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South Korea enters CBDC race, plans to launch pilot testing programme in 2021

The Bank of Korea (BoK) is reportedly close to announcing the pilot testing plans for its CBDC, the Digital Won. The bank has been...

European Central Bank: The Digital Euro imminent with possible launch in 2021

The European Central Bank (ECB) is making headways into the process of issuing a Digital Euro, a digital currency for the continent. The bank...

The Bahamas to launch its national Cryptocurrency, the Sand Dollar, in October 

The Caribbean archipelago of the Bahamas is well known for its beautiful beaches, but now the country is vying for the top spot in...

Thai Central Bank uses blockchain to issue digital bonds

Thai Central Bank, the Bank of Thailand, recently finished issuing government-backed digital bonds using blockchain technology to reduce costs of operation and improve efficiency....

Leaked: EU to work on new financial watchdog for digital currencies 

The European Union (EU) is the first regional block all set to pioneer digital currency use. According to a leak posted online, the region...

Mastercard creates CBDC testing platform for all financial institutions

World leader in payments, Mastercard, has unveiled a brand new testing structure for CBDCs across the globe. With hordes of financial institutions looking to...

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