10% of Central Banks Surveyed Close to Issuing Digital Currencies: BIS
A fifth of the world's population may well have access to a central bank digital currency in as little as three years, according to a BIS survey.
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.
The Bank for International Settlements is expanding its “Innovation Hub” with a handful of new locations in Canada and Europe.
Sweden’s Riksbank says its digital currency researchers are the best in central banking.
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.