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Analysis-Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

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A botanical green smoothie and a snapper fish burger, it was. In a Bahamas health-food cafe.

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Analysis-Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

Analysis-Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

A botanical green smoothie and a snapper fish burger, it was. In a Bahamas health-food cafe.

Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

Analysis: Central bankers comb for crypto clues as Bahamas launches 'Sand Dollar'

A botanical green smoothie and a snapper fish burger, it was. In a Bahamas health-food cafe.

Central Bank Digital Currencies — A Map of the World

Central Bank Digital Currencies — A Map of the World

Central bank digital currencies are being talked about all over the world — CMC breaks down what exactly each country is doing (or not doing!) with their CBDCs.

What Is Retail Central Bank Digital Currency?

What Is Retail Central Bank Digital Currency?

Key principles of retail CBDC and the state of central bank blockchain adoption around the world.

Bank of England pitched blockchain operating system for digital currencies – but will it use it?

Bank of England pitched blockchain operating system for digital currencies – but will it use it?

The Bank of England has been pitched a blockchain operating system from L3COS, as it ponders the launch of a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

IBM, OMFIF: 82% of central banks concerned central bank digital currencies would speed up bank runs

IBM, OMFIF: 82% of central banks concerned central bank digital currencies would speed up bank runs

Today, IBM and OMFIF published a survey regarding retail central bank digital currency (CBDCs). Most said they were concerned about digital bank runs.

Bank of Lithuania on the potential of central bank digital currencies

Bank of Lithuania on the potential of central bank digital currencies

The Paypers has sat with Aistė Juškaitė, principal economist at the Market Infrastructure Department, Bank of Lithuania to discuss about the potential behind CBDC Central Bank Digital ...

Political urgency How Facebook’s Libra fuelled push for central bank-run digital currencies

Political urgency How Facebook’s Libra fuelled push for central bank-run digital currencies

Facebook's plans for the Libra private digital payment token is injecting political urgency into a debate previously confined to research papers.

Central banks, tokens and privacy

Central banks, tokens and privacy

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and therefore to a first approximation the person in charge of money, gave a speech in Singapore on 14th ...

Central Bank Digital Currencies and Their Role in the Financial System

Central Bank Digital Currencies and Their Role in the Financial System

What are CBDCs and the risks they possess, and how might they reshape our economies?

Central bankers warn of chaos in a cashless society

Central bankers warn of chaos in a cashless society

Banks and regulators dismiss the idea, citing cybersecurity concerns.

Facebook's Libra Vs. Bitcoin: 5 Key Differences

Facebook's Libra Vs. Bitcoin: 5 Key Differences

Facebook and the Libra Association have just released a white paper on their new cryptocurrency. Analysis of five key differences between Libras and Bitcoins. L

World Economic Forum Charts Central Bank Digital Currency Usage and Research

World Economic Forum Charts Central Bank Digital Currency Usage and Research

Earlier this week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published an interesting report covering the usage and investigation of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).  It has been widely reported ...

A European Perspective On Central Bank Digital Currency

A European Perspective On Central Bank Digital Currency

...there is one overarching message... Central banks are more than prepared for the digital revolution, primarily because they are the leading architects behind its inception...

4 Reasons Central Banks Should Launch Retail Digital Currencies

4 Reasons Central Banks Should Launch Retail Digital Currencies

Central banks have four good reasons to adopt digital currency: financial stability, identity management, inclusion and consumer protection.

China And Facebook Perfect Storm May Have Created Wall Street’s Worst Nightmare

China And Facebook Perfect Storm May Have Created Wall Street’s Worst Nightmare

The race toward bitcoin and cryptocurrency-inspired digital currencies, kick-started by Facebook and China, is moving up a gear—and Wall Street's biggest banks are beginning to feel ...

Explainer: Central bank digital currencies: edging towards reality?

Explainer: Central bank digital currencies: edging towards reality?

Central banks are looking at creating their own digital currencies - a stark con...

Libra shows banks can do more, says Singapore's top central banker

Libra shows banks can do more, says Singapore's top central banker

Ravi Menon says that Facebook's bid to create its own digital currency has laid bare shortcomings in cross-border payments and financial inclusion that banks and regulators must address.