digital euro

2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking
Digital Euro Will Never Be Programmable, ECB’s Panetta Says
Some observers have touted restrictions on how people can spend their money as an advantage of a central bank digital currency.
2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking

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European Finance Ministers Take Stock of Digital Euro Progress
Eurogroup, the body comprised of European finance ministers, said the introduction of a digital euro requires political decisions that should be discussed and taken at the political level.
CDCROP: Digital Euro money symbol (Getty Images)

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Private Banks to Manage Future Digital Euro Wallets, Transactions
The European Central Bank's new progress report on a central bank digital currency outlines the role of financial intermediaries.
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EU Summer 2022 Economic Forecast
CBDCs May Need Global Regulation, EU Commissioner Says
Paolo Gentiloni says a series of international agreements may be needed to stop state-backed digital currencies from infringing on countries' sovereignty.
EU Summer 2022 Economic Forecast

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Slicing the Elephant: Inside the Design of a Digital Euro
There are plenty of decisions yet to be made about the landmark CBDC, the head of the ECB’s digital euro project, Evelien Witlox, tells CoinDesk.
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EU Lawmakers Attack Amazon’s Involvement in Digital Euro Project
Lawmakers from different parties cited worries over data privacy and taxation.
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Peer-to-Peer Validation for Digital Euro Might Not Be Feasible, ECB Says
The central bank will soon start developing a rulebook for its CBDC initiative.
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ECB Official Defends Amazon’s Role in Testing a Digital Euro
Being independent in payments shouldn’t mean protectionism, central banker Jürgen Schaaf said.
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ECB President In The Committee On Economic And Monetary Affairs
Digital Euro Could be More Popular Beyond EU's Borders: Lagarde
Authorities in the EU, U.S. and other jurisdictions need to compare notes on central bank digital currencies to regulate them better, according to the ECB chief.
ECB President In The Committee On Economic And Monetary Affairs

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ECB Exploring Distributed Ledger Technology for Interbank Settlements: Panetta
A system that builds on existing interbank settlement infrastructure instead of one based entirely on DLT can be implemented "more rapidly" according to ECB executive board member Fabio Panetta.
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