss Bank Adds Support for Cryptocurrencies

Oldest Swiss Bank Adds Support for Cryptocurrencies
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Bordier clients can also hodl cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $FISI
Cryptos: $BTC

Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray donates 60,000 meals to Texas food bank after winter storm

Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray donates 60,000 meals to Texas food bank after winter storm
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray donated 60,000 meals to the North Texas Food Bank following the devastating winter storm that hit his home state.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $SQ

Bordier & Cie announced a partnership with digital asset bank Sygnum to allow its customers to purchase cryptocurrency - AZCoin News

Bordier & Cie announced a partnership with digital asset bank Sygnum to allow its customers to purchase cryptocurrency - AZCoin News
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The Swiss financial institution Bordier & Cie, announced a partnership with digital asset bank Sygnum, allowing its customers to buy cryptocurrency.
Sentiment: positive
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Asia looks beyond interest rates in curbing asset price rises

Asia looks beyond interest rates in curbing asset price rises
Added 2 days ago
Summary: As the US Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise rates soon, Asian central banks’ ability to take the lead is limited. Instead, policies that target credit growth and build buffers to protect the lenders and borrowers can help prevent overheating.
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Cryptos: $RSV

Military men helped Indonesia’s democracy. Why not in Myanmar?

Military men helped Indonesia’s democracy. Why not in Myanmar?
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Indonesia’s TNI military gave up a role in politics and never tried to get it back. Myanmar’s Tatmadaw take note: TNI is now Indonesia’s most trusted institution.
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HSBC To Move Corda Enterprise Blockchain To The Google Cloud

HSBC To Move Corda Enterprise Blockchain To The Google Cloud
Added 2 days ago
Summary: HSBC has announced it is the first financial institution to use software firm - R3s blockchain platform Corda Enterprise and move it onto Google Cloud.
Sentiment: positive
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Amanda Staveley loses high court action against Barclays

Amanda Staveley loses high court action against Barclays
Added 2 days ago
Summary: High-profile financier sought £660m damages saying bank bosses misled her as she helped secure deal to save bank in 2008
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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JPMorgan warns that a consumer credit crisis could derail India's economic recovery

JPMorgan warns that a consumer credit crisis could derail India's economic recovery
Added 2 days ago
Summary: India's micro, small and medium businesses contribute about 30% to the nominal GDP and the sector is the second-largest employer, according to the RBI.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $BOX
Cryptos: $RSV

Anchorage, Armed With Banking Charter, Raises $80 Million Series C

Anchorage, Armed With Banking Charter, Raises $80 Million Series C
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The digital asset custody firm pulled in enough to practically start its own bank. Conveniently, it already holds an OCC charter.
Sentiment: positive
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Anchorage set for growth following $80M fundraise

Anchorage set for growth following $80M fundraise
Added 2 days ago
Summary: "This new round of funding will help us help institutions participate in new ways," Anchorage said in a blog post.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $FISI

BoE's Ramsden says UK gilt market trading remains orderly

BoE's Ramsden says UK gilt market trading remains orderly
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said the central bank was keeping a close eye on financial markets after recent volatility, but that trading in British government bonds remained orderly.
Sentiment: positive
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China, Thailand, UAE team up to test cross-border crypto-payments

China, Thailand, UAE team up to test cross-border crypto-payments
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Just the sort of thing you’d do if you want your national cryptocurrency to be broadly accepted
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $FISI

On This Day: So-called BTK killer arrested

On This Day: So-called BTK killer arrested
Added 2 days ago
Summary: On Feb. 25, 2005, authorities arrested Dennis Rader for the so-called BTK serial killings that terrorized Wichita, Kan.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $FRBA
Cryptos: $ROT

PBOC joins Hong Kong and Thailand in cross border digital currency project

Added 2 days ago
Summary: The digital currency research institute of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has joined an international research project for cross-border payments using central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), ac…
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Swiss National Bank (SNB) - How to issue a central bank digital currency

Added 2 days ago
Summary: Issue2021-03
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $BTC

Thailand Eyes $1 Billion From Notes Tied to Libor Successor

Thailand Eyes $1 Billion From Notes Tied to Libor Successor
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Thailand’s central bank plans to auction its first floating-rate notes linked to a local benchmark to replace Libor, as the move away from the scandal-tainted benchmark gathers pace globally.
Sentiment: positive
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All of the Federal Reserve's wire and ACH systems go down

