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CBDC News

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are digital counterparts of traditional fiat currencies overseen by central banks. Unlike volatile cryptocurrencies, CBDCs have a stable value, mirroring their nation’s currency, backed by monetary policies and regulations.

For the latest in CBDC news, this section provides real-time updates. Here, uncover insights on CBDCs pilots across the world and their results. Delve into CBDC news today exploring debates on CBDCs as potential state control tools or monetary innovations. Stay ahead with CBDC’s latest news as nations like China expand digital yuan use, and the IMF seeks global CBDC unification. For comprehensive news CBDC coverage, this is your hub.

Latest CBDC News

Israel starts digital shekel pilot
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Israel starts digital shekel pilot

The Bank of Israel is launching the so-called Digital Shekel Challenge, inviting diverse sectors to develop applications for a potential central bank digital currency. The Bank of Israel is moving forward with its digital currency also known as the digital…
Cambodia’s central bank chief says digital currency will bolster local fiat
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Cambodia’s central bank chief says digital currency will bolster local fiat

Cross-border QR code payments via Cambodia’s digital currency are poised to boost the use of the riel, according to central bank governor Chea Serey. The National Bank of Cambodia‘s new digital currency, Bakong, is poised to significantly boost the use…
Future of crypto in the next 5 years: what comes next?
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Future of crypto in the next 5 years: what comes next?

The future of crypto looks bright, but not without problems. Do you know what the future of crypto in 5 years looks like?
U.S. House approves CBDC anti-surveillance bill  
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U.S. House approves CBDC anti-surveillance bill  

The House of Representatives voted to maintain Congressional power over any present or future CBDC issuance. 
Hong Kong debuts China’s digital yuan pilot, prohibits peer-to-peer transfers
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Hong Kong debuts China’s digital yuan pilot, prohibits peer-to-peer transfers

China’s central bank digital currency is now available in Hong Kong, as Beijing is pushing hard to digitize its economy. China has started its first pilot outside the mainland, with digital yuan now available in Hong Kong‘s local shops, according…
Are CBDCs the ultimate weapon against money laundering?
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Are CBDCs the ultimate weapon against money laundering?

Could CBDCs’ transparency effectively track and curb the $3 trillion illicit financial flows? Let’s find out. The world faces a staggering challenge: illicit funds and money laundering. In 2023, over $3 trillion illicitly flowed through the global financial system, according…
Digital yuan being dumped in favor of cash
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Digital yuan being dumped in favor of cash

While Beijing is trying to popularize its digital yuan, only a few seem to be ready to use it. As Chinese government employees, especially those in state-owned enterprises and governmental organizations, become early adopters of receiving their salaries in digital…
Germany’s Bundesbank says households ‘appear open’ to CBDCs
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Germany’s Bundesbank says households ‘appear open’ to CBDCs

Nearly 90% of German households “appear open” to the idea of embracing a central bank digital currency during banking stress, Germany’s Bundesbank says. A recent survey conducted by the Deutsche Bundesbank revealed that a very large majority of Germans “appear…
Pakistan mulls CBDC for women amid concerns of financial abuse
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Pakistan mulls CBDC for women amid concerns of financial abuse

Pakistan’s finance minister says the country is mulling a central bank digital currency to empower women and tackle financial abuse. Pakistan is weighing in on launching a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to modernize financial transactions and provide greater accessibility…
Ex-head of China’s CBDC reportedly under investigation
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Ex-head of China’s CBDC reportedly under investigation

The former head of China’s digital yuan initiative is reportedly under investigation for “serious violations of discipline and law.” Yao Qian, the former lead developer of China‘s central bank digital currency (CBDC) initiative, is said to be under investigation for…
Germany’s central bank says Eurosystem won’t be able to ‘identify people’ based on CBDC payments
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Germany’s central bank says Eurosystem won’t be able to ‘identify people’ based on CBDC payments

Deutsche Bundesbank president Joachim Nagel reaffirmed Eurosystem’s inability to identify individuals through CBDC payments, highlighting minimal data visibility. The Eurosystem wouldn’t be able to identify people based on their payments with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), as it would see…
BRICS weighs in on using stablecoins in settlements, Russian official says
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BRICS weighs in on using stablecoins in settlements, Russian official says

BRICS members explore stablecoin payments and a platform to conduct CBDC payments, aiming to enhance financial cooperation, a Russian official says. Stablecoins might become a tool for international settlements among BRICS members, as the alliance has already set up a…
New Zealand’s central bank starts consultations on Bluetooth-friendly CBDC
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New Zealand’s central bank starts consultations on Bluetooth-friendly CBDC

New Zealand’s central bank has started exploration into launching a central bank digital currency, with ongoing investigation projected until approximately 2030. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is now exploring the introduction of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) also…
UK wants to be a ‘global hub’ for crypto, but will it happen?
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UK wants to be a ‘global hub’ for crypto, but will it happen?

Britain’s last attempt, which included plans to create an NFT, ended in tears. Two years on, and there’s another big challenge on the horizon. The U.K. government has announced it’s taking another swing at fulfilling its ambition of transforming Britain…
U.S. Senator expresses CBDC concerns, supports Bitcoin
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U.S. Senator expresses CBDC concerns, supports Bitcoin

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn highlighted the personal privacy and government surveillance risks of Central Bank Digital Currencies and Bitcoin.
Fiji’s central bank warns against crypto investments
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Fiji’s central bank warns against crypto investments

Fiji’s central bank has issued a warning against crypto investments promoted in the region, citing legal tender laws and potential penalties under local regulations. The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) has issued a public warning, cautioning users from investing in…