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Australia’s Central Bank to Explore Use Cases for CBDC

The Central Bank of Australia is launching a one-year research project to explore use cases and business models of a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

August 09, 2022
China Will Airdrop $13.5M of eCNY to Stimulate Economic Demand After Lockdown

China Will Airdrop $13.5M of eCNY to Stimulate Economic Demand After Lockdown

China will give out over $13.51 million to residents of various areas in an attempt to boost local consumption.

May 30, 2022
SWIFT Could Use CBDCs to Improve Cross-Border Payments

SWIFT Could Use CBDCs to Improve Cross-Border Payments

SWIFT is exploring interlinking multiple CBDC networks for faster and cheaper cross-border transactions.

May 26, 2022
Multi-CBDC Platform Could be the New International Settlement Standard

Multi-CBDC Platform Could be the New International Settlement Standard

An multi-CBDC platform could offer faster, cheaper, and more secure international settlements according to the Bank of International Settlements (BIS).

March 22, 2022
Minimum Wage in Venezuela Now Pegged to 50% of Controversial CBDC’s Value

Minimum Wage in Venezuela Now Pegged to 50% of Controversial CBDC’s Value

Venezuela's "national cryptocurrency" Petro is entirely centralized and has never been proven to be backed by the country's natural resources as claimed.

March 04, 2022

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