Articles with tag like: digital euro

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Will CBDC gain popularity across the globe?

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Sep 2021

As CDBCs are being explored by several governments, Petr Kozyakov from Mercuryo explores some of the benefits they offer such as improved economical transparency, traceability, and security

CBDC, cryptocurrency, blockchain, digital currency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, banks, digital euro, online security, fraud management

Green lights for the digital euro project from ECB

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2021

The European Central Bank has given the green light to a multi-year project to create a digital version of the euro, according to Reuters.

digital euro, cashless, payment processing, e-wallet, banks, fintech, blockchain

German Banking Industry Committee is in favour of e-euros, position paper shows

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jul 2021

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has released a position paper speaking out in favour of the E-Euro.

report, digital euro, CBDC, digital currency

Europe risks monetary sovereignty erosion if it doesn't push for digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Jun 2021

Europe's sovereign control over its money is at risk if it does not push ahead with plans for a digital euro and a European payments system, Reuters cited France's central bank head.

CBDC, digital euro, bigtech, payment processing, instant payments

The digital euro offers better data protection than private stablecoins, ECB states

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jun 2021

European Central Bank (ECB) board member Fabio Panetta has stated believing that a digital euro would offer better data protection than privately issued stablecoins.

digital euro, cybersecurity, stablecoin, data protection

Germans are sceptical about the digital euro, survey shows

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Jun 2021

The Germany-based Bundesbank has released a survey showing that 56% of all German households are cautious in their initial assessment of the possible introduction of a digital euro. 

report, survey, digital euro, cryptocurrency

ECB wants digital euro as competition for 'artificial currencies'

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jun 2021

The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced that a central bank digital currency (CBDC) is needed in order to contest ‘artificial currencies’ in international payments. 

report, CBDC, digital euro, digital currency

Interview with De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) on the impact of COVID-19 on payments

Interviews | Payments General | 29 Apr 2021

The crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a global recession and it is dramatically changing consumers’ payment habits

DNB, survey, digital payments, COVID-19, central bank, research, contactless payments, digital euro, CBDC, banks

ECB releases digital Euro report

News | Online Payments | 15 Apr 2021

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published the results of a public consultation on the digital euro highlighting money flow traceability concerns.

report, digital euro, digital currency, cross-border payments

ECB announces CBDC will not be introduced before 2026

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Mar 2021

The European Central Bank director Fabio Panetta has announced the bank is still preparing for a digital euro, yet it will take 5 years before it will be introduced.

digital euro, CBDC, digital payments, banks

Lugh announces the creation of French digital asset pegged to the Euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Mar 2021

The Lugh Company has announced the creation of the first French digital asset pegged to the Euro.

digital assets, stablecoin, blockchain, bank account, digital euro, product launch

ECB board member outlines potential risk for banks if Europe launches a digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Feb 2021

Fabio Panetta, board member of the European Central Bank (ECB), has outlined three potential types of risks to banks from a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

CBDCs, digital euro, banks, Central banks, ECB, bank account, digital currency, Europe

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

ECB president says Bitcoin should be regulated

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jan 2021

European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde has advised that Bitcoin is ‘highly speculative’ and needs to be regulated.

ECB, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, AML, money laundering, digital euro, CBDC, crypto regulations

Italian Banking Association initiates experimental digital euro project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2021

The Italian Banking Association (ABI) has been conducting digital euro tests as the European Central Bank is yet to make a clear decision on a central bank's digital currency.

Italian Banking Association, ABI, digital euro, banking, digital coin, payments, Italy, commercial banks, SIA, blockchain

Italian Banking Association rolls out digital euro research project

News | Payments General | 23 Dec 2020

Associazione Bancaria Italiana (ABI) and its ABI Lab have launched a digital euro research project.

R3, Spunta, Italy, DLT, blockchain, digital euro, programmable money, CBDC, ABI

Bank of France presents CBDC progress, sets next steps

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Dec 2020

Bank of France Deputy Governor has presented the progress being made with the central bank digital currency (CBDC) and touched upon possible regulatory changes and the legal framework.

Bank of France, CBDC, digital euro, regulatory framework, central bank digital currency, banks, cross border payments

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

The Paypers releases the Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies, an ebook which is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, the implications, and risks they pose.

central bank digital currencies, CBDC, digital dollar, digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, stablecoins, Central banks, commercial banks, fintech, technology providers, monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, payments digitalisation, mobile wallets, smartphones, financial inclusion, customer data, digital identity, data privacy, security

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Beginners – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

Report | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Beginners is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, and the implications and risks they pose

central bank digital currencies, CBDC, digital dollar, digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, stablecoins, Central banks, commercial banks, fintech, technology providers, monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, payments digitalisation, mobile wallets, smartphones, financial inclusion, customer data, digital identity, data privacy, security

ECB to launch consultation paper on the 'digital euro'

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Oct 2020

The European Central Bank will be launching a public consultation and start experiments to help decide whether to issue 'digital euro' for 19-nation block.

digital euro, CBDC, payments, banking, digital euro, Europe, ECB, Consultation Paper