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.

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Race: 2020 Year in Review
As 2020 comes to a close, we take a look back at the most important developments regarding the pursuit of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC).
CBDCs Are Bad News to European Banks, says Bank of America Analysts
Bank of America analysts have made important revelations concerning the launch of CBDCs. They recently disclosed that CBDCs are bad news to European Banks.
StanChart CEO Bill Winters: Mass Adoption of Digital Currencies is "Absolutely Inevitable"
Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters delved into the issue of digital currencies and said that he believes their widespread creation and rollout was absolutely inevitable.
Swiss Central Bank Announces its Central Bank Digital Currency Trial a Success
The digital franc trial entailed settling large scale transactions between financial institutions through an experiment dubbed Project Helvetia.
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.
Suzhou Next City in China to Test Digital Yuan DCEP in Red Envelope Event
China’s central bank is scheduled to test its digital yuan dubbed the Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP) in a second red packet lottery event in Suzhou on December 12.
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman Says He is Bullish on Bitcoin As a Currency
PayPal CEO Daniel Schulman noted in an interview with CNBC that he is bullish on the future of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and Central Bank Digital Currencies
IMF Believes Central Banks Need Strong Legal Frameworks for CBDCs to Work
The issuance of CBDCs by apex global banks has become a hot topic in the crypto space, and the IMF has delved into it with some precautionary measures.
Over 30 Japanese Firms to Conduct Digital Yen Pilot Test
Major Japanese companies from various sectors will collaborate to engage in a pilot test to issue a private digital currency or Digital Yen.
Japan May Take Several Years To Issue a CBDC says Former BoJ Executive
Hiromi Yamaoka, a former executive of the Bank of Japan believes the central bank will need several more years before it can issue its proposed CBDC.

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