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Category: CBDC


Digital Fiat: Situation vacant

Bank of Canada advertises for digital currencies economist The Bank of Canada is looking to hire an economist focused on digital currencies and financial technologies as it continues to build up its expertise ahead of any possible CBDC implementation. The Canadian central bank states that it wants an economist to join its large-scale fintech research project, a key part of which will […]


Japanese (CBDC) experiment

As central banks around the world have been grappling with the pros and cons of creating their own digital currencies the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has announced that it will begin central bank digital currency (CBDC) experiments early in 2021 although it states that it still does not have any plans to issue its own digital yen. The BoJ experiment has gathered momentum as […]


Yuan Giveaway

While other central banks are talking about central bank digital currencies (CBDC), the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is already trialling a Digital Renminbi (known as a Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP)). The DCEP is not a crypto-currency but is a digital version of China’s official currency the yuan which is issued and backed by the Chinese central bank. Earlier […]