Latest European Central Bank News

Business 6 April 2021

ECB chief: Digital euro could take 4 years

ECB President Christine Lagarde set out the intricate decision making process involved for the bank in a Bloomberg interview, in which she indicated it may be 2025 before any digital currency would be ready.

Business 1 March 2021

European Central Bank demands veto for EU stablecoins

In a formal opinion submitted to the European Commission on digital currency regulation, the ECB said lawmakers should delegate powers over regulating private stablecoins like Diem within the trading zone.

Business 17 November 2020

ECB president predicts digital euro in 2-4 years

The European Central Bank is in the process of a consultation on a digital euro, with a decision on whether to move forward with the central bank digital currency set for January 2021.