Swiss starts CBDC trials featuring the national bank and five other banks

TL;DR Breakdown The Swiss National Bank has announced the beginning of testing their CBDC with five banks to determine its… Read More

January 14, 2022

Bank of Jamaica completes CBDC pilot

TL;DR Breakdown Jamaica is ready to welcome its CBDC soon.The Bank of Jamaica has tested its CBDC through the National… Read More

January 3, 2022

HSBC and IBM create successful multi-ledger CBDC demo

TL;DR Breakdown Banking giants HSBC and IBM made a breakthrough in delivering a multi-ledger CBDC.The move was above board as… Read More

December 17, 2021

CBDCs: 17 countries launch pilot projects

The world is moving towards digitization in almost every field. Banking and finance are no exception to that digitization. Central… Read More

November 18, 2021

Ghana exploring the possibilities of offline CBDC transactions for Ghanans

TL;DR Breakdown Ghana seeks to launch its own CBDC, wants to promote it among every Ghanan.The authorities are looking to… Read More

October 19, 2021

G7 countries release proposed principles for CBDC distribution

TL; DR Breakdown Officials from G7 countries release a report on suggested principles for CBDC implementation.The guidelines hope to bring… Read More

October 14, 2021

New Zealand releases consultation paper on potential CBDC

TL;DR Breakdown New Zealand’s central bank is seeking public inputs on a potential digital dollar.The bank is positive that the… Read More

September 30, 2021

India might launch digital rupee pilot programs in December

TL; DR Breakdown: The Indian central bank may begin testing the digital rupee in December.The RBI is "extremely careful" with… Read More

August 27, 2021

Digital euro will be greener, greater than Bitcoin – ECB

TL;DR Breakdown ECB officially kick starts process towards achieving a digital euroDigital Euro will consume less energy than Bitcoin, other… Read More

July 14, 2021

African giant Nigeria announces plan to launch CBDC

TL;DR Breakdown CBN announces plan to launch CBDCOther African countries working on a CBDC The Central Bank of Nigeria has… Read More

June 11, 2021

France, Switzerland hint at cross-border CBDC

TL;DR Breakdown France, Switzerland to trial cross-border CBDCDigital Yuan, inspiration behind project?Switzerland, France says project doesn’t mean a CBDC is… Read More

June 10, 2021

Ghana announces plan to float CBDC

TL;DR Breakdown Ghana begins working on its central bank digital currencyOther African countries working on a CBDC Ghana has joined… Read More

June 3, 2021

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