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Bank of Israel Drafts Model of a Digital Shekel

Bitcoin 13 May 2021
The central bank is yet to decide whether to employ a centralized model to issue its digital currency or use a decentralized system, one that relies on distributed ledger technologies (DLT) ... While central banks may use DLT such as blockchain when designing and establishing CBDC ...

What Does the Digital Pound Mean for Britain?

The Daily Hodl 13 May 2021
The Bank of England recently announced the formation of a special task force meant to look into the notion of introducing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) ... CBDC in the banking system – how would it work? ... The first is when the central bank issues a digital currency to the country’s residents directly.

Shaw announces $600-million transfer to MSMEs

Jamaica Observer 13 May 2021
The mandate given to the EXIM Bank is to ensure ... Shaw said that the bank's clients will also have access to all of JBDC's services and partner programmes along with a structured system to manage the clients through the Corporation's existing centralised client management system.

New bank opens in city, another adding branch and pet store moving

Decatur Daily 13 May 2021
The former Wells Fargo building in downtown Decatur, vacant for almost four years, will soon be home to another bank. Prattville-based River Bank and Mortgage is leasing one floor of the three-story building at 254 E ...Right now, we’re mobile banking while we wait for our certificate of occupancy from the city,” Dement said.

How Can Online Payments Change Your Life?

Cryptopolitan 13 May 2021
They can also access your mobile phone and have an additional PIN authorization that will make the system even more open and transparent ... People think that bank transfers may have a delay of three to five business days according to the bank institution and payment processing system (VISA, Mastercard, Discover, etc.).

China's central bank conducts 10 bln yuan of reverse repos

People Daily 13 May 2021
BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank ... dollars) of reverse repos to maintain reasonably ample liquidity in the banking system.

‘Feeding Iowa’ task force provided 38M meals in pandemic

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 13 May 2021
Through their combined efforts, “fewer Iowa families and children faced hunger, and our food banks and food pantry system has been improved and strengthened,” Lt ... Kim Reynolds established the task force in April 2020 to identify potential gaps in the state’s food system and connect resources to put food on Iowans’ tables.

Citrus loses 'icon' in death of Ed Gerrits

Citrus County Chronicle 13 May 2021
Edward Gerrits was an FBI agent, bank chairman of the board, cattle rancher, developer and, often behind the scenes, supporter of political interests ... Gerrits at Citizens First National Bank, which Mr ... He served as chairman of the board of Financial Growth Systems Inc., a bank holding company, with operations in Citrus, Lake and Hernando counties.

B'wood on floating corpses: You can fudge data, how do you hide bodies?

Sify 13 May 2021
"The news of scores of bodies being discovered floating in rivers and washed up on its banks is absolutely heartbreaking. The virus will be defeated someday but there has to be accountability for these failures in the system.

JP Morgan to hire 4,000 techies in India this year

The Times of India 13 May 2021
These centres support the investment bank's global operations ... Recently, JP Morgan CEO said the bank has committed $2 million to support Covid relief efforts, including to the USIndia Friendship Alliance. The contributions will look to support the public health system by helping to improve the capacity and supply chains of small hospitals.

Bosnia And Herzegovina To Draft Crypto Bill In A Move To Regulate Digital Asset

Bitcoinist 13 May 2021
Furthermore, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Banking Department, which is in charge of domestic bank regulations, stated. ... The issue of the use of digital money and cryptocurrencies is a special challenge in other regulated financial systems, except in cases where central banks issue cryptocurrencies.”.

Restructuring to depend on May flow: IndusInd Bank CEO

The Times of India 13 May 2021
There couldn’t have been a worse time to become a bank CEO than March 2020. When Sumant Kathpalia became the CEO of IndusInd Bank ... The Indian banking system — IndusInd in particular — appeared to be on the brink just when you were getting to the corner office ... That means you changed the way the bank functions.

National security legislation creates safe business environment in Hong Kong: official

China Daily 13 May 2021
"There have been rumors of fund outflows in the past two years, but the reality is we have not seen any significant fund outflow from Hong Kong's banking system. On the contrary, a total inflow of $50 billion into the Hong Kong dollar system had been recorded as at the end of last year," he said.

Lilly signs 3 more pacts to accelerate availability of baricitinib for Covid-19 patients

Yahoo Daily News 13 May 2021
Read full article. ANI13 May 2021, 6.05 am·1-min read ... New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI) ... "We will continue to explore other possible initiatives to support patients and the healthcare system in India," he said in a statement. (ANI) ... 1. Banks to Remain Shut Today and Tomorrow in These Cities. Full List of Bank Holidays in May. 2. ICICI Bank ... 3 ... .

India received $83 billion in remittances in 2020: World Bank report

Live Mint 13 May 2021
India received over USD83 billion in remittances in 2020, a drop of just 0.2 per cent from the previous year, despite a pandemic that devastated the world economy, according to a World Bank report ... Premium Banks to remain closed for 2 days from tomorrow in these cities.