A stablecoin (or stable coin), as its name indicates, is a stable cryptocurrency designed to be resistant to the type of price volatility synonymous with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether.
The key is to understand "stable": what is "stable"? which references are pegged to make its value "stable"? In terms of what we measure the "stability".

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BoE's Committee Recommends Taking a Closer Look on Crypto Regulation
In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Financial Planning Committee (FPC), an offshoot of the Bank of England has recommended pushing for an ‘enhanced’ regulatory framework.
Argentinians Seek Shelter in Stablecoins after Economy Minister Resignation
Argentinians have taken refuge in stablecoins after the nation’s economy minister Martin Guzman resigned over the weekend attributed to the financial crisis crushing the South American country.
Meta to Shut Down Novi Crypto Wallet in September
Although Meta Inc said it will end the Novi digital Wallet, the firm plans to continue executing its existing fintech goals to boost greater financial inclusion as it looks ahead to the metaverse.
Tether Aims to Render More Transparency by Slashing Commercial Paper Holdings
Based on continuous efforts to decrease its commercial paper portfolio for transparency purposes, Tether revealed that it would slash its holdings by $5 billion by the end of July.
EU Agreement on MiCA May Not Favor Stablecoins
After much deliberation and compromises from the European Commission, Assembly, and Council, a final agreement that builds the comprehensive framework for the digital currency ecosystem has finally been made
Circle Inks Strategy Partnership with Bancorp for USDC Custody
Circle Internet Financials LLC, the blockchain company responsible for the issuance of the USDC stablecoin, has announced its latest partnership with New York Community Bank (NYCB).
Bybit Launches Futures Contracts Settled in USDC Stablecoin
Bybit is one of the major crypto exchanges offering futures trading services globally. The exchange has launched a new trading service that settles options contracts in the stablecoin USDC.
EU Plans to Bar Interest Payments on Deposits in Stablecoins
Patrick Hansen, the head of Strategy at DeFi startup, Unstoppable Finance, said the expected MiCA bill could come as early as this month’s ending.
Tether to Launch GBPT in July, Pegged to British Pound Sterling
Stablecoin issuer Tether Operations Limited (“Tether”) has announced plans to launch Tether tokens (GBPT) pegged to the British Pound Sterling in early July.
USDC Issuer Circle to Launch Euro-Backed Stablecoin
The move by Circle to involve in launching its Euro stablecoin is based on user demand and business competition. The use of euro-backed stablecoins is rising in Europe.

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