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.
ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.
Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, encouraged the exploration of central bank digital currencies in a speech on Wednesday.
A new IBM survey finds most central banks polled back issuing a wholesale digital currency, but are still uncertain about blockchain's efficiency.
China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency.
The Reserve Bank of India has denied officially forming a new unit to research AI and blockchain technology, despite reports to the contrary.
A blockchain trade finance platform spearheaded by the People's Bank of China has entered the testing phase ahead of an official roll-out.
The central banks of both Australia and New Zealand have said they do not plan to create their own digital currencies – at least for now.
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.
Two financial institutions are set to test a regulatory platform set up by the Bank of Russia that aims to make ICOs more transparent and secure.