Circle CEO urges Beijing to embrace Yuan-backed stablecoins for global currency expansion

In a recent interview with the South China Morning Post, Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire advocated for introducing Chinese Yuan (CNY)-backed stablecoins to facilitate the currency’s internationalization. Allaire argued that stablecoins could be a more effective means than central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to achieve this goal. While acknowledging the complimentary nature of stablecoins and CBDCs, […]

USDC issuer Circle secures Major Payment Institution (MPI) license in Singapore


Circle Singapore, an affiliate of Circle Internet Financial, has announced the successful acquisition of its Major Payment Institution (MPI) license for digital payment token services in Singapore. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) granted the license, allowing Circle Singapore to provide various financial services, including digital payment token services and cross-border and domestic money transfers […]

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