German Finance Minister Calls for Speedy Interventions in the Rollout of a Digital Euro
German Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz, sees the digital euro as an ideal innovation to meet the high demand for digital money from businesses and consumers in Europe.
Do Europeans Want a Decentralized Digital Euro? Asks ECB Survey
Do Europeans want a decentralized digital euro that does not rely on a central intermediary? The European Central Bank is asking for public opinion on CBDC with a new survey.
Bank for International Settlements to Issue a PoC CBDC With the Swiss Central Bank Before the End of 2020
The Bank for International Settlements is set to issue a CBDC at the Proof of Concept stage in conjunction with the Swiss National Bank before year-end.
Deutsche Bank Executive Says CBDC is More of a Political Decision
Deutsche Bank Executive Burkhard Balz has noted that the decision to launch a CBDC by any country may be more of a political decision than a technical one.
ECB to Meet the Growing Demand for Digital Payments with a CBDC Digital Euro
President of the ECB Christine Lagarde broached the topic of CBDC issuance and why the bank was seriously considering the creation of a digital euro.
Bank of Spain Plans to Look at Design Proposals and Economic Implications of a CBDC
Spain’s Central Bank mentioned that it would study the design proposals and economic implications of a CBDC in the country.
European Central Bank is Consulting the Public on CBDC
The European Central Bank has launched a public consultation to seek public opinion on its proposed digital Euro or central bank digital currency (CBDC).
Estonia's Central Bank Launches Research Project into CBDC
Estonia’s Central Bank also known as Eesti Pank has launched a multi-year research project into central bank digital currencies.
European Central Bank Assesses Potential Digital Euro CBDC Issuance
The European Central Bank (ECB) evaluated whether a digital euro would be a beneficial addition to its financial system through an October report.
Tezos Blockchain Chosen for French Digital Euro by Societe Generale-Forge
Societe Generale-Forge has selected the Tezos blockchain for its central bank digital currency (CBDC) experiment with the French central bank.

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