All of the Federal Reserve's wire and ACH systems go down
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The Federal Reserve system that allows financial institutions to transfer funds went down this afternoon.
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Cryptos: $BTC$RSV

The Fed's system that allows banks to send money back and forth went down for several hours

The Fed's system that allows banks to send money back and forth went down for several hours
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The outage impacted multiple Fed services, including its pivotal automated clearinghouse system.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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Stocks: $AWRE$FISI
Cryptos: $RSV

How can a digital currency from RBI change your world? An ex-UN expert decodes CBDC for you

How can a digital currency from RBI change your world? An ex-UN expert decodes CBDC for you
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Massimo Buonomo, who has over 20 years of experience in international finance, said the use of digital currency can eliminate the need for having a bank account.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $V
Cryptos: $RSV

Bank of Korea Head Says Cryptocurrencies Have No Intrinsic Value

Bank of Korea Head Says Cryptocurrencies Have No Intrinsic Value
Added 3 days ago
Summary: BOK's chief executive claimed that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value while predicting that the high price fluctuations will remain.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Stocks: $TSLA
Cryptos: $BTC$ETH

EMERGING MARKETS-Asian stocks rise as Powell allays inflation fears, bond markets skeptical

EMERGING MARKETS-Asian stocks rise as Powell allays inflation fears, bond markets skeptical
Added 3 days ago
Summary: * Graphic: World FX rates http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks https://tmsnrt.rs/3f2vwbA * Indian 10-yr yields elevated despite RBI supportive views * Poll finds bullish positions on INR at over three-year high * Tech-dominated indexes of South...
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
2 people have read this
Cryptos: $RSV

Swiss private bank Bordier & Cie SCmA offers trading in Bitcoin, Ether and Tezos - AMBCrypto

Swiss private bank Bordier & Cie SCmA offers trading in Bitcoin, Ether and Tezos - AMBCrypto
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The private bank will incorporate Sygnum’s B2B banking platform to offer Bordier clients the facility to trade Bitcoin.
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Powell Disses Inflation and Ignores Questions From Congress About Leverage

Powell Disses Inflation and Ignores Questions From Congress About Leverage
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Today was day two of Congressional testimony by Fed Chair Jerome Powell. It was another day of market-soothing talk.
Sentiment: positive
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1 people have read this
Stocks: $DOW
Cryptos: $YLD$RSV

South Korea surges more than 3% as Asia-Pacific markets mostly jump

South Korea surges more than 3% as Asia-Pacific markets mostly jump
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 400 points overnight stateside to a record closing high of 31,961.86.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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Cryptos: $RSV

India preparing to launch digital rupee | Modern Consensus.

India preparing to launch digital rupee | Modern Consensus.
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Reserve Bank of India’s governor said that it is ‘very much in the game’ in getting ready to launch a central bank digital currency Central bank governor Shaktikanta Das said that there is still no set date for the launch of the digital rupee, but highlighted that the project is “receiving our full attention” and that the central bank is already tying up loose ends by working on the technology and the procedural aspects of the system.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
2 people have read this
Cryptos: $CAS$RSV

India’s Central Bank Cites Financial Instability Due to Cryptocurrencies | BTCMANAGER

India’s Central Bank Cites Financial Instability Due to Cryptocurrencies | BTCMANAGER
Added 3 days ago
Summary: On Wednesday, Governor Shaktikanta Das said that India’s central bank has “major concerns” about cryptocurrencies. He flagged potential risks leading to financial stability. Crypto Adoption Woes The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been fundamentally opposed to cryptocurrencies ahead of the government’s plans to introduce a law to ban this…
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Stocks: $FISI
Cryptos: $BTC$WRX$RSV

RBI's digital currency to be revealed 'very shortly' – governor says issues are still being sorted out internally

RBI's digital currency to be revealed 'very shortly' – governor says issues are still being sorted out internally
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Shaktikanta Das, the RBI governor, has revealed that work on India’s digital currency is in progress. He noted that the project has the full attention of RBI,
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $TILE$NFLX$V

