IMF Chief Calls for Exploration of Digital Currencies
Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, encouraged the exploration of central bank digital currencies in a speech on Wednesday.
BOE governor Mark Carney called on Friday for the creation of a wholly digital alternative to the U.S. dollar.
China may be about to launch a fiat digital currency, but in all likelihood, it will only resemble a cryptocurrency on the surface.
A senior economist at Sweden's Riksbank says central banks need to "keep up" with cryptocurrency advancements like Libra and XRP.
The Bank of Thailand has moved ahead with its digital currency project lnthanon by building a blockchain-based prototype solution to settle inter-bank payments.
A Bank of Korea study concluded that a central bank digital currency could adversely affect commercial banks and ultimately financial stability.