Reserve Bank of Australia, DFCRC team on CBDC research project

The Reserve Bank of Australia will collaborate with the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre on a project exploring use cases for a CBDC in Australia.

Will CBDCs deliver major social change?

A recent study by Ripple has found that over 70% of respondents across five global regions believe central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) could deliver major social change in the next five years.

Banque de France accelerates CBDC program

The Banque de France intends to speed up its wholesale CBDC program as it looks to be ready to introduce central bank money as a settlement asset as early as next year.

Soramitsu to undertake CBDC studies with Vietnam and the Philippines

Japanese blockchain firm Soramitsu will undertake feasibility studies for central bank digital currencies (CBDC) with both Vietnam and the Philippines.

Bangladesh to conduct study for launch of CBDC

The government of Bangladesh has revealed it will conduct a feasibility study to introduce a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the country.

Could 2022 be the year of the CBDC?

With the rise of cryptocurrencies showing no signs of slowing down, the growth of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) appears to be another trend on the ascendancy. Will 2022 prove to be a red-letter year for CBDC adoption?

BIS survey finds 9 out of 10 central banks are exploring...

A study by the Bank of International Settlements has found nine out of ten central banks are exploring the use of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

EMTECH, HaitiPay link to launch first Haitian CBDC

EMTECH, a central bank digital currency (CBDC) infrastructure provider, has teamed with Haitian FinTech HaitiPay to demo a CBDC and what impact it could have on the economy.

HKMA issues discussion paper on retail CBDC issues

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has launched a discussion paper to gather views on the key issues surrounding a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC).

EU calls for ideas on CBDC legislation challenges

The European Commission has issued a ‘call for ideas’ to help inform rule makers around the legislative roadblocks of a digital euro.

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