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Belgian Financial Services Firm Euroclear Leads Latest French CBDC Based on Blockchain 

Euroclear, the Belgian Financial Firm, recently led the latest French CBDC trial that involved a system by tech giant IB ...

|Oct 20, 2021
Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs a “Cryptofascist Currency”

American whistleblower Edward Snowden has taken to Twitter to criticize the idea of central bank digital currencies (CBD ...

|Oct 11, 2021
IT Firm Indra and eCurrency to Offer Solutions for CBDC Development

Spain’s leading information technology company, Indra and eCurrency Mint Limited (“eCurrency”) have announced a partners ...

|Oct 7, 2021
U.S. Fed Plans to Launch Review of a Potential CBDC

The U.S Fed is poised to release a paper review this week to initiate public comments about the risks and opportunities ...

|Oct 6, 2021
Hong Kong Releases Technical Whitepaper on Retail CBDC

The central bank of Hong Kong has officially published a technical whitepaper to explore the potential of a retail centr ...

|Oct 5, 2021
Laos Explores Digital Currency with Support from Japan Fintech Startup

The central bank of Laos intends to explore issuing its own central bank digital currency with support from a Japanese f ...

|Oct 4, 2021
New Zealand’s Central Bank Shows Interest in Digital Currency

New Zealand’s central bank is considering the idea of its own central bank digital currency (CBDC) and wants public feed ...

|Sep 30, 2021
Nigeria’s eNaira Website Goes Live Ahead of Official Launch Next Month

The official website for Nigeria’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) has gone live, ahead of the planned launch of th ...

|Sep 29, 2021
CBDCs Can Slash Cross-Border Payments from Days to Seconds: BIS

In a pilot program explored using central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to make cross-border payments, it was found th ...

|Sep 28, 2021
U.S. Fed Will Publish Paper on CBDC Soon: Jerome Powell

The Central Bank of America will soon publish a paper on central bank digital currency (CBDC), Federal Reserve Chairman ...

|Sep 23, 2021