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UPI or CBDC: Which is better?

The pilot study of the CBDC has raised curiosity about the new digital currency. While the responses of participants are expectedly tepid and restrained, the question uppermost on everyone’s mind is – how is this better than UPI/Bhim/Paytm? The retail pilot of CBDC is planned on a limited scale, and currently only on invite basis….

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RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Cryptocurrency is “nothing but gambling”

At an event organized in New Delhi, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das shared his views on cryptocurrencies, their nature and the threat posed to India’s economy. According to him, the perceived value of cryptocurrencies is nothing and is “make-believe”. RB Governor Shaktikanta Das pointed to the fact that there is no underlying value in cryptocurrencies. He…

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Know more about the CARF framework recommended by RBI Deputy Governor T Rabi Shankar

Speaking at a virtual conference of the IMF, RBI Governor T Rabi Shankar has urged the importance of obtaining adequate information on crypto assets and transactions before formulating any regulatory framework. He said that the current information on crypto assets and their movements is not either complete or even misleading. Regulations need to be built…