Central Bank News

A central bank is the main entity responsible for a region’s money system. Some of the world’s prominent central banks include the eurozone’s European Central Bank, the United States Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, the Bank of England, the Reserve Bank of India and the People’s Bank of China. Central banks supervise a number of economic aspects regarding their respective regions, including money supply management.

A central bank digital currency, or CBDC, serves as a digital form of a region’s currency. A CBDC could possibly be called a central bank cryptocurrency, although because a CBCD is essentially a digital form of fiat currency, such assets are not decentralized and are not the same as the crypto assets native to the cryptocurrency industry.

News
CBDCs will never offer the same freedom of use as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, according to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao.
Binance CEO warns of CBDC drawbacks as digital dollar pilots proceed in US
Helen Partz
2021-05-04T12:28:50+01:00
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A former Apple executive believes the European Central Bank might just be paying lip service to the concept of privacy in relation to a digital euro.
Digital euro's privacy promise not worth a centralized system, Oasis exec says
Greg Thomson
2021-05-04T09:36:01+01:00
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European financial institutions are using pilots to make a case for the digital euro.
100M euro digital bond was a CBDC test, says Banque de France
Brian Quarmby
2021-04-30T09:12:33+01:00
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“Don’t let short term losses in Bitcoin sour you on Bitcoin, crypto or distributed computing,” Weinstein said. “Don’t let Bitcoin zealots chase you away either....
Eric Weinstein calls Bitcoin potential hedge against fiat catastrophe
Sam Bourgi
2021-04-26T21:27:07+01:00
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Major tech and commerce firms have been instrumental in helping China's central bank develop the digital yuan.
Ant Group highlights private sector's role in developing digital yuan
Helen Partz
2021-04-26T19:00:00+01:00
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In the next five to 10 years, there will be more changes in the financial system than over the past two decades, PayPal's CEO predicted.
Demand for PayPal’s crypto offering exceeded all expectations, CEO says
Helen Partz
2021-04-26T13:43:13+01:00
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Opinion
Decentralized CBDCs will most likely pique the interest of the masses much more than their centralized counterparts.
Decentralization is the final frontier for CBDCs
Sky Guo
2021-04-25T08:12:00+01:00
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The Norwegian central bank aims to find a preferred CBDC solution through new technical tests.
Norway to start digital currency tests after four years of research
Helen Partz
2021-04-23T13:58:00+01:00
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