central bank digital currency

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

The head of Russia’s central bank has said the institution could one day launch its own digital currency. Chairwoman Elvira…

Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) featured prominently when global financial leaders met for this year’s World Bank Group and International…

Pakistan Central Bank Eyes Digital Currency Launch by 2025

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the country’s central bank, is considering the launch of a digital currency by 2025.…

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Takes Step Toward Digital Currency Rollout

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is about to conduct a pilot for a blockchain-based central bank digital currency (CBDC) in…

Saudi Arabia, UAE Aim to Cut Payments Costs With Common Digital Currency

The central banks of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have jointly launched a digital currency trial. The…

The Era of Central Bank Digital Currencies Is Within Reach

Kevin Rutter is the research lead at R3. “CBDC, not bitcoin” is the new “blockchain, not bitcoin.” Since 2014, discussions…

Thai Central Banker: A National Cryptocurrency Is Years Away

Central bankers have been talking about issuing their own digital coins ever since they first saw the appeal that bitcoin…

PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto

The People's Bank of China (PBoC) is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of…

ECB Has ‘No Plans’ to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi

The chief of the European Central Bank (ECB) said Friday that the institution sees no "concrete need" to issue a…

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