A member of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) said in an interview that the digital euro is more capable of protecting privacy than private alternatives because it will not focus on the commercialization of data.Read more
European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member, Fabio Panetta, has argued that a digital euro offers superior privacy protections than privately issued stablecoins.Read more
The European Central Bank has warned that a CBDC or digital euro may be required to head off the spectre of “artificial currencies” dominating cross-border payments.Read more
It turns out the 100 million euro digital bond issued by the European Investment Bank earlier this week was actually a trial of a European central bank-issued digital currency, or CBDC.Read more
In an interview today, Fabio Panetta, executive member of the European Central Bank said the ECB may only allow digital euro holdings “up to a certain threshold” but added that the rollout of the central bank digital currency was unlikely to cause banks to lose deposits.Read more
ECB President Christine Lagarde pointed out that a digital euro is not only for just the elite, or the young.
The European Central Bank (ECB) posted a tweet on Jan. 23 in which ECB President Christine Lagarde calls a properly-implemented digital euro “of service for all citizens”.Read more
China’s initial CBDC trials captured the attention of the world’s central bankers. Now, they’re planning on going global.
China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN) laid out its plans for 2021 on Jan. 15.Read more
It seems that the European Central Bank (ECB) is inching closer to digitizing the Euro.
In a Jan. 8 tweet, the ECB asked for public opinion on digital Euro implementation. This form of Euro will be a central bank digital currency (CBDC) under the ECB.Read more
The Italian Banking Association, or ABI, has affirmed its support for the implementation of a sovereign European digital currency by beginning pilot studies on a digital euro project.Read more
Banque du France gave an update on its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) experiments at Paris Blockchain Week Summit.
First Deputy Governor of the Banque du France, Mr.Read more