Germany's central bank has published a new blockchain research paper.
Malaysia's central bank could introduce rules around cryptocurrencies by the end of this year, according to statements by its governor.
Distributed ledgers could help update aging central banking systems, says a new report, but issuing cryptocurrencies will be a more complex affair.
Russia's central bank doesn't want to see cryptocurrencies classified as a form of foreign currency, according to statements from its governor.
A Bank of England researcher wrote earlier this week that a central bank digital currency would need "extraordinary" levels of resilience to work.
A paper from the Bank of Namibia makes familiar points about the risks of money laundering and the perils of a stateless currency.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is set to discuss blockchain and cryptocurrencies at an event this month.
The US Federal Reserve hinted in a report this week that it might look to integrate distributed ledger tech in the future.
The Bank of Japan and the ECB have said that blockchain technology is too "immature" to replace their real-time settlement systems.
Both new and founding members of the Utility Settlement Coin project think its work could lead central banks to adopt blockchain-based fiat currency.