177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Service

177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Service
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Bordier & Cie, a private Swiss bank launched 177 years ago in 1844, has started offering a cryptocurrency trading service for its clients, allowing them to buy, sell, and hold BTC, ETH, BCH, and XTZ. According to a press release, first reported on by CoinDesk, the firm is planning to expand the number of cryptoassets […]
Sentiment: positive
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1 people have read this
Stocks: $YI$CIA

Federal Reserve Bank Sees Nationwide Outage Days After Treasury Sec Says Bitcoin is "Extremely Inefficient"

Federal Reserve Bank Sees Nationwide Outage Days After Treasury Sec Says Bitcoin is "Extremely Inefficient"
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Federal Reserve Bank suffered a massive outage on its system, lending credence to the superiority of Bitcoin as a decentralized network.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Stocks: $SSTK
Cryptos: $BTC$RSV

World Apex Banks To Create Digital Currency

World Apex Banks To Create Digital Currency
Added 3 days ago
Summary: BY BUKOLA IDOWU and OLUSHOLA BELLO, About 60 per cent of central banks across the world are under serious pressure to create and issue sovereign digital
Sentiment: negative
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KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com

KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com
Added 3 days ago
Summary: LUBBOCK, Texas (Press Release) — The Lubbock Police Department made an arrest following a bank robbery that occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. today at Bank of America, located at 5144 82nd Street. LPD officers responded to the bank for a robbery that just occurred. Through the initial investigation, they determined the suspect approached a teller […]
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Stocks: $STAY

UPDATE 2-Russia's VTB posts 63% drop in 2020 profit, aims for record 2021 income

UPDATE 2-Russia's VTB posts 63% drop in 2020 profit, aims for record 2021 income
Added 3 days ago
Summary: * VTB aims for 2021 net profit of 250-270 bln roubles (Adds background, detail)
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Fed’s Powell: 2021 'an important year' for digital dollar | Modern Consensus.

Fed’s Powell: 2021 'an important year' for digital dollar | Modern Consensus.
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said 2021 will be a key year for the U.S. as it decides whether to create a digital currency, and what it would look like Speaking before the House Financial Services Committee on Feb. 24, Powell said 2021 “is going to be the year that we engage with the public pretty actively” on the digital dollar project. He added that there are still significant technical challenges to be met, as well as major policy decisions to be made, before the U.S. decides to crea
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $RSV

The Reserve Bank of India Has its Eyes on CBDC

The Reserve Bank of India Has its Eyes on CBDC
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Governor of the Reserve Bank of India says the monetary authority is “very much in the game” to launch a CBDC.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
3 people have read this
Stocks: $FISI$SSTK

JPMorgan confirms completion of blockchain-based payments test in space | Finbold

JPMorgan confirms completion of blockchain-based payments test in space | Finbold
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Banking giant JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) has confirmed the completion of a blockchain payment test between satellites orbiting the earth.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Public works spending to fuel growth but full recovery will take time, say economists

Public works spending to fuel growth but full recovery will take time, say economists
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Financial Secretary Paul Chan predicts economy will bounce back to tune of between 3.5 per cent and 5.5 per cent this year.
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Jerome Powell Says The Feds Are Thinking About The Issuance Of The Digital Dollar

Jerome Powell Says The Feds Are Thinking About The Issuance Of The Digital Dollar
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Many countries are joining the current Central Bank Digital Currency trend, as influential countries like China have made their stance publicly known.. Although China has completed the digital currency’s creation and currently testing the virtual currency, other countries are still lukewarm about government-issued digital currencies. America has not shown much enthusiasm about creating a digital …
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $RSV

Powell says the Fed will engage the public on a digital dollar this year

Powell says the Fed will engage the public on a digital dollar this year
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Fed is planning events to engage with the public on a digital dollar, according to Chairman Jerome Powell.
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptocurrencies Are a Major Concern Says RBI Governor as India Contemplates Crypto Ban

Cryptocurrencies Are a Major Concern Says RBI Governor as India Contemplates Crypto Ban
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Summary: RBI sees the cryptocurrency industry as a major thorn and has sent its concerns to the government, which examines legislation to ban private digital assets.
Sentiment: negative
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European Central Bank (ECB) Wants Full Control Of Stablecoin Issuance In Region | BTCMANAGER

