Central Bank Digital Currency

Cuáles son las monedas que podrían reemplazar al dólar como principal reserva de valor

La participación de la moneda estadounidense en las reservas mundiales no ha dejado de disminuir desde hace años. ¿Tomará el euro, yuan o bitcoin su lugar en el centro de las finanzas mundiales?

Features  ·  20 August 2021

Ranking the Currencies That Could Unseat the Global Dollar

The dollar's share of global reserves has declined steadily for years. Will the euro, yuan, or bitcoin take its place at the center of global finance?

Features  ·  15 August 2021

Nigeria’s Central Bank Digital Currency Pilot to Start Oct. 1

Rakiya Mohammed, the bank's information technology director, revealed the date during a private webinar on Thursday.

News  ·  23 July 2021

Stablecoins Risk a Rerun of Financial Crises Past

We shouldn't ignore the risks that stablecoins potentially pose to the financial system, says our columnist.

Policy & regulation  ·  1 July 2021

BIS Launches Innovation Hub With Nordic Central Banks Focusing on CBDCs

The launch of the Nordic hub marks the fifth BIS Innovation Hub Centre to be opened in the past two years.

News  ·  16 June 2021
Federal Reserve

What If Somebody Hacks the Money Pipeline Next?

The Colonial Pipeline saga illustrates what may be a vulnerability with digital currency issued by central banks.

Tech  ·  13 May 2021

China Is Opting Out of US-Run Financial System

If the U.S. government doesn’t lead financial innovation, China will leapfrog it and control the world’s emerging monetary infrastructure.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 April 2021

Bitcoin Is ‘Store of Value’ Though Not Yet ‘Medium of Exchange,’ Dallas Fed’s Kaplan Says

The U.S. economy is "not out of the woods yet," said Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan.

Markets  ·  16 April 2021

Bank of Japan Forms Committee to Coordinate CBDC Efforts

Through the committee, the BOJ said it will update the private sector and policymakers and seek input on the next steps regarding a CBDC.

News  ·  26 March 2021

China Proposes Global Rules for Monitoring CBDCs

China is leading major nations in the development of a CBDC but the digital yuan project has raised concerns.

News  ·  25 March 2021

Jamaica’s Central Bank to Pilot CBDC Beginning in May

The Bank of Jamaica will pilot the CBDC in its fintech regulatory sandbox from May to December.

News  ·  24 March 2021

Mastercard Launches Prepaid Card for World’s First CBDC in Bahamas

The Bahamian Sand Dollar can now be used for payments anywhere Mastercard is accepted.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 February 2021

Bitcoin in Race for Adoption Before Central Banks Launch Digital Currencies: Australia’s Macquarie

With a runway of a year or more before the Federal Reserve and other major central banks can launch digital currencies, bitcoin and other private cryptocurrencies could gain a foothold in electronic commerce.

Markets  ·  13 January 2021

Bank of England Official Balks at Shielding Banks Against Digital Currencies: Report

Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe says protecting bank business models is not BoE's responsibility.

News  ·  13 November 2020

Debate Rages on Whether a Digital Dollar Will Unleash Inflation

Some speculate that if the Fed implements a digital dollar, soaring inflation will soon follow.

News  ·  9 November 2020