Irish City of Belfast launches its own digital currency

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The concept of a local currency is not a new one. The first one to introduce such a currency is the Canadian city of Calgary – dubbed as “Calgary Dollar,“ which has been in existence since 1996 and being used alongside the Federally controlled Canadian Dollar to create a value chain for the local economy that stays within the domestic ecosystem. With the digital transformation taking place in the global ecosystems & the popularity of the mainstream Cryptocurrencies, Calgary rebranded & introduced the digital version called the ‘Calgary Digital Dollar’ in December of 2018. Taking inspiration from the Canadian city’s experiment,…...

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Faisal Khan Faisal is based in Canada with a background in Finance/Economics & Computers. He has been actively trading FOREX for the past 11 years. Faisal is also an active Stocks trader with a passion for everything Crypto. His enthusiasm & interest in learning new technologies has turned him into an avid Crypto/Blockchain & Fintech enthusiast. Currently working for a Mobile platform called Tradelike as the Senior Technical Analyst. His interest for writing has stayed with him all his life ever since started the first Internet magazine of Pakistan in 1998. He blogs regularly on Financial markets, trading strategies & Cryptocurrencies. Loves to travel.