Japanese CBDC Could Be Pivotal in Payment Turf War

Further developments of a Japanese central bank digital currency (CBDC) could tip the balance in a…

Singapore Financial Regulator ‘Following Up’ With Binance

Due to increased scrutiny around the world, Binance has now come under review by the Monetary…

Ukraine Passes Law Treating Its CBDC Same As Cash

Ukraine has passed a new law that would put its central bank digital currency (CBDC) on…

Bank of Russia Announces Upcoming Trial For Digital Ruble

A pilot program of the digital ruble has been announced by the Bank of Russia with…

Beijing Rail Transit Accepting Digital Renminbi Payments in Pilot Program

The Beijing Rail Transit has launched a pilot program that accepts the country’s CBDC for payments.…

Singapore Monetary Authority Announces Global CBDC Challenge

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the launch of a global challenge for retail central…

Digital Renminbi Tests to Kick Off in Hong Kong Next Year

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary spoke emphatically of the need for digital transformation and confirmed that the…

Palestine Considering Issuing Digital Currency

The Palestinian Monetary Authority is considering issuing a digital currency to facilitate monetary independence from Israel.

BIS Says CBDCs Necessary to Keep Government Control of Money

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) says central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are needed to ensure…

Israel is Already Testing its Central Bank Digital Currency

Andrew Abir, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel, has started to issue Digital shekels…

ECB Executive: Digital Euro Can Protect Privacy Better Than Private Alternatives

A member of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) said in an interview that the digital euro…

Digital Renminbi and Cash Exchange Service ATMs Launch in Beijing

Two banks in China have begun offering cash exchange services for the digital renminbi, according to…