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.
China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency.
A researcher from the People's Bank of China voiced support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published Tuesday.
The chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said Friday that the institution has "no plans" to issue a digital currency, Reuters reports.
The Iranian government has recognized bitcoin mining as a lawful activity, briefly sending bitcoin prices to record levels at the country's exchanges.
The Reserve Bank of India is mulling a central bank digital currency as a means to reduce the country's huge spend on minting physical cash.
Bitt is partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten to look into issuing a central bank-backed digital currency for the two…
Central bank-issued cryptocurrency could bring economic welfare gains for Canada and the U.S., according to a researcher from Canada's central bank.
South Korea's central bank has announced that it does not plan to launch its own digital currency over fears it could destabilize the economy.
Thailand's central bank is examining how a blockchain-based digital currency could make interbank settlement both faster and cheaper.