European Central Bank (ECB) Wants Full Control Of Stablecoin Issuance In Region | BTCMANAGER
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Summary: The European Central Bank (ECB) has requested EU lawmakers to confer bank control over the issuance of stablecoins within the region. Reuters reported today that the ECB, via a legal memo issued on February 19, requested exclusive rights to determine stablecoin future within its jurisdiction.  The ECB argues that if…
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Turkish Lira Comes Under Fire as Traders Fret Over Central Bank Resolve

Turkish Lira Comes Under Fire as Traders Fret Over Central Bank Resolve
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Summary: The Turkish lira tumbled amid speculation the central bank may backtrack on policies that fueled this year’s biggest rally in emerging markets.
Sentiment: negative
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VersaBank plans deposit-based digital currency

VersaBank plans deposit-based digital currency
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Summary: VersaBank says it will launch its own deposit-based digital currency pegged to the Canadian dollar.
Sentiment: positive
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‘RBI has major concerns about cryptocurrency,’ says Shaktikanta Das

‘RBI has major concerns about cryptocurrency,’ says Shaktikanta Das
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Summary: The RBI governor said that the concerns have been flagged to the government, which is expected to take a call on the matter.
Sentiment: positive
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Myanmar protest: Myanmar's military coup creates banking woes | World News - Times of India

Myanmar protest: Myanmar's military coup creates banking woes | World News - Times of India
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Summary: Rest of World News: Myawaddy Bank is among scores of military-controlled businesses in Myanmar facing boycott pressures since the generals ousted civilian leader Aung San
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Central bank in India warns over cryptocurrencies - Taipei Times

Central bank in India warns over cryptocurrencies - Taipei Times
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Summary: The head of the Indian central bank yesterday said he is concerned that cryptocurrencies might affect financial stability in Asia’s third-largest economy, a view that could shape regulations on the asset that is breaking price records around the world. The monetary authority has conveyed these “major concerns” to the Indian government, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said in an interview with CNBC TV-18. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is proposing to prohibit
Sentiment: negative
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Canadian bank plans to launch dollar-backed digital currency 'in the coming months'

Canadian bank plans to launch dollar-backed digital currency 'in the coming months'
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Summary: VersaBank will issue the digital currency to its partners, which will then make the ERC-20 token available to individuals and businesses.
Sentiment: positive
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One of Switzerland's oldest banks now offers trading in cryptocurrencies

One of Switzerland's oldest banks now offers trading in cryptocurrencies
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Summary: Bordier & Cie SCmA, a Swiss private bank founded in 1844, now offers trading in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Sentiment: positive
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Orange Bank & Trust Company Promotes Robert Peacock, CFO to Senior Executive Vice President

Orange Bank & Trust Company Promotes Robert Peacock, CFO to Senior Executive Vice President
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Summary: MIDDLETOWN, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 24, 2021 / The Board of Directors and Michael Gilfeather, President and CEO of Orange Bank & Trust Company announce the promotion of Chief Financial Officer, Robert Peacock to Senior Executive Vice President. "Robert is involved with every key aspect of our strategy. In a year of unprecedented economic and operational challenges including historically low interest rates and industry wide margin
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The Reserve Bank of India stated Bitcoin may impact the region’s financial stability while Warren Buffett of India said that regulators should ban it - AZCoin News

The Reserve Bank of India stated Bitcoin may impact the region’s financial stability while Warren Buffett of India said that regulators should ban it - AZCoin News
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Summary: The Reserve Bank of India (India RBI), the country’s central bank, says cryptocurrencies may impact the region’s financial stability.
Sentiment: negative
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Crypto Bank Silvergate Capital’s stock up over 1,000% | Modern Consensus.

Crypto Bank Silvergate Capital’s stock up over 1,000% | Modern Consensus.
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Summary: The bank, which went public in November 2019 and serves customers like Coinbase and Square, was up 1,300% before a broad tech market downturn yesterday Silvergate, one of the first banks to embrace crypto, has been on tear thanks to its decision to accept cryptocurrency customers when no other banks would.
Sentiment: positive
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177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Adds Bitcoin, Ethereum Trading

177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Adds Bitcoin, Ethereum Trading
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Summary: A Swiss bank is keeping up with the times by adding support for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Sentiment: positive
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Central Bank of Nigeria Defends Its Ban On Cryptocurrencies

