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.

France and Switzerland Launches Cross-Border Central Bank Digital Currency Trials
The Central Bank of France and Switzerland have launched a joint cross-border CBDC trial.
Hong Kong Lists CBDC Development as Strategy Fintech 2025 Roadmap
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has enlisted its e-HKD development as part of its Fintech 2025 strategy.
China's CBDC Testing Advances along 19.25M Yuan Distribute to Residents
The Digital Yuan testing is extending to Shanghai as residents will be given free money worth 19.25 million yuan.
Ghana Apex Bank Says To Launch Central Bank Digital Currency
The Bank of Ghana Governor, Ernest Addison said the agency is now “in the advanced stages” of introducing its CBDC.
Russia’s Tinkoff Faces Regulatory Challenges to Offer Crypto Investments
Tinkoff's CEO complained that Russia's biggest online bank is unable to offer cryptocurrencies for clients due to the tough stance from Russia's central bank.
$6.2 Million Worth of Digital Yuan is Officially Piloted in Beijing
The Chinese digital renminbi is officially piloted in the capital of China-Beijing. The authority plans to issue a total of $6.2 million worth of digital currency to Beijing residents through a lottery, totaling 40 million RMB.
Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio: China’s Yuan Will Become the Next World’s Reserve Currency
Ray Dalio disclosed that China’s yuan will become the global reserve currency sooner than expected and the digital yuan would be more competitive than the US digital dollar.
CSRC Director Yao Qian: CBDCs Can Run on Ethereum and Diem
China Securities Regulatory Commission Director suggests that China can utilize the BaaS infrastructure of public blockchain networks for CBDCs establishment.
OKEx Allows Traders to Purchase Tether through Brazilian Reals via PIX
OKEx exchange officially announced establishing a strategic partnership with CuboPay, a local payment processor in Brazil. Exchange users are now allowed to use Brazilian real through PIX in exchange for Tether purchases.
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.

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