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More Central Banks Are Exploring a CBDC, BIS Survey Finds
There's a greater chance of a wholesale CBDC being issued within six years than a retail one, according to the report.
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Saudi Arabia Joins BIS’ CBDC Project mBridge as a Full Participant
The Saudi Central Bank joins the central banks of China, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates in the project.
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Israel to Start Digital Shekel Challenge to Develop Payment Use Cases
The Bank of Israel has not decided on issuing a digital shekel, even as it continues its yearslong effort to explore its issuance.
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Financial Stability Study Calls for Consistent Regulatory Response to Stablecoins
Countries have varying definitions and categorizations for stablecoins that may pose a risk to financial stability, the report by the Financial Stability Institute said.
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Central Bank Group Starts Tokenization Project to Enhance Monetary System
The project seeks to build a "usable" solution to integrate tokenized commercial bank deposits with central bank money using smart contracts and programmability, officials at...
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DeFi Borrower Behavior Key to Gauging Tokenization Risks: BIS Study
The study was designed to look at the largely unexplored "intricacies" of user behavior and dynamics of decentralized finance lending, the authors said.
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Central Banks Aren't Sufficiently Ready for CBDC Risks: BIS Report
The introduction of national digital currencies could have "major implications" for the business model of central banks and the risks they face, a Bank for International Settl...
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Central Bank Project Shows CBDC Payments Can Be Private
The BIS project is a first step in exploring privacy, security and scalability for central bank digital currency design, a report on the initiative said.
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CBDCs Like a Digital Dollar Face Doubts Without Privacy Protections, Key Organization Finds
A Bank for International Settlements, or BIS, study found that privacy increases participants' willingness to use a CBDC by up to 60% when purchasing privacy-sensitive product...
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BIS Researchers Say Stablecoins Are Failing to Live Up to Promise
For stablecoins to be able to be used as a means of exchange they should be able to maintain their value during the day, economists at the Bank for International Settlements s...
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