Browsing the "Central Bank Digital Currency" Tag

yuan, china

New Head of China’s Digital Currency Says It Beats Facebook Libra on Tech Features

| Daniel Palmer

The PBoC's new digital currency chief has said its upcoming digital yuan has features not offered by Facebook Libra.

rwanda, africa

Rwanda’s Central Bank Is Researching a Possible Digital Currency Launch

| William Foxley

The National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) is looking at other countries, specifically Canada, the Netherlands, and Singapore’s central bank digital…

China’s Central Bank ‘Close’ to Launching Official Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

An official at China's central bank has said the institution is nearing the launch of its national digital currency.

BIS Chief: Central Banks May Issue Digital Currencies ‘Sooner Than We Think’

| Daniel Palmer

The chief of the Bank for International Settlements has acknowledged that central banks will likely soon need to issue their own digital currencies.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Pakistan Central Bank Eyes Digital Currency Launch by 2025

| Yogita Khatri

The State Bank of Pakistan, the country’s central bank, is reportedly considering launching a digital currency as part of a modernization drive.

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to Test Blockchain Legal Tender

| Daniel Palmer

The ECCB is about to conduct a pilot for a blockchain-based central bank digital currency in preparation for a planned full rollout.

Saudi Arabia, UAE Aim to Cut Payments Costs With Common Digital Currency

| Yogita Khatri

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are hoping a shared digital currency can cut remittance costs between the two countries.

The Era of Central Bank Digital Currencies Is Within Reach

| Kevin Rutter

A phased roll-out of a central bank digital currency is not only possible, but may be what certain regions need, says R3's research lead.

PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto

| Wolfie Zhao

China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency.