CBDC

Georgia Announces Plans on Releasing Their CBDC by the End of 2022
Oct 07, 2021 at 11:36
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Georgia Announces Plans on Releasing Their CBDC by the End of 2022
Interest in CBDC is growing all over the world. While many countries, most notably China, are actively working on developing their digital coins, some other countries are just preparing to jump on the bandwagon. Recently, Georgia has decided to join the CBDC race.
Alarming Trend: Another Cryptocurrency Giant Gets in Trouble with the US Regulators
Sep 29, 2021 at 12:17
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Alarming Trend: Another Cryptocurrency Giant Gets in Trouble with the US Regulators
The scrutiny that US regulators are imposing on cryptocurrency companies seems to be becoming a trend. Kraken is the latest company to run into trouble. The exchange had to pay a $1.25 fine for alleged illegal activity.
The Central Bank of Ukraine to Pay Salaries in Digital Hryvnia by the End of 2021
Sep 23, 2021 at 12:16
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The Central Bank of Ukraine to Pay Salaries in Digital Hryvnia by the End of 2021
The wave of central bank digital currency (CBDC) is gaining traction around the world and the Ukrainian government plans to pay its employees with digital hryvnia.
Australia Gets Serious About CDBC; The Reserve Bank Announces a Digital Currency Job
Sep 16, 2021 at 10:00
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Australia Gets Serious About CDBC; The Reserve Bank Announces a Digital Currency Job
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has advertised a position for a digital currency specialist. This is in line with the RBA's strategic plan to promote and support the development of payments in the country.
Could the Rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies Topple the US Dollar Supremacy?
Aug 18, 2021 at 11:04
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Could the Rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies Topple the US Dollar Supremacy?
More than 60% of the world's Central Banks are now pursuing Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). Could this possibly challenge the autonomy of the US dollar?
Barbados Appoints Cryptocurrency Enthusiast as an Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates: What are the Implications for the Community?
Aug 12, 2021 at 08:25
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Barbados Appoints Cryptocurrency Enthusiast as an Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates: What are the Implications for the Community?
Tech enthusiast, Barbados CBDC pioneer, Co-Founder and CEO of Bitt Inc. Gabriel Abed has just become the Ambassador of Barbados to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Will his concrete background in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology make the UAE and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region a hub for crypto and blockchain technology?
Stragglers Are the Fastest Runners: Ghana is Piloting CBDC in October 2021
Aug 04, 2021 at 12:27
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Stragglers Are the Fastest Runners: Ghana is Piloting CBDC in October 2021
Countries that have just started participating in the development of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are doing pretty well. Ghana is now launching its digital cedi in two months. In contrast, China started launching its digital yuan back in March 2018 and has yet to succeed.
The US Congress is Split Over the Digital Dollar: A Plus for China's Leadership in the CBDC
Aug 02, 2021 at 12:29
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The US Congress is Split Over the Digital Dollar: A Plus for China's Leadership in the CBDC
As America tries to catch up in the development of the digital dollar, several obstacles still stand in its way. Congress remains divided on the issue, giving China even more of a chance to win.
60% of Central Banks are Exploring CBDCs: The European Central Bank has Reached the 'Investigation' Stage
Jul 16, 2021 at 10:02
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60% of Central Banks are Exploring CBDCs: The European Central Bank has Reached the 'Investigation' Stage
The European Central Bank has just announced that it has reached the investigative stage of its digital euro project. If successful, the European Union would be the largest economic bloc to implement a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) project. The progress made by the European Central Bank is a step towards a "CBDC era".
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