CBDC

 

What is a CBDC?
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) is a new digital form of sovereign money. CBDCs are issued by the government, where monetary policies are still formed by the central bank.

The Bank of Israel to Accelerate Its CBDC Research for a Digital Shekel
The Bank of Israel is accelerating its CBDC research.
Kazakhstan Launches Public Consultation for Its Proposed CBDC
Kazakhstan is advancing its digital tenge project with a use case design and stakeholder consultation.
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.
Bahamas Ranks First as The Country with Most Advanced Retail CBDC Development
The Bahamas narrowly beats Cambodia because its CBDC is available to all citizens.
UK Announces the Launch of its CBDC Task Force
The UK has launched a CBDC task force where the Bank of England and the HM Treasury will collaborate to study CBDC.
ECB Publishes Results of Its Digital Euro Public Consultation
The ECB has released the result of its Digital Euro public consultation. Among many things, respondents demand for privacy and offline usability.
Swedish Central Bank Delays CBDC Plans Again
The world’s oldest Central Bank, Sweden’s Riksbank, published results of its pilot project for its proposed central bank digital currency, the e-krona.
ECB to Announce by Mid-2021 Whether It Will Move Forward with CBDC Issuance
European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde said that a decision on whether or not to launch a CBDC will be made by the middle of this year.
Ripple to Acquire 40% Stake in Asia Cross-Border Payments Firm Tranglo
Ripple announced its plans to take a 40% stake in Asian cross-border payments company Tranglo.
Coinbase Crypto Exchange to Support CBDCs in the Future as Long as They Meet Listing Standards
Brian Armstrong, Coinbase's CEO, has stated that the crypto exchange was open to the idea of supporting central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) on its network in the future.

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