Tag: sweden

Jun 01 2021

Sweden Riksbank Governor: Bitcoin Unlikely To Dodge Regulation For Long

Sweden's central bank governor Stefan Ingves stated that Bitcoin is unlikely to continue escaping regulatory oversight as it responds to Bitcoin's growing popularity.The growing popularity of Bitcoin has led the governor of Sweden's central bank to state that the peer-to-peer digital cash system is unlikely to continue escaping regulatory oversight, reported...

Feb 17 2021

World’s Oldest Central Bank Extends Digital Currency Test Till 2022

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cbdcs e-krona news policy & regulation riksbank

Sweden's Riksbank said it would continue work with Accenture on a potential e-krona digital currency until next year.

Jan 05 2021

Swedish Bankers Air Concerns Over E-Krona Digital Currency Plan

Jan 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business cbdcs e-krona news policy & regulation

While the Riksbank appears keen to launch the e-krona, bankers are worried about how the digital currency might affect their industry.

Dec 18 2020

Bitcoin Exchange Safello Raises $1.3M for Planned 2021 IPO

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business exchanges ipo markets news

The Sweden-based exchange says it aims to list on Nasdaq's First North Growth Market next year.

Dec 14 2020

Sweden Considers a Shift Towards e-Krona

Less than 10 percent of Swedish transactions are made in cash.

Dec 12 2020

Breaking: Sweden Starts trials For National Digital Currency, Joins China And Others In CBDC Race

Dec 12 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin btceur btcjpy btcmxn btctusd

Sweden, one among the most cashless society is moving closer to launching its own sovereign national digital currency. The Swedish government is starting feasibility trials in the form of a review which was launched on Friday as reported Bloomberg. The trials will be lead by Anna Kinberg Batra, a former chairwoman of the Riksbank’s finance The post Breaking: Sweden Starts trials For National...

Dec 11 2020

Sweden Considering Whether to Switch to the E-Krona: Report

Dec 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  e-krona news sweden

Sweden's central bank has begun to study the feasibility of moving the country to a digital currency.

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