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A majority of Europeans want their own governments to regulate cryptocurrency while a growing number would also support the creation of national digital currencies in order to assert some monetary... read more
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Central banks should move forward with CBDC projects to avoid falling behind comparable private sector payment initiatives that are already taking root, Benoît Cœuré, Head of Innovation at Bank for... read more
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and four central banks will test the use of CBDC for cross-border transactions, as global regulators seek to improve the speed and movement of... read more
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The pace of evolution in Europe’s payment market is evident in all areas – including processors. Sweeping changes in consumer payment behaviour, merchant acceptance and democratisation of services have produced... read more
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Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has announced the inaugural minting of Jamaica’s first batch of central bank digital currency (CBDC). A total of J$230 million dollars in CBDC will be issued... read more
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