BIS Innovation Hub head Benoît Cœuré stressed the importance of maintaining multiple payment options beyond just CBDCs.
BIS head says physical cash still important, even if CBDCs take over
Canada's central bank recognizes that CBDCs are a necessarily international issue.
Will they or won't they? Central banks eye each other's digital currency moves
Central bank digital currency interest continues gaining global traction.
Leaders of global CBDC projects talk shop in panel today
In a recent document from the Bank of Japan, the central bank stressed the need for offline availability.
Bank of Japan to begin digital currency proof-of-concept in 2021
The 2020 pandemic could accelerate global efforts to issue CBDCs, say BIS analysts.
Public interest in central bank digital currencies surpasses Bitcoin in 2020
What are CBDCs and the risks they possess, and how might they reshape our economies?
Central Bank Digital Currencies and Their Role in the Financial System
The coronavirus pandemic has forced governments worldwide to focus on bringing blockchain tech to their financial services.
Not Like Before: Digital Currencies Debut Amid COVID-19