Tiny Pacific Nation Makes a Go of Its Own Digital Currency

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Bloomberg
Sep 13, 2019 · 3 min read
Majuro Atoll and Lagoon, Marshall Islands, Micronesia. Photo by: Greg Vaughn /VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

By Joanna Ossinger

An isolated island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 75,000 continues to break ground in the cryptocurrency space.

The Marshall Islands is proceeding with the creation of a blockchain-based national currency, the Marshallese sovereign or SOV, the country said in a statement. David Paul, the…

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