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Ride-Hailing Giant Didi to Trial China's Central Bank Digital Currency
Didi, the Chinese equivalent of Uber, is forming a task force to design and implement trial of China's central bank digital currency on its on-demand transportation platform.
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First Mover: Even Bank of America Acknowledges China Winning Digital-Currency Race
BoA researchers anticipate China's digital yuan might make a dent in the greenback’s global hegemony.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 22, 2020
With gold up and the price of bitcoin treading water, today we're talking academic piracy and Cambodia's blockchain plot to escape the dollar.
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Italian Banks Are Ready to Trial a Digital Euro
The Italian Banking Association announced its banks are interested in piloting a digital euro.
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Canada’s Central Bank Is Serious About Designing a CBDC, Job Posting Reveals
The Bank of Canada is preparing to design its own central bank digital currency (CBDC), detailing its plans in a new job posting.
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Stablecoins Are the Bridge From Central Banks to Consumer Payments
Stablecoins can mediate between central bank digital currencies and the consumer payments universe, says Sila's Alex Lipton.
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Private Firms Can Boost Central Bank Digital Currencies, IMF Official Says
Synthetic CBDCs could let the private sector manage digital currencies backed by central banks, says the IMF's Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli.
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Bank of England: No Compromise on Our Principles for Any Future CBDC
The Bank of England will not budge on its design principles for any future CBDC.
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How the COVID-19 Crisis Revived the Digital Dollar Debate
Some Americans are still waiting for stimulus support. Would a digital dollar have helped disburse funds? Here's a breakdown of the debate.
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Digital Dollars Can Reduce Unemployment, Here's How
A blueprint for a central bank digital currency designed with a specific purpose: stopping layoffs.
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