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The IMF wants to increase the regulation of Africa's crypto markets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Nov 2022

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed an increase in regulation and better consumer protection in Africa’s cryptocurrency market.

regulation, cryptocurrency, CBDC, crypto asset

Bank of Japan to trial digital yen

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Nov 2022

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has partnered with three megabanks and regional banks to conduct a central bank digital currency (CBDC) issuance pilot starting in spring 2023.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, digital payments, stablecoin

Crypto Payments and Web 3.0 for Banks, Merchants, and PSPs Report

Report | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Nov 2022

How to tap into Crypto Payments and Web 3.0 For Banks, Merchants, and PSPs is an essential guide to accepting crypto payments and the cash management around it.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, crypto asset, DeFi, web3, digital wallet, stablecoin, CBDC, tokenization, blockchain, banks, fintech, merchants, metaverse

The Reserve Bank of India prepares to launch a CBDC pilot

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Nov 2022

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started to prepare the rollout of a retail digital rupee pilot following a testing phase of the wholesale usage of its CBDC.

cryptocurrency, CBDC, central bank, crypto asset

The pivotal trends redefining the payments world | Interview with EY Canada

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Nov 2022

Diana Halder from EY Canada discusses the most influential areas impacting payments today, including Open Banking, real-time payments, cross-border payments, BNPL, embedded payments, and CBDCs

Open Banking, real-time payments, embedded finance, CBDC, digital wallet, super app, cross-border payments, financial inclusion, BNPL, ISO 20022, financial institutions, banks

Quant, UST to accelerate institutional digital assets adoption

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 22 Nov 2022

Blockchain for finance pioneer Quant has partnered with digital transformation solutions company UST to provide technical integration and tokenisation services to central and commercial banks and capital markets participants. 

blockchain, DLT, partnership, CBDC

eCurrency partners Bank of Jamaica for CBDC rollout

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Nov 2022

Digital currency security systems provider eCurrency has entered a long-term partnership with the Bank of Jamaica to support its CBDC rollout.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, cryptocurrency

[VIDEO] Interview with Rhian Lewis - the author of The Cryptocurrency Revolution

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Nov 2022

The Paypers sat with Rhian Lewis - the author of ‘The Cryptocurrency Revolution: Finance in the Age of Bitcoin, Blockchains, and Tokens’ to learn more about the implications of these developments in finance.


cryptocurrency, blockchain, Bitcoin, tokenization, CBDC, online payments, banks, fintech

Iberpay joins Spanish banks to launch a digital euro proof of concept

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Nov 2022

Payment service company Iberpay has joined 29 banks to launch a digital euro proof of concept in relation to the possible issuance of a CBDC.

CBDC, cryptocurrency, digital currency, banks

MAS launches FX CBDC initiative, Ubin+

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Nov 2022

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched an international initiative, Ubin+, to advance cross-border foreign exchange (FX) using wholesale CBDC.

partnership, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, CBDC, FX , blockchain, wholesale banking, digital currency

Bank of Korea develops CBDC cross-border remittances solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Nov 2022

The Bank of Korea (BoK) has developed and tested a program that facilitates cross-border remittances by linking different central bank digital currencies (CBDC) from other countries.

cryptocurrency, cross-border payments, CBDC, remittances

MAS completes first phase of CBDC project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Nov 2022

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has completed the first phase of its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) project.

CBDC, cryptocurrency, digital assets, regulation, blockchain

UAE central bank has announced the completion of its CBDC pilot

News | Cryptocurrencies | 31 Oct 2022

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) has announced the completion of its CBDC pilot in partnership with commercial banks in four jurisdictions.

central bank, CBDC, cross-border payments, partnership

Current and future industry trends - insights from Sibos 2022

Video | Online & Mobile Banking | 28 Oct 2022

Industry experts share perspectives on banking, fintech, and crypto trends that will shape financial services in the future.

payments , CBDC, online banking, online payments

JCB, IDEMIA, Soft Space to CBDC pilot project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Oct 2022

JCB has launched JCB Digital Currency (JCBDC), a pilot project developed in collaboration with IDEMIA, a digital identity provider, and Soft Space.

product launch, partnership, CBDC, payments , digital identity

Reserve Bank of India working on plans on CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Oct 2022

The Reserve Bank of India has announced plans on a phased introduction of a central bank digital currency and will put forth a final design after it has conducted large scale pilot projects.

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

SWIFT delivers plan on global CBDC network

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Oct 2022

Financial messaging system SWIFT has laid out its blueprint for a global central bank digital currency (CBDC) network following an 8-month experiment on different technologies and currencies.

Swift messages, CBDC, blockchain, digital currency, crypto asset

EU to propose digital euro legislation in 2023

News | Online Payments | 05 Oct 2022

The European Commission has announced they will propose the legislation for the digital euro to be introduced as a CBDC issued by ECB in 2023.

digital euro, CBDC, central bank, banking, ecommerce, P2P payments

Israel, Norway, and Sweden team up for CBDC retail project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Sep 2022

The central banks of Israel, Norway, and Sweden have partnered the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) to explore CBDC usage in international retail and remittance payments.

CBDC, partnership, central bank, digital currency, blockchain

Getting to grips with CBDC

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 29 Sep 2022

We have been hearing about Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) on an almost daily basis. Jesper Domargård from IDEMIA explains CBDC in very simple terms, together with what kind of ‘financial animal’ CBCD is.


CBDC, Bitcoin, stablecoin, payment methods, cryptocurrency, credit card, debit card, biometrics