Ravi Menon, the Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has recently underscored the noticeable transformation in the monetary landscape, highlighting central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), tokenized bank liabilities, and regulated stablecoins emerging as key components.Read more
More foreign banks have joined China’s digital yuan central bank digital currency (CBDC), the e-CNY, following British bank Standard Chartered’s entry on Nov. 27, bringing its total to four.Read more
Standard Chartered Bank has announced its upcoming participation in China’s digital yuan, also known as digital renminbi (RMB), with the pilot project set to commence on Nov. 27.
The bank said it will provide customers with digital yuan exchange, redemption, and other services.
British multinational bank Standard Chartered will partake in trials of China’s digital yuan central bank digital currency (e-CNY CBDC), one of the first foreign banks to do so in the country.
According to the Nov.
Over the past two years, the Asian region has been racing to launch Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), and the Digital Won is the latest to enter a critical stage, per a recent report.Read more
The Bank of Korea (BOK) — South Korea’s central bank — has said it will invite 100,000 Korean citizens to purchase goods with deposit tokens as part of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot. The testing will start “around September to October” of 2024 and last for three months.Read more
Elizabeth Warren, the US Senator known for her staunch opposition to cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin (BTC), has faced criticism from industry insiders who believe her motivations go beyond concerns about “illicit finance.Read more