Articles with tag like: CBDC

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Chinese enterprise blockchain integrates with digital yuan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Mar 2021

China’s central bank has announced that a new Chinese homegrown enterprise blockchain, Chang’an Chain, will be integrated with the digital yuan.

CBDC, blockchain, central bank, digital currency, cryptocurrency, crypto asset

Ripple tests private version of XRP Ledger to support central banks issue CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Mar 2021

Ripple, a US-based blockchain company, has been testing a private version of the XRP Ledger to support central banks in the issuance of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

CBDC, XRP, Ripple, central bank

Swiss National Bank releases paper regarding CBDC and GNU Talers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Mar 2021

The Swiss National Bank has released a paper on the advantages of GNU Talers over blockchain and account-based digital money transactions for Central Bank Digital Currency.

cryptocurrency, study, central bank, digital currency, CBDC

Central banks from China, Thailand, UAE, Hong Kong to explore digital currency for cross-border payments

News | Online Payments | 24 Feb 2021

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) have worked together to study the application of central bank digital currencies (CBDC).

digital currency, DLT, CBDC, PBOC, cross-border payments

Morocco's central bank to investigate the use of CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Feb 2021

Morocco’s central bank Bank-Al-Maghrib (BAM) has announced is investigating the benefits of launching a central bank digital currency (CBDCs).

CBDC, central bank digital currency, bam, bank-al-maghrib, Moroccan bank, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto regulation

Sweden extends CBDC trials to February 2022

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Feb 2021

A trial of central bank digital currency in Sweden is to be extended for another year to 2021, in a bid to better understand the benefits and implications of a wider roll-out.

CBDC, central bank digital currency, Sweden, digital krona, Accenture, Riksbank, central bank

IDEX Biometrics featured in digital RMB hardware wallet trials

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Feb 2021

IDEX Biometrics has announced that its fingerprint sensors and biometric software have been included in digital Renminbi (RMB) trials launched by the Postal Savings Bank of China.

IDEX Biometrics, digital RMB, digital renminbi, digital yuan, CBDC, China, Asia, biometric authentication, fraud prevention, digital identity

Mastercard, Island Pay launch Central Bank Digital Currency - linked card

News | Cards | 17 Feb 2021

Mastercard, Central Bank of The Bahamas, and Island Pay have teamed up to give users an additional option to use The Bahamas Sand Dollar central bank digital currency.

MasterCard, CBDC, merchants, prepaid card, payments, Central banks, Bahamas, Island Pay, Bahamas Sand Dollar

South Africa rolls out second CBDC trial

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Feb 2021

South Africa has announced Project Khokha 2 to explore the use of both a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) and a wholesale settlement token, for interbank use.

Project Khokha, CBDC, blockchain, Corda, R3, stablecoin, token

Bank of Canada reveals three digital currency proposals

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Feb 2021

Top three Canadian universities have published their proposals regarding a digital currency model, as part of Bank of Canada (BoC)’s foray into CBDCs.

Bank of Canada, digital currency, tokenisation, digital dollar, CBDC, data privacy, money laundering, eKYC, digital identity, tokens

India to ban private cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Feb 2021

The Indian Parliament has announced it will consider a government-introduced bill that would ban private cryptocurrencies in its upcoming budget session. 

India, crypto, crypto exchange, RBI, banking, blockchain, central bank, CBDC

The untapped potential of digital money in cross-border payments and trading

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 27 Jan 2021

The Paypers' Mirela Ciobanu dives deeper into how digital money can affect cross-border payments, and the challenges merchants have to face when trading internationally

The Paypers, digital money, cross-border payments, trading, COVID-19, ecommerce, currencies, supply, payment methods, regulations, global merchants, payment ecosystem, PSP, CBDC, crypto, stablecoin

HK, Singapore to help BIS advance CBDC development

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jan 2021

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has announced that CBDC research will be a top priority in the coming year for its Innovation Hub.

CBDC, BIC, Central banks, stablecoins, tokenisation, DLT, settlement, payments, retail CBDC

China closer to piloting the use of CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jan 2021

China’s biggest cities have come closer and closer to holding pilots to promote the use of the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) in 2021.

China, CBDC, cryptocurrency, crypto testing, digital banking, centralised currency, DCEP, innovation

Chinese banks may be working on digital yuan wallets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jan 2021

Eight commercial Chinese banks may be working on their own digital yuan wallets or banking platforms that can interoperate with the token.

China, banking, digital wallets, CBDC, digital yuan, online banking, digital banking

European Commission, ECB to review digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2021

The EC and the ECB have partnered to work through a range of key legal, policy, and technical questions that may arise as the Eurosystem moves towards the introduction of a digital euro, according to The Daily Hodl.

European Commission, ECB, digital euro, central bank, CBDC, digital currency, privacy, trust

SETL, Banque de France complete world's first CBDC fund transaction

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2021

UK-based Settlement and Payments Infrastructure provider SETL has announced that Banque de France has successfully completed a CBDC transaction on its platform, according to the official press release.

SETL, CBDC, fund transaction, Live Market Infrastructure, Iznes, Banque de France, UK, CBDC transaction, Citi, CACEIS, Groupe Credit Agricole, Groupama, OFI, blockchain, DLT

Worldline, Gold Global to launch DaVinci Gold token

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2021

Europe-based PSP Worldline has partnered with Gold Global to offer the DaVinci Gold token based on Worldline’s stablecoins management infrastructure, according to the official press release. 

Worldline, Gold Global, DaVinci Gold, token, cryptocurrency, blockchain, DaVinci Coins, CBDC, Worldline DAM, Digital Asset, Fiat, stablecoin

China's BSN blockchain network plans multinational CBDC pilot in 2021

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Jan 2021

China’s Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) has outlined a plan for a global network that will support future central bank digital currencies (CBDC) from multiple countries.

Blockchain-based Service Network, API, CBDC, China, BSN, blockchain, payments, digital yuan

US Federal Reserve chairman says US is not rushing a CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jan 2021

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve has announced that the US is going slow on central bank digital currencies (CDBCs) considering the risks they may pose to the dollar.

US Fed, CBDC, Federal Reserve, USD, banking, digital currency, centralised currency