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Jan 28 2021

67% of Central Banks are Studying CBDCs: BIS Survey

A few monetary regulators have entered the pilot programs with digital fiats.

Jan 27 2021

BIS Chief Blasts Bitcoin’s Viability, Prompting Blowback From Advocates

Jan 27 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  agustín carstens bis bitcoin news people

Bitcoin maximalists cried foul at the central banker's prognostications.

BIS: CBDC Research Gaining Steam but Widespread Issuance Years Away

Jan 27 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bis cbdc central bank news

Central banks remained adamant cryptocurrency does not factor into their CBDC calculus.

Jan 22 2021

BIS Plans Platform for Testing Central Bank Digital Currencies in Cross-Border Payments

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bis cbdcs central banks coinflash news

The new platform was announced as part of the BIS Innovation Hub's priorities and programs for 2021.

Dec 30 2020

CBDCs: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Almost 50 monetary authorities and central banks are researching and developing wholesale or retail CBDCs. What does 2021 hold in store?

Dec 03 2020

Swiss Wholesale CBDC Trial Shows ‘Feasibility’ for Central Bank Money on Distributed Ledger, BIS Says

Dec 03 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bis cbdcs dlt news swiss national bank

A Swiss experiment on how central bank money can be linked to markets built on distributed ledger technology (DLT) yielded positive results.

BIS Announces Successful Testing of CBDC Project Helvetia with SNB and SIX

The new project enables integration between tokenised digital assets and central bank money.

Nov 25 2020

BIS Paper Says There’s Potential to Embed Regulation Into Stablecoin Systems

The need to regulate global stablecoins like Libra doesn't mean authorities can't embrace innovation, according to according to a BIS working paper.

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