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The European Central Bank says it is exploring whether to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as an alternative to cash. One of ECB’s most prominent board members warns... more
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The European Central Bank (ECB) is considering the infrastructure to deploy its own digital Euro currency as a rival to, as an example, Facebook’s Libra, a draft document from the... more
Representatives of Facebook were grilled by central bank regulators on its planned Libra coin project amid concerns from EU governments regarding the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability.... more
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As was recently reported from the China Finance 40 Group, a senior official at China’s central bank announced that the country will soon roll out its central bank digital currency (CBDC.)... more
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Mizuho Bank is set to roll out a proprietary digital currency, J Coin, in March, backed by 60 regional domestic banks. The virtual currency is the result of the development of... more