RBA: stablecoins must wait until framework in place

Reserve Bank of Australia
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The Reserve Bank of Australia said it believes private stablecoins, including Facebook’s libra, should be prohibited from launching until all regulatory requirements and risks have been addressed.

The RBA backed a statement by the Group of Seven major economies opposing the launch of any stablecoins until regulators are satisfied they can deal with the risks that cryptocurrencies pose.

In a report sent to lawmakers in Australia’s senate, the RBA also said it might work with one or more

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