The U.S. government is pursuing a civil forfeiture claim on the more than 300,000 units of the tether (USDT) cryptocurrency said to have been stolen earlier this year.
The cryptocurrency derivatives platform now offers put and call options contracts settled in the stablecoin tether (USDT).
BCB Group will integrate with Circle’s platform in a bid to make the USDC stablecoin more widely available.
The program applies to customers residing in the U.S., U.K., The Netherlands, Spain, France and Australia.
A director at the IMF has spoken of the value the private sector could bring to central bank digital currencies, should they be adopted by nations.
The Czech National Bank’s Tomas Holub said in an interview that central bank digital currencies raise more questions than answers right now.
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is about to decide who will develop a blockchain platform that could speed up the processing of bank users’ ID information.
The research explores how “central banking for all” via digital currency could affect commercial banks.