Central Bank of Nigeria Defends Its Ban On Cryptocurrencies
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Summary: The government of Central Bank of Nigeria, has spoken out against cryptocurrency, with the Governor of CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele recently stating that cryptocurrencies go against the mandate of the CBN, with plans to continue their surveillance of the digital space.
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Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinian Man near Ramallah

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinian Man near Ramallah
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Summary: Israeli forces today shot and injured a Palestinian in the village of Abu Shukheidim, northwest near Ramallah city.
Sentiment: negative
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Energy, bank stocks drive FTSE 100 higher

Energy, bank stocks drive FTSE 100 higher
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Summary: Britain's main stock index recouped early losses to end Wednesday higher, as gains in commodity-linked and banking stocks on investor optimism about a post-pandemic economic recovery outweighed losses in defensive sectors.
Sentiment: positive
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KeyBank is closing eight branches in Western New York, from Buffalo to the suburbs

KeyBank is closing eight branches in Western New York, from Buffalo to the suburbs
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Summary: KeyBank noted that all consolidated branches are in close proximity to other branches. All client accounts will be automatically transferred to the new location.
Sentiment: negative
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Ancient Swiss Bank Partners Sygnum To Offer Cryptocurrency Services

Ancient Swiss Bank Partners Sygnum To Offer Cryptocurrency Services
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Summary: One of Switzerland's oldest banks, Bordier & Cie SCmA, is the latest traditional financial institution to
Sentiment: positive
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'Cryptocurrency is not legitimate money,' says Nigeria's central bank governor

'Cryptocurrency is not legitimate money,' says Nigeria's central bank governor
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Summary: Nigeria's central bank says cryptocurrencies are not a legitimate form of money.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $FISI
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BOE Dismisses Talk of Inflation Threat During Post-Covid Rebound

BOE Dismisses Talk of Inflation Threat During Post-Covid Rebound
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Summary: Bank of England officials brushed aside suggestions that the economy is about to suffer from higher inflation anytime soon as it struggles with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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UK's Metro Bank sees defaults spiking as COVID-19 support moves ease

UK's Metro Bank sees defaults spiking as COVID-19 support moves ease
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Summary: Britain's Metro Bank expects defaults to rise during 2021 in line with its provisions as government support offering during the COVID-19 crisis are wound down, it said after posting a deeper annual loss.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $SQ

Saudi Arabia moves up global women inclusion rankings: World Bank

Saudi Arabia moves up global women inclusion rankings: World Bank
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Summary: Saudi Arabia has made progress for the second year in a row in the “Women, Business and Law 2021” report issued by the World Bank, scoring 80 points out of
Sentiment: positive
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Nigeria: CBN, Others Defend Cryptocurrency Stance

Nigeria: CBN, Others Defend Cryptocurrency Stance
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Summary: Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele has insisted the Bank's decision to prohibit deposit money banks, non-banking institutions and other financial institutions from facilitating trading and dealings in cryptocurrency is in the best interest of Nigerian.
Sentiment: negative
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Powell Goes Easy on Surging Yields While Central Bank Peers Fret

Powell Goes Easy on Surging Yields While Central Bank Peers Fret
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Summary: The unprecedented $9 trillion rescue mission by central banks to haul the world economy from its coronavirus recession is being tested as rising bond yields and inflation bets threaten their ability to keep borrowing costs down.
Sentiment: negative
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RBI has 'major concerns' over cryptocurrencies: Governor Shaktikanta Das

RBI has 'major concerns' over cryptocurrencies: Governor Shaktikanta Das
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Summary: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has "major concerns" about cryptocurrencies, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday, flagging potential risks to financial stability.
Sentiment: positive
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RBI alerts Indian government on major concerns about cryptocurrency | Cryptopolitan

RBI alerts Indian government on major concerns about cryptocurrency | Cryptopolitan
Added 4 days ago
Summary: RBI conveys major concerns about cryptocurrency to the Indian government. The bank is looking to launch a central bank digital currency.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $FISI
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Bidders for India State Banks Should Have Deep Pockets, Says RBI

Bidders for India State Banks Should Have Deep Pockets, Says RBI
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Summary: The potential owners of the soon-to-be privatized government-controlled banks must be financially strong to ensure that the lenders have robust risk buffers, the Reserve Bank of India Governor said.
Sentiment: positive
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