Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Israel is Developing a Digital Shekel Based on Ethereum Blockchain

The central bank of Israel has chosen the Ethereum network to kick off the first stages of its digital Shekel pilot prog ...

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
Ghana will Investigate Offline Transactions for the Forthcoming CBDC

Ghana will investigate offline capabilities for its forthcoming central bank digital currencies (CBDC) to promote their ...

|Oct 19, 2021
G7 Leaders Issues New Guidelines for Central Bank Digital Currencies

The financial leaders from G7 nations have endorsed 13 public policy principles for retail central bank digital currenci ...

|Oct 14, 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
Fed Evaluates the Risks Associated with the Issuance of a US Digital Currency

The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) has planned as early as this week to launch a review of the potential advantages and risk ...

|Oct 5, 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