While the Riksbank appears keen to launch the e-krona, bankers are worried about how the digital currency might affect their industry.
Sweden's central bank has begun to study the feasibility of moving the country to a digital currency.
Sweden's Riksbank said it would continue work with Accenture on a potential e-krona digital currency until next year.
Oct 16, 2020
Riksbank Governor Stevan Ingves sees a Swedish digital currency as an imperative for the central bank.
Riksbank's e-krona pilot will run on distributed ledger tech, but the entire project will be operated as only a simulation through at least 2021.