CBDC Archive

Spanish Deputies File Proposal to Accelerate the Creation of a Digital Euro

A group of Spanish deputies filed a proposal that seeks to accelerate the implementation

Over 3,000 ATMs in Beijing Offer Digital Yuan Withdrawals

Leading Chinese banks have introduced digital yuan withdrawals at more than 3,000 ATM locations

The CBN Says Nigeria Will Have a Digital Currency Before End of Year

Nigeria is likely to have its own central bank digital currency (CBDC) by the

Swiss, French Central Banks to Trial Wholesale CBDC Settlements With BIS and Private Sector

The central banks of Switzerland and France are joining hands with the Bank for

Hong Kong to Connect Digital Yuan With Domestic Payments System in Cross-Border Trials

Financial authorities in Hong Kong have announced a second phase of trials for mainland

Members of East Africa Community Explore Potential Use of CBDC for Alternative Regional Payment System

Six East African states are reportedly set to explore the possibility of using central

Shanghai to Hand Out $3 Million in Digital Yuan Lottery

As part of government efforts to get the digital yuan going, authorities in Shanghai

Kalashnikov Eyes Digital Ruble Settlements as Russia Aims to Replace ‘Dirty Money’

Kalashnikov Group, the Russian firearms manufacturer, is ready to transition to settlements in digital

ECB: Digital Euro to Boost Global Appeal of European Money, Fight ‘Artificial Currencies’

The digitization of traditional currencies like the euro has the potential to increase their

Beijing to Disperse $6 Million in Digital Yuan in a Red Envelope Lottery

China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) continues to gain further ground as the Beijing

Central Bank of Sweden Invites Financial Market Actors for Second Phase of E-krona Pilot

Sveriges Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden, will carry out the next stage of

Bank of Korea Seeking Technology to Develop Digital Currency

South Korea’s monetary policy regulator is taking steps to create its own digital coin.

China’s Absolute Control Over Digital Yuan Will Boost Demand for Cryptocurrencies, Says Analyst

China’s push for the digital yuan will boost demand for cryptocurrencies, according to an

Bank of Russia to Launch Digital Ruble Prototype by End of Year

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is preparing to release a digital prototype of

Bank of Israel Drafts Model of a Digital Shekel

The central bank of Israel has offered a glance at what a digitalized version

Digital Yuan Trial Hotspot Not Seeing Wide Acceptance, Claims Report

With digital yuan pilots underway in China, it seems the currency is not meeting

China’s Digital Yuan Smart Card to Feature Biometrics and Fingerprint Scanning

The People’s Bank of China’s upcoming digital yuan card will feature IDEX Biometrics and

Kazakhstan Is Preparing the Launch of a CBDC Pilot With Private Financial Companies

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are steadily becoming a serious discussion among governments globally,

Electronic Transactions Association Proposes 7 Guiding Principles for a Digital Dollar

The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) has put forward a set of guiding principles to

Fintechs Invited to Work on Georgia’s Central Bank Digital Currency

National Bank of Georgia (NBG) has issued a call for companies in the fintech

Digital Yuan Launch Draws Near: JD.com Employees Paid in e-CNY, Tencent, Ant, Mastercard Engage With PBoC

China, the world’s most populous country, has jumped leaps and bounds in comparison to