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CBDCs to create ‘inevitable changes’ to payments landscape, McKinsey warns

A report by McKinsey has outlined the key challenges financial companies facing from the rise of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

Bhutan to pilot central bank digital currency through Ripple partnership

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) of Bhutan has teamed with cross-border crypto payment firm Ripple to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the region.

China set to introduce digital yuan by early 2022

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has revealed it aims to fully launch the e-CNY digital currency by February 2022.

ECB to examine digital euro potential through two-year investigation

The European Central Bank (ECB) has revealed it is set to begin a two-year long investigation into the possibility of launching a digital euro.

ECB: Digital euro will be a complement to cash, not a...

European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Fabio Panetta has claimed that despite the growth in digital currency, there is still a huge demand for physical cash.

Study finds central bank digital currencies may trigger stronger forex controls

A study by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has discovered the introduction of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) may lead to greater foreign exchange controls.

Bank of Israel opens consultation on potential digital shekel

The Bank of Israel has opened a public consultation on the potential issuance of a digital shekel.

UK Treasury Committee examines cryptocurrency regulation

The Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into unregulated digital currencies and distributed ledger technology.

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