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These three central banks are getting ready to compete in the digital space

21 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Sweden’s Riksbank & Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) are launching their respective CBDC and digital payment platform   There has been a lot of talk around Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) lately. The launch of the Libra digital payment coin by Fa...

What Is a Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC?

14 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Omar Faridi

At my Crypto Writing School, my students always get confused when we discuss central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, because we've just completed an introductory lesson on Bitcoin (BTC) and various other crypto assets like Ethereum (ETH). These as...

State cryptocurrencies, Bakong, Cambodia's new CBDC

31 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

It's not in itself new, since the new Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) had already been launched on an experimental basis last July, however Chea Serey (general manager of NBC, the country's central bank) said that the system will become fully op...

A storm of global rivalries to develop CBDCs is brewing

28 Jan 2020 4 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

The major central banks are investigating potential use cases of the digital equivalents of fiat currencies at an accelerated pace   If there has been one overwhelming factor that has precipitated these aggressive moves by the global central banks to...

Published the MIT report on cryptocurrencies and CBDC, let's see what the researchers' conclusions are

25 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

MIT, the prestigious US university, has founded a research group that deals with blockchain technology called "Digital Currency Initiative"; of course, the studies conducted by this group also include research on CBDC, an acronym for Central Bank Dig...

Crypto week on review: Libra, BoE emerging in CBDC, WEF "tool kit" for digital currency issuance.

25 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

This week was so excited in the crypto community and one more time, the Libra Digital Currency had one more retreat in their association companies, registering the withdraw of Vodafone. The British telecommunication company, Quit the association and...

Central bank Digital Currency: Japan with proposal to issue digital Yen.

24 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

A group of lawmakers from Japan, with proposal to issue digital Currencies presented it to the Government, to counter the latest developments of issuance of CBDCs. It's a fever lately, from Central banks to study and want more knowledge about the CBD...

U.K Central Bank will explore sovereign digital currency.

22 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

Now it's official, the Bank of England (BoE), the United Kingdom Central Bank is planning to explore use cases of Sovereign digital currencies (CBDC), and already made associations with other Central banks, to work together in the project. England is...

Central Bank group to assess potential cases for central bank digital currencies

21 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments zogintl

The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank, together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to share experiences as they a...

Are Central Banks About To Join Ethereum?

21 Jan 2020 1 minute read 5 comments The0xFactor

A recent whitepaper was published by Consensys called "Central banks and the future of digital money" serving as a proposal to central banks around the globe. What was the key take away message in this whitepaper? That central banks looking into crea...