More money, more participants, more participating banks and merchants – a look inside the latest DC/EP trial in Suzhou.

For more episodes and free early access before our regular 3 p.m. Eastern time releases, subscribe with Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocketcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher, RadioPublica, iHeartRadio or RSS.

This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and this week’s special product launch LVL.co.

Download this episode

Today on the Brief:

  • COVID-19 vs. Stimulus 
  • Small hedge funds outperform large brethren 
  • Equities now worth 115% of global GDP 

Our main discussion: Why the newest trial of China’s central bank digital currency is its most important trial yet.

In this episode, NLW discusses:

  • The significance of the “Double 12” shopping festival 
  • How the participant merchants have changed
  • Comparison of the size of the lottery
  • Changes in public interest
  • Why it matters to the crypto industry

See also: JD.Com Says It’s Accepting China’s Digital Yuan for Latest Lottery

For more episodes and free early access before our regular 3 p.m. Eastern time releases, subscribe with Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocketcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher, RadioPublica, iHeartRadio or RSS.

Disclosure
The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.