CBDCs

European Central Bank
ECB Official Says Digital Currency Could Be an Alternative to Cash
A digital currency could ensure that citizens remain able to use central bank money even if cash is eventually no longer used, according to Benoît Cœuré.
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The Bank of France is one of Europe's leading voices on CBDCs.
French Central Banker Advocates for Blockchain-Based Settlements in Europe
The central bank of France wants the eurozone to build a DLT-based settlement system that moves euros faster and more cheaply than existing tech.
The Bank of France is one of Europe's leading voices on CBDCs.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell
Fed Reserve Evaluating Digital Dollar But Benefits Still Unclear, Says Chairman
Jerome Powell has said his institution is looking into the possibility of developing a digital currency, but the option throws up many policy questions and unclear benefits.
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Russian Central Bank Chief: 'No Obvious Need' for National Cryptocurrency
Russia's central bank sees no strong reason to launch a national cryptocurrency that would override the potential risks, according to its chief.
Elvira Nabiullina, Russia central bank chief. (Anton Veselov/Shutterstock)

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China's Central Bank 'Close' to Launching Official Digital Currency
An official at China's central bank has said the institution is nearing the launch of its national digital currency.
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Bank of Japan: Adopting Central Bank Crypto Would Mean Dropping Cash
A Bank of Japan official has ruled out the launch of a central bank digital currency because to do so may require the country to abandon cash.
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Marshall Islands Sets Up Non-Profit to Oversee National Digital Currency
The Marshall Islands has set up a not-for-profit organization to oversee the Pacific nation's digital legal tender, the SOV.
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Bundesbank Chief Warns on Risks of Central Bank Digital Currencies
The head of Germany's central bank has said central bank digital currencies could destabilize financial systems and worsen bank runs.
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Vitas Vasiliauskas
ECB Official Says Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency a 'Viable Option'
A European Central Bank council member has come out generally in favor of wholesale central bank digital currencies.
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Digital Renminbi: A Fiat Coin to Make M0 Great Again
Anonymous, cryptocurrencies could become more important in an environment where government money is closely controlled, says Dovey Wan.
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