Sweden’s central bank wants to join Switzerland, Singapore and Hong Kong in hosting the BIS innovation hub.
Sweden’s Central Bank Wants to Host Innovation Hub for Digital Currencies
None of the 17 ongoing global CBDC projects goes beyond the central bank’s jurisdiction, according to BIS research.
BIS: No Central Bank Digital Currencies Focus on Cross-Border Payment
The operator of the National Stock Exchange of Australia is working on a joint blockchain-based project to enable same-day settlements.
Australian Stock Exchange Has New Blockchain Equity Competitor
The BIS has appointed heads of the BIS Innovation Hub’s centers in Singapore and Switzerland, which focus on CBDC and DLT research.
New Leaders at Bank for International Settlements Fintech and DLT Research Centers
While banks in emerging markets are moving more rapidly toward issuing CBDCs, other countries appear to be taking a more cautious stance.
Not All Central Banks Have an Interest in CBDCs
The Bank of International Settlements’s new survey revealed that only 10% of central banks are likely to issue a CBDC for the general public in the short term.
BIS: No Evidence of Mass Transition From CBDC Research to Pilots and Experiments
Six major central banks and the Bank for International Settlements jointly created a digital currency research group.
Six Major Central Banks to Collaborate on Digital Currency Research