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ECB stands for European Central Bank which is the central bank of the 19 European Union countries which have adopted the euro. ECB's main task is to maintain price stability in the euro area and so preserve the purchasing power of the single currency.

ECB Officials Urges to Accept Digital Euro in Brick-and-Mortar Stores
Fabio Panetta, a member of the Executive Council of the European Central Bank (ECB), suggested that acceptance of the digital euro in brick-and-mortar stores, as well as online entities, would help promote the use of the fiat digital euro.
Bulgaria to Introduce Crypto Payment Options
The Bulgarian government is currently in discussion with industry stakeholders and the Bulgarian National Bank with respect to its crypto payment initiative.
ECB Publishes New Stablecoin-Featured Framework for Overseeing Payments
The European Central Bank (ECB) has released a new framework geared towards overseeing all forms of electronic payments in the region, including those bordering on stablecoins.
ECB Member Says Should not Treat Banks as “Endangered Species” in CBDC Plans
ECB Governing Board member Jens Weidmann does not want banks to be pampered concerning CBDC development to fuel competition.
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.
Digital Euro is Designed to "Protect Consumer Privacy"- says ECB Board Member
ECB Board Member Fabio Panetta said Digital Euro will offer a good level of privacy to consumers.
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.
ECB President Pushes for Digital Euro but Calls for Global Bitcoin Regulation
Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank president, said the Bitcoin has been used for money laundering activities and is calling for global regulation of the cryptocurrency.
Stablecoins Could Threaten Monetary Sovereignty and Financial Stability, Says ECB’s Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has highlighted that stablecoins could pose a serious threat to monetary sovereignty and financial stability.
Do Europeans Want a Decentralized Digital Euro? Asks ECB Survey
Do Europeans want a decentralized digital euro that does not rely on a central intermediary? The European Central Bank is asking for public opinion on CBDC with a new survey.

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