Bank of Italy Official: Central Banks Not Ready to Issue Digital Currencies

Bank of Italy Official: Central Banks Not Ready to Issue Digital Currencies Central banks aren’t ready – at least in the short-term – to handle the implications of launching wholly digital currencies, the deputy governor of the Bank of Italy said Thursday. Fabio Panetta delivered the keynote address for the SUERF and BAFFI …

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Yes, Beijing will stick to US government bonds, no matter what happens on the trade front

Yes, Beijing will stick to US government bonds, no matter what happens on the trade front China is unlikely to sell off its huge US debt holdings because they are the most liquid and secure place for its foreign exchange reserves   E-mail * The investment is one of the most …

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GOLD, US STOCKS, CHINESE BONDS, HONG KONG-LISTED H SHARES OR T BILLS – WHERE’S BEST TO PARK YOUR MONEY?

GOLD, US STOCKS, CHINESE BONDS, HONG KONG-LISTED H SHARES OR T BILLS – WHERE’S BEST TO PARK YOUR MONEY? One market has outperformed all the others – can you guess which one? US Treasury bonds bought on December 31 last year have lost value. Photo: AP Here’s a fun quiz for …

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New Apple tools to limit screen time, and stop Facebook tracking, revealed at developers’ conference

New Apple tools to limit screen time, and stop Facebook tracking, revealed at developers’ conference Digital tool ‘Screen Time’ in Apple’s iOS 12 will show how long you spend on each iPhone app and let you set daily limits, while its web browser Safari will get security upgrades to stop …

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WWDC 2018: Apple addresses iPhone addiction – and offers new fun to keep us hooked

WWDC 2018: Apple addresses iPhone addiction – and offers new fun to keep us hooked Three iOS 12 features are aimed at helping people understand how they’re using their iPhones and iPads Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage during Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, June 4. …

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New Development Bank eyes bond connect scheme for 5 billion yuan debt sale

New Development Bank eyes bond connect scheme for 5 billion yuan debt sale The New Development Bank (NDB), which funds infrastructure projects in emerging economies, is planning to raise 5 billion yuan (US$782 million) through a yuan-denominated bond sale in China’s interbank market. SCMP TODAY: HK EDITION Get updates direct …

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SōLIS SO-7000 review: One of the best Chromecast speakers around

SōLIS SO-7000 review: One of the best Chromecast speakers around A few months ago, I took a look at both of SōLIS’ entry-level Chromecast speakers, the SO-3000 and SO-6000, which impressed me with their sound quality and designs; they featured Cast, Bluetooth, and line-in support. But pricing felt a little steep, especially …

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Google will help you keep track of all the 2018 FIFA World Cup action

Google will help you keep track of all the 2018 FIFA World Cup action Unless you’ve been living under a rock in recent weeks, you may have heard about some soccer thing that’s happening soon (football, to those of us this side of the Atlantic). The 2018 FIFA World Cup …

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21 temporarily free and 42 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend

21 temporarily free and 42 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend   It’s finally Friday. The first full week of June is coming to a close and 2018 keeps trucking along. So take a break before or during the weekend to check out another list of app sales. …

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Google Keep now lets you indent items in lists

Google Keep now lets you indent items in lists For the better part of two years, Google Keep has been my main list and note app. I use it constantly with my husband to keep track of our grocery shopping and things that need to be done around the house, …

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