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Nigeria imposes USD 45 limit on cash withdrawals

News | Payments General | 08 Dec 2022

Nigeria has imposed a limit of USD 45 on cash withdrawals in a move to push consumers towards alternatives, including its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the eNaira.

cryptocurrency, central bank, stablecoin, digital currency

Bank of Indonesia announces CBDC plans

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Dec 2022

Bank of Indonesia has announced developments in its plans to launch a central bank digital currency, (CBDC), for digital economic and financial transactions.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, cryptocurrency, digital assets

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

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

US banking community starts digital dollar pilot

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 Nov 2022

Members of the US banking community have launched a proof of concept (PoC) project that will explore the feasibility of an interoperable digital money platform known as the regulated liability network (RLN). 

partnership, banks, DLT, digital currency, blockchain

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

Cardstream, Qi Digital enable merchants to accept digital currencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Nov 2022

UK-based Cardstream has partnered up with blockchain infrastructure provider Qi Digital to enable merchants’ acceptance of digital currencies. 

partnership, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, digital currency, digital wallet, API, merchants

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

The rise of digital currency empowered by blockchain technologies

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Nov 2022

Worldline expert Thibault Pelé discusses private blockchains and stablecoins and explains why he believes digital currencies are the future. 

cryptocurrency, digital currency, blockchain, stablecoin, payment industry

aifinyo brings flat rate for B2B international transfers to German market

News | Mobile Payments | 13 Oct 2022

Germany-based smart billing fintech aifinyo has announced offering a flat rate for B2B international transfers for the first time in the German market. 

product launch, cross-border payments, cross-border ecommerce, payment processing, digital currency, SEPA

ECB and People's Bank of China extend currency swap arrangement

News | Payments General | 11 Oct 2022

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) have decided to extend their bilateral euro-renminbi currency swap arrangement for another three years until 8 October 2025.

partnership, central bank, digital currency, financing

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

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

Australia to test CBDC potential

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Sep 2022

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced plans to identify business models and uses for a central bank digital currency, or eAUD, and is likely to conduct a pilot early in 2023.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, cryptocurrency, digital assets

Gr4vy and BitPay partner to boost crypto payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Sep 2022

US-based cloud-native payments company Gr4vy has announced a new strategic partnership with cryptocurrency exchange platform BitPay to allow its merchants to easily accept crypto payments through BitPay’s checkout offering.

partnership, blockchain, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, crypto, crypto asset, stablecoin, digital wallet, digital currency, payments orchestration, merchants, Web 3.0, web3

The Bank of Russia is testing its digital rouble platform

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Sep 2022

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation has begun testing the digital rouble platform and has completed a cycle of transfers between individual clients.

CBDC, banks, digital currency, digital wallet, digital assets

Day to Day Hypermarket chain now accepts crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Aug 2022

One-stop shopping destination across the UAE, Day to Day Hypermarket, has announced its intention to accept cryptocurrency payments for both online and in-store purchases.

digital currency, digitalisation, cashless, cryptocurrency, crypto, crypto asset, retail, online payments, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, Bitcoin, Ethereum

EU announces new crypto regulator - AMLD6

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Aug 2022

The European Union (EU) has announced plans to create a sixth Anti-Money Laundering Authority that will be specifically tasked with regulating the cryptocurrency industry.

crypto, regulation, AML, crypto asset, digital currency

Bank of Russia to launch digital ruble in 2024

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Aug 2022

The Central Bank of Russia has announced its plans to begin the implementation of the digital ruble in 2024.

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