Swedish Central Bank Bids to Host BIS Hub for Digital Currency Research
Sweden’s Riksbank says its digital currency researchers are the best in central banking.
The fintech showcase has three $50,000 cash prizes for three regtech focus areas.
The Bank for International Settlements is expanding its “Innovation Hub” with a handful of new locations in Canada and Europe.
BIS is looking for a blockchain engineer to take a lead on its digital currency initiatives, which includes CBDC and digital security research.
The Bank for International Settlements appears to contradict its own prior statements in a new digital payments report.
BIS researchers think COVID-19 may accelerate the adoption of digital payments and sharpen the debate over central bank digital currencies.
Researchers at the Bank for International Settlements say the future of payments may be peer to peer, but a number of considerations must be satisfied before distributed ledger-based systems can go mainstream.