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Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe discussed the bank's plans for a digital pound (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
Don't Call It 'Britcoin': Digital Pound Nothing Like Crypto, Bank of England Official Says
The central bank has made no decision on whether a digital pound would use distributed ledger technology, Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe said.
Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe discussed the bank's plans for a digital pound (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

The Bank of England (BOE) building
Digital Pound Holdings Could Be Limited to 10K, Central Bank Says
The Bank of England has set out technical features of its central bank digital currency, which officials have said is likely to be needed.
The Bank of England (BOE) building

Woman eye taking in digital binary data
Central Banks Are Working on a Monitoring System for Stablecoin Balance Sheets
The Bank for International Settlements is spearheading a project that will look into tech tools that could help regulators form policy frameworks for stablecoins based on data.
Woman eye taking in digital binary data

Indian rupee on computer (Unsplash)
India's Reliance Retail, Other Merchants Now Accepting Digital Rupee
The pilot phase for India's digital currency has expanded beyond the original four cities.
Indian rupee on computer (Unsplash)

CDCROP: UK United Kingdom British England Flag (Unsplash)
UK Treasury Is Looking for CBDC Head as It Explores Digital Pound
The country's government will introduce a consultation on its CBDC in the coming weeks.
CDCROP: UK United Kingdom British England Flag (Unsplash)

2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking
Digital Euro Will Never Be Programmable, ECB’s Panetta Says
Some observers have touted restrictions on how people can spend their money as an advantage of a central bank digital currency.
2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking

CDCROP: digital yuan (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
China Launches Smart-Contract Functionality on Digital Yuan Through E-Commerce App Meituan
Through the smart contract, users can win part of a daily prize of $1,312 for using the digital yuan.
CDCROP: digital yuan (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Sydney Opera House in Australia (Stanbalik/Pixabay)
National Australia Bank Becomes Second Australian Bank to Build Stablecoin: Report
The stablecoin will launch on the Ethereum and Algorand blockchain.
CDCROP: Sydney Opera House in Australia (Stanbalik/Pixabay)

Davos 2023
Davos Day 3 Shows Conflicting Visions for the Metaverse, CBDCs
Whether it’s jumping between virtual worlds or trading state-backed virtual currencies, common standards for digital economies are still hotly contested in global forums.
Davos 2023

Ukrainian Digital Minister Mykhailo Fedorov (center) in Davos, Switzerland
Ukraine Deputy Prime Minister: I'll Take Salary in CBDC
Mikhail Fedorov says he wants to make his country the world's leading jurisdiction for virtual currency after a successful wartime fundraising campaign.
Ukrainian Digital Minister Mykhailo Fedorov (center) in Davos, Switzerland