Browsing the "Bank of Canada" Tag

Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time

| Yogita Khatri

The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies.

Central Bank Crypto Could Bring Economic Gains: Bank of Canada Paper

| Wolfie Zhao

Central bank-issued cryptocurrency could bring economic welfare gains for Canada and the U.S., according to a researcher from Canada's central bank. 

85% Of Canadians Are ‘Aware’ Of Bitcoin, Says Bank of Canada

| Christine Kim

The results of a nationwide bitcoin survey conducted December by the Bank of Canada are now in.

Bank of Canada’s DLT Trial Shows Instant Securities Settlement Possible

| Daniel Palmer

The latest "Project Jasper" tests have shown that distributed ledgers are effective at automating securities settlements in real-time.

JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain

| Sujha Sundararajan

JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and others to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process.


Bank of Canada Paper Weighs Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrency

| Brady Dale

Developed and developing economies would see different benefits if their central banks issued a cryptocurrency.

Bank of Canada Announces Phase 3 of ‘Project Jasper’ DLT Trial

| Stan Higgins

Canada's central bank is gearing up for the next phase of its "Project Jasper" blockchain research initiative, according to a new announcement.

Project Jasper White Paper Touts ‘Significant Benefits’ in DLT Payments

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Bank of Canada and R3 have concluded that their Project Jasper initiative could provide a basis for building cash-based settlements systems in future.

Bank of Canada: DLT Won’t Replace Canada’s Payment System

| Stan Higgins

Canada's central bank likely won't launch a wholesale payment system based solely on distributed ledger tech.

Decentralizing Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat

| Michael del Castillo

In a new report, bank consortium R3 compares two competing concepts for moving fiat currency to a blockchain or distributed ledger.