The State of Global CBDC Adoption with Darrell Duffie

The State of Global CBDC Adoption with Darrell Duffie

Source: Ripple Each quarter we’ll be going under the hood with professors from Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) to gain a deeper understanding of trending topics in crypto and blockchain, and highlight their insights and key takeaways.  There seem to be almost as many opinions about the viability and best use of Central Bank Digital Currencies […]

The Geopolitics of CBDCs

The Geopolitics of CBDCs

Written by Jannah Patchay, Policy Lead for the Digital Pound Foundation Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) – a digital form of central bank-issued fiat currency – have seen explosive growth in interest over the past four years. At the start of 2023, 114 countries, representing 95% of global GDP, are currently exploring CBDC, of which 60 […]

Central Banks of Israel, Norway and Sweden Team Up to Explore Retail CBDC

Central Banks of Israel, Norway and Sweden Team Up to Explore Retail CBDC

Source: Coindesk The central banks of Israel, Norway and Sweden have teamed up with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) to explore how central bank digital currencies (CBDC) can be used for international retail and remittance payments, BIS announced on Wednesday. The BIS is an association of 61 central banks from around the world and has innovation […]