CENTRAL BANK

 


Central Bank is an institution in charge of monetary policies and regulating commercial banks. The core function of central banks is money issuance (money supply) and the decision on the interest rate through a basket of monetary policies and tools.

Bank of Tanzania Preparing for the Launch of CBDC
The Bank of Tanzania is preparing to start exploring a possible launch of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The central bank termed the move inspired by Nigeria’s central bank launch of its national digital currency.
India’s Central Bank to Begin Testing Its CBDC in December
The governor of India’s central bank recently said that the regulator is preparing to start trial programs for its digital rupee by December. The central bank revealed that it will examine the functionality of the national central bank digital currency to ascertain the suitability of the underlying technology.
Cuba's Central Bank Moves to Legalize Use of Cryptocurrencies
The Central Bank of Cuba has recently announced that it will legalize and regulate cryptocurrencies. Cuba has been rising interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin partly under toughened American embargo rules on the nation.
Three Major Central Banks Play a Pivotal Role in Bitcoin Adoption
Market analyst Holger Zschaepitz believes that the big three central banks, namely the Federal Reserve (Fed), the Bank of Japan (BoJ), and the European Central Bank (ECB), have been instrumental in Bitcoin adoption.
The Central Bank of Nigeria to Conduct its Central Bank Digital Currency Pilot on October 1
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officially announced to pilot its central bank digital currency programme on the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain on October 1.
Russia’s Central Bank Orders Local Stock Exchanges to Avoid Listing Crypto-Related Funds
The Bank of Russia has instructed local stock exchanges not to list any cryptocurrency services to firms.
Central Banks Doubt Cryptocurrency Limited Role in Reserve Operations
A survey conducted by UBS investment bank shows that central banks do not expect a cryptocurrency to replace gold as a digital reserve asset.
The ECB Warns Financial Stability Risks If Central Banks Fails to Issue Digital Currencies
The European Central Bank (ECB) warns that nations who decide not to issue CBDCs may encounter risks to their monetary autonomy and financial systems.
Bank Indonesia Plans to Launch its Central Bank Digital Currency
Bank Indonesia is planning to launch its central state digital currency in response to the increasingly prosperous cryptocurrency market.
National Bank of Georgia Considers Launching Its Own Central Bank Digital Currency
The National Bank of Georgia believes that the CBDCs have become essential for the financial ecosystem to improve financial inclusion and enhance domestic payment systems.

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