China's Latest Digital Currency Trial Is Its Most Important Yet

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

AccessTimeIconDec 7, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:39 a.m. UTC
AccessTimeIconDec 7, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:39 a.m. UTC
AccessTimeIconDec 7, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:39 a.m. UTC

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

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

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

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