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Financial technology seems set to have a major impact on monetary relations. Several central banks are contemplating to offer central bank issued digital currencies (CBDC) as a medium of exchange for blockchain-enabled or token-based financial ecosystems.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is testifying Tuesday afternoon on the international financial system. He is expected to present his position on funding for the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 

Dr. Thomas A. Bernes has been Vice President of Programs at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) since November 2009 and also serves as its Executive Director.

News from Around the World

Fri, Apr 19, 2019 - Bloomberg
  • WTO decision says China didn’t gain market-economy status

  • The verdict may help countries counter low-cost Chinese goods

Wed, Apr 17, 2019 - Financial Times

Saudi Arabia’s state energy group is in talks with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries to buy a minority stake in the Indian company’s refining and petrochemicals business, according to three people familiar with the discussions.

Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - The Wall Street Journal

hundreds of millions to restore cathedral
By Sam Schechner and Stacy Meichtry
Updated April 16, 2019 7:43 p.m. ET
PARIS—More than 1,000 people were celebrating Mass inside Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday evening, listening to a Gospel reading while more than 100 feet above their heads, concealed by the famed vaulted ceilings, a canopy of fire was spreading.