Introducing a digital euro would represent a "fundamental shift" in the eurozone's financial architecture, Governor Gabriel Makhlouf noted.
But challenges remain on financing and regulations.
The exchange has faced increasing headwinds in Europe over the past two weeks.
Draft regulation also requires businesses offering crypto services in the EU to have a base in the bloc, Cinco Dias reports.
BaFin said the stock tokens tracking Tesla, Coinbase and MicroStrategy have been identified as “suspicious” and the exchange could be fined up to $6 million.
The EU union's lending arm is reportedly readying a digital bond sale using blockchain technology.
Cardano (ADA), uniswap (UNI) and filecoin (FIL) were among those added.
The European Supervisory Authorities said some cryptocurrencies are "highly risky and speculative" in a new report.
The petition asks the EU to take a tiny fee on crypto transactions to be pooled into a fund for victims of fraud and hacks.
The EU has created a common framework for regulating crypto across the economic bloc. The U.S. is still working out its approach.
The European Commission may be proposing an all-encompassing set of regulations covering the trading of digital assets across the 27-nation bloc.
The governor of the Banque de France said private-sector involvement could benefit a future digital euro initiative.
A judgment striking down an EU-U.S. data sharing agreement may pose compliance issues for U.S. startups. But privacy tech could offer a post-law solution.
Bitcoin edged higher on Tuesday as stock markets cheered the EU's decision to approve a landmark coronavirus recovery fund.