Articles with tag: riksbank

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BIS, central banks publish CBDC report laying out key requirements

12 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) together with a group of seven central banks have published a central bank digital currency (CBDC) report laying out key requirements for CBDC.

CBDC, BIS, Bank of Canada, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, Sveriges Riksbank, Swiss National Bank

BIS Innovation Hub to expand to new locations in Europe and North America

01 Jul 2020 | Payments General

BIS Innovation Hub has announced plans to extend its reach with new centres over the next two years in collaboration with central banks from Europe and North America.

BIS Innovation Hub, Europe, North America, central banks, BIS Innovation Hub, fintech, Bank of Canada, Bank of England, European Central Bank, Eurosystem, Danmarks Nationalbank, Central Bank of Iceland, Central Bank of Norway, Sveriges Riksbank, Federal Reserve System, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Swiss National Bank

ECB and Riksbank to support RIX-INST, Sweden's instant payment

06 Apr 2020 | Payments General

European Central Bank (ECB) along with the Eurosystem and Sveriges Riksbank has partnered to support Swedish instant payment service, RIX-INST.

ECB, Riksbank, Sweden, instant payments, RIX-INST, monetary authority, eurozone, EU, TIPS, transfers, funds, e-payments

Sweden begins testing Europe's first central bank digital currency

25 Feb 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Riksbank of Sweden has announced starting to test Europe’s first central bank digital currency (CBDC), they said in a statement.

The Riksbank of Sweden, cryptocurrency, e-crona, central bank digital currency, digital currency, Nordics, Europe

Bank of Lithuania on the potential of central bank digital currencies

30 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Paypers has sat with Aistė Juškaitė, principal economist at the Market Infrastructure Department, Bank of Lithuania to discuss about the potential behind CBDC

CBDC, cryptocurrency, digital currency, monetary laws, Bank of Lithuania, Bank of Canada, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Sveriges Riksbank, Swiss National Bank, central bank digital currencies

Central banks team up to assess CBDC use cases, and more

23 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Some of the world’s largest central banks have decided to team up to assess the potential of developing their own digital currencies (central bank digital currencies - CBDC).

Bank of England, Bank of Canada, BOE, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Riksbank, Swiss National Bank, CBDC, digital currency, central bank

Swedish central bank selects Accenture as partner for e-krona pilot

19 Dec 2019 | Payments General

Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden, has turned to Accenture to trial its digital currency e-krona.

Riksbank, Accenture, e-krona, payments, digital currency

Riksbank considers joining ECB instant payment system

06 Dec 2018 | Payments General

Sweden could become the first non-euro zone country to sign up to the European Central Bank’s new instant payment system, said the the deputy head of the Riksbank.

Riksbank, ECB, instant payment, European Central Bank, payments, Sweden

Sweden announces digital currency plan

14 Nov 2018 | Cryptocurrencies

Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, has announced plans to test a digital currency called e-krona.

Riksbank, Sweden, digital currency, cryptocurrency, ekrona, banks