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China’s Digital Yuan Has No Official Launch Date, Though in Progress
May 28, 2020 at 11:29
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China’s Digital Yuan Has No Official Launch Date, Though in Progress
Although pilot tests for the digital Yuan have been launched and are happening progressively across four large Chinese cities, the governor of the Chinese Central Bank in a recent report by Xinhua news claimed no official date had been set for the launch of the long-awaited project.
Raiffeisen Bank International Pilots Digital Fiat Currency
May 22, 2020 at 08:09
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Raiffeisen Bank International Pilots Digital Fiat Currency
A major Austrian banking group, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), is conducting a tokenization experiment in fiat currencies based on distributed ledger tech (DLT) and blockchain.
46 Central Banks Explore Digital Currency, With Only a Few of Them Actually Planning on Launching
May 20, 2020 at 13:28
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46 Central Banks Explore Digital Currency, With Only a Few of Them Actually Planning on Launching
Central banks from 46 countries worldwide are exploring digital currency, however, only a few of them are actually going to launch their own coins. And most of them are not going to base their stablecoins on a blockchain.
McDonald’s and Starbucks Partner with the Chinese Government to Test Digital Yuan
Apr 25, 2020 at 10:23
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McDonald’s and Starbucks Partner with the Chinese Government to Test Digital Yuan
McDonald’s and Starbucks have been included in the Chinese Government’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) program to trial the initial launch in Xiong’an district.
Dutch Central Bank is Optimistic to Lead Its Central Bank Digital Currency
Apr 24, 2020 at 12:54
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Dutch Central Bank is Optimistic to Lead Its Central Bank Digital Currency
The Dutch Central Bank is open to the adoption of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). However, it wishes the CDBC to be made more programmable than other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC).
Chinese Digital Currency May Not Be Fully Launched for The Public Anytime Soon
Apr 22, 2020 at 08:47
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Chinese Digital Currency May Not Be Fully Launched for The Public Anytime Soon
Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP) issued by People’s Bank of China (PBoC) will not be mass-produced and will not be issued in large quantities in the short term, China Central Television reports.
People's Bank of China Says the Creation of Digital Yuan is Advancing as Planned
Apr 12, 2020 at 11:31
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People's Bank of China Says the Creation of Digital Yuan is Advancing as Planned
People's Bank of China (PBoC) announced on April 11th that China's central bank digital currency (CBDC) is pursuing its original plan.
Central Banks Are Looking to Launch Their Own Cryptocurrencies Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 08, 2020 at 09:18
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Central Banks Are Looking to Launch Their Own Cryptocurrencies Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
Talks about Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) have been ongoing for a long time, however, we are seeing attempts at practical implementation only now as the coronavirus pandemic rages across the world.
Swedish Central Financial Institution Launches Tests of E-Krona Currency
Feb 22, 2020 at 12:14
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Swedish Central Financial Institution Launches Tests of E-Krona Currency
The  central bank of Sweden has entered the world's first test of the issuance of their own central bank digital currency (CBDC). This means that the country has become part of those governments (over 15 countries) trying to issue their own CBDC.
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