In one of the most significant indicators of global central bank interest in BSV to date, the Norwegian central bank said that some had considered BSV the preferred solution for a DLT-powered technology.
Following a myriad of nations jumping in and four years of research, Norway has announced it is now ready to test its own central bank digital currency.
JD.com confirmed recently that aside from the employees, it has also been paying off some of its business partners with the digital currency.
PwC published its inaugural Global CBDC Index recently, measuring global central banks’ maturity level in deploying their own digital currency.
A senior executive at the Bank of Japan has said China’s forthcoming digital currency does not pose a threat to the status of the U.S. dollar as the global reserve currency.
As per a new report by the country’s central bank, the digital ruble will need to be accessible both online and offline and will be easy to integrate into existing payment systems.
The governor of Sweden’s central bank has issued a five-year time frame within which he expects the country to have a central bank digital currency.
The taskforce will coordinate exploration of the objectives, use cases, opportunities and risks of a potential CBDC, as well as guide the evaluation of its design features, among other responsibilities.
Among the responses, the bank said it had received a number of helpful technical contributions on how best to realize the digital euro.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce has updated her proposal to let digital currency startups sell tokens as initial coin offerings (ICOs) without going against the rule of law.
The governor of the State Bank of Pakistan believes that a state-back digital rupee can bring two-fold benefits to the country.